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Whence Microseisms?

In the twelve years or so that I have been observing earth motions on my home built seismograph I have been puzzled by the occasional appearance of noisiness in the seismometer trace. 591 more words

The necessity of uncertainty: Part 2

OK, so error bars are good things, if you believe the last post. So what else is there?

Simply put, in many cases uncertainty is not a scalar, it is a matrix, and often a really big matrix. 883 more words


New California fault line: A path to better earthquake models?

Seismologists in California have discovered evidence of a new fault line that runs along the eastern edge of the inland Salton Sea, parallel to the infamous San Andreas fault (SSAF), according to research published this week. 57 more words

The Christian Science Monitor

Earthquake Seismic Waves modeled using Ifrasound

Citation: Jacobsen, E. (2016), Seismic wave videos combine sight and sound, Eos, 97, doi:10.1029/2016EO060261. Published on 04 October 2016.


First visit to Malaysia

Earlier this month I went on my first visit to Malaysia as part of the British Council funded Institutional links project between the University of Aberdeen and Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). 472 more words