International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks

LI: Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Experiment

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FDSN Network Information

FDSN code LI Operated by California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Network name Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Experiment (LIGO) Deployment region United States
Start date Jan. 1, 2000 End date -
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Short description

The LIGO facility attempts to detect gravity waves. Two broadband seismic stations, one in Louisiana, and the second in Washington State were installed and operated between 2003 and 2010. Data from these project during those years are available through the IRIS DMC.

Citation Information

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
California Institute of Technology (Caltech) (2000): Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Experiment (LIGO). International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks. Other/Seismic Network. 10.7914/SN/LI

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