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Collaborative Research: Immersive audio-visualization of seismic wave fields in the Earth (EarthScope education and outreach)

Lead PI: Dr. Ben Holtzman , Prof. Peter B. Kelemen

Unit Affiliation: Seismology, Geology & Tectonophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

July 2012 - June 2016
Inactive
North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
Project Type: Research Outreach

DESCRIPTION: The team will combine images and sounds into 3D animations for display at the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History and on the Internet. The results will be presented to the public at Hayden.

SPONSOR:

National Science Foundation (NSF)

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$94,708

WEBSITE:

https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1147763&HistoricalAwards=false

PUBLICATIONS:

A. Paté, L. Boschi, J-L. Le Carrou, B. K. Holtzman. "Categorization of seismic sources by auditory display: a blind test," International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, v.85, 2016, p. 57. doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2015.08.002

KEYWORDS

seismology animation outreach education seismic waves