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USArray - A Continental-Scale Seismic Observatory
Entry ID: USArray

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Summary
Abstract: Hundreds of earthquakes occur throughout the world every day. Most of these earthquakes are too small to be felt by people, but can be detected by seismometers. By analyzing the seismograms of these small earthquakes, in addition to larger ones, scientists can learn about Earth structure and dynamics, and the physical processes controlling earthquakes and volcanoes.

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Description: A continental-scale seismic observatory.
Service Citation
Originators: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
Title: USArray - A Continental-Scale Seismic Observatory
Provider: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
URL: http://www.iris.edu/USArray/
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >BACKGROUND INFORMATION Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES Parameter Definition
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >GEOLOGICAL ADVISORIES >EARTHQUAKES Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Ancillary Keywords
Earthquakes
Earthquake Predictions
Seismographs

Service Provider
IRIS > Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.iris.edu/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: IRIS PROGRAM
Phone: 202-682-2220
Fax: 202-682-2444
Email: susan at iris.edu
Contact Address:
IRIS (Corporate Headquarters)
1200 New York Ave. NW, Suite 800
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2008-01-02
SERF Last Revision Date: 2008-01-02
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