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dc.contributor.authorHarrison, Paul
dc.contributor.authorChristensen, Ian A.
dc.contributor.authorCoffey, Emily
dc.contributor.authorHochstein, Jason
dc.contributor.authorRojas Gregorio, José Ignacio
dc.contributor.otherEscola Politècnica Superior de Castelldefels
dc.description.abstractEarthquakes and their after-effects claim thousands of lives and cause enormous property damage each year. Early warning of impending seismological events has the potential to reduce human suffering and physical damage resulting from these natural disasters. Reliable earthquake precursors have yet to be identified, but some research is currently being performed into phenomena that could be observable from space. Satellites have been unquestionably beneficial in the response to earthquakes, providing essential communication and remote sensing support. The Technological Resources for Earthquake MOnitoring and Response (TREMOR) concept was initially developed as a team project at the 2007 International Space University Summer Session Program. It recommends the establishment of an international non-governmental organization that can more efficiently co-ordinate space-based and ground-based resources for the protection of human lives and property. The TREMOR concept is explored further here, concentrating on its use of space technology to minimize the economic and human impact of earthquakes. Updated cost estimates for TREMOR satellite mission concepts are also presented.
dc.relation.ispartofASTRO Conference 2008
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Spain
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria civil::Geologia
dc.subject.lcshGeophysical prediction
dc.subject.otherEarthquake forecasting
dc.subject.otherEarthquake prediction
dc.subject.otherPrecursor monitoring
dc.subject.otherEarly warning
dc.titleEarthquake Monitoring and Response from Space: The TREMOR Concept
dc.typeConference report
dc.subject.lemacTerratrèmols -- Predicció
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. GCM - Grup de Caracterització de Materials
dc.subject.amsClassificació AMS::86 Geophysics
dc.rights.accessOpen Access

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