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In research of significance to the world’s expanding coastal populations, scientists have found that geology and infrastructure play key roles in determining whether aquifers that provide drinking water are inundated with seawater during a typhoon or hurricane and how long...

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Tech Sessions Speaker Series: PhD Talk
4:00 PM

Tech Sessions Speaker Series: PhD Talk

  Start: April 21, 2015 at 4:00 pm     End: April 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm

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R/V Scott Petty Boat Christening Celebration
5:00 PM

Tech Sessions Speaker Series: PhD Talk

  Start: April 21, 2015 at 4:00 pm     End: April 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm

R/V Scott Petty Boat Christening Celebration

  Start: April 22, 2015 at 5:00 pm     End: April 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm
 Location:Able's on the Lake in Austin, TX
 Contact:Jazmine Leon-Wing, jleon-wing@jsg.utexas.edu, (512) 232-8085
Please join us for a special reception to christen the Jackson School's new coastal research vessel - the R/V Scott Petty. Food and refreshments will be provided. Kindly RSVP by April 15, 2015

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Tech Sessions Speaker Series: Linda Elkins-Tanton
4:00 PM

Tech Sessions Speaker Series: PhD Talk

  Start: April 21, 2015 at 4:00 pm     End: April 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm

R/V Scott Petty Boat Christening Celebration

  Start: April 22, 2015 at 5:00 pm     End: April 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm
 Location:Able's on the Lake in Austin, TX
 Contact:Jazmine Leon-Wing, jleon-wing@jsg.utexas.edu, (512) 232-8085
Please join us for a special reception to christen the Jackson School's new coastal research vessel - the R/V Scott Petty. Food and refreshments will be provided. Kindly RSVP by April 15, 2015

Tech Sessions Speaker Series: Linda Elkins-Tanton

  Start: April 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm     End: April 23, 2015 at 5:00 pm

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BEG Friday Seminar Series
9:00 AM

Tech Sessions Speaker Series: PhD Talk

  Start: April 21, 2015 at 4:00 pm     End: April 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm

R/V Scott Petty Boat Christening Celebration

  Start: April 22, 2015 at 5:00 pm     End: April 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm
 Location:Able's on the Lake in Austin, TX
 Contact:Jazmine Leon-Wing, jleon-wing@jsg.utexas.edu, (512) 232-8085
Please join us for a special reception to christen the Jackson School's new coastal research vessel - the R/V Scott Petty. Food and refreshments will be provided. Kindly RSVP by April 15, 2015

Tech Sessions Speaker Series: Linda Elkins-Tanton

  Start: April 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm     End: April 23, 2015 at 5:00 pm

BEG Friday Seminar Series

  Start: April 24, 2015 at 9:00 am     End: April 24, 2015 at 10:00 am
 Location:BEG Main Conference Room; Building 130; PRC Campus
 Contact:Sophia Ortiz, sophia.ortiz@beg.utexas.edu, 512.475.9588
 URL:Event Link
WenZhan Song
Professor and Director of Sensorweb Research Laboratory
Georgie State University

Abstract:
The seismic imaging process today involves massive seismic data collection from hundreds and thousands of seismic sensors to a central place for post computing. The whole process is expensive and often takes days even months to complete. There is great demand for real-time as it would reduce the costs and risks of E&P and mitigate the environment concerns. This talk presents an innovative Real-time In-situ Seismic Imaging (RISI) system that can compute the 3D subsurface imaging in seconds. The RISI system is a mesh network of seismometers that sense and process seismic signals, and compute 3D tomography in-situ in real-time. Instead of data collection then post processing, the mesh network performs the distributed data processing and tomographic inversion computing under the severe bandwidth and resource constraints, and generates an evolving 3D subsurface image as more events arrive. Several innovative distributed tomographic computing algorithms based on travel-time tomography principles have been successfully developed and validated using both synthetic and real-world seismic data set. The hardware prototype system has also been implemented and can be extended as a general field instrumentation platform, to incorporate new geophysical data processing and computing algorithms, beyond seismic.

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