Earthscope Globe

Workshop Report: Modern and Ancient Basement Arches and the Connection to Flat Slab Subduction


By Megan Anderson (CC), Kate Miller (TAMU), Susan Beck (UA), and Margarete Jadamec (UH) - Fall 2014

The structural dissimilarity between basement-involved arches and thin…

Earthscope Globe

New EarthScope Geochronology Graduate Student Research and Training Program


Organizers: Rebecca Flowers (CU), Ramon Arrowsmith (ASU), Jim Metcalf (CU), Blair Schoene (Princeton), Tammy Rittenour (USU) - Fall 2014

The EarthScope Institute on…

Earthscope Globe

Using the Midcontinent Rift as a Unifying Theme for Park Interpreters and Educators


By Seth Stein, Carol Stein, and Eunice Blavascunas - Fall 2014

One of EarthScope’s major targets is the Midcontinent Rift (MCR), a 1.1 billion-year-old scar along which…

Earthscope Globe

Transportable Array Contributes to the Central and Eastern US Network


By Perle Dorr, IRIS - Spring 2014

The National Science Foundation is funding the creation of a Central and Eastern US Network (CEUSN) for the purpose of obtaining long-…

Earthscope Globe

Earthquakes and Human Activities Addressing Public Concerns


North Texas Earthquake Study Group, Southern Methodist University - Spring 2014

There is currently public, scientific, and policy concern regarding the recent increased…

Earthscope Globe

Stability of PBO GPS Monument Types


Project Highlight
Earthscope Globe

PBO Weighs California’s Water Resources


By Donald Argus, Yuning Fu, and Felix Landerer - Summer 2014

Approximately 500 sites in California, most of which are part of the Plate Boundary Observatory, are weighing…

Dark, ash-covered snow near the summit of Shishaldin Volcano in the Aleutians is evidence of ongoing low-level eruptive activity near PBO’s AV37 GPS station. (Photo/Ryan Bierma, UNAVCO)

Helicopter Fieldwork in the PBO Alaska Region


By Ellie Boyce - Summer 2014

With high-elevation GPS stations melting out of the snow and the weather becoming milder, the PBO Alaska region began annual helicopter-based…

Earthscope Globe

New Flexible Array Video Series


By ESNO - Winter 2014

Geology might not be the first thing that comes to mind if you heard the names SESAME, CAFÉ, SUGAR, and OIINK, but these are just a few examples of…

Earthscope Globe

Hitting Hot Water with PBO Borehole Strainmeters in the Yellowstone Caldera


By Glen Mattioli and David Mencin - Winter 2014

Data from the Yellowstone Gladwin Tensor strainmeter (GTSM) network are improving the understanding of the structure of…