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How accurately can explosions be triangulated from the IRIS seismogram data?

David Salzberg and Margret Marshall suggest that using green receiver functions (which might make more sense given how we determine the difference between explosions and earthquakes) can locate a ...
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What could be causing microseisms on Mars?

I think that the mechanism suggested in the article fits the bill the best: On Earth, microseisms are ubiquitous, caused largely by the sloshing of the ocean by storms and tides. Mars, despite ...
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What could be causing microseisms on Mars?

In addition to @Erik answer, rocks as any other material dilates when it gets hotter and contracts as it gets colder. On Earth's such phenomena, and differences in temperature within rocks leads even ...
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Spectral Whitening, Seismic Interferometry

I'm not an expert on this topic. But my understanding of seismic interferometry is that we try to obtain the 'Green's function' between various receivers. This Green's function is the equivalent of ...
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