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3 June 2024

Common Sensor Platform team releases engineering design for community feedback

Following two years of planning and developmental work, the Common Sensor Platform (CSP) team has released an initial design of instrumentation components and engineering practices.

3 June 2024

Cloud case study: a seismic processing tutorial for your first foray

A recent paper helpfully documents a basic cloud computing project, including a practical introduction to the key concepts you need to know. Check out our interview with one of the authors!

28 May 2024

SSA meeting recap: Harnessing the power of cloud computing

Events like this help us take the pulse of our community—highlighting for us how the growth of cloud computing is progressing and why, for example. Here’s a short summary of what we heard.

Science and Society
27 May 2024

Greenland GPS network measures the ice sheet’s weight loss

In a recent study, researchers treat the entire GNET network as a single instrument weighing the loss of Greenland’s ice.

11 April 2024

With computational notebooks, code can tell a story

If you aren’t yet familiar with notebooks, here’s a primer on what they are—and why many in science find them useful.

Science and Society
8 April 2024

GPS data capturing eclipse phenomena in ionosphere

The passing shadow of the eclipse creates a natural experiment, suddenly reducing solar energy to an isolated area of the ionosphere.

Science and Society
4 April 2024

Sensing potentially tsunamigenic Alaskan landslides resulting from retreating glaciers

As the world warms, glaciers retreat, leaving behind over-steepened slopes that are prone to landslides. In places like coastal Alaska, landslides that slip into the ocean can spell disaster.

Science and Society
1 April 2024

Sea level rise, Earth’s variable rotation, and a new leap second problem

A new study tries to disentangle the factors affecting Earth’s rotation—and finds that we may have a technical problem our on our hands in the next few years.

13 March 2024

Deprecation of the Version 1 Nominal Response Library (NRL) and PDCC

Version 1 of the Nominal Response Library (NRL) will be deprecated on May 31, replaced by version 2.