Observatories and Research Facilities for EUropean Seismology
Volume 2, no 2 Augus 2000 Orfeus Newsletter


  • ORFEUS workshop

    Installation and operation of broadband seismograph stations
    November 27-29, 2000, Rome, Italy.
    For preliminary registration, please, contact Torild van Eck at ORFEUS.

  • The Second European Quanterra Users Group (QUG) meeting and
    The first Antelope Users meeting
    will be held directly after, i.e. November 30, respectively December 1. Please, for preliminary registration contact either Damiano Pesaresi at ING or Torild van Eck at ORFEUS.

  • ORFEUS meetings at the ESC General Assembly in Lisbon

    • ORFEUS Executive Committee meeting (only ExeCom members)
      Tuesday, 12 September. 10:00 - (11:00) (code M7)

    • ORFEUS Board of Directors (only by invitation)
      Wednesday, 13 September, 17:00 - 18:00 (code M8)

    • ORFEUS workmeeting (public - you are invited!)
      Tuesday, 12 September, 11:00 - 12:30 (code M10)
      Presentation of EC-project MEREDIAN and related initiatives.
      Preliminary program:
      ORFEUS and the new EC-project MEREDIAN, Torild van Eck, ORFEUS
      Towards a European BB realtime network, Winfried Hanka, GEOFON
      Installing AutoDRM at European observatories,(preliminary title) Reinoud Sleeman, ORFEUS & Urs Kradolfer, ETH/SED
      Co-ordination of software development for Seismology, (preliminary title) ..

    • ORFEUS Working group 1. Station siting (public, informal meeting style)
      Wednesday, 13 September, 18:00 - 20:00 (code M12)
      Presentation of new BB networks and stations in Europe and surroundings.

    • ORFEUS Working group 4. Software (public - program will be announced)
      Thursday, 14 September, 18:00 - 20:00 (code M11) Discussions about seismological software and the ORFEUS Java-Corba initiative.

    • MEREDIAN kick-off meeting (only MEREDIAN participants)
      Monday, 11 September, 18:00 - 20:00 (code M9)
      Preliminary agenda

    • EMSC-ORFEUS Coordinating Committee meetings (only committe members)
      Monday, 11 September, 14:00 - 16:00 (place to be announced)
      Thursday, 14 September, 12:30 - 14:30 (place to be announced)

    On the web we maintain an updated Overview of the meetings.

  • GSE2SEED version 1.2

    Version 1.2 of conversion is available. Some minor bugs from Version 1.1 have been removed. GSE2SEED converts GSE2.0 to full SEED provided that all information (including poles and zeros formulation of the response function) is available in the GSE format. Please, report problems, bugs or suggestions for improvement to Reinoud Sleeman.

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