This workshop takes place in weekly meeting throughout February, with additional sessions in March and April. Below you will find a schedule of meeting dates, the slate of speakers, and materials for the presentations as appropriate. Some materials may be available to participants only due to copyright or other factors. These materials can be found in the Participant Workspace on the page for the appropriate day. Each meeting session runs from 12:00-2:00 PM Central Time.
Wednesday, February 2Watch the Screencast (MP4 Video 404.5MB Aug1 17)
12:00 - 12:15 PM Introduction to the workshop and goals - Michael Wysession
12:15 - 12:20 PM Overview of technical infrastructure (Elluminate and conference call line) - John McDaris
12:20 - 12:50 PM Overview of Cutting Edge Resources and Advice on Creating Effective Instructional Resources (PowerPoint 6.1MB Feb3 11) - David Mogk
12:50 - 2:00 PM Visualizing Seismic Waves for Teaching and Research: Overview (PowerPoint 21.6MB Feb1 11) - Michael Wysession
Seismic Shear Wave Propagation Animations - Created by Saadia Baqer and Michael Wysession of Washington University - St. Louis
An Introduction Seismology, Earthquakes, and Earth Structure (Seth Stein and Michael Wysession) - This page presents the figures and powerpoint slides that go along with this text book.
Wave Propagation on a String - This computer simulation by Seth Stein shows an example of wave propagation on a string composed of two segments of different properties.
Seismic Wave Demonstrations and Animations by Larry Braile.
Incorporated Research Institutes for Seismology (IRIS): Education and Outreach - Many educational resources related to seismology including Wave Visualizations and Animations.
Seismic Raypaths in the Earth - Ed Garnero of Arizona State University has created a suite of plots showing the paths of various seismic waves that can be used to study Earth's interior.
Global ShakeMovie - This is Princeton's near real-time global siesmicity portal. It has been designed to present seismologists with near real-time 1D and 3D synthetic seismograms for recent earthquakes.
Wednesday, February 9Watch the Screencast (MP4 Video 359.4MB Jul31 17)
- A Brief Introduction to Earthquake Ground Motions and Intensities (PowerPoint 51.2MB Feb8 11) - Dave Wald, USGS
- IRIS Seismic Visualizations - Bob Woodward, IRIS, and Charles J. Ammon, Penn State University
Wednesday, February 16Watch the Screencast (MP4 Video 443.9MB Aug1 17)
- IRIS Data Tools and Animations (PowerPoint 13.7MB Feb16 11) - John Taber and Tammy Bravo, IRIS
- Seismic Canvas (PowerPoint 1023kB Feb16 11) - Glenn Kroeger, Trinity University
- Wavefield Visualization (PowerPoint 6.9MB Feb15 11) - Michael Thorne, Univ Utah
- Listening to Exploration and Earthquake Seismograms (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 17MB Feb22 11) - John Louie, Univ Nevada, Reno
- The Music of Earthquakes (PowerPoint 2.5MB Feb22 11) - Andrew Michael, USGS
- Earthquake... (PowerPoint 15.2MB Feb23 11) - Zhigang Peng and Debi Kilb, Georgia Tech
- The Quake-Catcher Network (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 14.9MB Feb23 11) - Jesse F. Lawrence, Stanford University
- "Homework" for the Month of March
Wednesday, March 30Watch the Screencast (MP4 Video 248.3MB Aug1 17)
- The Amplitude Gain of Wiggles and Pixels for Reflection and Transmission Seismics (PowerPoint 9.9MB Mar30 11) - Bob Nowack, Purdue University
- Teachable Moments from Japan (PowerPoint 17.8MB Mar30 11) - Michael Wysession, Washington University Saint Louis
Wednesday, April 6Watch the Screencast (Quicktime Video 530.3MB Apr6 11)
- Pumagram (PowerPoint 3.6MB Apr6 11) - Xyoli Pérez-Campos, Instituto de Geofísica, UNAM
- Seismology (PowerPoint 6.2MB Apr6 11) - Dylan Mikesell, Boise State University (PDF version (Acrobat (PDF) 1.3MB Apr6 11))
- Global earthquake explorer - a simple example for students (PowerPoint 1.3MB Apr5 11) - Sharon Browning, Baylor University
- Seismic Canvas Features (PowerPoint 1.7MB Apr6 11) - Glenn Kroeger, Trinity University
- Zhigang Peng, Georgia Institute of Technology - Earthquake Sound from the Mw9.0 2011 Japan Earthquake