seismoscope


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seismoscope

[′sīz·mə‚skōp]
(engineering)
An instrument for recording only the occurrence or time of occurrence (not the magnitude) of an earthquake.
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While Aesthetica (13) only displays the plotter drawings (except for Lozano-Hemmer's Seismoscope, which includes a video of the device), this does not diminish the value of the corresponding artworks.
Seismoscopes (2009), de Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, est une serie de dispositifs qui detectent les vibrations autour d'eux, les enregistrant comme croquis d'un philosophe en utilisant un traceur automatique.
In 1910, a Mainka seismograph was installed in the Observatory of Lisbon University, followed by the installation of Agamennone seismoscopes in three meteorological stations in Portugal mainland (Penhas Douradas, Evora and Lagos) and one in Madeira Island (Funchal) (Mendes-Victor 2003).