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Efficiently reading large miniSEED data sets using ObsPy

In this How-To article, we will demonstrate how you can use the ObsPy Python framework to catalog large data sets and efficiently access subsets for g...

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Scientists find marsquakes hidden within InSight data

Scientists find marsquakes hidden within InSight data

As InSight measures seismicity on Mars, scientists use creative ways to analyze the data to extract maximal information. They’ve found many marsquakes hiding in the noise.
Scientists find strange slow quakes in Cascadia’s seismic gap

Scientists find strange slow quakes in Cascadia’s seismic gap

Very low frequency earthquakes may reside in Cascadia’s seismically quiescent zone that sits between 15 to 30 kilometers depth—too deep for regular earthquakes, but not deep enough for other types...
Seismic Study Reveals Key Reason Why Patagonia is Rising as Glaciers Melt

Seismic Study Reveals Key Reason Why Patagonia is Rising as Glaciers Melt

Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis have discovered a link between recent ice mass loss, rapid rock uplift and a gap between tectonic plates that underlie Patagonia.
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