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Further extension of the MSS network funded by the government of lower Austria.

The government of Lower Austria granted the funding for a one-year project to extend the MSS network with 25 more stations and to improve the near-real time data transmission and visualization.

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Bringing my photography into a new context

It took me a long time to figure out the connections between my photography and my geoscientific work. In the past the two have run in parallel, seeming to cover very different topics. Now i have found the intersection: the vague term of the anthropocene.

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Ruwai se - the second edition

We have learnt a lot from the deployment of the Ruwai recorders within the SeisRockHt project. The new prototype, the Ruwai se, is an improved version including major software fixes and a better usability in the field.

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Data flow from Reftek recorders to seedlink server is working

The first major task of the TuSeisNet near real-time data flow reorganization is working. The data finds its way from the Reftek recorders to a seedlink server.

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First permanent installation

Last week we installed two Ruwai data recorders at two field sites. One in a gallery at the foot of mount Hoher Sonnblick and another one at the top of mount Kitzsteinhorn. I’m curious if the data recorders behave as reliable as they did in the lab.

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Makerfaire Vienna and EGU General Assembly

The next week is going to be exciting. I will take part at two conferences in Vienna.

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GPS timestamping works

One very important feature of a seismograph is the timestamping of the sampled data to an absolute time reference. The most important a global time reference is the GPS time and I'm using it to correctly timestamp the samples of the Ruwai data recorder. A test with another seismic data recorder of a different type shows that it is working.