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Subject: Re: Seismic network used to track fin whales
From: Geoff gmvoeth@.........
Date: Mon, 20 May 2013 01:05:46 +0000


On 5/15/2013 4:45 PM, Louis Taber wrote:
> Hi PSN,
>
> In this article, which is a bit off topic, but hopefully interesting 
> to some, a seismic network used to track fin whales off Vancouver Island.
>
> http://www.washington.edu/news/2013/05/13/using-earthquake-sensors-to-track-endangered-whales/
>
>     "Knowing the consistent amplitude of the fin whaleís song will
>     help Weirathmueller track whales with more widely spaced
>     seismometer networks, in which a call is recorded by only one
>     instrument at a time. Those include the Neptune Canada project,
>     the U.S. cabled observatory component of the Ocean Observatories
>     Initiative, and the huge 70-seismometer Cascadia Initiative array
>     thatís begun to detect tremors off the Pacific Northwest coast."
>     By Hannah Hickey 
>
> - Louis 

If the reference for 190Db is uuBar (picobar) then its louder than a 
typical Navy SONAR.
People complain that Navy SONAR messes up whales but after
seeing this I think thats a bunch of Hoakyness.


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Entropy is the seeking of equilibrium.
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On 5/15/2013 4:45 PM, Louis Taber wrote:
Hi PSN,

In this article, which is a bit off topic, but hopefully†interesting to some, a seismic network used to track fin whales off Vancouver Island.†

http://www.washington.edu/news/2013/05/13/using-earthquake-sensors-to-track-endangered-whales/

"Knowing the consistent amplitude of the fin whaleís song will help Weirathmueller track whales with more widely spaced seismometer networks, in which a call is recorded by only one instrument at a time. Those include the Neptune Canada project, the U.S. cabled observatory component of the Ocean Observatories Initiative, and the huge 70-seismometer Cascadia Initiative array thatís begun to detect tremors off the Pacific Northwest coast." † † †By†

- Louis

If the reference for 190Db is uuBar (picobar) then its louder than a typical Navy SONAR.
People complain that Navy SONAR messes up whales but after
seeing this I think thats a bunch of Hoakyness.


-- 
*************
It is by the Entropy, That I set my mind in Motion.
Entropy is the seeking of equilibrium.
It is by the Entropy that, I set my mind in motion.

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