OBS Workshop Talks

The OBS workshop included a variety of sessions including experiment results, OBS technology, international OBS development efforts, and active source waveform inversion technology development. 

A list of the speakers and links to the provided presentations are below: 

 

INTRODUCTION

Brnet EversOBSIP Facility Introduction

Geoff Abers - Amphibious Array Introduction 

SESSION 1: ACTIVE-SOURCE IMAGING OF THE CRUST (WAVEFORM, TRAVEL TIME)

Shuichi Kodaira - JAMSTEC Active-Source Seismic Study: Its Success with OBSs
Joanna MorganNext Generation Seismic Experiments: Wide-Angle, Multi-Azimuth, 3D, Full Waveform Inversion
Satish Singh- Oceanic Crustal Structures at Slow and Ultra-Slow Spreading Centers from OBS Data

SESSION 2: AMBIENT NOISE

Weisen ShenCrustal and Uppermost Mantle Shear Velocity Structure Adjacent to the Juan de Fuca Ridge from Ambient Seismic Noise
Spahr Webb/Andrew Barclay- Shallow Water Seismology in Cascadia
Anne SheehanThe MOANA Experiment or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Noise

SESSION 3: SEISMOTECTONICS

Jeff McGuire- Results from the Quebrada, Discovery, and Gofar Transform Fault Experiment
Emilie HooftSeismo-tectonics of the Juan de Fuca Ridge

SESSION 4: IMAGING THE CRUST AND MANTLE, AND BEYOND

Gabi Laske- PLUME: Imaging of the Hawaiian Hotspot, and a View Beyond
Nick HarmonModeling OBS-Current Interaction using Computational Fluid Dynamics

SESSION 5: LITHOSPHERE-ASTHENOSPHERE INTERACTIONS

Hitoshi KawakatsuToward In-Situ Characterization of the Lithosphere/Asthenosphere System of the "Normal Oceanic" Mantle: The NOMan Project
Jim Gaherty- Lithospheric Structure of the Central Pacific:  Early Returns from the NoMelt Experiment
Don Forsyth- Observations of Rayleigh Wave Dispersion in the Cascadia Experiment Using Teleseismic Sources

SESSION 6: SENSORS AND SENSOR NETWORKS

Mechita Schmidt-AurschThe German Instrument Pool for Amphibian Seismology (DEPAS)
Frederik Simons- On the Seismological Potential, and the Practical Feasibility, for Untethered Hydroacoustic Arrays in the Oceans
Haijime ShiobaraOBSs with the Self Burying Broadband Sensor in the NOMan project and a New Style OBS for the Ultra-Deep Sea
Del Bohnenstiehl- Seismicity of the Eastern Lau Spreading Center: Sound-Channel Moored Hydrophones vs. Ocean Bottom Seismometers

SESSION 7: SUBDUCTION ZONE STRUCTURES AND EARTHQUAKES

Philippe CharvisCrustal Structure and Seismic Activity at Subduction Zone Forearcs
Monica Kohler- 2011 Tohoku Tsunami Observations on the Offshore Southern California (ALBACORE) OBS/DPG Array

Plenary Session Agenda