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Title: (abstract) A Broad-Band Microseismometer for Planetary Applications
Authors: Banerdt, W.B.
VanZandt, T.
Kaiser, W.J.
Kenny, T.W.
Issue Date: May-1992
Citation: Pasadena, CA
Abstract: There has recently been renewed interest in the development of instrumentation for making measurements on the surface of Mars. This is due to the Mars Environmental Survey (MESUR) Mission, for which approximately 16 small, long-lived (2 to 10 years), relatively inexpensive surface stations will be deployed in a planet-wide network. This will allow the investigation of processes (such as seismology and meteorology) which require the simultaneous measurement of phenomena at many widely spaced locations on the surface over a considerable length of time. Due to the large number of vehicles involved, the mass, power, and cost of the payload will be severely constrained. A seismometer has been identified as one of the highest priority instruments in the MESUR strawman payload.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/35468
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