Basic Training for SeisComP: Potsdam, Germany, March 18 - 21, 2024

Dear SeisComP community,

We again announce our next very popular Basic Training for SeisComP on beginner level introducing SeisComP in the latest version 6 with lots of new useful features including a largely upgraded scrttv, magnitudes, scardac and much more !

Location: gempa offices, Potsdam, Germany
Dates: 18 - 21 March, 2024
Registration: open now online

This course is perfect for new SeisComP users who wish to get quickly started with a productive SeisComP system. You will learn operating SeisComP from us - the main developers of this wide-spread OpenSource software package for real-time and non-real-time earthquake monitoring.

Training topics include:

  • Introduction to characteristics of SeisComP.
  • Setup of a full SeisComP system from scratch, 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 graphical user interface and by command-line tools.
  • In-depth introduction and application of graphical user interfaces for data analysis.
  • Data management utilities.
  • Tuning of SeisComP for local, regional and global earthquake monitoring including waveform processing, automatic phase pickers, event locators and associator.
  • Application and tuning of magnitudes. New: Magnitude aliases, Mw, magnitude regionalization.
  • Application of interactive data analysis by graphical user interfaces.
  • NEW: Interactive analysis of archived waveforms for any period of time.
  • Real-time playbacks for system verification and user training.
  • Non-real-time playbacks for ultra-fast processing of massive data.
  • Customization of graphical user interfaces (GUIs).

Read the complete list of topics on our website .

As always, you may bring your own miniSEED data and the corresponding station meta data for practicing.

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.

You may find all further details including registration online in the announcement of the course . More basic and advanced trainings will be announced online .

See you soon in Potsdam!

Dirk Roessler and the team of gempa

There are still a few spots available for this training and you may still register. So do not miss this great opportunity to learn about SeisComP and to network with other users.