Rapid Response to Geohazards Mini-Workshop
Hilton Portland Downtown, Portland, OR
Tuesday, October 8th, 2019, 1–5pm

IRIS will be hosting a mini-workshop to discuss a dedicated instrumentation pool for rapid response to geohazards.  Funded as a frontier activity under the recent NSF SAGE award, the rapid response to geohazards initiative aims to: 1. gather community input on instrumentation needs, and 2. procure a dedicated pool of instrumentation based on those needs.

In preparation for this mini-workshop IRIS will be hosting a series of webinars on a variety of geohazards topics throughout the summer and fall of 2019.  We see the mini-workshop as an opportunity to synthesize and distill the information presented during the webinars, and to get a broad sense of the science objectives the community would like to investigate with a rapid response pool.

If you would like to participate in this mini-workshop, please complete the online registration form.  We have travel funds available to support attendees (where necessary).

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Rooms: Broadway III & IV (Plaza Level)

  • 1-1:10pm -- Introduction
    • SAGE tasking for Next Generation Instrumentation and Capabilities
    • Community input plan
    • Timeline for this overall project
    • GAGE vision - funding state
  • 1:10-3:10pm -- Geohazard Case Studies
    • 15 minute talks followed by 15 minutes of discussion for each topic
    • Large Earthquakes (Emily Wolin)
    • Volcanoes (Ninfa Bennington)
    • Induced Seismicity (Jenny Nakai)
    • Hydrosphere/Cryosphere (Victor Tsai)
  • 3:10-3:25pm -- BREAK
  • 3:25-3:40pm -- Summary of SSA Rapid Response SIG
    • ​VoxVote survey results
  • 3:40-4:40pm -- Summaries of Geohazard Virtual Breakout Sessions
    • 12 minute talks followed by 3 minutes of discussion for each topic
    • Large Earthquakes (Susan Beck)
    • Volcanoes (Wes Thelen)
    • Induced Seismicity (Heather DeShon)
    • Hydrosphere/Cryosphere (Victor Tsai)
  • 4:40-4:50pm -- Rapid Response Capabilities
    • ​Working plan for required capabilities and the steps towards developing a plan for procuring instrumentation
    • Strategic vision for future cababilities beyond current SAGE/GAGE awards
  • 4:50-5:00pm -- Rapid Response Operational Models
    • Response time from the SAGE Facilities as tied to funding commitment
    • Collaboration potential: GAGE, USGS, and other hazards groups
  • Recap and Next Steps
    • Solicitation of other topics that would like to schedule their own virtual breakout sessions
    • Opportunities for further community input
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