Seismologists use seismic waves to study how earthquake faults rupture and to probe Earth's internal structure from the surface to the core. Seismology plays a key role in mitigating earthquake hazards, finding oil and other Earth resources, monitoring nuclear explosions, and understanding the internal dynamics of our planet.

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    The Paros Scholarships in Geophysical Instrumentation were established through the generosity of Jerome M. Paros to support ...

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    Please join us in welcoming our new student representatives Amanda Price (Wash U in St. Louis) and Anant Hariharan (Brown) ...


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