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What is the role of seismology in monitoring the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty?

Seismology is one of several fields which plays a role in monitoring the CTBT. Underground nuclear explosions produce seismic waves with unique characteristics which allow the discrimination between explosions and earthquakes.


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Tags: Seismology, Liquefaction, Tsunamis, Earthquakes, Faults, Tectonics, Magnitude, Prediction