Geophysics

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COVID-19 lockdown leads to seismic noise “quiet period”
Geophysics

COVID-19 lockdown leads to seismic noise “quiet period”

A new study by an international team of scientists found lockdown measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 led to a 50 per cent reduction in seismic noise around the world. The researchers, including Meghan Miller and Louis Moresi from ANU analysed datasets from over 300 seismic stations.
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Australian Seismometers in Schools - Noise monitoring dashboard
AuScope UW Cloud

Australian Seismometers in Schools - Noise monitoring dashboard

How we built a simple dashboard using Github actions with open source software and openly available (FAIR) data.
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Australian cities are quiet during lockdown. Earthquake scientists are making the most of it
Geodynamics

Australian cities are quiet during lockdown. Earthquake scientists are making the most of it

Meghan S. Miller (ANU) Louis Moresi (ANU) Our responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have dramatically changed human activity all over the world. Sensitive instruments are detecting far less of the noise and vibration produced by humans in motion.
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