Introduction the fundamental observations used in seismology (the study of earthquakes) are seismograms which are a record of the ground motion at a specific location. How do i read a seismogram when you look at a seismogram, there will be wiggly lines all across it these are all the seismic waves that the seismograph has recorded. P-wave seismograms for a source at 200km depth, can you identify some phases ray-theoretical travel times are added for the direct p wave, the pp and the pkp. Earth and planetary science c20 - 2014-10-14: interpreting seismograms movies preview. Iris is a consortium of universities dedicated to the operation of science facilities for the acquisition, management, and distribution of seismological data.
This video provides a tutorial for anyone interested in interpreting the seismic records on public webicorder displays. Not all the wiggles seen on the seismograms are due to earthquakes anything that produces ground vibrations could be recorded. Method for displaying and interpreting seismic data recorded seismic data is used to produce a stereo pair of perspective plots of seismic section for. Interpreting seismograms worksheet name_____ answer the following questions about the seismogram round times to the closest half second.
Interpreting seismograms miscellaneous unformatted text preview: l braile, 12/28/2006 (revised 9/14/08) interpreting seismograms. Interpreting seismograms and time-travel graphs background information: scientists use seismograms and time-travel graphs to locate earthquake epicenters an. Wwwamazoncom. Graded assignment sci113a: earth science | unit 2 | lesson 15: your task will involve interpreting seismograms from three seismograph stations determining the.
Name: date: graded assignment lab report answer the questions below when you are finished, submit this assignment to your teacher by the due date for full credit. Seismologists use seismogram to record of the ground motion at a measuring station as a function of time important information in interpreting seismograms. How we record earthquakes interpreting seismograms p 60-69: how seismographs work and interpretation of seismograms date modified. Reading a webicorder line “connects” with the left end of the line below it we provide an annotated sample page to assist you in interpreting the seismograms.
Background: damage caused by earthquakes varies depending on many factors in order to predict what the damage may occur, many factors must be considered. Interpreting seismograms pdf document - docslides- you can use these data with the amaseis software to view and analyze seismograms, determine the epicenter-to.
Finding epicenters lab#_____ introduction: earthquakes occur when there is movement along a fault the in this lab you will use seismograms from three. The stupendous seismogram study lesson would be taught after seismograms are introduced as well as p and s waves, before. Interpretation of seismograms geol695 spring 1998 after discussions with john anderson and those who attended the organizational meeting jan 21 i propose the. 3 reading seismograms¶ seismograms of various formats (eg sac, miniseed, gse2, seisan, q, etc) can be imported into a stream object using the read() function. Interpreting seismograms: what happened in that earthquake lecture note: geol 240lg - earthquakes from university of southern california. Constructing and interpreting linear functions correlation coefficient interpretation geometric interpretation of dot product interpret standard deviation. Seismic signatures how do i read a interpreting seismograms when an earthquake occurs figure 3—the seismograms from rev show the arrival times of.Download Interpreting seismograms