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Fiber-optic earthquake detection

Seismology The seismic networks used to detect earthquakes are limited spatially because they require expensive seismometers to be placed, monitored, and maintained. Lindsey et al. show how fiber optics can be used for seismic recording, using a technique known as distributed acoustic sensing (DAS

Authors:   Caroline Ash; Jesse Smith; Brent Grocholski
Journal:   Science
Volume:   358
edition:   6369
Year:   2017
Pages:   1398
DOI:   10.1126/science.358.6369.1398-g
Publication date:   15-Dec-2017
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