Waves Basics #1 – Getting Started

In the first of a planned series of videos, seismologist Adam Pascale explains how to use Waves to open earthquake data files, how to merge multiple files from one or more seismographs, the basics of zooming and amplitude scaling, and how picking a P (primary) and S (secondary) wave arrival…

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Lightning Talk at SSA

For the last few years at the Seismological Society of America’s annual meeting, an evening session has been held for a group of presentations known as Lightning Talks. These are less formal but informative rapid-fire 5-minute presentations where speakers have to keep up with automatic slide progressions in an effort to…

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Gecko accelerographs monitoring PNG aftershocks

Following the magnitude 7.5 earthquake in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea, Australian seismologists from the SRC, University of Melbourne, and the Australian Earthquake Engineering Society began planning a mission to install an aftershock monitoring network.

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