This rollover shows all the parts to a typical under-ground USArray seismic station, and how it works. Push the "Watch an Earthquake" button to see how the energy goes from the ground through the station to a distant computer.
VIEW the interactive in a separate tab, by clicking on "Open Resource". (Note some browsers lack the plugins for rollovers.)
OR click Download All. AFTER downloading, you can Open either:
- by using Flash player, or
- by clicking File > Open from within your browser, find the file on your computer, and it should open as an interactive file.
In addition to watching an earthquake arrive at this seismic station, you can roll over the gray buttons reveals animated information about:
- Solar Panel
- Radio Antenna
- Data Logger