International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks

Thread: Fwd: IUGG Session J-S05 Infrastructure for seismology (FDSN)

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I am sending this email to the various people with an FDSN connection. Please consider the email I am forwarding from the FDSN
Secretary, Torild Vaneck


Program Manager, IRIS Data Management System
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Seattle, WA 98105

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From: Eck van, Torild (KNMI)
Sent: 21 January 2011 16:38
To: fdsn-general<at>
Cc: Eck van, Torild (KNMI)
Subject: IUGG Session J-S05 Infrastructure for seismology (FDSN)

Dear network contacts,

Invitation to submit contributions.

IUGG Session J-S05 Infrastructure for seismology (FDSN)

At the IUGG 2011 ( IASPEI meeting (June 30 – July 4, 2011) The FDSN organises a specific session (J-So5) at the meeting (see below for details), an FDSN General Assembly meeting and FDSN Working Groups meetings (see attached schedule). We encourage you to submit relevant contributions to the IUGG session. This is the occasion to obtain a complete overview over the global seismological observational infrastructure. We encourage both oral and poster presentations.

International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks (FDSN)

The FDSN General Assembly and its workshop meetings discuss on-going developments, station siting and instrumentation (WG1), format standards and data centers (WG2), products, tools and services (WG3), coordination with the CTBTO (WG4), and portable instrumentation (WG5). More details can be found on We encourage network operators to participate in these open meetings en contribute to the discussions and promote collaboration where possible. Please, contact FDSN Executive members and Working groups members if you want to present relevant issues and developments.

Best regards,

FDSN secretary

Torild van Eck


IUGG Session J-S05 Infrastructure for seismology (FDSN)

Submission deadline: Februari 1, 2011

Lead Convenors: Gerardo Suarez (Mexico), Torild van Eck (The Netherlans), Rhett Butler (United States of America)

Scope: The International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks (FDSN) is a global organization. Its membership is comprised of groups responsible for the installation and maintenance of seismographs either within their geographic borders or globally. Membership in the FDSN is open to all organizations that operate more than one broadband station. Members agree to coordinate station siting and provide free and open access to their data. This cooperation helps scientists all over the world to further the advancement of earth science and particularly the study of global seismic activity. The FDSN also holds commission status within IASPEI.
We encourage technical/scientific contributions providing an overview of networks intending to become member of the FDSN, new transformative developments at FDSN member networks and innovative technical developments that have had a significant impact on facilitating and promoting efficient transnational real-time data exchange. The session will be accompanied by a number of side meetings of the different FDSN working groups (see also