About QCN:

QCN- How does it work?

This demonstrates a sensor being properly installed, data being streamed to the servers, and the collective product of the data.

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QCN- What happens during an earthquake?

This video shows the events that take place during an earthquake.

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QCN- Can I create a virtual earthquake?

A common question is; how does QCN deal with false readings from individual sensors. The video illustrates how only one sensor with high movement readings doesnt qualify an earthquake.

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QCN – every sensor counts

This video illustrates the importance of every sensor. The higher the density of sensors, the more valuable the data is.

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QCN In the News:

A Simple Way to Help Study Earthquakes

If you have a computer and an Internet connection, you can volunteer to be part of a new network that is going to be the world's largest high-density array of seismic sensors devoted to the study of earthquakes.

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Build for the Big One

Cupertino Middle School Room 12 Susan Hansen's Class. March 29, 2011. Quake Catcher Network (QCN) from Stanford University on NBC Bay Area News.

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Elizabeth Cochran on the Quake-Catcher Network

Seismologist Elizabeth Cochran of the University of California, Riverside explains the Quake-Catcher Network (QCN), which she helped develop. QCN records earthquakes by relying on accelerometers already embedded in most laptops.

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QCN on CBS 5

CBS 5: Oct 29th, 2009: Thuy Vu interviews Jesse Lawrence regarding the Quake-Catcher Network

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QCN How-to:

How-to Install QCN

This instructional video shows how to join the Quake-Catcher Network, and volunteer computing time for earthquake monitoring.

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