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  • n. Plural form of seismologist.

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Examples

  • The British Geological Survey said the local magnitude - the term seismologists prefer to the Richter scale - measured about 3.6.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Promoted to Headline (H3) on 4/7/09: Massive earthquake rocks the Kuril Islands in the wake of Italy's quake yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Massive earthquake rocks the Kuril Islands in the wake of Italy\'s quake'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: I do feel that scientists such as seismologists and geologists are an integral part in keeping all of us safe especially when we have witnessed many deaths coming from earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

    Massive earthquake rocks the Kuril Islands in the wake of Italy's quake

  • This team consists of a variety of technical professionals such as seismologists, meteorologists, hydrologists, engineers, mathematicians

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • Art Lerner-Lam, director of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, discusses the 5.8 magnitude earthquake centered near Washington, D.C. He answers whether a quake of this magnitude is rare for the area and what seismologists will be looking at in the days to come.

    Rare Earthquake Stuns East Coast

  • Geophysicist Don Blakeman of the National Earthquake Informstion Center speaks with Mean Street host Evan Newmark about the 5.9-magnitude earthquake that shook much of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast U.S. Photo: Getty Images Art Lerner-Lam, director of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, discusses the 5.8 magnitude earthquake centered near Washington, D.C. He answers whether a quake of this magnitude is rare for the area and what seismologists will be looking at in the days to come.

    Quakes Can Reach Farther On East Coast

  • They had two seismologists and a seismograph set up off stage to record the impact of the entire crowd jumping, all at once.

    'Sanity/Fear' Rally A Protest Of The Absurd

  • However, seismologists can't predict why or where quakes will happen on these faults.

    Widely felt tremor not unprecedented

  • You'll also love the stream of earthquake predictions by seismologists and psychics that will start surfacing every few weeks from now until the end of time or, at least, until the next big one hits.

    Quake Advice: Keep Calm and Buy a Lemur

  • What ha's been learned since the earthquake— the worst to hit Virginia in more than a century—supports a belief by seismologists that East Coast quakes have special characteristics that need to be factored into construction of nuclear plants.

    Earthquake Triggers Reactor-Design Review

  • In the three to four decades since most U.S. nuclear plants were designed, seismologists and other scientists, including ones at the U.S. Geological Survey, say they have come to believe that the risks of damaging earthquakes in the eastern U.S., though still low, are higher than earlier estimates.

    Earthquake Risks Probed at U.S. Nuclear Plants

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