Seismo-at-School in Nepal

Lockdown reduces ambient seismic noise

The “lockdown” lowering the level of environmental ground vibrations has found wide attention already in the Spring in social media and on websites (here). The full scientific treatment with examples from around the world, including this project, is now published in Science. Project director Prof. Dr. György Hetényi and project leader Shiba Subedi contributed from our side.

Lecocq and 75 others: Global quieting of high-frequency seismic noise due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdown measures. doi:10.1126/science.abd2438

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