Thread: APPLY NOW: Short Course on Using NSF's New Magnetotelluric Instruments and Data Processing Tools

Started: 2022-08-22 14:46:08
Last activity: 2022-08-22 14:46:08
Where: South-Central Rio Grande Rift
When: Monday, October 17 thru midday Friday, October 21

Are you interested in learning how to use magnetotellurics (MT) to study
a range of Earth systems at different scales? If so, this is your
chance! We encourage you to apply to our short course this fall that
will cover a smorgasbord of topics related to doing science with MT. The
course program will span everything from theory and instrumentation to
data processing software and the tips and tools for analysis, modeling,
and interpretation. This event is geared towards the academic research
community, with no prior experience with MT needed!

Staff from NSF’s SAGE facility at IRIS and New Mexico Tech University,
and supported by expert instructors from the MT research community, will
host a 4.5 day course at the PASSCAL Instrument Center on the NMT campus
in Socorro, New Mexico. We are planning a hands-on experience with the
state-of-the-art MT instruments managed by the PIC and the evolving
landscape of software tools for developing research products with MT
datasets. A generalized agenda is available now, with further detail and
more information about the short course in general to be added in the
coming weeks.

We welcome participants from a variety of backgrounds and career stages
(graduate student and beyond), and are especially keen to engage
potential future users of PASSCAL facility MT instruments. Course
enrollment will be capped at around 15 attendees. The financial support
policy for participants is being finalized, but we expect to cover most
or all expenses related to domestic travel, room, and board for
attendees who are either currently based at a U.S. academic institution
or are a U.S. citizen working temporarily outside the U.S. Please apply
here by September 7th:
https://www.iris.edu/hq/short-courses/course/magnetotelluric_instrumentation_and_data_processing_short_course

Selected participants will be notified by September 16th. Please contact
Justin Sweet (justin.sweet<at>iris.edu) or Andy Frassetto
(andy.frassetto<at>iris.edu) if you have any questions.

--
Andy Frassetto, PhD, Seismologist
Program Manager
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology


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