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Request for Quote: DAS Interrogator for Field Surveying and Instructional Use (EarthScope 002)
EarthScope is seeking to add a Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) interrogator to the slate of portable observing systems available through the National Science Foundation’s SAGE facility. This involves procurement of an interrogator and other ancillary hardware and software to be supported from the EarthScope Primary Instrument Center, for use in Principal Investigator-led experiments. We also seek training from the manufacturer on full operation of the interrogator, the best practices for installation, operation, and data-handling, and maintenance and repair of the interrogator unit to the extent possible.
Detailed requirements can be found in the solicitation document.
Issuance Date: July 7, 2023
Bid Due Date: July 21, 2023 at 8:00PM ET
Request for Quote: Telecommunication Services to Global Geophysical Stations (EarthScope 001)
EarthScope is looking to obtain IP-based streaming telecommunication service for geophysical and state of health data for 37 remote locations. EarthScope prefers that the service solution proposed be the same for all locations in so far as possible. EarthScope does understand that this may not be possible, and therefore will accept proposals for different solutions at a minority of locations. Regardless of solution technology, having a single operations/management interface that provides access to the current link status and traffic statistics for all locations is desired.
Detailed specifications and requirements can be found in the solicitation document.
Issuance Date: June 12, 2023
Response Due Date: July 7, 2023 at 5:00PM ET