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The TriNet Project

Heaton, Thomas and Clayton, Robert and Davis, James and Hauksson, Egill and Jones, Lucille and Kanamori, Hiroo and Mori, James and Porcella, Ron and Shakal, Tony (1996) The TriNet Project. In: Eleventh World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Elsevier Science , Paper No. 2136. ISBN 008048223 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20121022-111806120

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Abstract

TriNet is a collaborative project of the California Institute of Technology, the California Division of Mines and Geology, and the U.S. Geological Survey to develop a digital seismographic network in southern California. TriNet will provide ground motion data having unprecedented frequency bandwidth and dynamic range throughout southern California, including urbanized areas. All stations will have 3- component, high-dynamic-range, strong-motion force balance accelerometers. Ill addition, all stations will have either real-time or dial-up digital telemetry. Many stations will have high-gain seismometers, many of which will be of the force-balance type with broad frequency responses. TriNet will enhance the traditional products of the existing regional seismographic network and strong-motion networks, and important new products will be developed. Major products of the TriNet project are: 1) near-real-time monitoring and cataloging of earthquakes in southern California, 2) broad-band ground motions from teleseismic earthquakes and other seismic sources, 3) strong-motion recordings from significant earthquakes, 4) near-real-time shaking intensity maps for emergency management, and 5) a pilot system for early warning of seismic shaking. Many other agencies (e.g., lifeline operators, emergency management agencies, etc.) are being included in the TriNet development.


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Additional Information:Copyright© 1996 Elsevier Science Ltd.
Subject Keywords:Accelerograph; seismic; strong motion; network; California; early warning.
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