Recent Examples of seismology from the Web
Without ongoing funding, the ShakeAlert system would need to lay off employees, said Tom Heaton, a Caltech professor of engineering seismology.
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal would cut federal funding for an earthquake early warning system for California, Oregon and Washington state, a development that seismology experts and some local leaders say would be the end of the project.
Several years ago, Jonas Mureika, a physicist at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, developed a model using techniques drawn from seismology that predicted a Bolt-like time by 2009.
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Origin and Etymology of seismology
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1858See Words from the same year
SEISMOLOGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seismology for English Language Learners
: the scientific study of earthquakes
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