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Seismological Workshop
‘Managing Waveform Data and Related Metadata for Seismic Networks’

Cairo, Egypt

November 8-17, 2009


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Workshop Evaluation Form

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Meeting Preparation Logistics

  • How could the registration process be improved?

  • Did you receive adequate information for planning your trip?

  • Was this information timely enough?

  • Was the information about travel from the airport to the hotel adequate?

  • Did you have any difficulties at the hotel? Please comment.
  • Additional Comments

Workshop Content and Organization
  • Please comment about the workshop organization.
  • Was the order of the various topics effective?
  • How would you change the order?
  • Please comment on the content of the workshop.
  • Was there information that you think should be included in future workshops?
  • Were there topics that you don’t think should be presented?
  • Was the relative amount of time spent on lectures and computer exercises acceptable? Please comment as to what you would find more effective.
Network Reports
  • Do you think having short network reports from other participants was useful?

  • Would you like to see more, less or the same amount of time spent on such reports.
    More time   
    Less time
    Same amount of time

  • Do you think the overall length of the workshop was
    Too long
    About right
    Too short

Management of Metadata and waveforms

  • Has the workshop influenced how you will deal with your metadata or waveform data in the future?

  • Do you think you will use NRL Tool and PDCC to manage your metadata in the future?

Data Sharing

  • Do you plan to make your data available through an FDSN data center such as ORFEUS or the IRIS DMC in the future?
  • Do you think you will try to access data from other networks represented in this workshop?
  • Do you need data in real time?

  • What real time mechanisms do you think you would like to use?
  • Please provide your impression as to what was the most valuable aspect of this workshop.
    (such as regional contacts, workshop content, software applications you learned about, access to international expertise or anything else you wish to comment on).

  • Are there any other comments you would like to make?


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