Revised technical implementation plan for the ShakeAlert system—An earthquake early warning system for the West Coast of the United States [unknown]

Douglas D. Given, Richard M. Allen, Annemarie S. Baltay, Paul Bodin, Elizabeth S. Cochran, Kenneth Creager, Robert M. de Groot, Lind S. Gee, Egill Hauksson, Thomas H. Heaton, Margaret Hellweg, Jessica R. Murray (+3 others)
2018 Antarctica A Keystone in a Changing World   unpublished
Cover images: Photographs showing potential beneficiaries of ShakeAlert, the earthquake early warning system for the West Coast of the United States. Clockwise from the upper left: ShakeAlert may provide enough warning (top left) to slow or stop taxiing planes (photograph from Ersin Ergin/ Shutterstock.com), (top middle) for surgeons or other medical professionals to stop delicate procedures (photograph from Andrei_R./Shutterstock. com), and (top right) for water companies to close valves and
more » ... close valves and preserve precious water reserves (photograph from cpaulfell/Shutterstock.com). In addition, ShakeAlert may provide enough warning for (bottom left) people to drop, cover, and hold on (photograph from ChameleonsEye/Shutterstock. com); (bottom middle) first responders to open bay doors in advance of the shaking (photograph from Seattle Fire Department); and (bottom right) train operators to slow or stop trains (photograph from James Kirkikus/Shutterstock.com).
doi:10.3133/ofr20181155 fatcat:bzehwgoou5eehpzf7xwd7nidaa