Recent News

Salton Sea swarm currently underway

Debi Kilb and Frank Vernon are monitoring an evolving earthquake swarm that started today south of the Salton Sea. The largest EQ in the swarm, so far, was Mw5.2.  Within an hour of the Mw5.2 EQ, an additional ~175 earthquakes occurred. Swarms are common in this region. This 2021 swarm is spatially nestled between the events from 2005 and 2012 —tending more toward the 2005 locations.

IGPP Virtual Seminar Series 2021: Zhongwen Zhan

IGPP is pleased to invite you to join its Winter 2021 Virtual Seminar Series presentation featuring Caltech's Zhongwen Zhan. Dr. Zhan's talk, "Geophysical Sensing on Submarine Cables: A Cocktail for Two Communities" will be available via Zoom on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, starting at 12:00pm.  The seminar will be hosted on Zoom link here (password = cable).

IGPP Virtual Seminar Series 2021: Ryan Hardy

IGPP is pleased to invite you to join its Winter 2021 Virtual Seminar Series presentation featuring NOAA's Ryan Hardy. Dr. Hardy's talk, "In Pursuit of Geoid Change in Alaska" will be available via Zoom on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, starting at 12:00pm.  The seminar will be hosted on Zoom link here (password = alaska). 

Fricker featured on Name Drop San Diego podcast


Listen to Helen Fricker, co-director of Scripps Polar Center, speak with Name Drop San Diego about the newly named Fricker Ice Piedmont, her experiences in the quiet of Antarctica,  the role of satellite altimetry in polar research, and more...
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/name-drop-san-diego/id1509798709?i=1000472441170

Pommier, Pirotte experimental research environment shared in "High Pressure Research"

Professor Anne Pommier, PhD student Hadrien Pirotte, and collaborators have developed a new experimental setup to explore the physical properties of planetary interiors

IGPP Virtual Seminar Series 2021 Winter Opener: Morzfeld and Fan

Happy New Year!

IGPP is pleased to invite you to join its first event of 2021 Virtual Seminar Series. The first virtual seminar of 2021 will be a special "Meet the Department" presentation featuring Matti Morzfeld & Wenyuan Fan via Zoom on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, starting at 12:00pm.  The seminar will be hosted on Zoom link here (password = jolla). 

Note: This meeting will be recorded. Please make sure that you are comfortable with this before registering.

Fricker Ice Piedmont

HUGE Congratulations to IGPP glaciologist and Scripps Polar Center founder and co-leader Helen Fricker whose satellite altimetry contributions to Antarctic study have been recognized by the government of the British Antarctic Treaty (BAT) with the newly named Fricker Ice Piedmont.

IGPP Virtual Seminar Series: Surui Xie

IGPP is pleased to invite you to join the final event for its Fall 2020 Virtual Seminar Series. The final virtual seminar of 2020 will feature IGPP post-doc, Surui Xie will "Shallow Water Seafloor Geodesy: GPS on An Anchored Spar Buoy" via Zoom on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, starting at 12:00pm.  The seminar will be hosted on Zoom link here (password = seafloor).