PEMSDAS—Portable Expandable Modular Seismic Data Acquisition System

  • V. V. GravirovEmail author
  • K. V. Kislov
  • A. L. Sobisevich
  • L. E. Sobisevich
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Earth and Environmental Sciences book series (SPEES)


A common input problem in seismic data acquisition is to facilitate the wide dynamic range. In order to address the issue we have developed the new low-cost standalone portable data acquisition system based on a 24-bit analog-to-digital converter featuring low-power consumption. The new device is built on a modular-block principle allowing one to flexibly change the number of completely independent input data channels and the type/model of a controller so to meet the specific requirements of tasks being solved. A working prototype of the data acquisition system as an extension board for the Raspberry Pi 3 microcomputer is presented. The system has been initially designed for operation in the mobile seismic stations.


ADC Data acquisition system Seismic monitoring Raspberry Pi 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IPE RAS)MoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Earthquake Prediction Theory and Mathematical Geophysics of the Russian Academy of Science (IEPT RAS)MoscowRussia

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