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Visualizing structure in earthquake data
Author(s): Deborah E. Silver; William Acevedo
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Paper Abstract

Our goal is to visualize the shape and structure in a data set of earthquake hypocenters collected from the island of Hawaii over a twenty-three year period. The earthquakes provide information about the magma system in this region and define a collection of conduits and reservoirs around the active volcanos. Because the data is scattered, traditional visualization methods are difficult to use (without interpolation). In this paper, we present some preliminary efforts to extract and define the structures within the data set.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1992
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1668, Visual Data Interpretation, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59657
Show Author Affiliations
Deborah E. Silver, Rutgers Univ. (United States)
William Acevedo, NASA/Ames Research Ctr. and U.S. Geological Survey (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1668:
Visual Data Interpretation
Joanna R. Alexander, Editor(s)

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