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Collection of Seismic data from OH


The paper seismogram tracings collected from 1905 to 1992 were donated from John Carroll University. Paper seismic tracings of worldwide earthquakes were recorded by the John Carroll University Seismic Observatory, Cleveland Ohio from 1909 to 1992. Each daily drum-recorder record measures 30 cm by 102 cm. A total of 6,205 tracings of the estimated 40,000 seismic tracings record earthquake events.The seismogram tracings will be inventoried, entered into a data base, and Metadata generated that will be provided to the USGS and the public as some of the products to be delivered at the completion of Ohio's FY 2008 NGGDPP Grant Award. Scanning of these seismograms and creating digital files available via the internet would enhance the utilization [...]

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Contacting Dr. Mike Hansen, Coordinator of the Ohio Seismic Network


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This collection record was derived from a survey of State Geological Survey organizations conducted under the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Final Harvest from State Inventory on Fri Nov 12 16:13:41 CST 2010

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Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 1131317
UniqueKey State Inventory P1392

NGGDPP Collection Extension

Research (Research,
Reference (Reference,
Hazard Mitigation (Hazard Mitigation,
Engineering (Engineering,
Teaching (Teaching,
Derived and Indirect Geoscience Data (Derived and Indirect Geoscience Data,
Seismic data (Seismic data,
usageTrendThe Ohio Division of Geological Survey expects increased usage of the collection once it is made available to the public via the internet.
Universities (Universities,
Professional Researchers (Professional Researchers,
Other Government Agencies (Other Government Agencies,
General Public (General Public,
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