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Preparing for InSight: Evaluation of the Blind Test for Martian Seismicity

Martin van Driel Savas Ceylan John Francis Clinton Domenico Giardini Hector Alemany 1 Amir Allam David Ambrois 1 Julien Balestra 1 Bruce Banerdt Dirk Becker Maren Böse Marc Boxberg Nienke Brinkman Titus Casademont Jérôme Chèze 1 Ingrid Daubar Anne Deschamps 1 Fabian Dethof Manuel Ditz Mélanie Drilleau 2 David Essing Fabian Euchner Benjamin Fernando Raphael Garcia 3 Thomas Garth Harriet Godwin Matthew Golombek Katharina Grunert Céline Hadziioannou Claudia Haindl Conny Hammer Isabell Hochfeld Kasra Hosseini Hao Hu Sharon Kedar Balthasar Kenda Amir R. Khan Tabea Kilchling Brigitte Knapmeyer‐endrun Andre Lamert Jiaxuan Li Philippe Lognonné 2 Sarah Mader Lorenz Marten Franziska Mehrkens Diego Mercerat 4, 1 David Mimoun 3 Thomas Möller Naomi Murdoch Paul Neumann Robert Neurath Marcel Paffrath Mark P Panning Fabrice Peix 1 Ludovic Perrin 5 Lucie M Rolland 1 Martin Schimmel Christoph Schröer Aymeric Spiga 6 Simon Christian Stähler René Steinmann Eléonore Stutzmann 2 Alexandre Szenicer Noah Trumpik Maria Tsekhmistrenko Cedric Twardzik 1 Renee Weber Philipp Werdenbach‐jarklowski Shane Zhang yingcai Zheng 
Abstract : In December 2018, the NASA InSight mission deployed a seismometer on the surface of Mars. In preparation for the data analysis, in July 2017 the Mars Quake Service initiated a blind test, in which participants were asked to detect and characterize seismicity embedded in a one Earth year long synthetic dataset of continuous waveforms. Synthetic data were computed for a single station, mimicking the streams that will be available from InSight as well as the expected tectonic and impact seismicity, and noise conditions on Mars (Clinton et al. 2017). In total, 84 teams from 20 countries registered for the blind test and 11 of them submitted their results in early 2018. The collection of documentations, methods, ideas and codes submitted by the participants exceeds 100 pages. The teams proposed well established as well as novel methods to tackle the challenging target of building a global seismicity catalogue using a single station. This paper summarizes the performance of the teams, and highlights the most successful contributions.
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Martin van Driel, Savas Ceylan, John Francis Clinton, Domenico Giardini, Hector Alemany, et al.. Preparing for InSight: Evaluation of the Blind Test for Martian Seismicity. Seismological Research Letters, Seismological Society of America, 2019, 90 (4), pp.1518-1534. ⟨10.1785/0220180379⟩. ⟨hal-02365912⟩



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