Dr. Chao Gao moves to Houston

We wish Chao the best of luck in his new position at CGG in Houston, TX....

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Dr. Erin Cunningham begins postdoc at CERI

We wish Erin the best of luck as she ventures on the next step of her scientific journey as a postdoc at CERI!...

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Spurious Low Velocity Zones in Joint Inversions of Surface Waves and Receiver Functions

Spurious Low Velocity Zones in Joint Inversions of Surface Waves and Receiver Functions

Low-velocity layers within the crust can indicate the presence of melt and lithologic differences with implications for crustal composition and formation. Seismic wave conversions and...

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First Tomographic Model of the Inner Core!

First Tomographic Model of the Inner Core!

With collaborators Scott Burdick at Wayne State University and Lauren Waszek at New Mexico State University -- both former Maryland postdocs -- we just published...

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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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