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Zhang X M. 2021. The development in seismic application research of VLF/LF radio waves. Acta Seismologica Sinica,43(5):656−673 doi: 10.11939/jass.20210143
Citation: Zhang X M. 2021. The development in seismic application research of VLF/LF radio waves. Acta Seismologica Sinica43(5):656−673 doi: 10.11939/jass.20210143

The development in seismic application research of VLF/LF radio waves

doi: 10.11939/jass.20210143
  • Received Date: 2021-08-30
  • Rev Recd Date: 2021-09-12
  • Available Online: 2021-11-11
  • Publish Date: 2021-09-30
  • Radio waves from very low frequency and low frequency (VLF/LF) transmitters, as an active signal for communication and navigation purpose, show great advantages in ionospheric monitoring and application research with their long-distance propagation feature in the waveguide between surface and lower ionosphere. This paper summarized the developments in detecting technology of VLF/LF radio waves, their data analysis methods, case study and statistical research, coupling processes and channels in lithosphere-atmosphere-ionosphere. On the basis of the significant achievements of this technology in earthquake application, and the researches in the origin of big disturbances in VLF/LF observations, the future development plan has been considered to build up a stereo-monitoring system in China by combining our long-history ground-based network and new satellite platform in electromagnetic field, to fully use of this technology in earthquake research.


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