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EarthScope National Office Staff

Earthscope Staff

A rotating, university-based National Office facilitates scientific planning and coordinates education and outreach efforts for the EarthScope community.

The National Office, currently housed at Arizona State University (ASU) also organizes the EarthScope National Meeting and several scientific workshops held throughout the year. The EarthScope Observatories are operated and maintained as a collaborative effort by UNAVCO, Inc., and the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS).

The National Office, currently housed at Arizona State University (ASU) also organizes the EarthScope National Meeting and several scientific workshops held throughout the year. The EarthScope Observatories are operated and maintained as a collaborative effort by UNAVCO, Inc., and the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS).

EarthScope National Office Responsibilities

  • Support for the EarthScope Steering Committee and all subcommittees and/or working groups
    • Schedule and provide logistical support for meetings
    • Schedule and provide logistical support for regularly scheduled teleconferences
    • Assists in development and distribution of pre-meeting materials
    • Produce and distribute minutes for meetings and teleconferences
  • Implement ESSC and NSF recommendations
  • Conference/meeting support
    • Major and smaller conferences
    • Scientifically oriented meetings
    • Meetings/workshops coincident with National/regional professional meetings
  • Communication
    • Oversee maintenance of the community EarthScope web site to the current high standards
    • Oversee publication of OnSite, the EarthScope newsletter (quarterly) summarizing
      • Recent activities that further EarthScope science, education, and outreach
      • Issues that concern the community
    • Facilitate the organization and implementation of the EarthScope Speaker series
    • Facilitate the production of special volumes with the EarthScope imprint
    • Provide opportunities for community planning
    • Involve and excite the growing EarthScope community
    • Oversee maintenance and use of the EarthScope list serve to the current high standards