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seismic

relating to or caused by earthquakes or artificially produced earth tremors
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To investigate the effects of seismic surveys, Miller and his colleagues tagged eight whales with devices that recorded each animal's depth, orientation in the water, movements, and the sounds that it heard or made.
In the first phase of the Los Angeles Unified School District's latest seismic study, scientists have found there is little or no chance of finding new evidence to determine whether the earthquake fault beneath the nation's costliest school project is active or inactive.
Rose, executive director of the Citizens Housing and Planning Council, affordable housing advocates, was incredulous that seismic codes would be considered for something he considered so remote.
New analyses of seismic data gathered during the 1906 quake, as well as field observations made soon thereafter, suggest that the San Andreas fault ruptured much more quickly than scientists had previously estimated.
Wildman and others at the time had expressed grave concerns about how oil and gas problems would interface with seismic fractures at the site, noting that a fault allows hydrocarbons, methane and hydrogen sulfide gases to reach the surface.
Any seismic waves that travel between one point and another provide information about the intervening rocks, says Peter Gerstoft of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, Calif.
5 million in seismic funds has been budgeted but no work has begun, said she would have loved to have had an opportunity to compete for additional funds that could get the whole building operational.
city officials are deciding whether to adopt a new building code that has more rigorous seismic standards than those currently in place in the city.