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1B (2016-2017): Knipovich Ridge Passive Seismic Experiment

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FDSN code 1B (2016-2017) Operated by Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI)
Network name Knipovich Ridge Passive Seismic Experiment (KNIPAS) Deployment region Germany
Start date 2016-07-21 End date 2017-10-14
Short description

Network of 27+3 broadband Ocean Bottom Seismometers installed along Knipovich Ridge to record local seismicity connected with mid-ocean ridge spreading processes. 20 km instrument spacing, denser around volcano. Instruments stem from the German DEPAS pool plus 3 Polish OBS. 4 of the 27 instruments reoccupy locations of other sensors for an active seismic experiment on the central volcano. Recording period 11 months for longterm OBS and 1 month for short-term replacement. Sampling frequency mostly 50 Hz, 100 Hz near volcano on selected stations. Instrumentation: G├╝ralp CMG 4T 60s-50Hz

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Additional Notes Data distribution for all data acquired with DEPAS instruments is currently being negotiated with GEOFON

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