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On the urgent earthquake detection and alarm system (UrEDAS)
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SUMMARY This paper describes a new intelligent earthquake warning system, UrEDAS. Generally, conventional earthquake warning instruments issue a warning when the earthquake motion exceeds a preset level. The UrEDAS, in contrast, judges tue

UrEDAS, urgent earthquake detection and alarm system, now and future
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SUMMARY UrEDAS, Urgent Earthquake Detection and Alarm System, can realize the real- time early earthquake detection and alarm system in the world. There is a local government that has realized a tsunami warning system using real-time estimated earthquake

Transforming earthquake detection
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Understanding the physical construction of comets sheds important light on how matter accreted from tiny, micrometer-sized specks of dust and molecules of gas to build kilometer- sized ice and rock-rich bodies, the comets, in the first million years of the solar system's

Detection of crustal deformation from the. Landers earthquake sequence using continuous geodetic measurements
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THE measurement of crustal motions in tectonically active regions is being performed increasingly by the satellite-based Global Positioning System (GPS) 1'2, which offers considerable advantages over conventional geodetic techniques . Continuously

Daily variation in earthquake detection capability: a quantitative evaluation
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Evaluating the capability for detection of an earthquake catalogue is the first step in statistical seismicity analysis. In recent years, many studies have focused on ways to assess the completeness magnitude (Mc), the lowest magnitude level at which all earthquakes

Earthquake detection and safety system for oil pipelines
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and Istanbul, Turkey. The purpose of these systems is to alert and direct the government and fire fighting departments. But with regard to immediate actions on pipelines, dedicated systems are needed. High-speed railways are sometimes equipped with earthquake

A cubesat derived design for a unique academic research mission in earthquake signature detection
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Abstract. CubeSats are playing a vital role in the development of new micro-sized components for small satellites, and because of their promising potential CubeSats have been widely embraced by universities for conducting space research projects. Now,

Earthquake detection Location capability of the Hellenic Unified Seismological Network (HUSN) operating by the Institute of Geodynamics
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ABSTRACT: The detection-location capability of the Hellenic Unified Seismological Network (HUSN) has been estimated for the period 2008-2010, which is the time that HUSN is in operation by the Institute of Geodynamics. HUSN is a network in which all Seismological

Damage detection from high-resolution satellite images for the 2003 Algeria earthquake
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SUMMARY A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck the Mediterranean coast of Algeria on May 21, 2003 and the cities of Boumerdes and Zemmouri were most heavily damaged. QuickBird satellite observed these areas before and after the earthquake. Based on these

Resilient disaster response: using remote sensing technologies for post-earthquake damagedetection
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Remote sensing technologies are emerging as useful post-earthquake damage evaluation tools. Recent studies in Japan, Europe and the US demonstrate that satellite-based imagery can identify broad zones of damage following significant earthquake events. For example,

Use of interferometric satellite SAR for earthquake damage detection
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ABSTRACT Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is one of the most promising remote sensing technologies since it is not affected by clouds and lights. The SAR interferometric analysis, using phase information of backscattering echoes from objects on the earth's surface, is

Automated damage detection and visualization of the 2003 Bam, Iran, earthquake using high-resolution satellite images
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Detection of ULF electromagnetic emissions as a precursor to an earthquake in China with an improved polarization analysis
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Abstract. An improved analysis of polarization (as the ratio of vertical magnetic field component to the horizontal one) has been developed, and applied to the approximately four years data (from 1 March 2003 to 31 December 2006) observed at Kashi station in

Detection of damage due to the 2001 El Salvador earthquake using Landsat images
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ABSTRACT: A strong earthquake hit El Salvador on January 13, 2001. The earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 caused huge damage in the urbanized areas as well as numerous landslides. In case of large scale earthquakes, the identification of hard hit areas is

Damage detection from Landsat-7 satellite images for the 2001 Gujarat, India earthquake
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ABSTRACT: In this paper, we present a method of earthquake damage detection by comparing the optical images with panchromatic bands for the Gujarat, India earthquake, which occurred on January 26, 2001. The data used in this study are optical remote

of time series based damage detection algorithms to the benchmark experiment at the National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE) in
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Abstract. In this paper, the time series based damage detection algorithms developed by are applied to the benchmark experimental data from the National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (

Early detection of patients at high risk for acute kidney injury during disasters: development of a scoring system based on the Bam earthquake experience
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ABSTRACT Background: Early prophylactic hydration therapy in patients prone to acute kidney injury (AKI) can reduce its incidence in disasters. As sufficient availability of fluids might be problematic, it is important to discriminate those at risk versus not at risk for AKI.

