NDC CAPACITY BUILDING: WAVEFORM TRAINING COURSE USING SEISCOMP3

 

LOCATION
Vienna International Centre
Vienna, Austria

DATES
13-17 June 2022

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

  • Introduction to the key features of SeisComP3;
  • Installation of SeisComP3 (binary installation);
  • Importing station information derived from IRIS or webdc.eu;
  • Station configuration including basic data acquisition;
  • Advanced data acquisition configuration (SeedLink, SeedLink plug-ins);
  • Data management utilities (voice alert, earthquake bulletins, helicorder plots etc.);
  • Real-time playbacks;
  • Practical training (focusing on manual phase and amplitude picking, first motion picking including focal mechanism determination);
  • Off-line playbacks;
  • Customization of the SeisComP3 modules (usage of post pickers, changes of colors, units, event IDs etc.);
  • Practical training (focusing on off-line playbacks and hands-on tuning, participants can bring their own datasets);
  • Trouble Shooting of SeisComP3 software; and
  • Installing, configuring and running the CTBTO data conversion modules css2proc, proc2css, css2inv and inv2css.

 

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

  • The training is only open to CTBT States Signatories, in particular those participating in the Capacity Building Program;
  • 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.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE

NDC technical staff are invited to submit their applications for this training through established official channels (their Permanent Missions to the CTBTO or Ministries of Foreign Affairs).

Deadline for applications: 24 April 2022

Applicants are requested to use the registration form provided here:

Initiates file downloadNDC CAPACITY BUILDLING RF

Applications will be reviewed and subsequently applicants will be notified.

However, pending the official nomination, participants may email the registration upon its approval by a director of the institution, to allow timely travel and accommodation arrangements by the PTS.


FINANCIAL INFORMATION

In accordance with the Staff regulations and rules and Administrative Directives, the PTS will provide the following:

  • A Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) that is sufficient to cover related expenses during the training program;
  • The PTS travel agent will reserve, issue and send the flight tickets to the participants for the most direct and economic route;
  • Funded participants are not allowed to purchase their own tickets unless, under exceptional circumstances, they are authorized to do so and only if this proves to be the most cost effective option for the PTS;
  • The PTS will book a hotel and cover the costs for the accommodation. Training participants will receive their remaining Daily Subsistence Allowance on the first day of the training; and
  • Health insurance will be provided that covers the duration of the training.

 

OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION

Participants should apply for visas, if needed, as soon as possible, at the corresponding Embassy upon receipt of an Acceptance Note Verbale from the PTS, in order to ensure timely processing.