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									Managing Waveform Data and
Metadata for Seismic Networks




                  Giza, Cairo, Egypt
                 8-16 November 2009
                      Hosted by
  National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics
Sincere Appreciation to the
Workshop Hosts
• Hosted by
  • National Research Institute of Astronomy and
    Geophysics (NRIAG)
     • Dr. Salah Mahmoud, Director of NRIAG
     • Dr. Abuo El-Ela Amin Mohamed, Director of
       NRIAG Seismology
  Workshop Sponsors

• Co-Sponsors
  •   IRIS
  •   ORFEUS
  •   IASPEI
  •   NRIAG
  •   US National Science Foundation
  Workshop Objectives
• Present state-of-the-art seismic network design
  principles to network operators
• Improve the understanding of modern seismic
  instrumentation
• Understand how modern data have both monitoring and
  scientific uses
• Training in tools enabling the production of waveform
  data and metadata using the FDSN standard
• Building connections between network operators in the
  Middle East and Africa
• Encourage sharing of seismic data with neighboring
  countries and internationally with the FDSN
 Major Topics to be Covered
         and Introduction of Lecturers
• Portable Seismic Deployments
   • Noel Barstow - IRIS PASSCAL
• Seismometers, Theory and Calibration & Noise Measurements
   • Erhard Wielandt - University of Stuttgart
• Digital Filtering Theory and Digitizers
   • Joachim Wasserman - University of Munchen
   • Reinoud Sleeman - ORFEUS
• IRIS International Development Seismology
   • Anne Meltzer, Lehigh University/IRIS
   • David Simpson, IRIS President
   • Ray Willemann, IRIS Director of Planning
• Scientific Uses of Modern Seismic Data
   • Goran Ekstrom, Columbia University
Topics and Lecturers
 • SEED Metadata and waveform data
    • Rick Benson - IRIS DMC & Reinoud Sleeman
 • Tools for the Production of SEED Metadata
    • Rob Casey – IRIS DMC
    • Chad Trabant – IRIS DMC
 • Quality Assurance
    • Rick Benson, Reinoud Sleeman, and Noel Barstow
 • Seiscomp3
    • Joachim Saul
Special Thanks for Managing
the Workshop Logistics
• Dr. Sami Ahemd Fahmy
   Mohammed El Gabri
   Dr. Mohammed Abdulhay
   Dr. Gergus Milad
• Gale Cox, IRIS DMC
 Logistics

• Network Reports
• Workshop Specific Details will be given by
  Dr. Sami Fahmy
Africa and Middle East Representatives

                                                Turkey
                              Greece
                                                  Syria
  Morocco                                Palestine       Iraq
                                                  Jordan
                                                                                  Pakistan
            Algeria            Libya      Egypt
                                                            Saudi Arabia                     India
                                                                           Oman
                      Niger
                                                                  Yemen
                                          Sudan
                  Nigeria




                                                 Tanzania


                                       Zambia      Mozambique

                              Namibia    Zimbabwe                Madagascar
                                     Botswana


                                 South Africa
Introduction of Participants

•   Name
•   Organization
•   Country
•   Your role in your organization
Welcome by NRIAG

• Dr. Salah Mahmoud
  • President of NRIAG


• Introduction of Distinguished Guests

								
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