NDC CAPACITY BUILDING: WAVEFORM TRAINING COURSE USING SEISCOMP3 FOR AFRICA AND EE REGIONS

THIS TRAINING COURSE WILL BE HELD ONLINE


DATES
27 September - 1 October 2021

TIME
07:00-12:00 UTC

LANGUAGE
The working language will be English


POINT OF CONTACT
Capacity Building and Training Section (IDC/CBT)
International Data Centre Division
CTBTO Preparatory Commission
P.O. Box 1200, A-1400
Vienna, Austria
Tel:  +43 1 26030 6484
Fax: +43 1 26030 5973
Email: trainingping@ctbtopong.org

 

OBJECTIVES
To strengthen the capacity of the participation of States Signatories in the verification regime and to enhance their use of PTS data and products for civil and scientific applications using SeisComP3. 


AGENDA

  • Key features of SeisComP3;
  • Demonstration of a real SeisComP3 system;
  • Importing station information;
  • Station configuration including basic data acquisition: SeisComP3 operation;
  • Basic introduction into GUIs (scrttv, scmv, scesv);
  • Self-exercise: Repeat with new or own network;
  • GUI operation;
  • Practical training: picking, artificial origins, locating, magnitudes, focal mechanisms;
  • Nms2proc;
  • Practical on GUI operation;
  • Tuning for local earthquakes;
  • Practical on learned topics;
  • Overview of CTBTO modules;
  • Data management modules;
  • SeisComP3 trouble shooting, logging, debugging;
  • Examination.

 

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

  • The training is only open to CTBT States Signatories belonging to Africa and Eastern Europe (EE) regions;
  • Technical staff/authorized users involved or to be involved in the use of IMS data and IDC products;
  • NDC staff are the main target group;
  • Experience in waveform data analysis; and
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux operating system and SQL would also be beneficial.


TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION

  • Speed of Internet connection not less than 10 Mbps.
  • Computer to be used during the online training course:
    - Desktop with two connected monitors or laptop with one external monitor;
    - CPU ≥ 4 cores, RAM ≥ 8 GB;
    - Virtualization Technology (VT-x) is supported by hardware and enabled;
    - Windows Operating system is preferable.
  • Headset for high-quality audio and web camera.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicants are requested to register online at the Commission’s CTNW platform: https://ctnw.ctbto.org by 15 August 2021.

States Signatories wishing to nominate participants are requested to send the nominations to the Provisional Technical Secretariat (see Point of Contact) through their respective Permanent Mission by the deadline of 15 August 2021.