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…

Earthscope Globe

EarthScope Science and Disaster Preparedness


Engaging Educators in EarthScope Science and Disaster Preparedness Through Professional Development Workshops in Coastal Cascadia
Earthscope Globe

The EarthScope Decade Symposium


Celebrating Ten Years of Geoscience Accomplishments
Magnetotelluric Transportable Array and Backbone Location

USArray Continues Field Activities in 2014


By Perle Dorr, IRIS - Summer 2014

Since the completion of the Transportable Array in the Lower 48 during fall 2013, USArray has focused on the creation of the Central and Eastern US