Allen CV
Seismo Lab
Earth & Planetary
UC Berkeley

New Methods and Applications of Earthquake Early Warning

A sepecial section of Geophys. Res. Lett., 36 2009.

Richard M Allen University of California, Berkeley
Paolo Gasparini University of Naples
Osamu Kamigaichi Japanese Meterological Agency

Description: The science and engineering of rapid earthquake detection and notification - "earthquake early warning" - has been developed substantially around the world in the last few years. Operational warning systems now provide seconds to tens of seconds warning prior to damaging ground shaking in Japan, Taiwan, Turkey, Romania and Mexico. New systems are also being designed and tested on existing real-time seismic networks in Asia, Europe and the Americas. This special special section highlights these developments and the lessons being learned about implementation around the world.

The complete special section is available on the GRL website

See also the special issue of Seismological Research Letters.

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