Improved Model of Outer Core 1D Structure

Improved Model of Outer Core 1D Structure

We have published a new model of 1D structure of the outer core, parameterized using two different equations of state: Irving_Cottaar_Lekic_2018 Brief highlights: We infer the...

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Prof. Olugboji moves to U. Rochester

We wish Prof. Olugboji the very best of luck as he starts his new position of Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester....

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Our paper about the properties of the Outer Core is published in Science Advances

Link to the article: http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/6/eaar2538 Link to a nice write-up about how the project came together: https://www.princeton.edu/news/2018/06/27/seismologist-jessica-irving-uses-massive-earthquakes-unlock-secrets-outer-core  ...

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Congratulations to Tolu!

We congratulate Dr. Tolu Olugboji for being selected a Fellow of the Next Einstein Forum, which recognises Africa’s best young scientists and technologists. In March,...

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Quaking the Delaware

Quaking the Delaware

Graduate students at the University of Maryland Seismology Lab sprung into action following the M4.1 earthquake that struck Dover, Delaware on November 30, 2017. The...

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Things to consider when interpreting Sp receiver functions…

Things to consider when interpreting Sp receiver functions…

Conversions of shear waves (S) to compressional waves (P), often analyzed as Sp receiver functions, are useful for studying upper mantle layering, and have been...

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About those amplitudes…

About those amplitudes…

It is well known, at least among tomographers, that our images of the Earth's interior are washed out. Lateral variations in seismic velocities are likely...

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Improvement in P-wave tomography due to EarthScope

Improvement in P-wave tomography due to EarthScope

The EarthScope project has been described as the Apollo program of the solid Earth community. It has enabled an unprecedented investment in seismic instrumentation, and...

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Congratulations and Best of Luck to Sutton Chiorini!

Sutton Chiorini, who has been an undergraduate researcher in our lab for three years, has graduated and started a Master's program at Miami University of...

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Pair of IRIS summer interns joins the group

This summer, we had the pleasure of hosting two summer undergraduate interns: Anant Hariharan from Cornell, and Brittany Washington from Rugters, Newark. While Anant worked...

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