New seismograph station in St. Martin

Chan Ramsingh (IT Officer) and Ian Juman (Electronics Technician) of the Seismic Research Unit, established a new seismograph station in St. Martin on March 8th. The new station is a 3-component digital broadband station with GPS satellite timing and an internet link to Unit headquarters in Trinidad. The station is located in the meteorological office at the airport by kind permission of the director of the meteorological service, Mr Ashford James. The stations in Saba and Statia were also upgraded.

The UWI network in the northwestern Lesser Antilles now includes 10 stations distributed as shown in the diagram below.