Articles | Volume 3, issue 2
Geosci. Commun., 3, 303–327, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-303-2020
Geosci. Commun., 3, 303–327, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-303-2020

Research article 06 Nov 2020

Research article | 06 Nov 2020

Good vibrations: living with the motions of our unsettled planet

Tamsin Badcoe et al.

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Seismic Data Archive for the Unsettled Earth Project, Bristol, England, UK Ophelia George https://doi.org/10.5285/0f7e4448-ac5f-478d-83b4-408edc244f3b

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We explore how earthquakes affect everyday life through a multidisciplinary approach that incorporates historical, artistic and scientific perspectives. The effects of distant earthquakes are investigated using data collected on a seismometer located in the Wills Memorial Building tower in Bristol. We also explore historical accounts of earthquakes and their impact on society, and, finally, we use the data collected by the seismometer to communicate artistically the Earth's tectonic movements.
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