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An Assessment of Seismic Monitoring in the United States: Requirement for an Advanced National Seismic System

This assessment of seismic monitoring in the US, by the US Geological Survey, evaluates the existing systems for seismic monitoring and also discusses the advantages and importance of a modernized monitoring system. Furthermore, recommendations are made for an Advanced National Seismic System. In order to incorporate multiple perspectives on seismic monitoring needs and issues, the report was...
Yellowstone Volcano Observatory

In 2001, the U.S. Geological Survey, Yellowstone National Park, and the University of Utah entered into an agreement that effectively established the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. Some of the objectives of the Observatory are "to provide seismic, geodetic, and hydrologic monitoring that enables reliable and timely warnings of possible renewed volcanism and related hazards" and "to improve...
South Carolina Seismic Network

The University of South Carolina offers data from the seismic network that stretches from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Atlantic coast. Users can view maps of earthquake activity in South Carolina since 1996. The website offers a synopsis of the Charleston Earthquake in 1886, which was the largest historic earthquake in the Southeastern United States. Visitors can find a catalogue of the...