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EXPLORING THE USE OF EARTHQUAKE DETECTORS AND ADVANCE WAVELETS TECHNIQUES FOR IDENTIFYING ILLICIT TUNNELING CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

EXPLORING THE USE OF EARTHQUAKE DETECTORS AND ADVANCE WAVELETS TECHNIQUES FOR IDENTIFYING ILLICIT TUNNELING CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES
PI: Maria Mariani
Co-PI: Hector Gonzalez-Huizar
Sponsor: US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY THROUGH UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM
Center for Law and Human Behavior
Amount awarded: $499,603

This project addresses the threat to border security from illicit cross-border tunnels along the U.S.-Mexico border. Earthquake research data from existing seismic stations will be collected with advanced wavelets methods applied to those data in order to identify activities related to tunnel construction and tunneling activities.

Posting date: Fri, 03/24/2017

Award start date: Wed, 05/18/2016
Award end date: Fri, 05/17/2019