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John Orcutt, panel, brief Congress on tsunami preparedness

John Orcutt, IGPP Distinguished Professor of Geophysics, and fellow panel members Eddie Bernard (NOAA/PMEL) and John Schelling (Washington State Emergency Management Division), presented "Tsunami Preparedness: Understanding our Nation's Risk and Response" to members of Congress, at the Rayburn House Office Building, in Washington, DC, on 21 March 2012.

IGPP team is granted $1.02 million from the National Science Foundation to develop a deep-ocean seismic system.

PI Jonathan Berger and co-principal investigators John Orcutt, Gabrielle Laske and Jeffrey Babcock will develop a potentially transformative system for deploying seafloor seismometers and relaying their data in near real-time for applications ranging from earthquake monitoring and deep Earth structure and dynamics to tsunami warning systems. Read the full story here.