IRIS WEBINAR: Seismology in the Solar System: The InSight Mission to Mars, 9/25 at 2 PM EDT

Danielle Sumy danielle.sumy at iris.edu
Wed Sep 18 15:26:07 UTC 2019


Please register for *Seismology in the Solar System: The InSight Mission to
Mars* on September 25, 2019 2:00 PM EDT at:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7825312617142200844

*Presented by:* Angela Marusiak, University of Maryland

*Abstract: *Seismology has been an important tool in the understanding of
Earth, and its internal structure and dynamics. Because seismology has
helped constrain crust thickness, size and state of the core, and assess
seismic hazards at the surface, seismometers have flown on planetary
missions. Fifty years ago, the first extraterrestrial seismometer was
installed on the Moon by Apollo astronauts. Soon after seismometers were
included on missions to Mars. In the past year, the Interior Exploration
using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) has
successful landed and deployed the first Martian seismometers onto the
surface. In this webinar I will discuss the heritage, goals, first results,
and the potential legacy of InSight.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing
information about joining the webinar. *PLEASE NOTE:* Registration does not
confirm or guarantee you will have a spot during the webinar, as we are
limited to 500 participants. Please hop on the webinar early for your best
chances to see the webinar live. Remember that all IRIS webinars are
archived for later viewing at
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD4D607C2FA317E6D

Any questions? Contact us at webinar at iris.edu
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