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Ocean Bottom Seismometer Instrument Pool (OBSIP) New User’s Short-Course

par DANIEL Romuald - 6 mai 2012

Conveners : Doug Wiens Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences Washington University in Saint Louis

David Okaya Department of Earth Sciences University of Southern California

IRIS received an award to support Ocean Bottom Seismometry through the establishment of the OBSIP Management Office. To introduce potential and new users to this expanded experimental environment, this New User’s Short-Course is being held as a part of the bi-annual IRIS Workshop. Attendees will be provided the tools and information required to successfully propose, plan and execute an experiment employing ocean bottom seismometers.

The OBS New User’s Short Course agenda is :

- Introduction to the OBSIP facility and Institutional Instrument Centers
- Passive Broadband OBS targets & instrument factors
- Passive Short-Period OBS targets & instrument factors
- Active Experiments
- OBS experiment planning and execution
- Proposing an OBS experiment and getting funded

This workshop is conveniently planned for the afternoon preceding the IRIS Workshop in Boise, ID.

Workshop Information : Date and Time : June 12, 2012 1:00 to 5:00 PM (refreshments following) Location : Boise Convention Center, Boise, ID