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by salsinawi
Sun Mar 04, 2007 8:52 pm
Forum: Geophysics History
Topic: Charles Francis Richter (April 26,1900 – September 30,1985)
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Charles Francis Richter (April 26,1900 – September 30,1985)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Francis_Richter Charles Francis Richter (April 26, 1900 – September 30, 1985), was an American seismologist, born in Hamilton, Ohio. He is most famous as the creator of the Richter magnitude scale, which quantifies the size of earthquakes. He first used the scale...
by salsinawi
Sun Mar 04, 2007 7:24 pm
Forum: Geophysics History
Topic: Richard Dixon Oldham ( 1858-1936 )
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Richard Dixon Oldham ( 1858-1936 )

http://www.bookrags.com/Richard_Dixon_Oldham Richard Dixon Oldham ( 1858-1936 ) Richard Dixon Oldham (July 31, 1858 – July 15, 1936) was a British geologist who, in 1906, argued that the Earth must have a molten interior as S waves were not able to travel through liquids nor through the Earth's inte...
by salsinawi
Sun Mar 04, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: Geophysics History
Topic: INGE LEHMANN (May 13, 1888 – February 21, 1993)
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INGE LEHMANN (May 13, 1888 – February 21, 1993)

http://www.agu.org/inside/awards/lehmann2.html INGE LEHMANN (1888-1993) (May 13, 1888 – February 21, 1993), Fellow of the Royal Society (London) 1969, was a Danish seismologist who, in 1936, argued that the Earth must not only have a molten interior, but a solid core at the center, which deflects P ...
by salsinawi
Sat Mar 03, 2007 12:20 pm
Forum: Geophysics History
Topic: BENO GUTENBERG (1889-1960)
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BENO GUTENBERG (1889-1960)

BENO GUTENBERG (1889-1960) Beno Gutenberg was born in Darmstadt, Germany, on June 4, 1889. He completed all of his university education at the University of Göttingen, receiving his Ph.D. there in 1911. As a student, he chose geophysics as his field of endeavor and joined the Geophysical Institute, ...
by salsinawi
Sat Mar 03, 2007 2:02 am
Forum: Earthquake Research
Topic: Seismic Monitoring for the United Arab Emirates
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Seismic Monitoring for the United Arab Emirates

http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/318857.pdf Seismic Monitoring for the United Arab Emirates Arthur Rodgers and Keith Nakanishi Earth Sciences Division Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551 April 11, 2005 Disclaimer This document was prepared as an account of work spons...
by salsinawi
Sat Mar 03, 2007 1:36 am
Forum: Seismic Hazard , Risk Management & Earthquake Engineering
Topic: SEISMIC RISK REDUCTION AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT IN ALGERIA
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SEISMIC RISK REDUCTION AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT IN ALGERIA

http://www.eaee.boun.edu.tr/bulletins/v16n1/algiers.htm SEISMIC RISK REDUCTION AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT IN ALGERIA Dr.Mohamed Belazougui INTRODUCTION The major October 10, 1980 Earthquake (M=7.2) that stroke the town of El Asnam and its surroundings, just 25 years after 1954 Earthquake (M=6.7), has t...
by salsinawi
Fri Mar 02, 2007 10:50 pm
Forum: Earthquake Research
Topic: THE NORTHERN IRAQ SEISMOLOGICAL NETWORK EXPERIMENT
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THE NORTHERN IRAQ SEISMOLOGICAL NETWORK EXPERIMENT

http://www.passcal.nmt.edu/schedules/experiment_profiles/exp2004/0455North_Iraq_Network.html THE NORTHERN IRAQ SEISMOLOGICAL NETWORK EXPERIMENT 2004-2007 • Experiment Name: North Iraq Network • PI: Hafidh A. A. Ghalib • Email: hghalib@multimax.com • Institution: Multimax, Inc. • Start_Date: 9/1/200...
by salsinawi
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:16 am
Forum: Geophysics History
Topic: JOHN MILNE (1850-1913)
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JOHN MILNE (1850-1913)

