Researchers aim to reduce time of assessing seismic events.
Dec 13 2012 - 1:30pm
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- Global Positioning System (GPS) - A satellite-based navigation system that uses approximately 30 satellites, each containing atomic clocks, that circle the Earth and can precisely identify a location anywhere on the planet.
- Seismometer - An instrument that measures seismic waves or the movement of the ground.
- Hybrid - A term used to describe the result of creating something new having traits of all the objects from which it originated.