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Fialko co-chairing The Applications of Mechanics to Geophysics Symposium

Registration is now open for the Applications of Mechanics to Geophysics symposium to be co-chaired by Yuri Fialko and Xanthippi Markenscoff.  The two day event includes a international list of speakers and is open to the public. For more information, please click here.  A poster session will occur on the second day.  Registration is available here, those interested in presenting a poster should include their poster  in the respective box.

SUESI has a new tow depth record!

Congratulations to SUESI! She has beaten her *own* tow depth record by 100m. The EM lab's Scripps Undersea EM Source Instrument or SUESI recently recached a depth of 5100m while collecting data for the Alaskan Megathrust project. Read more about the data (and occasional coral) SUESI and her fellow instruments are collecting on Steve Constable's cruise blog here: https://marineemlab.ucsd.edu/Projects/Megathrust/

Sikuliaq drama, two OBEMs damaged, coffee supply meets crew needs

A bit of high seas drama over the weekend aboard R/V Sikuliaq. Two of the first six ocean-bottom (OBEM) instruments were run over the ship's thrusters during their recovery. While the instruments can't be put to use again this cruise, at least their data loggers were recovered. Not a complete tragedy in the Shakespearian sense, but a rough day nonetheless.

Costable's EM Lab, blogging from Alaska

Follow along as IGPP Director Steven Constable and his team travel to the Alaska Peninsula to collect data about how the regional transport and release of water impacts seismic activity. The first instruments were deployed last Sunday: https://marineemlab.ucsd.edu/Projects/Megathrust/.

HPWREN workshop highlights ALERTWildfire and "Virtual Fire Towers"

The ALERTWildfire network of cameras, some of which are hosted by HPWREN, proved effective in pinpointing remote, forested regions of Southern California fire locations in the summer of 2018. This success has fostered plans to broaden the network by creating "virtual fire towers."This success has fostered plans to broaden the network by creating "virtual fire towers." On April 24th, HPWREN co-founders Hans-Werner Braun (SDSC) and Frank Vernon (IGPP) workshopped with stakeholders and first responders at Palomar Obervatory to discuss the network deterimine its future growth.

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