Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Northwestern University

2145 Sheridan Rd
Evanston, IL 60208                       USA

Tel: +1 847 491 8183

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Data Skeptic features Earthquake Detective data analysis

Podcast host Kyle Polich interviews Omkar Ranadive about the constructive interplay between machine learning and citizen science, using data from Earthquake Detective.

New app for outreach and exploratory research

You can now download a new & improved Earthtunes app from the Apple Store. Find more info here and let us know what you think?

Data set from volunteer scientists used to train machine

Classifications by Earthquake Detectives are shared and used to train a computer algorithm to assist volunteers in future classifications. See NeurIPS2020 workshop paper.

SPREE_P18 available

Bollmann et al. 's seismic-tomographic model for the central North-American mantle, along with delay times SPREE_P18, are available for further research.

New web site for surface wave radiation patterns

A new data product is available at IRIS, which helps seismologists with percipient data selection and interpretation.

Seismic Geology

Deep geological maps derived from seismic data show geological units that are not entirely similar to surface geological units.

EA17 available

Witek et al.'s 2018 seismic-tomographic model for the East-Asian lithosphere, EA17, is available for download and further research.

NA07 available

Bedle and Van der Lee's 2007 seismic-tomographic model for the North-American upper mantle, NA07, is available for download and further research.

CAREER impacts

This otherwise unpublished poster illustrates the broader impacts of my CAREER grant (2007-2013).

Photo gallery

A photo gallery is available for browsing. Photos are captioned and represent a fragmentary snapshot of activity in my research group.

Tomography mini-course

Slides from the mini course on Seismic Tomography presented at the 2007 National Earthscope Meeting have been enriched with text balloons and can be viewed online:   HTML  |  PDF


Learn geo-facts about our research group's location in Evanston, Illinois, USA.