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Fact Sheet 2011–3065

Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory—50 years of global seismology

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The U.S. Geological Survey Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory is about 15 miles southeast of Albuquerque on the Pueblo of Isleta, adjacent to Kirtland Air Force Base. The Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory supports the Global Seismographic Network Program and the Advanced National Seismic System through the installation, operation, and maintenance of seismic stations around the world and serves as the premier seismological instrumentation test facility for the U.S. Government.

First posted June 21, 2011

For additional information contact:

USGS Geologic Hazards
Box 25046, MS-966
Denver Federal Center
Denver, CO 80225-0046

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Suggested citation:

Hutt, C.R., Peterson, Jon, Gee, Lind, Derr, John, Ringler, Adam, and Wilson, David, 2011, Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory—50 years of global seismology: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011–3065, 4 p.


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