Infrasound workshop for CTBT monitoring: Proceedings

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It is expected that the establishment of new infrasound stations in the global IMS network by the Provisional Technical Secretariat of the CTBTO in Vienna will commence in the middle of 1998. Thus, decisions on the final operational design for IMS infrasound stations will have to be made within the next 12 months. Though many of the basic design problems have been resolved, it is clear that further work needs to be carried out during the coming year to ensure that IMS infrasound stations will operate with maximum capability in accord with the specifications determined during the May 1997 PrepCom ... continued below

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Christie, D. & Whitaker, R. November 1, 1998.

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It is expected that the establishment of new infrasound stations in the global IMS network by the Provisional Technical Secretariat of the CTBTO in Vienna will commence in the middle of 1998. Thus, decisions on the final operational design for IMS infrasound stations will have to be made within the next 12 months. Though many of the basic design problems have been resolved, it is clear that further work needs to be carried out during the coming year to ensure that IMS infrasound stations will operate with maximum capability in accord with the specifications determined during the May 1997 PrepCom Meeting. Some of the papers presented at the Workshop suggest that it may be difficult to design a four-element infrasound array station that will reliably detect and locate infrasound signals at all frequencies in the specified range from 0.02 to 4.0 Hz in all noise environments. Hence, if the basic design of an infrasound array is restricted to four array elements, the final optimized design may be suited only to the detection and location of signals in a more limited pass-band. Several participants have also noted that the reliable discrimination of infrasound signals could be quite difficult if the detection system leads to signal distortion. Thus, it has been emphasized that the detection system should not, if possible, compromise signal fidelity. This report contains the workshop agenda, a list of participants, and abstracts and viewgraphs from each presentation.

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  • Infrasound workshop for CTBT monitoring, Santa Fe, NM (United States), 25-28 Aug 1997

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  • Other: DE99000786
  • Report No.: LA-UR--98-56
  • Report No.: CONF-9708189--PROC.
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 303950
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc674957

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Christie, D. & Whitaker, R. Infrasound workshop for CTBT monitoring: Proceedings, article, November 1, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc674957/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.