Burst: Monitoring of Seismic Effects - Bursts of High Energy Particles in Low Earth Space Region (Orbit) (Vsplesk (Burst)) - 05.13.15

Overview | Description | Applications | Operations | Results | Publications | Imagery

ISS Science for Everyone

Science Objectives for Everyone
Information Pending
Science Results for Everyone
One day, instruments located in space may give us advance warning of earthquakes. This study of seismic events show that it may be possible to predict earthquakes based on bursts of high-energy charged particles in near-Earth space. Scientists mapped the location of particle bursts, then analyzed correlation between those and known quakes. They identified particle bursts that could have predicted earthquakes registering more than 4 on the Richter scale. Some bursts group along tectonic fault lines and in zones of disturbance of Earth’s radiation belt.  About 15 percent of particle bursts may be seismic in nature and precede earthquakes by several hours.

The following content was provided by Arkadi Moiseevich Galper, and is maintained in a database by the ISS Program Science Office.
Experiment Details

OpNom:

Principal Investigator(s)
Arkadi Moiseevich Galper, National Research Nuclear University MEPHI (NRNU MEPHI), Russia

Co-Investigator(s)/Collaborator(s)
Information Pending

Developer(s)
Information Pending

Sponsoring Space Agency
Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)

Sponsoring Organization
Information Pending

Research Benefits
Information Pending

ISS Expedition Duration
September 2006 - September 2013

Expeditions Assigned
14,17,18,19/20,21/22,23/24,25/26,27/28,29/30,31/32,33/34,35/36

Previous ISS Missions
Information Pending

^ back to top

Experiment Description

Research Overview
Information Pending

Description
Seismic effects monitoring. Researching high-energy particles streams in near-Earth space environment.

^ back to top

Applications

Space Applications
Information Pending

Earth Applications
Information Pending

^ back to top

Operations

Operational Requirements
Vsplesk hardware; Mechanical adapter; Conversion board.

Operational Protocols
EVA

^ back to top

Results/More Information

 

 

^ back to top

Results Publications

^ back to top

Ground Based Results Publications

^ back to top

ISS Patents

^ back to top

Related Publications

    Ulitin AA, Koldashov SV.  Analyzing data from satellite experiments using the .NET program platform. Scientific session НИЯУ МИФИ-2011, Moscow, Russia; 2011 104.

    Aleksandrin SY, Koldashov SV.  Nuclear physics equipment and methods of monitoring local perturbations in the radiation belt linked to natural and man-made processes. Nuclear Physics and Engineering. 2011.

    Aleksandrin SY, Koldashov SV.  Local perturbations in the Earth's radiation belt of a seismic nature. Scientific session НИЯУ МИФИ-2011, Moscow, Russia; 2011 118.

    Koldashov SV.  Capabilities of the Arina-Vsplesk two-satellite equipment complex in recording cosmic harbingers of earthquakes. Scientific Session НИЯУ МИФИ-2009, Moscow, Russia ; 2009 169.

^ back to top

Related Websites
Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment

^ back to top


Imagery

image Vsplesk
+ View Larger Image


image Vsplesk
+ View Larger Image


image
Vsplesk

+ View Larger Image