Lava Flow on the Big Island of Hawaii
Lava Flow on the Big Island of Hawaii. Photo by H. Staudigal.
Visualization of the Lake Tahoe region
Visualization of the Lake Tahoe region, which focuses on a swarm of deep earthquakes in the late 2003. Created by D. Kilb and G. Kent
Visualization of the 2010 Chile magnitude 8.8 earthquake
Visualization of the 2010 Chile magnitude 8.8 earthquake and initial aftershocks. Created by D. Kilb.
Aerial view of IGPP
Aerial view of IGPP. Photo by S. Green.
Earthscope Transportable Array station
An Earthscope Transportable Array station in Almira, Washington. Photo by F. Vernon.
Lava Flow on the Big Island of Hawaii. Photo by H. Staudigal.
Visualization of the Lake Tahoe region, which focuses on a swarm of deep earthquakes in the late 2003. Created by D. Kilb and G. Kent
Visualization of the 2010 Chile magnitude 8.8 earthquake and initial aftershocks. Created by D. Kilb.
Aerial view of IGPP. Photo by S. Green.
An Earthscope Transportable Array station in Almira, Washington. Photo by F. Vernon.
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The SIO GAMES Deep-sea Extreme Environment Pilot (DEEP) XBOX game will be showcased at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC during World Ocean Day 2015. SIO GAMES' East coast collaborator, Leslie Smith from Dive Into the Ocean, Inc., will be presenting DEEP. Learn more here: si.edu/world-ocean-day-2015-smithsonian-national-museum-natural-history.

In an effort to make STEAM curriculum available to students of San Diego county, IGPP's GAMES group Deborah KilbDaniel Rohrlick and Alan Yang) is partnering with UCSD Extension and the Elementary Institute of Science to bring video game programming and robotics to the underserved 8th-12th graders of the Diamond District. For more information, see: http://bit.ly/1Ipzw1s.

By processing satellite radar imagery collected before and after the the Mw 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, IGPP’s Eric Lindsey, Xiaohua Xu, and David Sandwell have been able to successfully produce line of sight deformation data for the region.  Imagery and information, about the satellites used, are available at http://topex.ucsd.edu/nepal/.

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