NEWS & EVENTS
Visualization of the magnitude 5.4 earthquake on 07 July 2010 near Borrego Springs.
Visualization of the Baja magnitude 7.2 earthquake on 04 April 2010.
Visualization of the magnitude 8.8 earthquake in February 2010.
Visualization of the magnitude 4.4 earthquake on 01 February 2010.
Visualizations of data from the Haiti magnitude 7 earthquake.
Swarm of over 300 earthquakes near Lone Pine, California, began 01 October 2009.
A magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred in southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on 30 September 2009, one day prior to this earthquake there was a magnitude 8 earthquake near the Samoan Islands.
An earthquake swarm began on Saturday March 21, 2009 located near Bombay Beach on the east side of the Salton Sea. Explore a 3D interactive visualization of these data (see above link).
SIO VizCenter intern Alex Quan developed a movie that features the coastal region in Cardiff-By-The-Sea for use in the new San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center (SELC).
On November 17, 2008 a magnitude 4.1 earthquake occurred 10 miles north of the Palomar Observatory in southern California. Explore a 3D interactive visualization of data pertaining to this earthquake from the above link.
View real-time movies from the ship deck, images and daily logs from the Marine EM survey in the Gulf of Mexico.
The movie titled: Temporal evolution of USArray stations and recorded seismicity, has been updated to include data up to June of 2008.
On Tuesday 29 July 2008 at 11:42 PDT, a magnitude 5.6 earthquake occurred near Chino, California. Over 34,000 people reported feeling this quake. Explore a 3D interactive visualization of data pertaining to this earthquake from the above link.
In February 2008, a swarm of four magnitude ~5 earthquakes occurred southeast of Calexico. These mainshocks were was felt by ~1000ís of people in the San Diego region. The largest earthquakes included: (1) A Magnitude 5.4 at 11:15 PM on Friday Feb 8th; (2) A magnitude 5.1 at 10:30 AM on Monday Feb 11th; (3) A magnitude 5.0 at 8:30 PM on Monday Feb 11th; and (4) A magnitude 5.0 at 2:41 PM on Tuesday Feb 19th.
Members from the SIO VizCenter demonstrated various collaborative projects at the 2007 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA from December 10-14. The high-resolution 35-megapixel MiniMe display was used to exhibit data sets from OOI, Ridge200 and Earthscope.
Registration for the fifth annual Earthquake Education Workshop is now open.
Joint Oceanographic Institutions (JOI), Inc., has selected UC San Diego to design and construct information technology and networking for the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). The initial $29 million Cyberinfrastructure (CI) award is for six years, and total funding may reach more than $42 million over the course of the planned 11-year project.The SIO Visualization Center will actively contribute to the CI project in terms of visualization pipeline design, 3D modeling and animation of ocean studies-related data and illustrations and graphics for education and public awareness.
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A report on the HPWREN-CEOA exhibit in the NSF booth at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in San Francisco, February 15 - 19, 2007.
IGPP graduate students Allison Jacobs, Jeff Dingler, and Danny Brothers received an award for outstanding student poster in the Earth and Space Sciences Informatics section.
CEOA demonstrated various collaborative projects at the 2006 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA from December 11-15. The high-resolution 35-megapixel MiniMe display was used to exhibit data sets from ROADNet, RidgeView, LOOKING, SCOOS, and USArray.
CEOA and Calit2 will demonstrate various collaborative projects at the SC06 exhibition in Tampa, FL from November 13 - 16. The MiniMe system will be used for high resolution display of multiple streams of remote datasets.
The 2003 Cedar Fires movie produced at the SIO Visualization Center will be shown at the Scientific Animation Theater at the IEEE Visualization 2006 conference. You can also download the video from the Visualization Center Library. For details click on the link above.
Now open for registration is the fourth annual earthquake education workshop, which explores the science of earthquakes and applies these concepts to a wide range of hands-on, technology driven activities.
A magnitude 8 earthquake occured 95 miles off the coast of the Pacific island nation of Tonga on 3 May 2006 at around 8:26 am PDT. The epicenter is about 16 km deep and tsunami warnings were issued for Fiji and New Zealand. You can download 3D visualizations that show the location of this earthquake and global seismicity.
The iCluster Apple tiled display system inspired Apple to profile Scripps in their Science section. Read all about it by clicking on the link above.
The April 2006 issue of the National Geographic magazine centerfold is an image of the Visualization Center HIVE Panoram system that displays a mathematical model of displacement that would have occurred after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
The familiar Google Maps interface can now be used to explore Mars. Google has incorporated elevation, visible and infrared data for the surface of Mars, and also landing locations of the Rovers.
UCSD Library is offering a series of 1-hour instructional courses in GIS. This week (Tuesday 02/21 and Friday 02/24 12 - 1 pm) the topic is 'Google Earth and GIS'. There is no charge to attend and the courses are held in the LEC Room at the library.
Follow expeditioners as they survey the Amery Ice Shelf's Loose Tooth, a wobbly piece of Antarctica that is soon to break off.
After SC05, the 50 megapixel iCluster visualization system will be at the Calit2-CEOA exhibit (Booths 611 and 613) and will showcase many NSF funded cyberinfrastructure projects that Scripps is involved in. Click on the link above for more information.
The 50 megapixel iCluster tiled display will be the main attraction in the Calit2-CEOA booth at Supercomputing 2005 in Seattle. Click on the link above for more information.
The 2005 SIO VizCenter Competition is now complete. Click on the title above to view the results of this and past Competitions.
Magnitude 7.6 quake in the Kashmir region, Pakistan. Download the scene file.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography participated in the iGrid 2005 conference that was held at Calit2. Click on the title for more information.
With hydroacoustic signal data. Download the scene file.
We have opened the registration for our annual Earthquake Education Workshop.
Resources and information regarding the devastating December tsunami.
Visit the new Interdisciplinary visualization portal of Ridge 2000.
Download an MPEG movie of HPWREN video footage of 2003.
New scene files of the marianas Trench!
Get help with the IVS software.