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Monitoring the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty : Data Processing and Infrasound :  Data Processing and Infrasound - Zoltan A. Der

Monitoring the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty : Data Processing and Infrasound

Data Processing and Infrasound

By: Zoltan A. Der (Editor), Robert H. Shumway (Editor), Eugene T. Herrin (Editor)

Paperback Published: July 2002
ISBN: 9783764366766
Number Of Pages: 278

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On September 10, 1996, The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Copmprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), prohibiting nuclear explosions worldwide, in all environments. The treaty calls for a global verification system, including a network of 321 monitoring stations distributed around the globe, a data communications network, an international data center (IDC), and on-site inspections, to verify compliance. This volume presents certain recent research results pertaining on methods used to process data recorded by instruments of the International Monitoring System (IMS) and addressing recording infrasound signals generated by atmospheric explosions. Six papers treating data processing provide an important selection of topics expected to contribute to improving our ability to successfully monitor a CTBT. Five papers concerning infrasound include descriptions of ways in which that important research area can contribute to CTBT monitoring, the automatic processing of infrasound data, and site conditions that serve to improve the quality of infrasound data.

Preface: Monitoring the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treatyp. 905
Introductionp. 907
Estimation of Background Noise for International Monitoring System Seismic Stationsp. 911
GIS as a Tool for Seismological Data Processingp. 945
Optimized Seismic Threshold Monitoring - Part 1: Regional Processingp. 969
Optimized Seismic Threshold Monitoring - Part 2: Teleseismic Processingp. 989
A Scheme for Initial Beam Deployment for the International Monitoring System Arraysp. 1005
Adaptive Training of Neural Networks for Automatic Seismic Phase Identificationp. 1021
Constraints on Infrasound Scaling and Attenuation Relations from Soviet Explosion Datap. 1045
Infrasound Detection of Large Mining Blasts in Kazakstanp. 1063
Infrasonic Signal Detection and Source Location at the Prototype International Data Centrep. 1081
Surveying Infrasonic Noise on Oceanic Islandsp. 1127
Seismic Precursors to Space Shuttle Shock Frontsp. 1153
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ISBN: 9783764366766
ISBN-10: 3764366761
Series: Pageoph Topical Volumes
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 278
Published: July 2002
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag AG
Country of Publication: CH
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.45

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