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seis·mol·o·gy

 (sīz-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The geophysical science of earthquakes and the mechanical properties of the earth.

seis′mo·log′ic (-mə-lŏj′ĭk), seis′mo·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
seis′mo·log′i·cal·ly adv.
seis·mol′o·gist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seismologist - a geophysicist who studies earthquakes and the mechanical characteristics of the Earth
geophysicist - a geologist who uses physical principles to study the properties of the earth
Translations
عالِم زلازِل
seismolog
seismolog
földrengéskutató
skjálftafræîingur
seizmológ
deprem bilimcisismolog

seismologist

[saɪzˈmɒlədʒɪst] Nsismólogo/a m/f

seismologist

[saɪzˈmɒlədʒɪst] nsismologue mf

seismologist

nSeismologe m, → Seismologin f

seismic

(ˈsaizmik) adjective
of earthquakes. seismic disturbances.
seisˈmology (-ˈmolədʒi) noun
the science or study of earthquakes.
ˌseismoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
seisˈmologist noun
References in periodicals archive ?
Luckily, the chance that a magnitude 5 earthquake or larger would be caused by the smaller rumbles subsided by Sunday night, according to Egill Hauksson, a seismologist at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
The newly identified fault, dubbed the Salton Trough Fault, shakes up assessments of the potential for damaging earthquakes in the region, according to Valerie Sahakian, a seismologist at the U.S.
Last April, the agency named him Texas' first state seismologist, its initial step in a series of careful responses to the phenomenon.
He studies and learns from earthquakes as a seismologist and director of the Seismological Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno.
"The hydrothermal part of the volcano is interacting and giving off decompressions or small explosions in the peak of the southwest crater and this is causing rocks to be thrown and gases," said seismologist Carlos Ramirez.
According to Emil Botev, the seismologist on duty at the Geophysics Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the earthquake was a micro one and it could not even be put in the category of weak earthquakes with a magnitude below 3 on the Richter scale.
One out of every eight weeks I am the on-duty seismologist, so I have to respond to an earthquake as soon as it happens, even if it's in the middle of the night.
Bennett Simpson, a seismologist with the British Geological Survey in Edinburgh, said: "This was a significant earthquake.
Two moderate earthquakes struck Indonesia's Sumatra Island on Monday, with the second killing seven people whose houses collapsed on them and injuring 150 others, a local government official and a seismologist said.
Susan Hough is a research seismologist in one of North America's most active earthquake zones: her title succeeds in aptly communicating the science of earthquake research to a lay audience, injecting a healthy dose of lively history for those with no prior background in the subject.
Alice Walker, a seismologist at the British Geological Survey, said in November 1995 tremors caused by 20,000 fans jumping at an Oasis concert at Earl's Court were felt up to a mile away.
Seismologist Bennett Simpson, from the Royal Geographical Society, said: "It was a small earthquake in world terms but significant for the UK." But his colleagues say Britain is overdue for a quake measuring 5 or more on the Richter scale - 25 times more powerful that yesterday's tremors.