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RUSeismology on GitHub

Thanks to the efforts of Dr. Xiaoran Chen the Rutgers University Seismology group now has a landing page on GitHub. It will host software we use and develop. See Software tab in the navigation menu for details.

Finally Fieldwork!

After a long wait and some careful planning I was fortunate to do a small amount of fieldwork in New England.  I serviced a few instruments of the New England Seismic Transect (NEST) array located along the Mohawk Trail in NY and MA. This is a collaboration with Maureen Long (Yale) and Paul Karabinos (Williams) that … Read More

First published product of the GREAT project – Our paper is accepted to GEOLOGY on Bastille Day , 2020

Seismic anisotropy in southern Costa Rica confirms upper mantle flow from the Pacific to the Caribbean.  Vadim Levin, Stephen Elkington, James Bourke, Ivonne Arroyo, and Lepolt Linkimer Key Fiinding We derive new constraints on the nature of seismic anisotropy in the upper mantle of southern Costa Rica from observations of birefringence in teleseismic shear waves. … Read More

Former students publish a major paper

Yiran Li (Rutgers MS 2019, presently a PhD candidate at SUNY Binghamton) has her third paper, first as a lead author, published by G-cubed. Co-authors are myself and two former undergraduate research assistants – Stephen Elkington and Janine Hlavaty.  The paper provides a comprehensive analysis of rock texture in northeast North America, and offers new … Read More

RCI no more

The rci.rutgers.edu/~vlevin site is no more.  I will be rebuilding here, as my time permits. If you came to my site following an old link and need something specific – please send me a note.