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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 2

Watch the Screencast (Flash Video 224MB Feb3 11)

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.

USGS Website: Search for Animations

Alan Jones' Website

Magnitude 8.0 wall-to-wall scenario on the San Andreas fault from Bombay Beach to Parkfield

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.

NOAA Center for Tsunami Research

Glaciogenic Waves and Collapsing Ice Shelves

QuickTime movies of SH-wave propagation using the 3-D axi-symmetric finite difference code

Wednesday, February 9

Watch the Screencast (Flash Video 228.9MB Feb10 11)

Wednesday, February 16

Watch the Screencast (Flash Video 251.9MB Feb17 11)

Wednesday, February 23

Watch the Screencast (Flash Video 247MB Mar17 11)

Wednesday, March 30

Watch the Screencast (Flash Video 140.3MB Apr6 11)

Wednesday, April 6

Watch the Screencast (Quicktime Video 530.3MB Apr6 11)
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