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S Constable Receives 2016 AGU Fellow Honor

Congratulations to IGPP's Director, Steven Constable, who has been elected to AGU's 2016 Class of Fellows. The fellows will receive their awards for "their remarkable contributions to their research fields, exceptional knowledge, and visionary leadership."  at the AGU Fall Meeting's annual Honors Tribute December 14, 2016: https://eos.org/agu-news/2016-class-of-agu-fellows-announced

LRI prepares case study of IGPP's RIO ROSO project

Liquid Robotics, Inc. (LRI) developer of the Wave Glider and a company, which partnered with IGPP on the successful proof-of-concept Autonomously Deployed Deep-ocean Seismic System - Communications Gateway for Ocean Observatories (ADDOSS) project, has prepared a case study report on ADDOSS’s successor, the proposed (pending NSF funding)  Robotically Installed and Online Remote Ocean Seafloor Observatory (RIO ROSO) program: http://goo.gl/0Ai7Bo.

Kilb, Rohrlick, SIO GAMES to showcase new game at the Smithsonian

Join SIO GAMES Saturday, June 4, at the Smithsonian in Washington DC, in celebration of World Ocean Day (https://ocean.si.edu/world-ocean-day-2016-smithsonian-national-museum-natural-history). During the event, which runs from 10AM-4:30PM, SIO GAMES will showcase its new two-player virtual reality game "ARCTIC EXPLORER: THE ELUSIVE NARWHAL” (siogames.ucsd.edu/ae/).

Orcutt, National Academies committee conclude nuclear plant safety study

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has posted the committee report from the second, and final, phase of the lessons learned from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident.  The congressionally mandated study (http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=21874), conducted by 17 distinguished scientists and engineers, including IGPP’s John Orcutt, has determined that the Fukushima accident offers a "wake-up call" as to the risks nuclear fuel pools pose to health and safet

DeSanto "Glamorizes" geophysics in clever blog

Want to know more about the "Glamorous Life of a Geophysicist"? IGPP's John DeSanto has been keeping a blog that will allow followers to do just that!

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