Prof. Nweke and his Ph.D. student Piyush Vyas joined a team that was tasked with deploying 250 temporary seismic instruments to record earthquakes in the Los Angeles Basin (All the red dots in the Feature Image and points in the google earth photo below).

The effort will temporarily increase the number of seismometers in the LA basin by a factor of 10. This project was led by the University of Utah with participations from USC, UCLA, UC Riverside, Caltech, and Louisiana State University. The instruments deployed were Fairfield ZLAND 3C nodes which have corner frequency of 5Hz and a sampling rate of 500Hz.

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