Basic Training for SeisComP

Mar 21, 2022 - Mar 24, 2022

Categories:
Training

Location:
gempa GmbH, Potsdam, Germany, or online (Covid-19)

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We are again announcing our very popular Basic Training for SeisComP. This Beginner Course is perfect for new SeisComP users who wish to get quickly started with a productive SeisComP system.

You get to learn about SeisComP from us - the main developers of this wide-spread OpenSource software package for real-time earthquake monitoring. In this regular training we will introduce SeisComP in the latest version to you.

The training is highly hands-on oriented and very intensive. You get to learn and to practice actively at all times. Therefore, the registration to the training is open to everyone but limited to a maximum of 8 persons.

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The training covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to characteristics of SeisComP.
  • Installation of the latest SeisComP release and future updates.
  • Generation of station information including responses.
  • Setup of the data acquisition, storage and distribution using SeedLink and FDSNWS.
  • Configuration of the automatic and interactive data processing modules through the new graphical user interface.
  • Data management utilities.
  • Tuning of SeisComP for local, regional and global earthquake monitoring including the phase pickers, locator, associator and magnitudes.
  • Practical training (focusing on real-time playbacks, off-line playbacks and hands-on tuning).
  • Participants may bring their own data sets and use it for tuning.

Optional:

  • Generation of station meta data including responses of sensors and data loggers from scratch using gempa’s SMP .

gempa software included free of charge:

  • The QuakeLink software package for real-time exchange of event parameters and redundancy between SeisComP systems or import of event parameters from external FDSN Web servers.
  • The mapprojections package for different map projections and high-resolution custom or OpenStreetMap maps.

Please contact us if you wish to add your own topic.

Dates

  • 21 - 24 March, 2022
  • 08:30 - 16:00 local time in Potsdam including breaks, optional extension upon participant’s interest

Important Covid-19 adaptation: In case travel restrictions due to Covid-19 apply, we will provide the course online reducing the number of daily hours to 4 while extending the training by 4 days. The decision will be made in January, 2022.

Location

This training will be held at our gempa offices .

In case the training is held online we will provide video conferencing through our own web training server! We sit at our gempa offices in Potsdam, Germany and train you wherever you are.

Course fee

  • 2,000 € per participant including all taxed due in Germany - for commercial and non-commercial institutes or companies.

Registration

Register now for this training using the contact form below or contact us by e-mail providing your full name with affiliation and address.

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Terms and conditions

We will provide you our course material to easily follow the training. Participants bring their own computer with a modern Linux installed and access to internet. We recommend to choose Linux distributions with Long-Term-Support (LTS). Alternatively, we can provide Linux in a Virtual Machine (VM) for which the participant must have VirtualBox installed. The participant will receive the VM about one week before the start of the training and is responsible for the testing and functioning on the computer.

The course fee does not cover costs for accommodation, boarding and transportation.

Accommodation and transportation in Potsdam

Potsdam offers a wide range of hotels at different categories. The city center of nearby Berlin is easy to reach by public transportation but at least half an hour extra time should be considered to get to our premises.

Hotels in Potsdam that are close to our premises include:

Public transport in Potsdam and Berlin is usually dense and reliable. Trams, buses and trains are within walking distance from our premise at the Potsdam’s central train station. Check the connections of tram, bus or train lines:

With many UNESCO World Heritage tourist attractions, Potsdam and Berlin have much to offer after the trainings. We are sure you will enjoy your stay with us.