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8 Jun 2021

UNAVCO summer internship programs are underway!

May 24 saw the official launch of our three summer internship programs! The RESESS program provides undergraduate research internships primarily focused on increasing diversity in the geosciences, the Geo-Launchpad program specifically serves Colorado and New Mexico community college students, and the USIP program brings in graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in to work with UNAVCO … Continued

1 Jun 2021

2021 Short Course: Multi-GNSS PPP

2021 Short Course: Multi-GNSS Precise Point Positioning and PRIDE PPP-AR Dates: September 7 and 9, 2021Times:  5:30 – 8:00 MDT (11:30 – 14:00 UTC).Venue: This short course is offered in a virtual format only. This course will introduce fundamentals of PPP and multi-GNSS integration for undifferenced data processing with a focus on what corrections should be applied … Continued

3 May 2021

2021 Short Course: GMT for Geodesy

This course will cover the use of GMT 6 in geodesy using UNIX shell scripting. Lectures and exercises will be given to teach the basic conventions of using GMT, such as plotting grids, images, and vector data (points, lines, polygons). Labs will include both processing and mapping of various data sets relevant to geodesy.

3 May 2021

2021 Short Course: InSAR Processing & Theory (GMTSAR)

This course will cover the theory and application of InSAR processing with GMTSAR. Lectures and exercises will be given to teach the basic theoretical aspects of InSAR.

3 May 2021

2021 Short Course: InSAR Processing & Analysis (ISCE+)

This 5-day course will cover basic & advanced InSAR theories, InSAR processing with JPL/Caltech InSAR Scientific Computing Environment (ISCE), and time-series InSAR processing with interferometric products generated by different processing centers.

8 Apr 2021

Monitoring hurricanes with… GPS stations?

Weather satellites track hurricanes through a number of different types of measurements but all things have strengths and weaknesses. And when it comes to severe weather, there’s no such thing as too much data for improving forecasts. Believe it or not, GPS stations may be able to help.

26 Mar 2021

Response to March 22 tragedy in Boulder

Our Statement Monday’s fatal shootings in Boulder occurred close to home for many of us at UNAVCO. While no UNAVCO staff were directly affected, the grief in the community reaches far. Our thoughts are with all those who have suffered senseless loss, to whom we can only extend our sympathies. The CU Boulder website has … Continued

12 Feb 2021

The 2021 GAGE/SAGE Science Workshop will be virtual

A GAGE/SAGE Science Workshop had originally been scheduled for August of last year, but was postponed to 2021. It’s still going ahead as a virtual meeting, but in that time a lot of thought and work has gone into coming up with an effective virtual format. The goals of the workshop are to foster community, … Continued

8 Feb 2021

GPS stations can record shaking, study of 2020 US earthquakes shows

Several earthquakes jolted the western US last year, including magnitude 6.5 events near Challis, Idaho and the Monte Cristo Range in Nevada, as well as a magnitude 5.7 near Salt Lake City and a 5.8 in Owens Valley, California. Damage was thankfully minor, but the quakes served as reminders that these are seismically active places. … Continued

28 Dec 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

10 Nov 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.

10 Nov 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.