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Volcano Web Shorts 3: Seismology

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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) volcano seismologist, Seth Moran, describes how seismology and seismic networks are used to mitigate volcanic hazards.

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Runtime: 2 minutes 22 seconds

Laptop computer showing a split screen of a picture and a computer image. Caption: and build a digital elevation model of the lava dome.
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Episode 1
2 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Computer screen showing a dry riverbed with a rushing wall of wet debris. Caption: Debris flows are masses of rock and mud and water
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Episode 2
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Grade Level: 10 - 12
Aerial view of billowing gray clouds of ash and smoke. Caption: One tool of volcano seismology is the seismic network.
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Episode 3
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Episode 4
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Episode 5
2 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Episode 6
2 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12