The Potential of Continuous, Local Atomic Clock Measurements for Earthquake Prediction and Volcanology

  title={The Potential of Continuous, Local Atomic Clock Measurements for Earthquake Prediction and Volcanology},
  author={Mihai Bondarescu and Ruxandra Bondarescu and Ph. Jetzer and Andrew Lundgren},
  journal={arXiv: Geophysics},
Modern optical atomic clocks along with the optical fiber technology currently being developed can measure the geoid, which is the equipotential surface that extends the mean sea level on continents, to a precision that competes with existing technology. In this proceeding, we point out that atomic clocks have the potential to not only map the sea level surface on continents, but also look at variations of the geoid as a function of time with unprecedented timing resolution. The local time… 

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