Standing Committee Meeting Report Global Seismographic Network

March 2022

Standing Committee Meeting Report - GSN

 GSN Standing Committee Meeting Spring 2022

 

Action Items: 

  1. Produce a couple of slides about each of the different forms of technologies (low frequency, arrays), with pros/cons and what science advances these could provide?

    • DAS: William Yeck
    • High-Rate GPS: William Yeck and Shawn Wei
    • Super Conducting Gravimeter (Quantum): Frederik Simons and Ved Lekic
    • Arrays: Colleen Dalton

Meeting Summary

Thursday, March 10, 2022, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET

Virtual 

In attendance: Katrin Hafner, William Yeck, Molly Staats (scribe), Robert Mellors, Colleen Dalton (Chair), Shawn Wei, Victor Tsai, Jon Berger, Bob Woodward, Frederik Simons, Adam Ringler, Ved Lekic, Kasey Aderhold (scribe), Harriet Lau, William Barnhart (sitting-in for Cecily Wolfe), Martin Vallée

Meeting Summary:

  1. Goals for this Meeting & Introduction to IRIS BoD Guidance (Dalton)
  2. Review & Approval of Spring Meeting Minutes & Status Action Items (Hafner)
  3. Review of GSNSC Committee Charge    
  4. GSN Status Updates
    • Program Manager Report (Hafner)
    • IDA Report (Mellors)
    • ASL Report (Ringler)
  5. Update on Status of GSN Sensor Recapitalization (UCSD and ASL)
  6. GSN and UCSD SAGE Year 5 Budget Discussion
  7. GSN Strategic Planning
    • Plans for Supplemental two years of the SAGE-II (FY24 & FY25) award period
  8. GSN Publications Tracking next steps - tabled/not discussed
  9. Develop Questions for NSF Discussions

 

Thursday, March 17, 2022, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET

Virtual 

In attendance: Katrin Hafner, Molly Staats (scribe), Bob Woodward, Shawn Wei, Kasey Aderhold (scribe), Colleen Dalton (Chair), William Barnhart, Victor Tsai, Dave Wilson, William Yeck, Jon Berger, Rob Mellors, Cecily Wolfe, Ved Lekic, Maggie Benoit, Frederik Simons, Adam Ringler, Martin Vallée, Harriet Lau

Meeting Summary:

  1. Discussion with NSF – Maggie Benoit 
  2. IRIS Update – Bob Woodward
    • Departure of Katrin
    • Status of Merger and Next Steps
    • Implementation Planning Process
  3. GSN Strategic Planning
    • Plans for Supplemental two years of the SAGE-II (FY24 & FY25) award period
    • Prioritization of requests for potential year-end positive variances and NSF budget windfalls
  4. Governance Structure and Interaction with Counterpart Committees in UNAVCO
  5. GSN Publications Tracking next steps
  6. GSN Innovations: possible “Common Sensor Platform”, new scientific observations and capabilities
  7. Executive Session
    • Final Review of Action Items and Committee Recommendations to IRIS BoD
    • Science Slides for NSF Program Manager
    • Plans for Fall 2022 GSNSC meeting