|Observatories and Research Facilities for EUropean Seismology|
|Volume 2, no 3||December 2000||Orfeus Newsletter|
First MEREDIAN workshop
MEREDIAN, is a project (contract EVR1-CT-2000-40007) in the 5th Framework under the Environment and Sustainable Development programme and Support for Research Infrastructure action and is an acronym for Mediterranean-European Rapid Earthquake Data Information and Archiving Network.
Goal of this meeting is to update the working packages and to plan and co-ordinate the work for the next 12 months within the project. Besides a number of presentation also several demonstrations of live data gathering and user software will be given. A preliminary program is available and those interested in the project developments and discussions can contact the project coordinator Torild van Eck for more information.
Specific subjects that will be discussed is real-time (or live) data exchange,
through satellite and Internet. Several demonstrations will be given of LISS,
SeisComP and Antelope, all actual options for live seismogram data exchnage
mechanisms. Further, data archiving issues such as hardware, software,
quality control and data access will be compared and discussed. Recent
developments of Data user tools, specifically SeisView of Anthony Lomax,
will be demonstrated.