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Subject: Re: "What is your advice?"
From: Douglas Gavilanes gavilan1@.............
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 12:29:39 -0700
>Instead of stating hard fast rules, I think we should describe desired
>results as goals. I would like to discuses the goal of sample rates. I
>believe the teleseimic sample rate goal should be 25 SPS. While Ed Cranswick
>of the USGS is not here to defend himself, I base this goal on a discussion
>I had with him in 1991. Ed said, and this is not an exact quote, “any data
>sampled below 25 samples per second is worthless for future study. Most
>researchers prefer to extrapolate the needed research data themselves. They
>would also prefer the data be unfiltered so that they can apply the needed
>filters. Data that has been highly processed is suspect because the
>processing algorithms are unknown and not documented and therefore the data
>may not represent the actual event.”
>Regards, Steve Hammond PSN San Jose -- Aptos, CA
What he said. ;-)
Garden Grove, CA.
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