Nanometrics Helps Myth Busters at Rally to Restore Sanity On October 30, 2010, Nanometrics was invited by Myth Busters to help warm up the crowd at Comedy Central’s “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear”. Tasked with entertaining close to 200,000 people in the hours leading up to the main event, MythBusters developed several interactive crowd experiments, such as timing a stadium wave, practicing sounds effects and creating a “ground swell”.
British Geological Survey British Geological Survey Signs Five Year Supply Agreement The British Geological Survey (BGS) in Edinburgh, UK recently signed a framework agreement for the supply of broadband seismometers, data acquisitions systems and Libra VSAT communications equipment from Nanometrics Inc of Ottawa Canada. The equipment will be used to upgrade the UK real-time seismic network.
IRIS selects Trillium 240 for Transportable Array IRIS purchases forty Trillium 240s for USArray Transportable Array The USArray component of the National Science Foundation's EarthScope project is a continental-scale seismic observatory designed to provide a foundation for integrated studies of continental lithosphere and deep earth structure over a wide range of scales.
1000th Trillium 40 Produced The 1000th Trillium 40 recently passed production test and is en-route to its new owner. The Trillium 40 continues to enjoy widespread acceptance and success.
Nanometrics Expands Sales Force Nanometrics is pleased to announce that we have expanded our sales force to meet increased demand for our products and services in the United States, Middle East and Indian sub-continent. Nanometrics welcomes regional sales managers, Mr. Earl Johnson and Mr. Gene Traverse.
Tsunami Early Warning System for Peru
Libra Stations Deployed in Haiti The earthquake in Haiti resulted in unfathomable devastation. The 7 magnitude quake, lasting only 35 seconds, leveled buildings, killing and injuring hundreds of thousands of people. The suffering that resulted is incomprehensible and has resonated worldwide. With no infrastructure, no power and rarely functioning telecommunications, foreign agencies faced a logistical nightmare coming to the aid of Haiti’s broken population.
Nanometrics Equipment Deployed in Indian Tsunami Early Warning System The India Meteorological Department (IMD) selected Nanometrics for the upgrade and expansion of existing networks and the establishment of new seismological observatories. Nanometrics was awarded this tender based on its background and expertise in deploying large-scale mission critical seismic projects.
Seismometer Sales to Academia Sinica's Institute of Earth Sciences Top 150 Academia Sinica is one of Asia's premier research and educational institutions. Sinica's Institute of Earth Sciences (IES) is one of several long-term Nanometrics customers in Asia. IES has purchased over 150 seismometers of all types from the original Trillium 40 to the latest Compact model. In addition to deploying them in local networks, IES has also provided several seismometers to SE Asian countries as part of technical cooperation projects.
Trillium 240 Produces Outstanding Results at -60º C