Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | March 6, 2014

Nuclear test ban organization global monitoring network data helps science (Deutsche Welle Online)


“When a whale sings to its mate in the South Pacific, or a volcano erupts in Iceland, chances are someone sitting in a room stacked with screens and computers at the UN offices in Vienna will hear it first. The Comprehensive Test-Ban-Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) was created to help enforce the 1996 treaty banning nuclear testing. To help do that it has created a global monitoring network.


infrasound is very interesting; for example, meteorological phenomena like thunderstorms, big storms also, can be measured with infrasound,” said Gerhard Wotawa who heads the data and modeling division at Austria’s Centre for Meteorology and Geodynamics.”

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