Final Symposium

Celebrating EarthScope's Fifteen Years of Geoscience Accomplishments


May 22, 2019 | Washington, DC

Science Symposium: 1:30–5:30 PM

Reception: 5:30–8:00 PM


Invited Speakers gave an overview of the scientific discoveries that EarthScope has enabled, and of its broader impacts to science and society:


An Introduction to EarthScope: Fifteen Years of Geoscience Discovery (pdf)

 Dr. David Fee, EarthScope National Office Primary Investigator (University of Alaska Fairbanks)


Opening remarks (pdf)


by Dr. Bill Easterling, Assistant Director of GEO (National Science Foundation)


EarthScope’s USArray: A new window into solid Earth processes beneath North America (pdf)

 Dr. Brandon Schmandt (University of New Mexico)


Impactful Science, Earthquake Hazards and EarthScope (pdf)

Dr. Diego Melgar (University of Oregon)


Innovating with EarthScope to Study the Water Cycle (pdf)

Dr. Kristine Larson (University of Colorado)


How Earthscope and its Data Inspired a Generation of Geophysicists (pdf)

Dr. Suzan van der Lee (Northwestern University)


The Second Tectonics Revolution: a New 4D Perspective on the History of the North American Continent (pdf)

Dr. Michael Williams (University of Massachusetts)


EarthScope Legacy (pdf)

Dr. Jeff Freymueller, EarthScope National Office Director (Michigan State University)


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AAAS Building

1200 New York Ave, NW 1, 2nd Floor Auditorium

Washington, DC 20005


Event sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute.

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