Research community responds to NSF divestment of marine seismic research vessel

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On April 10, the National Science Foundation (NSF) released a Dear Colleague Letter, titled “Towards a New Approach for the Provision of Marine Seismic Capabilities to the U.S. Research Community,” announcing its decision to divest of the marine seismic research vessel Marcus G. Langseth by 2020. Early career geophysicists and groups such as the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) have replied to NSF with letters expressing concern about divestment of the vessel and limited options to continue cutting edge seismic research in deep-ocean crustal imaging.

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The Seismological Society of America and the Latin American and Caribbean Seismological Commission have put out a call for sessions for the 2018 "Seismology of the Americas" Meeting. Topics of interest may include, but are not limited to: recent major earthquakes; earthquake early warning


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