Second Annual SeisComP Workshop for the Americas: Version Seattle

OSOP is pleased to announce the Second Annual SeisComP Workshop for the Americas

Date: Sunday, September 15th to Friday, September 20th, 2013
Location: OSOP, Volcan Baru, Panamá
Registration Deadline: September 1st, 2013. The course is limited to 8 participants, so Sign up NOW!.
Cost: 875.95 USD (includes housing, ice breaker, coffee, snacks, a power dinner and RUMBA. Transportation not included)

What is OSOP?
OSOP develops, supports, installs, maintains and configures instrumentation and software for early warning civil defense systems to mitigate the effects of natural disasters.

OSOP is a regional distributor of Gempa Products and holds a commercial license for SeisComP.


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Workshop Description
This short-course is comprehensive and ambitious in its scope* and will focus on SeisComP version Seattle:

Day -1: Introduction to Linux for Seismologists
Day 1: Introduction to SeisComP | Metadata Management (PDCC) | SeisComP Installation Part 1
Day 2: SeisComP Installation Part 2
Day 3: Integrating SeisComP, Earthworm and Seisan
Day 4: The day-to-day use of SeisComP in observatories | Data Quality Control (PQLX)
Day 5: Advanced Topics as decided by the participants | Q&A Session

*Upon receiving a list of participants, the course will be tailored to their needs. Additional topics are welcome.

This course is targeted at people who need to install, integrate and maintain different seismological software, technicians who install field equipment and need to maintain response databases for seismic networks as well as those who are on the fence about installing integrated software packages which include SeisComP.

– Lectures will be given in English and Spanish.
– Instructors: Branden Christensen, MSc and Angel Rodriguez, MSc.
– Presentations: Please note that you do not have to bring a presentation to the workshop. You may bring a poster of any nature so that you may share ideas with staff and participants during coffee breaks.
– OSOP can help with transportation arrangements.

Course participation is limited to 8 so Sign up NOW!

Developed by GFZ
SeisComP3 was developed by Helmholtz-Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences. For more information see

OSOP holds a commercial SeisComP license.

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