The Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics is located in La Jolla, and is a Division of SIO.

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Bock, UC San Diego researchers to monitor seismic impacts on campus structures

IGPP's Yehuda Bock, distinguished researcher and director of the Scripps Orbit and Permanent Array Center (SOPAC), is part of a campus wide team monitoring seismic impact on campus structures.

Fricker is recognized as an AGU Fellow

Huge congratulations to IGPP's Helen Fricker who is among the 2017 class of AGU Fellows! "Established in 1962, the Fellows program recognizes AGU members who have made exceptional contributions to Earth and space sciences as valued by their peers and vetted by a committee of Fellows." Well earned Helen!!

Fricker interview on BBC

IGPP's Helen Fricker recently interviewed by the BBC on berg calving from the Antarctic Peninsula. Listen here.

Kilb prepares for 2nd Annual Sally Ride Science Junior Academy

IGPP Seismologist, Debi Kilb, has been an active advocate for K12 science for decades. Now, as the science outreach director for the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy, Debi welcomes 6th-12th grade students to join her for up to three weeks of fun with science and art when the Junior Academy hosts its second annual summer workshops starting June 26. The completely hands-on classes include Messy Science, Pirate Science, the Music of Earthquakes and so much more.

Shearer confirmed as SSA President-Elect

Huge congratulations to IGPP Professor of Geophysics, Peter Shearer for his nomination by the Seismological Society of America's board to become the SSA's next president! Shearer has previously served the society as the SSA Honors Committee chair, on the SSA Publication Committee, and he has also worked to help increase SSA membership. As an organization, SSA aims to "Advance seismology and the understanding of earthquakes for the benefit of society." Congratulations, again, to the President Elect!

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