The following papers, books, and reports provide useful information on seismographic stations.
Wood_1921.pdf: A report of the National Research Council listing Seismologic Stations of the World in the early part of the 20th century. This file contains Wood, H., 1921, A List of Seismologic Station of the World, Bulletin of the National Research Council, Washington D.C., Vol 2, Part7, Number 15, 142 pp.
McComb_and_West_1931.pdf: A report of the National Research Council listing Seismologic Stations of the World in the early part of the 20th century. This file contains McComb, H. and C. West, 1931, List of Seismological Stations of the World, Bulletin of the National Research Council, Washington D.C., Number 82, 119 pp.
Charlier1953.pdf: A report listing seismological stations of the world in the early 1950s. This file contains Charlier, Ch., and J. M. Van Gils, Liste des Stations Seismologiques Mondiales, published by the International Association of Seismology in 1953, 500 pp.
WWSSN1964.pdf: An extensive summary of the World-wide Standardized Seismograph Network, including detailed description of all WWSSN stations. This file contains "Handbook: World-wide Standard Seismograph Network" published by the Acoustics and Seismics Laboratory, Institute of Science and Technology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, in April 1964, 500 pp.
Poppe_1979.pdf: A comprehensive catalog of 1500 seismic stations in the United States. This file contains Poppe, B., 1979, Historical Survey of U.S. Seismograph Stations, USGS Professional Paper 1096. Report includes open as well as closed stations. It details site information, instrumentation, and contains a short station history.
(Last Updated: January 3, 2010 (mfd)