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seismic shift

A major change. (Seismology is the study of earthquakes.) That press conference was such a disaster that I'm worried it will cause a seismic shift in how voters view him as a candidate for president. In just the last century, there has been a seismic shift in the treatment of women in this country.
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"The continuing positive progression of the seismic programme on schedule represents important steps in the delivery of the exploration campaign targeting the spudding of wells during Q4 2019," Echo said in a statement.
According to KazSRICA, the institute is interested in studying expertise of specialists of JSSI in the area of using new materials and structures in seismic resistant construction, including providing building with seismic resistance.
b-value depend upon of tectonic and seismic activity of the region and is inversely proportional to the stress(Olsson, 1999).
Schlumberger defines the technique as 3D seismic data acquired at different times over the same area, in order to assess changes in a producing hydrocarbon reservoir over time.
According to the company, the purpose of this seismic campaign is to further define possible oil traps and to enhance the understanding of the deeper parts of the block in general.
With the acquisition of the South Scoop 3D, Silverthorne Seismic LLC will own 2,000 square miles of 3D Seismic in the continental United States.
'Of the 62 motion seismic stations, 20 will be located in Muscat, five each in Salalah and Sohar, four in Nizwa, three each in Musandam and Sur, two each in Duqm, Masirah Island, Barka, Musannah, Suwaiq, Khabourah, Saham, Buraimi, Shinas, Madha and Dibba.'
Schwehr [15] has developed an application called seismic-py, which provides an infrastructure for creating and managing a Python library for each seismic data format.
From the interpretation of the above relationship it results that the associated seismic risk (SR) of both the locations and the exposed objectives is based on the combination of seismic hazard (SH) and seismic vulnerability (SV), expressed in terms of maximum acceleration (PGA) (PGV), maximum displacement (PGD) of ground area, and maximum spectral values of absolute accelerations (SA), relative speeds (RS) and relative displacements (RD).
The Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) has constructed a state of the art seismic risks monitoring network comprising 50 observation stations.
Gelombang Seismic Indonesia -- which provides seismic data recording services to oil companies -- plans to use 70 per cent of the proceeds as capital expenditure, mainly to buy new recording equipment.
The chapters of the Standard he considers are 1: general, 2: combinations of loads, 11: seismic design criteria, 12: seismic design requirements for building structures, 16: seismic response history procedures, 20: site classification procedures for seismic design, and 22: seismic ground motion and long period maps.
To help highway and bridge designers and engineers stay current with the latest seismic techniques, the National Highway Institute (NHI) offers the 5-day Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD)-based course 132094 LRFD Seismic Analysis and Design of Transportation Structures, Features, and Foundations.
Even though the region is not very highly seismic, a large earthquake in southern Iran could be an issue of concern for high-rise structures in Dubai.
Seismic data analysis techniques in hydrocarbon exploration.