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Pacific ORCA deployment


Sailing aboard the R/V Kilo Moana, we plan to deploy 30 broadband ocean bottom seismometers in the central Pacific Ocean. Distributed in a large (~500x500 km) array on the seafloor hundreds of miles from the nearest land-based seismic station, these instruments will passively record global seismicity for 15 months. When we recover them in 2019, they will (hopefully!) hold data that sheds light on convection within the Earth's mantle, as well as the structure and development of oceanic plates. 

 All aboard!

All aboard!

Earlier Event: February 16
Invited talk at UTIG
Later Event: July 9
CIDER 2018 workshop