Installed seismometer and continuous GPS site. Canada

Supporting Earth Science in the Canadian Sub-Arct


By Justin Sweet - Winter 2016

Canada’s Yukon and Northwest Territories are not known as hospitable land. This sub-arctic region, home to the Mackenzie Mountains project, presented

Station AC46

Back to Mothership


How PBO data get from Everywhere to somewhere
Earthscope Globe

The Cascadia Initiative: A Sea Change in Seismolog


By Cascadia Initiative Expedition Team (CIET)[] - Winter 2015


The increasing public awareness that the

Field trip

ES National Meeting, June 2015


By ESNO - Fall 2015

The 2015 EarthScope National Meeting in Stowe, Vermont showcased pioneering EarthScope studies in poster and talk sessions, preceded by an optional pre-meeting field

ESNO in Fairbanks

Fall 2015 Announcements


Meet the New EarthScope National Office

Over the next four years, the EarthScope National Office (ESNO) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will focus on bringing EarthScope science to

Install in Alaska. Klein

Alaska Bound


Transportable Array migrates northward
reelfoot rift

Underground Clues Help Explain an Old Earthquake Mystery


By Adam Mann - Fall 2015

In 1811 and 1812, the New Madrid earthquakes destroyed homes and buildings through northeast Arkansas and the Missouri Bootheel. According to…

The accelerometer installed at P248, clamped to the vertical leg of the GPS monument. (Photo Doerte Mann, UNAVCO)

Low-Cost Additions to the Plate Boundary Observatory for Earthquake Early Warning


By Doerte Mann and Beth Bartel - Spring 2015

One of the major benefits of the Plate Boundary Observatory (PBO) is its contribution to prototype Earthquake Early Warning systems (EEW).

Location of broadband seismic stations operating in the continental US before EarthScope (white circles). The Transportable Array leaves behind 260 new “legacy” stations (all non-white circles).

The Legacy of the USArray Transportable Array


By Andy Frassetto, IRIS - Spring 2015

In the fall of 2003, before EarthScope began, approximately 200 modern broadband seismic stations operated across the contiguous United States,

Earthscope Globe

A Coast-to-Coast View of the Mantle Beneath the United States


By Brandon Schmandt, University of New Mexico and Fan-Chi Lin, University of Utah - Spring 2015

One of the major observational components of the EarthScope program is the…