QCN is Moving to CalTech in June

The QCN project servers will be moving to CalTech and will be hosted in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences (GPS). The exact dates are uncertain but it will probably be in early June. All of us on QCN wish to thank the staff at CalTech for hosting us!

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Watch the informational videos!

We understand the Quake Catcher Network can be confusing, but don't worry because we've made some animated videos to explain how it all works!

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Check out the new sensors!

The new O-NAVI sensors have been received and are ready to ship!

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Regional Arrays & Free Sensors

You can receive a free sensor to monitor for earthquakes if your computer is within one of our regional arrays.

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The Quake-Catcher Network

The Quake-Catcher Network is a collaborative initiative for developing the world’s largest, low-cost strong-motion seismic network by utilizing sensors in and attached to internet-connected computers. With your help, the Quake-Catcher Network can provide better understanding of earthquakes, give early warning to schools, emergency response systems, and others. The Quake-Catcher Network also provides educational software designed to help teach about earthquakes and earthquake hazards.

Install

A small and low maintenance motion sensor is installed along with the free QCN software.more info →

Monitor

Sensor data reveals near real-time readings of earthquake locations, and magnitude.
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Share

Host computers upload their sensor data directly to the online QCN network to be processed.more info →

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Recent News
  • QCN is Moving to CalTech in June!

    The QCN project servers will be moving to CalTech and will be hosted in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences (GPS). The exact dates are uncertain but it will probably be in early June. All of us on QCN wish to thank the staff …

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  • In Nepal? Download QCN on Your Smartphone or Tablet

    A devastating earthquake struck Nepal on 29 April 2015. All seismic recordings of aftershocks in the region will be extremely valuable to understand the event and ongoing seismic risk. If you are in the area please join the QCN network using your smartphone or tablet …

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  • QCN App for BOINC on Android Available

    QCN now runs on Android ARM-processor devices (phones, tablets, etc) via BOINC for Android, which is available on the Google Play store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.berkeley.boinc It is recommended to run using the default settings – ie QCN will run on your Android device when it’s charging (“at …

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  • QCN 2013 Meeting

    QCN researchers met at Fall AGU meeting in San Francisco on December 11, 2013. The event included the speakers who actively involve to the QCN project. The agenda and presentation files can be downloaded from the following links (click the links to download): https://www.dropbox.com/s/d55rimdgjlvsupi/QCN_MEETING_2013.zip and …

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  • QCN Explorer

    Want to make your own simulations of earthquakes and see what happens with a network of QCN sensors? Check out the QCN Explorer! QCN Explorer allows users to simulate how the QCN responds to an earthquake with various numbers and distributions of QCN sensors.

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  • QCN Source Code Available on github

    We are opening up the source code for QCN for those of you who want to experiment (for example) with QCNLive and the sensors. The code is under the “LGPL” license (as are dependencies such as BOINC, Qt, etc) There are project workspace for Windows …

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  • NEES/QCN Open House for Future Teachers

    NEES@UCSB personnel hosted an open house for future science teachers in the Givertz Graduate School of Education at UC Santa Barbara in April 2013. Sandra Seale and Francesco Civilini, NEES project specialists, gave a training session in “Make Your Own Earthquake” using the QCN sensor. …

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  • QCN Featured in TEDx Talk

    Project collaborator Debi Kilb gave a TEDx talk on ‘Using Videogames to Cultivate Future Scientists’ which includes a videogame created around the QCN project. Check out the video of her talk here. Associate Project Scientist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, studies …

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Interested in participating? Download the software and join the network! You can also sign up for our contacts list or donate a sensor to a K-12 school. Or request a sensor.