via videoconferencing, VIC
  31 Jan 2022 - 04 Feb 2022



  • Understanding the roles of National Data Centres in the verification regime;
  • Building and/or improving the National Data Centre capabilities;
  • Providing participants with sufficient knowledge for accessing and using IMS data and IDC products; and
  • Providing practical experience in analyzing IMS data using NDC-in-a-Box Software.

Participants Profile:

  • NDC technical staff/authorized users (preferably Principal User or Regular User);
  • Experience in waveform data analysis and/or similar experience related to nuclear test ban verification;
  • Seismologists with an advanced degree who operate or have access to regional and local seismic network data and the means of processing that data to provide accurate phase pick information;
  • Linux background and some SQL experience are desirable.

Further details:

Language: English
Application Deadline: 31 Dec 2021 23:59 GMT


The duration of online sessions is 3 hours a day, the scheduled period of time is 13:00-16:00 UTC

Technical Requirements for arrangements of participant's workplace

  • Speed of Internet connection not less than 10 Mbps.
  • Computer to be used during the online training course:
    • Desktop with two connected monitors or laptop with one external monitor;
    • CPU ≥ 4 cores, RAM ≥ 8GB;
    • Virtualization Technology (VT-x) is supported by hardware and enabled;
    • Windows Operating system is preferable.
  • Headset for high-quality audio and web camera.


  • Introduction and overview;
  • Establishment, Operation and Assistance of a National Data Centre;
  • Methods to Access IMS Data and IDC products;
  • Introduction to NDC-in-a-Box SHI Software Package:
    • Analyzing seismic events with Geotool;
    • SeisComP3: Configuring and Running.
  • Discussion on specific NDC issues, wrap-up and closure.

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