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Roel Snieder
2020-01-30 22:22:41
Dear seismology colleagues, Please consider nominating a colleague for the Gutenberg medal of the EGU. Receiving this medal is a great honor that expresses the importance of the contributions to seismology made by the recipient, and this prestigious award can also be a great career-boost for a colleague. Writing a nomination is an opportunity to do a big favor to a colleague. You can find more information about the Gutenberg medal at: https://www.egu.eu/awards-medals/beno-gutenberg/ … [more]
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This special issue aims at reporting recent progress in the study of *Induced Earthquakes*, which are linked to energy exploration and production in many regions. The collection seeks to provide up-to-date perspectives on how to better understand the mechanisms of induced earthquakes and strategies on how to prevent large, damaging earthquakes and mitigate associated hazards and risks. Topics Topics include, but are not limited to, observations, numerical modeling, statistical analysis,… [more]
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Geoffrey Abers
2020-01-23 22:00:53
We are happy to announce the release of seismic data from the Alaska Amphibious Community Seismic Experiment (AACSE). This community experiment includes 75 ocean-bottom seismometers and 30 onshore broadband seismographs, deployed across and seaward of the Alaska Peninsula, for 15 months in 2018-2019. Along with the broadband array, a 400-element 3-component nodal array was deployed for one month cross Kodiak, air guns shot into the broadband and nodal arrays in 2019, and extensive multibeam an… [more]
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The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) and the Seismological Society of America (SSA) are pleased to announce the 19th year of this jointly-sponsored national public lecture series in seismology. The selection committee seeks nominations from the seismological community for two lecturers for calendar year 2021. The goal of the program is to increase the general public’s awareness of recent earthquake science discoveries, and the relevance of seismology to understanding … [more]
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Alaska Airborne Lidar Collection Campaign for Small- and Medium-Sized Projects The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping is announcing a call for expressions of interest from researchers with small- to medium-sized projects and budgets in Alaska for late Summer 2020 (August-September). NCALM has received numerous inquiries from researchers with small projects in Alaska over the years. The size of these projects and their associated budgets make them economically and practically unfeasible… [more]
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Bruce Buffett
2020-01-06 10:47:59
2020 CIDER Summer Program June 28 - July 24, 2020 “Earth as an Inhabited World” CIDER announces their annual summer program on behalf of the geosciences community. This summer program focuses on the evolution of physical and chemical conditions that allowed life to gain a foothold. This broad program will cover the details of planetary formation and the subsequent evolution of this initial state through the early Earth and through the onset of plate tectonics. At each stage, we explore the int… [more]
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