International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks

Thread: FDSN Working Group I draft agenda

Started: 2019-06-25 17:35:03
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Wen-Tzong Liang
2019-06-25 17:35:03
Dear Moderator,
I am not sure how to attach a file in this mail. So that we put the agenda details in the mail body. If this made this mail unreadable, I can send in a pdf file instead.
Thank you,
Dear FDSN WG I members,

The FDSN Working Group I on Station Siting and Instrumentation will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019 in Room 513D of the Montreal Convention Center from 12:00 to 13:30.

The draft agenda for the WG I meeting is listed below:

12:00 Review and Approval of the 2017 Minutes from Kobe
Please see

12:05 Review of the Definition of the FDSN Backbone Stations

Please see
and for details.

A tentative statement is proposed below, which will be discussed during the meeting:
"A subset of 250 (need more?) stations chosen on the basis of hardware standards (VBB or BB and VLP, 3-component, dynamic range greater than 100db), noise characteristics, geographical location, and status (installed or installation imminent)."

The current _FDSN backbone stations can be found at or
(Note that 38 stations there are not available Right Now.)

12:35 Replacement of the FDSN station inventory which was maintained in an excel file.

12:50 A quick report of the performance of the FDSN backbone stations
(Do we need to increase the number of FDSN backbone stations? If yes, how many?)

13:20 Other business

13:30 Adjourn

If there are any items you think we should discuss in the meeting as well, please just let me know that.

See you soon,
Wen-Tzong Liang
Chair of FDSN WG1
Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan