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hubs, switches, routers

hubs, switches, routers

I was asked to take a look at a wireless seismic network that was slow. The network had about 30 nodes. Several of the nodes were configured as access points, several as backbones and all of them in bridge mode. I suspect that most radios in the […]

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SeisComP Tricks: The Poor Man’s Focal Mechanism

SeisComP Tricks: The Poor Man's Focal Mechanism

SeisComPers: Since installing TOAST on our new Tsunami modelling server and the SeisComp Moment Tensor module (scmt), I have been experimenting a lot with focal mechanisms. If you have not upgraded your SeisComP to the professional version, the free version still allows you to play around. Here […]

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What’s inside a 1 HZ L4 geophone?

What's inside a 1 HZ L4 geophone?

Well, we all know what is inside a geophone, coils and magnets. Here is a look at the insides and a little movie of what I am pretty sure is a Mark Products L4. The pictures and video speak for themselves. The video: Link: What’s inside a […]

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Tweets outrun quakes

Tweets outrun quakes

Richard Allen opens his paper in Science, Transforming Earthquake Detection?, by observing that “Earthquake-related Twitter messages can outrun the shaking…”: In his article, Richard provides us with a glimpse into what the future of seismology could look like. The propects of integrating Twitter streams and data from […]

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