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seismic

sahyz mik

  • s  subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration

  • By measuring the speed of travel of seismic waves on the San Andreas Fault, scientists discovered an intriguing pattern: the waves slowed dramatically in advance of earthquakes.
  • In much of the West, with its long seismic faults and Yellowstone-centered hot spots, it is for humans a sublimely tenuous coexistence with the earth's fickle tectonic temperaments.
  • A much smaller seismic shift struck on the day he said it would, with the truly disastrous one arriving just one week later.
News & Articles

  • Seismic safety of light-frame steel construction being tested
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., June 13 (UPI) -- The final phase of a three-year project to increase seismic safety of buildings using light-frame steel construction is under way, a U.S. university said.
    June 13, 2013 - UPI
  • Harmar removed from seismic mapping project
    The route of a seismic mapping project originally slated to pass through Marietta's Harmar district and along Putnam Street has been changed to follow Ohio 7 through town, according to city officials.
    June 13, 2013 - The Marietta Times
  • Seismic Data Loader
    An prestigious international Oil and Gas exploration company is looking to add to it's team a Seismic data loader who have been working on international data loads.
    June 12, 2013 - Rigzone
Quotes

  • Drew Gilpin Faust in International Herald Tribune
    Still, Faust warned in an e-mail to faculty, staff and students "we must recognize that Harvard is not invulnerable to the seismic financial shocks in the larger world. Our own economic landscape has been significantly altered."
  • Leah Ward Sears in Seattle Times
    Sears said that represented a "seismic shift in the legislature's view of the gravity of oral sex between two willing participants."
  • Spike Lee in Dailynews
    African-American film maker Spike Lee said "it's an exciting time to be alive now. Everything's going to be affected by this seismic change in the universe."

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