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

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Articles and News
The Swiss Digital Seismic Network (SDSNet): 10 (35 kB)
Manfred Baer, Peter Zweifel, Domenico Giardini
New BB network with STS-2 and Nanometric data acquisition/communication

Broadband stations in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan: 11 (9406 kB)
David Harris, Abdel-Qader Amrat, et al.
New BB stations operating in Jordan.

NETLANDER:A seismic network on Mars: 12 (1869 kB)
P. Lognonné, D. Giardini, B. Banerdt et al.
A European initiative for seismology on Mars.

The two large earthquakes in the South Iceland seismic zone on June 17 and 21, 2000: 13 (246 kB)
Ragnar Stefánsson, Gunnar B. Guðmundsson, Páll Halldórsson
Details and background information on the recent Iceland earthquakes

Continental upper mantle structure from combined data from mobile broadband networks in South America 14 (279 kB)
S. van der Lee, D. E. James and P.G. Silver
Benefits from combining and recycling seismic data from mobile experiments.

Signals from the accident of the Russian submarine Kursk 15 (1532 kB)
NORSAR staff
Seismological evidence of the Kursk drama, August 12, 2000

Short notes
New EC-project at ORFEUS: MEREDIAN: 16 (8 kB)
A fifth framework EC project under "Support for Research Infrastructure".

European Java/CORBA initiative: 17 (5 kB)
Java/CORBA initiative.

ORFEUS announcements: 18 (5 kB)

ORFEUS workshop (Rome: November 27-29, 2000)

Second Quanterra Users Group meeting (Rome: November 30, 2000)

First Antelope Users Group meeting (Rome: December 1, 2000)

ORFEUS meetings at the ESC (September 11-15, 2000)

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