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Discriminating Nuclear Explosions from Earthquakes at Teleseismic Distances

  title={Discriminating Nuclear Explosions from Earthquakes at Teleseismic Distances},
  author={Abdullah Dahy and H. Gaber Hassib},
The discrimination between nuclear explosions and earthquakes is an important issue for the verification of compliance with a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. Several diagnostic techniques are examined for identifying earthquakes as events distinct from possible underground nuclear explosions. It has been suggested that, the differences between explosions and earthquakes are due to differences in source dimension, source time function, source mechanism and focal depth, or to combination of these… 

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