Alaska Earthquake Center
The Alaska Earthquake Center employs field technicians who install and maintain the seismometers used to locate earthquakes in Alaska.
Click on a picture below to learn more about installing a permanent seismic station, or to the left to see exciting field work photos.
Images courtesy of the Alaska Earthquake Center
The earthquake center also employs data analysts who are responsible for locating earthquakes in Alaska. Analysts locate over 30,000 earthquakes per year.
Click on a picture below to learn more about how analysts locate earthquakes.