The NVAR seismic facility was built in December 1988 by Southern Methodist University near the town of Mina, Nevada as one of the primary stations of the International Monitoring System (IMS), required by the protocol of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. The site for NVAR was selected in a bilateral agreement between the USA and Russia in order to provide adequate monitoring of the Nevada Test Site (Tibuleac and Herrin, 2001). NVAR provides data in real time to the U.S. National Data Center in Florida, the IMS Centre in Vienna, and SMU in Dallas, from twenty-six channels sampled...

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