seismologist

[ UK /sa‍ɪzmˈɒləd‍ʒˌɪst/ ]
[ US /ˌsaɪzˈmɑɫədʒəst/ ]
NOUN
  1. a geophysicist who studies earthquakes and the mechanical characteristics of the Earth
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How To Use seismologist In A Sentence

  • Seismologists and volcanologists use both seismic and infrasonic signals to monitor volcanic activity.
  • I knew that seismologists used a geophone to measure earthquakes, which worked pretty much like a condenser microphone with a magnet and coil. The Elephant's Secret Sense
  • So now seismologists are actually recording the swarms of the earthquake activity from the volcano.
  • The Loma Prieta earthquake is always referred to as a wakeup call and we're fortunate over the last 20 years that we've had no other major earthquakes," said Jack Boatwright, a seismologist with the U.S. Breaking News: CBS News
  • With more earthquakes, more and better seismographs recording quakes, and more comprehensive compilations of seismic data, seismologists are sharpening their view of the African plume.
  • Seismologists use geodetic observations such as measurements of tilt and land deformation to predict when an earthquake might be about to take place.
  • This is similar to seismologists using seismographs on Earth to detect earthquakes.
  • Peter Ward is a seismologist with the US Geological Survey.
  • Seismologists and volcanologists use both seismic and infrasonic signals to monitor volcanic activity.
  • Dr. Hough said seismologists have long known that what is referred to as topographic amplification can occur, but it has often been dismissed as "kind of a fluke thing. NYT > Home Page
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