Rob Porritt, a UTIG postdoc, along with three UT Geology undergraduate students traveled to the Mojave desert in California in May to deploy 19 broadband seismic sensors. All were successfully placed over the course of six arduous days in the desert. “This was by far the hardest deployment I’ve ever done,” said Rob. “We stressed […]
Mrinal K. Sen, UTIG Associate director, professor, and Jackson Chair in Applied Seismology, will be recognized with the Virgil Kauffman Gold Medal from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) at their annual meeting in October. The award is presented to the person who in the unanimous opinion of the SEG Honors and Awards Committee and […]
The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) organized a community wavefields experiment near Enid, Oklahoma with the help of a 60 member volunteer team, which included UTIG post-doc Chastity Aiken and graduate student Taylor Borgfeldt.
University of Texas Institute for Geophysics Research Associate Jake Walter contributed to a published study examining the connection between the 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile in 2010 and micro-earthquakes in Antarctica, also known as “icequakes.” Walter was a postdoctorate researcher at Georgia Tech working at the time of the study with Zhigang Peng, an associate professor in […]
A recently published paper co-authored by Cliff Frohlich of the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics is featured in the May 20, 2014, edition of Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. Frohlich and his co-authors published a paper in the January 2014 edition of Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth regarding the largest recorded earthquake in East […]