NORSAR

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NORSAR or Norwegian Seismic Array was established in 1968 as part of the Norwegian-US agreement for the detection of earthquakes and nuclear explosions.[citation needed] NORSAR was the first non-US site included in ARPANET in 1973.[1] Since 1999, NORSAR has been an independent research foundation.[citation needed]

Located at Kjeller, north of Oslo, NORSAR runs and maintains seismic arrays in Norway and it is the designated Norwegian National Data Centre for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.[citation needed] NORSAR conducts basic seismological research, develops software and provides consultancy for the petroleum industry.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "ARPANET Maps 1969 to 1977". Retrieved 17 May 2012. 

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