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Episode 40: Celebrating humanitarian geoscience
Seismic Soundoff

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Linda Ford, Manager, Student and Early Career Programs and Geoscientists Without Borders at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. Linda and Andrew discuss her article in August's The Leading Edge celebrating GWB's ten year anniversary. They talk about the program's connection with today's geoscience students, the program's impact to date, and its future legacy. 

Episode 28: Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Seismic Soundoff

In this episode, we highlight the commitment of Professor Ron Harris and his student, Torri Duncan, to the Geoscientists Without Borders® tsunami preparedness project "Bridge Over Troubled Waters" in Java, Indonesia.

Episode 15: The Story of Geoscientists Without Borders®
Seismic Soundoff

This episode explores the inspiration for Geoscientists Without Borders® and the leaders that helped shape the program.

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GWB Project Legend


Archaeology: use of nondestructive geophysical methods for archaeological site investigation


Earthquake Preparedness: use of earthquake monitoring techniques for early warning systems


Volcano Preparedness: use of volcano monitoring systems for emergency response programs


Landslide Preparedness: use of landslide tracking systems for disaster risk reduction


Pollution Mitigation: use of geochemical analysis, electrical resistivity, ground-penetrating radar, and geomagnetic surveys


Tsunami Preparedness: use of historical earthquake data and sample deposits to identify seismic gaps, and construct tsunami models


Water Management: use of electrical and seismic geophysical techniques to find groundwater aquifers, and locations for drilling water wells.


Habitat Management: use of nondestructive geophysical methods for wildlife habitat mapping for life on land and below water.



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