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Jam Jar Seismometer and a Springy Coincidence

One key aspect of this project is the detection of seismic events. Yes, I want to play with the online data from proper seismo stations, but as I’m primarily concerned with the earthquake risk at a given location, some kind of local system is very desirable. 683 kata lagi


A more sinister application of seismography

Seismography is the measurement of seismic waves of energy (like vibrations) that travel through the earth’s layers,┬ámost commonly associated with earthquakes. Indeed a seismometer’s main function is the monitoring and measuring earthquakes both big and small and such measurements can be a vital help when predicting, for example, the chance of a volcanic eruption or measuring the size and scale of an earthquake. 236 kata lagi

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