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28.12.2020

UNAVCO Community Election Results

UNAVCO, as a university-governed consortium, elected new members to the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. New members serve 3 year terms beginning January 2021. Board Directors are responsible for managing the business and affairs of UNAVCO, Inc. President Becks Bendick states:I’m so grateful to all of the members of our community who stepped forward … Continued

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10.11.2020

You are not (ever!) alone: science, career, and caregiving in the time of COVID

This short panel discussion includes caregivers from academic administration, the National Science Foundation (NSF), UNAVCO, and IRIS sharing their personal experiences and practical resources for managing work and caregiving. It will hopefully provide some comic relief, a support network, and specific sources of assistance including universities, NSF and the GAGE and SAGE facilities.

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10.11.2020

UNAVCO’s Statement on Equity, Inclusion, and Racial Justice

In light of the recent events that dramatically illuminate the inequities of our country, the staff of UNAVCO reaffirm our values and share actions we are planning to address inclusion. This means taking a hard look at our current organization and culture. We oppose racism in any form, and stand with the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Event Response

19.10.2020

Event Response to the October 19, 2020 M 7.6 Sand Point, Alaska Earthquake

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred on October 19, 2020 southeast of Sand Point, Alaska. This is within the footprint of the Network of the Americas (NOTA) GNSS network operated by UNAVCO. The earthquake prompted tsunami warnings in communities across coastal Alaska and caused damage in and around Sand Point.

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22.07.2020

Event Response to the July 22, 2020 M 7.8 Simeonof, Alaska Earthquake

The Simeonof M7.8 earthquake occurred on July 22, 2020 near the mostly uninhabited Shumagin Islands. The earthquake ruptured a portion of the Aleutian subduction zone that has not hosted an earthquake in over 100 years. Shaking was felt as far as 500 miles from the epicenter. No significant damage was reported.

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24.06.2020

Event Response to the June 24, 2020 M 5.8 Earthquake 18km SSE of Lone Pine, CA

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurred at 17:40:49 UTC (10:40:49 local) on June 24, 2020, 18 km SSE of Lone Pine, California. For more information, see the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program event page.

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