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2014-10-27 00:20:26

Silicon Audio Brings Optics Technology to Traditional Land, Marine, and Scientific Seismic Sensors DENVER, Oct.

2014-02-13 12:21:43

LONDON, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OptaSense, the global leader in Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS), has contracted with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) to provide

2011-06-28 09:15:00

MONTCHANIN, Del., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN) today announced that the company will hold a "Spotlight on US Seismic Systems, Inc." Investor Day at the USSI headquarters in Chatsworth, California on, Tuesday, July 12, 2011.

2011-01-27 07:30:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US Sensor Systems Inc. (USSI), a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc.

2010-03-17 06:00:00

HOUSTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that its cableless land seismic acquisition system, FireFly(®), will be used by Apache Corporation to acquire data on two separate projects in the Mendoza region of Argentina.

2010-01-12 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that its Holland-based Sensor B.V. subsidiary has commercialized a new, high performance geophone, the SM-24XL.

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2009-03-26 09:55:00

University of Utah scientists devised a new way to find miners trapped by cave-ins. The method involves installing iron plates and sledgehammers at regular intervals inside mines, and sensitive listening devices on the ground overhead.

2005-06-17 23:25:00

Seismic sensors developed to track enemy troop movements during the Vietnam war could help ecologists monitor and conserve elephant populations, according to new research published in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology.

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2005-01-28 07:30:00

It takes seismic force to make the ground give up its secrets. Through the years, those searching for oil and gas have used varied methods to send sound energy into the ground and to record the waves reflected by the geological features beneath the surface.

2003-10-25 06:00:00

Sounding Europa On the Cheap: Eavesdropping On Ice Geological Society of America -- Forget drilling. A simpler and cheaper way to search for an ocean under Europa's glacial surface is to land a solitary electronic ear on the Jovian moon, and listen to the echoes of cracking ice.


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2010-10-07 16:05:32

The Seismometer is an instrument designed to measure the motions of the ground. This includes seismic waves generated by earthquakes, nuclear explosions, and other seismic sources. Records of these activities allow seismologists to map the interior of the Earth, and locate and measure the size of the different sources. There are also seismographs, which is sometimes used in place of the word seismometer. However, a seismograph is the older instrument in which the measuring and recording...

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