International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks

AF: AfricaArray

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FDSN Network Information

FDSN code AF Network name AfricaArray
Start year 2004 Operated by
  • Penn State University, United States of America
End year - Deployment region

A new Pan-African network of permanent broadband stations being developed by Penn State University in co-ordination with several local network operators in Africa. Initially, most of the stations will be in southern African countries, and the stations will be operated and maintained by the Seismology unit at the Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa. More information about AfricaArray can be found at


Citation Information

Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 10.7914/SN/AF
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