How do seismometers predict volcanic eruptions?


How do seismometers predict volcanic eruptions?


Seismometers are instruments used by scientist to predict volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and explosions. Prediction of these natural occurring events takes careful and details observation. The first seismometer ever made comes from China as early as the second century.

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Seismometer can measure ground motions, track the magma as it rises, and measure its movements along the fissures. Scientist use all these data to...

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Seismology: Definition & History
Seismology: Definition & History


Chapter 28 / Lesson 7

There are only a few branches of sciences that exist primarily to prevent damage to property and loss of life. Seismology is just such a study. In this lesson, we will discuss what seismology is and dive into some of its history.

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