Podcast Tag: UN

Episode 112: International partnership for volcano early warning – A GWB story

In this special episode, Seismic Soundoff features SEG’s humanitarian program, Geoscientists Without Borders (GWB). We highlight Silvio De Angelis’s project to create an international partnership to develop volcano monitoring capacities in Guatemala. This episode will inspire listeners to the usefulness of applied geophysics and the unique funding opportunities through GWB.

Episode 106: How geophysics can help provide freshwater to the world

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Kerry Key and Chloe Gustafson on their massive freshwater discovery off the East Coast of the United States. Kerry and Chloe discuss how they used existing geophysical techniques in a new way to discover freshwater off the United States' Atlantic Coast, the equivalent amount that would fill 1.1 billion Olympic-sized swimming pools.

Episode 103: One plan to jumpstart the geophysics field

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Emer Caslin on the Geophysical Sustainability Atlas, the featured article in January’s The Leading Edge. To help provide a clear value proposition to inspire new generations of scientists to pursue careers in geophysics and motivate current geophysicists to expand their activities and utilize their skills, a small group worked on mapping geophysical applications and practices to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations