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paleoseismology

Definitions

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  • n. The study of ancient rocks and sediments for evidence of seismic events, such as earthquakes and tsunamis, from times before records were kept.

Etymologies

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paleo- +‎ seismology

Examples

  • His work is part of a young field called paleoseismology.

    The Man Who Predicted the Tsunami

  • An open-access Research Focus on paleoseismology addresses earthquake prediction.

    August 28th, 2007

  • Topics include: paleoseismology of Yucca Mountain, Nevada; impact of magnetic anomalies in Earth's oceanic crust on plate tectonics; evidence of episodic regional and possibly global glaciation during the Neoproterozoic; insights into Paleocene-Eocene global warming; impact of subduction on Earth's surface characteristics; records of environmental change in Black Coral specimens; and geology's place in the Scientific Revolution.

    I care not who makes a country's laws, so long as I can get out an injunction.

  • Discovering these dates is the province of paleoseismology.

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  • ISR at present is studying projects like paleoseismology in Kutch, microzonation in Gandhinagar and few towns in Kutch, seismic study of Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR), and seismotectonic study around Mundra.

    Daily News & Analysis

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