2018-10-19: 1st Annual Florida Geodesy and Seismology meeting

“1st Annual” FLAGS Meeting

USF hosted the 1st Annual FLoridA Geodesy and Seismology (FLAGS) meeting.

Venue: USF Marshall Center Room 3713

Organizers: Prof. Steve McNutt and Prof. Jochen Braunmiller.


9:00 – 9:10. Stephen McNutt (USF), Opening remarks.
9:10 – 9:30. Falk Amelung (U Miami), Y. Zhang, S. Mirzaee, A. Terrero: The University of Miami global InSAR ground-deformation volcano monitoring system: new insights into volcanic crises in Bali, mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos islands.
9:30 – 9:50. Heming Liao (FIU): Ionospheric correction of Interferometric SAR data and its geophysical applications.
9:50 – 10:10. Boya Zhang (FIU): Monitoring Surface Stability of Remediated Sinkholes in Western Central Florida using PSInSAR Technique and Sentinel-1 Observations.
10:10 – 10:25. General Discussion.

BREAK – 10:25 – 10:40

10:40 – 10:55. Heather McFarlin (USF), S. McNutt, G. Thompson, J. Braunmiller: Features of seismic events within the Lazufre volcanic system, northern Chile/Argentina.
10:55 – 11:10. Jochen Braunmiller (USF), G. Thompson, S. McNutt: The January 2014 Northern Cuba earthquake sequence – An earthquake felt in Florida.
11:10 – 11:25. Cassandra Smith (USF), G. Thompson, S. Reader, S. McNutt, S. Behnke, H. Edens, R. Thomas: Sakurajima Volcano: An investigation into volcanic lightning using seismic and infrasound data.
11:25 – 11:40. General Discussion.

LUNCH – 11:40 – 13:00 “On Top of the Palms”

13:00 – 13:20. Ray Russo (UF): Recent changes in post-seismic motions in the southern zone of rupture of the 1960 Chile earthquake.
13:20 – 13:40. Shanshan Li (FIU), J. T. Freymueller, J. Wang, N. Ruppert: Correlation between Seismicity Rate Changes and Coulomb Stressing Rate Changes due to Slow Slip Events in Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska-Aleutian Subduction Zone (different talk was given).
13:40 – 13:55. Daniel Graybeal (USF), F. Deng, K. Hosseini, J. Braunmiller, T. Dixon: Seismological investigation of the Mw=6.1 5 April 2017 Fariman, NE Iran earthquake.
13:55 – 14:10. Jorge Roman-Nieves (AFTAC): September 2, 2017 North Korea event.
14:10 – 14:20. General Discussion.

BREAK – 14:20 – 14:30

14:30 – 14:50. Jamie Farquharson (U Miami), F. Amelung, Rainfall and volcanism in Indonesia.
14:50 – 15:05. Elisabeth Gallant (USF), J. Richardson, C. Connor, P. Wetmore, L. Connor: A new approach to probabilistic lava flow hazard assessments, applied to the Idaho National Laboratory, eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho, USA.
15:05 – 15:20. Stephen R. McNutt (USF), G. Thompson, J. Braunmiller, S. Holtkamp: Some features of earthquake swarms in different tectonic environments.
15:20 – 15:35. Tianyu Rong (USF), S. McNutt, G. Thompson, J. Braunmiller: Timing and rates of events in Generic Volcanic Earthquake Swarms.
15:35 – 15:50. General Discussion.

BREAK – 15:50 – 16:00

16:00 – 16:20. Dean Clauter (AFTAC): Benefits of a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA).
16:20 – 16:40. Glenn Thompson (USF): Seismic and infrasound analysis of rocket launches and explosions at Kennedy Space Center.
16:40 – 17:00. Paul Bremner (UF), A. M. Forte, M. R. Perfit, P. A. Mueller, N. A. Simmons: S. Grand, Inferring mantle composition and temperature from mantle end-member mixing via inversion of seismic tomography models.

Post meeting party: SCA 216 (5-6 pm)