Damage detection from QuickBird high-resolution satellite images for the 2003 Boumerdes, Algeria earthquake
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ABSTRACT: A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck the Mediterranean coast of Algeria on May 21, 2003 and the cities of Boumerdes and Zemmouri were most heavily damaged. QuickBird satellite observed these areas both before and after the earthquake. Using

Detection of local site conditions influencing earthquake shaking and secondary effects in Southwest-Haiti using remote sensing and GIS-methods
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Abstract. The potential contribution of remote sensing and GIS techniques to earthquake hazard analysis was investigated in SW-Haiti in order to improve the systematic, standardized inventory of those areas that are more susceptible to earthquake ground

Earthquake damage detection in structures and early warning
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ABSTRACT: The ability to monitor the health of an instrumented structure, detect damage as it occurs, and issue an early warning during or soon after the earthquake (or some other natural or man made disaster), and before physical inspection is possible, has significant

Parametric output error based identification and fault detection in structures underearthquake excitation
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Page 1. Parametric Output Error Based Identification and Fault Detection in Structures Under Earthquake Excitation

Structural health monitoring by detection of abrupt changes in response using wavelets: application to a 6-story RC building damaged by an earthquake
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ABSTRACT A signal processing method for structural health monitoring is applied to detect damage in the former Imperial County Services (ICS) Building, caused by the 1979 Imperial Valley earthquake in southern California. The building response was recorded by a 13-

Detection of the earthquake damaged buildings from post-event aerial photographs using perceptual grouping
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ABSTRACT: The collapsed buildings due to Izmit, Turkey earthquake that occurred on 17 August 1999 were detected from post-event aerial photographs using the shadow analysis and the perceptual grouping procedure. The selected area of study is a part of the city of

Comparison of earthquake damage evaluation using change detection and thematic classification
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Because of the availability of high-resolution satellite imagery, remote sensing data has become an attractive source of data for identifying post-earthquake damage. Recently, several semi automated methods for earthquake damage detection have been developed.

Building damage detection from post-earthquake aerial images using watershed segmentation
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ABSTRACT: The collapsed buildings due to earthquake were detected from post-event aerial images using watershed segmentation algorithm. The objective was to detect the collapsed buildings based on the analysis of the cast shadows. The building boundaries

An integrated earthquake damage detection system
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Earthquake damage detection in buildings and early warning based on wave travel times
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Abstract: This paper describes a novel method for structural health monitoring of buildings, currently being developed at the University of Southern California for future applications in earthquake early warning systems. The method uses data from vibrational sensors and is

Damage detection of the 2008 Sichuan, China Earthquake from Alos optical images
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Recent advances in wave travel time based methodology for structural health monitoring and early earthquake damage detection in buildings
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SUMMARY: Recent advances in the development of a wave travel time methodology for earthquake damage detection in buildings, for use in rapid assessment of structural health following an earthquake, are reviewed. Its main advantages over the modal methods are

Damage detection of structures under earthquake excitation using discrete wavelet analysis
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ABSTRACT An effective method for the damage diagnosis of structures under seismic excitation via discrete wavelet transform is proposed in this paper. The proposed method is based on the detection of abrupt changes in seismic vibration responses by the analysis

DETECTION OF FLOODED AREAS BY THE TOHOKU EARTHQUAKE/TSUNAMI USING ASTERTHERMAL INFRARED IMAGES
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Abstract: Heavy casualties and severe property losses occurred by the tsunami in the Tohoku Off-Pacific-Coast Earthquake on March 11, 2011. Satellite visible images are easy to grasp damages caused by disasters, but they cannot be obtained in nighttime. Hence a

Artificial neural network (ANN) modeling for earthquake damage detection in water distribution system
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ABSTRACT: The artificial neural networks (ANN) as a non-parametric system identification approach present a robust and efficient way to simulate the nonlinear behavior of engineering systems. In this paper an artificial neural network, a general back error

A focused earthquake prediction experiment on the southern Hayward fault: detection array and expected strains and displacements during fault rupture
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ABSTRACT The identification of reliable short-and intermediate-term precursors to damaging earthquakes remains a critical challenge to the earthquake hazard reduction program. To this end, we are installing a focused earthquake monitoring experiment on

Detection of a unique earthquake swarm in eastern Arizona
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ARIZONA, UNLIKE CALIFORNIA TO THE WEST, is a region that rarely experiences significant or even detectable earthquake activity, yet there is the potential for destructive earthquakes across much of the state as evidenced by historical seismicity (Figure 1). The

Result of alpha track detection of radon in soil gas in the Fault Zone, Southern Thailand: A possible earthquake precursor
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Abstract Measurements of radon concentration in soil gas were conducted at ten stations (ST1-ST10), located mainly in the Khlong Marui Fault Zone, Thap Put District, Phang Nga Province over a period from 28 January to 25 April, 2007. The results of the radon

Speech recognition based automatic earthquake detection and classification
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Building damage detection of the 2003 Bam, Iran earthquake using Quickbird images based on object-based classification
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Department of Urban Environment Systems, Faculty of Engineering,

