Seismic Sentence Examples
Great damage was done by a seismic wave following the shock.
The earthquake occurred early in the morning of December 28, and so far as Messina was concerned the damage was done chiefly by the shock and by the fires which broke out afterwards; the seismic wave which followed was comparatively innocuous.
Seismic events bring these diamonds to the surface of the earth, where they are mined, cut, and turned into jewelry.
Seismic energy seemed to be highly attenuated by basalt.
The Richter Scale uses a seismograph to measure seismic waves.Advertisement
These changes in elevation, if correct, are due to seismic disturbances, a cause that may be partially responsible for the varying computations of the heights of these well-known peaks.
The short descriptions of Work Programs shown here only reflect the drilling component and not, for instance, seismic data acquisition.
This seismic axis plotted on the globe nearly bisects the unknown area of the Polar Ocean.
Instead, the seismic imaging of magma chambers in ridge areas appears to be questionable.
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Apparent proof has been obtained that the shocks occurring in the Pacific districts originate at the bottom of the sea the Tuscarora Deep is supposed to be the centre of seismic activity and they are accompanied in most cases by tidal waves.
It is clear that seismic parameters, including the intermittency are very important in investigating the source of the low-frequency earthquakes.
The maps provided are the best available estimates of seismic hazards in Lebanon and are recommended for use in risk assessment.
Using fluid inclusion and vitrinite reflectance data, heat flows will be modeled which are consistent with structures inferred from seismic sections.
However, by 1920, the seismic upheavals resulting from WWI created further changes that rendered these promises irrelevant.Advertisement
Diagnose the danger of seismic liquefaction, and suggest counter-measures.
In turn, these parameters are used to obtain the vertical seismic velocity profile in the gas-charged magma.
The dropping of the red masthead, and reintroduction of the Daily symbolized the seismic shift in the paper's positioning.
Substantial agreement was obtained on the international monitoring system, including the location of seismic, radionuclide and hydroacoustic stations.
The methods are seismic refraction, gravity and electrical resistivity.Advertisement
A purge of that dimension can be a fairly seismic experience in its own right.
A nation choked with peoples and cultures, riven with almost seismic contrasts and contradictions.
Strengthening of foundations To beginning of document Measures regarding strengthening of foundations are usually taken as part of seismic retrofit of a building.
Included are a map of the lake and associated rift basins; a multichannel seismic reflection line; and sediment core analyzes.
As it is built in a highly seismic zone, measures have been taken to improve the school 's structural safety against earthquakes.Advertisement
Significant recent advances in our understanding of mantle geodynamics have been gained from studies of seismic anisotropy.
This PhD project will be concerned with the modeling of several magma flow conditions and the corresponding seismic wavefield.
The Stone Roses debut created a seismic shift in the entire nature of the UK music industry.
High-resolution seismic image of polygonal fault systems feeding fluid expulsion pipes in the overlying strata.
It is hoped that the seismic data will also allow us to distinguish between submarine volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occurring along subduction fault lines.
The seismic signals recorded around active volcanoes show a much greater variety than signals recorded in the vicinity of tectonic earthquakes.
On what time scale does the seismic perturbation of the erosion signal decay?
Research has focused on how to reduce the noise and seismic activity created by the rotating blades while allowing the turbine to function properly.
The area of this seismic disturbance extended over north-eastern India, from Manipur to Sikkim; but the focus was in the Khasi and Garo hills.
Its root has been noted on seismic surveys in connection with the oil exploration of the Moray Firth.
This is part of a regional study of seismic facies, geotechnical (particularly void index) profiles and depositional processes.
But all these issues pale into insignificance next to the potentially seismic impact of the Prudential Code.
As it is built in a highly seismic zone, measures have been taken to improve the school's structural safety against earthquakes.
These techniques might include seismic, acoustic, magnetic resonance imaging, and atmospheric (aircraft and missile wake) detection.
It includes seismicity and seismic hazard maps, information on historical and recent earthquakes, and links to USGS fact sheets and geological information.
However, there has been a seismic shift in recent years and it is now the consumer that calls the shots.
Detailed examination of structure can be obtained by geophysical techniques such as seismic surveying.
Now a picture is emerging, produced by a geophysical technique called seismic tomography.
The differences in lava composition between the stratigraphic groups affect the average seismic velocity of each group.
Based on the initial state of the structure, the seismic resistance verification will indicate the required degree of improving the walls strength.
We use 2D finite-difference modeling methods to compute the propagation of seismic waves in simplified volcanic structures.
Every year there are seismic disturbances, and though Santiago is the point of most frequent visitation, they occur in all parts of the island, in 1880 affecting the entire western end.
But this is far from denying the seismic economic shifts which themselves served to recast the political debate about slavery.
Professor Suess, to whom the above description is due, finds that the Mediterranean forms no exception to the rule in affording no evidence of elevation or depression within historic times; but it is noteworthy that its present basin is remarkable in Europe for its volcanic and seismic activity.
In depths beyond the reach of wave motion, and apart from suspension across a submarine gully, which will sooner or later result in a rupture of the cable, the most frequent cause of interruption is seismic or other shifting of the ocean bed, while in shallower waters and near the shore the dragging of anchors or 40 fishing trawls has been mostly responsible.
The volcanic origin of the Andes and their comparatively recent elevation still subject Chile, in common with other parts of the western coast region, to frequent volcanic and seismic disturbances.
Notable seismic disturbances in Cuba have coincided with similar activity in Central America so often as to make some connexion apparent.
We may infer, from its epithet, "Golden," that the external appearance of Antioch was magnificent; but the city needed constant restoration owing to the seismic disturbances to which the district has always been peculiarly liable.
Earthquakes are frequent all over the peninsula, but especially in the south-east and west, where the Maeander valley and the Gulf of Smyrna are notorious seismic foci.
All this country was comprised in classical times under the title of the Phlegrean Fields, and was certainly then more actively volcanic than it now is, although the severe shock of earthquake which occurred in the island of Ischia in 1883 completely destroyed Casamicciola, and did serious damage to Forio, Lacco Ameno and Serrara Fontana, shows that there is great seismic activity in the locality.
If the calculation be carried farther backas has been done by the seismic disaster investigation committee of Japan, a body of scientists constantly engaged in studying these phenomena under government auspices,it is found that, since the countrys history began to be written in the 8th century AD,, there have been 2006 major disturbances; but inasmuch as 1489 of these occurred before the beginning of the Tokugawa administration (early in the 17th century, and therefore in an era when methods of recording were comparatively defective), exact details are naturally lacking.
The Biblioteca Communale, and the rich collection of seismic and vulcanological books made by the Italian Alpine Club, are both in charge of the Societa di Storia Patria.