International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks

NA: Caribbean Netherlands Seismic Network

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FDSN Network Information

FDSN code NA Operated by Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)
Network name Caribbean Netherlands Seismic Network Deployment region Caribbean Netherlands
Start date Jan. 1, 2006 End date -
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Short description

The Caribbean Netherlands Seismic Network NA is the national network of seismometers deployed by the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Network (KNMI) to monitor seismicity in the Caribbean Netherlands region. KNMI deployed the first seismic stations in this region in 2006 with seismometers (STS-2) installed at St. Maarten, St. Eustatius and Saba. Currently, the network comprises a total of 4 broad band seismometers at Saba, 4 at St. Eustatius and one on St. Maarten. Data is send in real-time to KNMI and the Tsunami Warning Center at Puerto Rico. Data from all sensors are openly available to the research community through FDSN standardized webservices at KNMI, as well as through the standard services provided by ORFEUS and EIDA.

Citation Information

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
KNMI. (2006). Caribbean Netherlands Seismic Network. Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI).

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