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Geophysics Section  


Mission Statement
To provide expert advice and to produce reliable data on seismology and geomagnetism


Section functions and areas of work 


  • The section aims to produce and provide the public with expert advice on earthquakes and related events

  • To produce and provide seismic data to/and exchange information with our clients:

    (a) Albuquerque Seismological Lab, and
    (b) National Earthquake Information Center

  • To collaborate with Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) in Vienna in monitoring of nuclear explosions in the region

  • Archival of seismic data

  • The sections also collaborates with the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) in Honolulu in Tsunami Watch and Warning


  • Section exchanges information and data with international clients through Lester Tomlinson of Geoserve, Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Carry out absolute observations

  • Archival of geomagnetic data



Geology Section