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Symbols and Abbreviations Used in Comments

Symbol Explanation
AAM University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
AEC see DOE
AEI see AEIC
AEIC Alaska Earthquake Information Center, Fairbanks, USA
AGS USGS Alaska Seismic Project, Menlo Park, California, USA
ALG C.R.A.A.G., Alger-Bouzareah, Algeria
APT University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
ARO Observatoire Géophysique d'Arta, Djibouti
ATH National Observatory of Athens, Greece
AUST Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia
BDF Observatório Sismológico, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil
BEO Seismological Survey of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
BER Institutt for geovitenskap, Universitetet i Bergen, Norway
BGS British Geological Survey, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
BHL Conseil National de la Recherche Scientifique, Beirut, Lebanon
BJI Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake Administration, Beijing
BKN Procurement Executive, Ministry of Defence, Blacknest, England, UK
BLA Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA
BOU University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
BRK University of California, Berkeley, USA
BSE Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, USA
BUC National Institute for Earth Physics, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania
BUT Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte, USA
BYKL GSRAS Siberian Branch, Baykal Regional Seis. Center, Irkutsk, Russia
CAR Fundación Venezolana de Investigaciones Sismológicas, Caracas Venezuela
CASC Central American Seismic Center, San Jose, Costa Rica
CERI Center for Earthquake Research and Information, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
CIG Cen. de Investigaciones Geotécnicas, San Salvador, El Salvador (closed)
CLE John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
CNRM Centre National de la Recherche Scient. et Tech., Rabat, Morocco
CSC University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
CSEM Centre Sismologique Euro-Mediterranéen, Bruyères-le-Châtel, France
CSS see NIC (CSS used in PDE prior to 1 Jan 2003)
DBN Koninkijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut, De Bilt, Netherlands
DDA Directorate of Disaster Affairs, Lodumlu, Ankara, Turkey
DHMR National Seismological Observatory Center, Dhamar, Yemen
DIAS Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Ireland
DJA Lembaga Meteorologi dan Geofisika, Jakarta, Indonesia
DMN Department of Mines and Geology, Kathmandu, Nepal
DNK KMS, Geodætisk Seismisk Afdeling, Copenhagen, Denmark
DOE U.S. Department of Energy (formerly AEC and ERDA), USA (explosions)
ECX RESNOM, CICESE, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
EPT Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas, El Paso, USA
ERD see DOE
EXP Explosion parameters from any group other than DOE and predecessors
FBB Geologisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (LEDBW), Freiburg, Germany
FDF IPG Observatoire Géophysique, St. Pierre, Martinique
GCG INSIVUMEH, Guatemala City, Guatemala
GCMT Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Global CMT project, New York, USA
GEN Dipart. Studio del Territorio e Risorse, Università di Genova, Italy
GFU Geofyzikální ústav Akademie víd Ceské republiky, Praha, Czech Rep
GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Telegrafenberg, Potsdam, Germany
GIA Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, USA
GII Geophysical Institute of Israel, Holon, Israel
GLD U.S. Geological Survey, Golden, Colorado, USA (other than NEIS)
GM U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California (other than AGS)
GOM Observatoire Volcanologique de Goma, Goma, Dem. Republic of the Congo
GRF BGR, Zentralobservatorium Gräfenberg, Erlangen, Germany
GS USGS National Earthquake Information Service, Golden, Colorado, USA
GUC Departamento de Geofísica, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
HDC Universidad Nacional, Campus Omar Dengo, Heredia, Costa Rica
HEL Seismologian Laitos, Helsingin Yliopisto, Helsinki, Finland
HLW National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, Helwan, Egypt
HOJ see JSN
HON NOAA, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, Ewa Beach, Hawaii, USA
HRV Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
HVO U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Hawaii, USA
INDR Inst. Nacional de Recursos Hidraulicos, Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep.
INEL Idaho Nat. Engineering and Environmental Lab., Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA
INET Instituto Nicaragüense de Estudios Territoriales, Managua, Nicaragua
INMG Instituto de Meteorologia, Lisbon, Portugal
IRSA Institutul Roman de Seismologie Aplicata, Bucharest, Romania
ISK Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Inst., Istanbul, Turkey
JER see GII
JMA Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan
JSN Jamaica Seismograph Network, Univ. of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
KGS Kansas Geological Survey, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA
KISR Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Safat, Kuwait
KNET Kyrgyz Broadband Seismograph Network, La Jolla, Calif. and Kyrgyzstan
LAK see KGS
LDG CEA Lab. de Détection et de Géophysique, Bruyères-le-Châtel, France
LEDBW see FBB
LIM Instituto Geofísico del Perú, Lima, Peru
LIS see INMG
LJU ARSO, Urad za seizmologijo, Ljubljana, Slovenia
MACR see MACRO
MACRO Macroseismic location
MD Duration magnitude (shown as DUR prior to 1986)
MDD Instituto Geográfico y Catastral, Madrid, Spain
ME Energy Magnitude
MEL Seismology Research Centre, Bundoora (Melbourne), Australia
MERI Maharashtra Engineering Research Institute, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
MG Contributed local or regional magnitude of unspecified type
MPR see RSPR
MRB Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya (ICC), Barcelona, Spain
MVOV Montserrat Volcano Observatory, Mango Hill, Montserrat
MW Moment Magnitude.
NC Northern California Seismic Network, UC Berkeley & USGS Menlo Park, USA
NDI India Meteorological Department, New Delhi, India
NIC Geological Survey Department, Nicosia, Cyprus
NNC Nat. Nuclear Center, Inst. of Geophysical Research, Almaty, Kazakhstan
NSSC National Syrian Seismological Center, Damascus, Syria
NSSP National Survey of Seismic Protection, Yerevan, Armenia
OBN Geophysical Survey, Russian Academy of Sciences, Obninsk, Russia
OGSO OhioSeis Network, Ohio Geological Survey, Columbus, USA
OTT Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
PAL Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, New York, USA
PAS USGS/CalTech, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
PDA Instituto de Meteorologia, Obs. Afonso Chaves, Ponta Delgada, Azores
PDG Seizmoloski zavod Crne Gore, Podgorica, Montenegro, Yugoslavia
PGC GSC Pacific Geoscience Centre, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
PIVS Philippine Inst. of Volcanology & Seismology, Quezon City, Philippines
PPT Laboratoire de Géophysique, Papeete, French Polynesia
PRE Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa
QUI Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador
REN University of Nevada, Reno, USA
REY Vedurstofa Islands, Reykjavik, Iceland
ROM Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Rome, Italy
RSNC Red Sísmica Nacional de Colombia, INGEOMINAS, Bogotá, Colombia
RSPR Red Sísmica de Puerto Rico, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayagüez
RUVS Rede Universitaria de Vigilancia Sismovulcanica, São Miguel, Azores
RYD King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
SAN see GUC
SCP Pennsylvania State University, State College, USA
SDD Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
SEA Geophysics Program, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
SEO Korean Meteorological Administration, Seoul, South Korea
SFS Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada, San Fernando, Spain
SJA Instituto Nacional de Prevención Sísmica, San Juan, Argentina
SJR see UCR
SKO Seismological Observatory, Skopje University, F.Y.R. of Macedonia
SLC University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
SLM St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
SNET Servicio Nacional de Estudios Territoriales, San Salvador, El Salvador
SNM New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, USA
SOF Section of Seismology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
SPEC An NEIS solution based on local model or other special methods
SPGM Service de Physique du Globe, Rabat Agdal, Morocco
SSNC Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Sismológicas, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
STR École et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre, Strasbourg, France
SVSA Sistema de Vigilancia Sismologica dos Acores, Ponta Delgada, Azores
TAP Central Weather Bureau, Taipei, China (Taiwan)
TEH Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
TEI see CERI
TEIC see CERI
THE Geophysical Laboratory, University of Thessaloniki, Greece
THR Intl. Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Tehran, Iran
TIF Inst. of Geophysics, Academy of Sciences of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia
TIR Seismological Center, Academy of Sciences of Albania, Tirana, Albania
TRI Ist. Nazle. di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale, Trieste, Italy
TRN University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad
TTG see PDG
TUL Oklahoma Geological Survey, Leonard, USA
TVA Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
UCR Seccion de Sismología, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
UNM Instituto de Geofísica, UNAM, Mexico City, DF, Mexico
UPA Instituto de Geociencias, Universidad de Panamá, Panama
UPP Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
USBR U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colorado, USA
WAR Instytutu Geofizyki, Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Warsaw, Poland
WEL Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
WES Weston Observatory, Boston College, Weston, Massachusetts, USA
ZAG Geophysical Institute, University of Zagreb, Croatia
ZAMG ZentralAnstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik, Vienna, Austria
ZUR Schweizerischer Erdbebendienst, Zürich, Switzerland

 


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