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UCSB Receives $550,000 Software Grant for Seismic Research

Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2012 12:09am

U.C. Santa Barbara’s Department Of Earth Science has received a more than half million dollar grant in the form of advanced software, which can be used for seismic research.

The $553,000 award from Seismic Micro-Technology will allow 3D mapping, and modeling of subsurface sedimentary deposits.  The software makes research possible, and also helps provide a training tool for students who want to pursue careers in oil exploration.

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