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Date: 01/23/2020

Dear SCEC Community,

Please see below for the following announcements:

1. MCS RCN Webinar Series
2. Geologic Data Call: California Slip Rates or Earthquake Dates
3. 33rd Conference on Mathematical Geophysics (June 22 - 26, 2020)
4. Seismological Laboratory Director’s Postdoctoral Scholar


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1. MCS RCN Webinar Series:

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2020 MCS RCN Webinar Series, featuring a set of conversations between the leaders of successful interdisciplinary collaborations. A moderator will guide the pairs of speakers through a "fireside chat," highlighting best practices, lessons learned, and breakthroughs in subduction zone science.

You can register for webinars by clicking on the Zoom links on our website: https://www.sz4dmcs.org/webinars. All webinars are open to everyone!

***Spring 2020 Webinar Series***
Jan 21 @ 11am EST – Lapo Boschi & Thorsten Becker
Mar 4 @ 2pm EST – Andy Freed & Greg Hirth
Mar 17 @ 3pm EST – Erin Wirth & Alex Grant
Apr 7 @ 4pm EST – Phaedra Upton & Greg Tucker

Please note that the first webinar, featuring Lapo Boschi & Thorsten Becker (moderated by Steve Grand) is coming up soon on Jan 21. Registration is here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/6815789512677/WN_mDr0GZlYRcKtNOjUEQ7AIg.

If you have suggestions for future speakers at our webinar series (or wish to self-nominate), please email contact@sz4dmcs.org.

Gabriel Lotto, PhD
Program Manager
Modeling Collaboratory for Subduction RCN
Institute for Geophysics
The University of Texas at Austin

2. Geologic Data Call: California Slip Rates or Earthquake Dates:

Geologic Data Call: California Slip Rates or Earthquake Dates
In preparation for updating the National Seismic Hazard Map, the USGS is seeking new* geologic data on late Quaternary fault slip rates, paleoseismic events or displacement data. Ideally these are peer-reviewed results, but project reports will also be considered.
*New means results that were not included in the UCERF3 analysis. Link to UCERF3 Appendix B (slip rates) and Appendix G (paleoseismic data) here.

If so, please use this link to provide input: https://bit.ly/30IVbjw
NOTE! Although you don’t need to fill in every field in the form, you must click through all pages of form AND click submit at the end for data to be received through the form.
Deadline for submission is May 29, 2020.
Data are being compiled by Alex Hatem (USGS Mendenhall Post Doc) ahatem@usgs.gov

3. 33rd Conference on Mathematical Geophysics (June 22 - 26, 2020):

33rd Conference on Mathematical Geophysics is going to be held in Seoul, Korea, this June (06.22-26, http://www.cmg2020.org/).The CMG (Commission on Mathematical Geophysics) is a Union Commission of IUGG (International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics). It aims to encourage exchange of ideas and information in all areas of geophysics, with emphasis on the application of mathematics, statistics and computer science to geophysical problems, and to promote the development and application of mathematical methods and appropriate theoretical techniques for the solution of problems across the complete spectrum of geophysical disciplines. June is a good time to visit Korea and AOGS2020 (06.28-07.04) is also going to be held in Korea right after the CMG conference. We hope to see many of you in Seoul this June!

4. Seismological Laboratory Director’s Postdoctoral Scholar:

The Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) invites applications for the Seismological Laboratory Director’s Postdoctoral Scholar position. We invite applications for a post doctoral position in any research area covered by the Seismological Laboratory, including, but not limited to: Observational seismology, earth structure, earthquake physics, earthquake early warning, computational geophysics, mineral physics, geodesy, geodynamics, and tectonics. We are especially interested in individuals whose research naturally links with any of the research programs within the Seismo Lab, GPS Division, or other parts of Caltech. A Ph.D. is required and initial appointment will be for one year. Starting date is flexible. Applicants should send a CV, a brief statement of research interests and experience, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent electronically to Jennifer Shechet at shechet@gps.caltech.edu.

All applications and references are due by Monday, April 13, 2020.

Fellowship candidates will automatically be considered for other available postdoctoral positions at Caltech in geophysics.

Caltech is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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