John Milne (1850-1913) Biographical Sketch John Milne was, perhaps, the greatest individual contributor to observational earthquake investigations of all time. He was an English geologist and mining engineer, but his earthquake investigations were largely, especially in early years, carried out in J...
by salsinawi
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:14 am
Forum: Geophysics History
Topic: JAMES B. MACELWANE, S.J. (1883-1956)
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JAMES B. MACELWANE, S.J. (1883-1956)

JAMES B. MACELWANE, S.J. (1883-1956) By: Brian J. Mitchell Saint Louis University St. Louis, Missori James B. Macelwane was born on the northern shore of Sandusky Bay near Port Clinton, Ohio, on September 28, 1883. He was the second of nine children born to Alexander Macelwane, a fisherman and farme...
by salsinawi
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:10 am
Forum: Earth Science Research
Topic: Geophysical Freeware of Interest to Geophysicists
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Geophysical Freeware of Interest to Geophysicists

Geophysical Freeware of Interest to Geophysicists http://www.infp.ro/index.html E:\RESEARCH\GEOLOGIC RESEARCH\software packages.htm NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR EARTH PHYSICS BUCHAREST,MAGURELE, P.O.Box MG 2 There is an increasing number of freeware applications which may be of interest to the practicing ...
by salsinawi
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:02 am
Forum: Earth Science Research
Topic: GLOBAL STRAIN RATE MAPS
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GLOBAL STRAIN RATE MAPS

GLOBAL STRAIN RATE MAPS [ W. Holt, Chairman A. J. Haines, Vice-Chairman G. Blewitt, Vice-Chairman The mission of this ILP Project is to determine a globally self-consistent strain rate and velocity field model that explains geodetic and geologic observations. The overall mission also includes: contr...
by salsinawi
Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:23 pm
Forum: Seismic Hazard , Risk Management & Earthquake Engineering
Topic: USGS EARTHQUAKE HAZARD PROGRAMS FOR DOWNLOADING
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USGS EARTHQUAKE HAZARD PROGRAMS FOR DOWNLOADING

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/software/ Software for Download CLUSTER2000 | Coulomb 2.6 | FPFIT, FPPLOT and FPPAGE | Ground Motion Parameter Calculator | HASH 1.1 | hypoDD | HYPOINVERSE earthquake location program | Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Calculation Software | QDDS | QDM | Range | Ray t...
by salsinawi
Sat Aug 26, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: Geophysics History
Topic: MILESTONES IN SEISMOLOGY IN THE WORLD
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MILESTONES IN SEISMOLOGY IN THE WORLD

http://www.geo.uib.no/jordskjelv/index.php?topic=history&lang=en MILESTONES IN SEISMOLOGY IN THE WORLD History of seismology Far back in history, people have tried to explain why earthquakes occur. The Chinese were the first to build an instrument for registering earthquakes. This and following even...
by salsinawi
Sat Aug 26, 2006 3:06 pm
Forum: Geophysics History
Topic: THE EARLY HISTORY OF SEISMOMETRY TO 1900 :DEWEY & BYERLY
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THE EARLY HISTORY OF SEISMOMETRY TO 1900 :DEWEY & BYERLY

http://wwwneic.cr.usgs.gov/neis/seismology/references.html THE EARLY HISTORY OF SEISMOMETRY TO 1900 by James Dewey and Perry Byerly Abstract The earliest seismoscope was invented in 132 A.D., by Chang Hêng. Seismoscopes of limited effectiveness were used by Bina and others in the eighteenth century....
by salsinawi
Sun Aug 20, 2006 12:06 am
Forum: Earth Science Research
Topic: EARTHSCOPE
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Views: 6210

EARTHSCOPE

What is EarthScope? http://www.earthscope.org/overview/index.php EarthScope is a bold undertaking to apply modern observational, analytical and telecommunications technologies to investigate the structure and evolution of the North American continent and the physical processes controlling earthquake...