It's the New Year and the ES finds himself pondering the good ol' days of analog seismology. Remember the soothing sight of the rotating paper drum? The buzz in the hallway when a large earthquake began to dance across the paper? Friday afternoon record reading where you learned to interpret seismograms from the Masters? A lot was learned about the Earth from those records and a lot still remains to be learned from those willing to dig through acres of archives around the world. But progress is inevitable and those paper drums have been replaced by ... hey, wait a...
Of Drums and Needles...Disappearing Icons of Seismology?
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Thomas J. Owens, R. F. Mereu, Alan L. Jones, H. Philip Crotwell, Mitch Withers; Of Drums and Needles...Disappearing Icons of Seismology?. Seismological Research Letters ; 74 (1): 44–47. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/gssrl.74.1.44
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