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Investigating the polar regions from the inside out

2017 Glacial Seismology Training School

11-17 June 2017
Fort Collins, Colorado, USA


Overview

A training school focused on exploring glacial seismology was held from 11-17 June 2017 on the campus of Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. The program included lectures and practical exercises aimed at current and emergent seismological studies of glacial dynamics, structure, seismogenic processes, and seismic observables. Students participated in exercises utilizing freely available seismological software and data, and had the opportunity to spend one-on-one time with leading researchers in the emerging glaciological seismology community.

Instructors

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Rick Aster  |  Tim Bartholomaus  |  Fabian Walter  |  Doug MacAyeal  |  Doug Wiens  |  Dan McGrath |  Sridhar Anandakrishnan  | Paul Winberry  |  Victor TsaiVera Schlindwein |

Participants


Anthony, Robert USGS Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory USA
Baker, Michael Colorado State University USA
Ball, Justin University of colorado Boulder USA
Barcheck, Grace University of California, Sanda Cruz USA
Bernardino, Melissa Colorado State University USA
Campbell, Adam University of Otago New Zealand
Carr, Christina University of Alaska Fairbanks USA
Chaput, Julien Colorado State University USA
Chen, Zhao Scripps Institution of Oceanography/University of California, San Diego USA
Cooley, Linna Jade Central Washington University USA
Delf, Richard University of Edinburgh UK
Forbes, Martin University of Otago New Zealand
Fromm, Tanja Alfred-Wegener Institute Germany
Gomez Fell, Rodrigo University of Rio Grande Brazil
Han, Holly McGill University Canada
Hudson, Tom Cambridge University/British Antarctic Survey UK
Jackson, Miriam Norwegian Water Resources & Energy Directorate Norway
Ji, Mingyu Georgia Institude of Technology USA
Jimenez Morales, Vanessa University of Granada/Andalusian Institude of Geophysics Spain
Karplus, Marianne University of Texas at El Paso USA
Khan, Abul Amir University of Delhi India
Labedz, Celeste California Institute of Technology USA
Lindner, Fabian ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Switzerland
Marusiak, Angela University of Maryland USA
Matheny, Peter Unviersity of Memphis USA
McCracken, Rebecca University of Alaska Fairbanks USA
Mikesell, Dylan Boise State University USA
Napoleoni, Felipe Centro de Estudios Cientificos Chile
Olinger, Seth Washington University in St. Louis USA
Orantes, Erik University of Buffalo USA
Preiswerk, Lukas ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Switzerland
Price, Amanda Washington University in St. Louis USA
Prise, Siobhan University of Leeds UK
Protti, Marino Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica Costa Rica
Serban, Raul-David West University of Timisoara Romania
Sitnikova, Tatiana Saint Petersburg State University/University of Potsdam Russia
Smalley, Robert Unviersity of Memphis USA
Soto, David Penn State University USA
Veitch, Stephen Columbus University USA
Venerdini, Agostina Lia CONICET-Universidad Nacional de San Juan Argentina
Vore, Margot University of Idaho USA
White-Gaynor, Austin Penn State University USA
Witt, Derek Colorado State University USA
Woodward, Jacob University of Wisconsin-Madison USA

Above: Home institution locations of attendees at the 2017 Glacial Seismology School

 

Course Lectures

Presentations from the training school are available in PDF format HERE

Financial Support

Financial support for the training school was provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through the Antarctica Network (ANET) component of the Polar Earth Observing Network (POLENET) project, by the Scientific Community on Antarctic Research (SCAR) through the Solid Earth Responses and influences on Cryospheric Evolution (SERCE) program, by the International Glaciological Society (IGS), and by the International Association of Cryospheric Sciences (IACS) of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG).

Course Schedule

The course schedule is available HERE

Homework Exercises and Preparation Materials

Preparation materials, data used during the course, and homework exercises assigned prior to the start of the training school, including software installation, are available HERE

 

Logistical Info for Participants

      Directions and Accomodations

Supported Participants will be accommodated for lodging and meals at Colorado State Academic Village ( https://housing.colostate.edu/halls/academic-village/ )   (970) 491-6511

IMPORTANT ARRIVAL AND ACCOMODATION INFORMATION:
Students will be staying in Aspen Hall.  However, students should arrive to the Academic Village Commons building for check-in.  The address of this building is 820 W. Pitkin St., Fort Collins, CO 80521.  The building has a large sign that reads "Academic Village Commons" and there are sliding glass doors at the entrance.  Staff are available from 7 am - 11 pm for check-in.  If you are arriving after 11 pm and before 7 am, please call the phone number posted on the front door of the building (Academic Village After Hours Phone Number:  970-566-3964) so a staff member can unlock the doors and check you in.  Please note check-in is at 4 pm or later.  Guests are welcome to try and check in before this time, but it is not guaranteed that rooms will be ready.

Colorado State Interactive Map (http://myatlascms.com/map/?id=748#!s/key=academic%20village)

Green Ride Airport and Fort Collins Shuttle Service (http://www.greenrideco.com).  (970) 226-5533

Campus Map with relevant locations is available HERE

Map of Fort Collins and evening gathering spots is available HERE

      Weather and Field Trip

Weather in Fort Collins and on our Field Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park:  While we are likely to experience pleasant weather in Fort Collins (http://www.usclimatedata.com/climate/fort-collins/colorado/united-states/usco0140), there is always the possibility of cooler conditions and rain, so please come prepared for our changeable Colorado weather.

Importantly, please note that our Thursday field trip will be taking us to subalpine and alpine parts of Rocky Mountain National Park (https://www.nps.gov/romo/index.htm) to elevations as high as 3,700 m, and will involve some easy hiking.  Be sure to bring some warm clothing and appropriate wind and rain gear for our trip to the park.

Rocky Mountain National Park (Thursday Field Trip) website (https://www.nps.gov/romo/index.htm) and weather (https://www.nps.gov/romo/planyourvisit/weather.htm)