Damage detection using ALOS-PALSAR images and ancillary information for the 2007 Peruearthquake
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This work is devoted to the exploitation of the information contained in remotely sensed images and ancillary data for damage detection in urban areas stricken by an earthquake. The importance of remote sensing in the analysis of the damages caused by natural

Damage detection in earthquake disasters using high-resolution satellite images
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ABSTRACT: This paper highlights the usefulness and accuracy of high-resolution satellite images in damage detection after the occurrence of natural disasters. A strong earthquake struck the city of Bam in the southeast Iran on 26 December, 2003 and it brought massive

Detection of Slope Failure Areas Using IKONOS Images and Digital Elevation Model for the 2004 Niigata-ken Chuestu, Japan Earthquake
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Abstract:A methodology to detect slope failure areas from pre-, post-event high-resolution satellite images and digital elevation model is introduced in this paper. The IKONOS images observed before and after the Japan earthquake are used in

SOUTHERNEASTERN PART OF BEICHUAN COUNTY BY THE 2008 SICHUAN, CHINA,EARTHQUAKE BASED ON VISUAL DETECTION OF SATELLITE OPTICAL
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ABSTRACT: In order to evaluate distribution of building damage in the southeastern part of Beichuan county, severely damaged by the 2008 Sichuan, China, earthquake, visual damage detection technique is applied to pre-and post-event satellite optical images. The

Detection of seismic geoid changes by the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake from satel-lite altimetry
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Standard seismological approaches were insufficient for precise knowledge on the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake of December 26, because of some slow slip on a time scale beyond the seismographical band in the northern part of the fault (Ammon et al., 2005).

Damage detection for the 2003 Algeria earthquake using SAR intensity images
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ABSTRACT: High-resolution remote sensing using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is one of the most promising technologies for grasping damage information of built-up areas under independence of weather condition and sun illumination. A strong earthquake occurred in

Real-time earthquake damage detection system for bridge structures
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Abstract When a large earthquake occurs, roads and bridges are fundamental infrastructure to evacuate the affected people and to transport the emergency equipment and materials. For these emergency activities, it is essential to detect immediately after the earthquake

Quick earthquake damage detection method for bridge structures
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ABSTRACT: When an extreme earthquake occurs, it is essential to detect the severe structural damage that affect the structural safety immediately. This paper proposes a method for quick earthquake damage detection/evaluation of reinforced concrete bridge

ALOS PALSAR interferometry in the Tien Shan: Detection of the Dec. 26, Kochkorka, Kyrgyzstan earthquake
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Abstract. ALOS PALSAR data is used to construct an

Results from INSAR monitoring of the 2010-2011 New Zealand seismic sequence: EAdetection and earthquake triggering.
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ABSTRACT We used a variety of SAR-based techniques to measure the crustal deformation associated to the Darfield and Christchurch earthquakes, New Zealand. We detected clear post-seismic signals of the Darfield earthquake, and a preseismic signal spatially and

Distributed detection of local damage in large-size structures under earthquake excitation
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ABSTRACT: Detection of local damage in large-size structures under earthquakes is an important but challenging task. In this paper, based on substructural approach, a technique for distributed detection of local damage in large-size linear structures subject to

Using Remote Sensing technology for detection of Electromagnetic Earthquake precursors
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Abstract: Management of earthquakes as an important natural disaster for high seismic regions is regarded as a critical task. Therefore, definition of high risk seismic regions and prediction of the earthquake is very important. By precise prediction of earthquakes, the

An approach for detection of buildings and changes in buildings using orthophotos and point clouds: A case study of Van Ercis earthquake
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Abstract This paper presents an image analysis of the Van Ercis earthquake, and demonstrates how efficiently the orthophoto images and point clouds from stereo matching data can be used for automatic detection of buildings and changes in buildings. The

Detection of Earthquake Precursors in GIS GeoTime
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In this article we consider the theoretical foundation of GeoTime technology which developed to conduct earthquake forecast research and earthquake precursors detection and analysis. Experimental testing was performed for Suusamyr earthquake precursors

Detection of seismic events using GPS network records: Case study Tohoku 2011earthquake
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Dense 1Hz GNSS networks (eg, in Japan, in California) show the potential of using GNSS networks in earthquake early warning systems. We present a preliminary version of an algorithm for the detection of seismic motions based on GPS network records. The Abstract In this paper, the unstable model of crust deformation and the anomaly F-detection are discussed. On this basis, the quantitative parameters of deformation anomaly and the detection criteria for identifying anomaly have also been given, and we detected the

Characteristics of SAR backscattered intensity and its application to earthquake damagedetection
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SAR images obtained before and after a natural disaster are considered to be useful for emergency response due to its all-weather and sunlight-independent characteristics. Recently, the spatial resolutions of SAR systems have been improved significantly. In this


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