SEIS InSight Mission Data


© David Ducros / IPGP

Basic Network Information

Network code
XB
Identifier
10.18715/SEIS.INSIGHT.XB_2016
Network name
SEIS InSight Mission Data
Datacite
[xml]
Start date
2016-01-01
End date
2022-12-31
Abstract

The NASA InSight mission deployed onto Mars' surface the SEIS (Seismic Experiment for Internal Structure) instrument shortly after its landing on November, 26, 2018; a six-axes seismometer equipped with both a long-period three-axes Very Broad Band (VBB) instrument and a three-axes short-period (SP) instrument.

These six sensors will cover a broad range of the seismic bandwidth, from 0.01 Hz to 50 Hz, with possible extension to longer periods. Data are transmitted in the form of continuous VBB and SP components and are augmented by requested event data with higher sampling rate.

SEIS will improve upon the existing resolution of Viking's Mars seismic monitoring by a factor of ~2500 at 1 Hz and ~200000 at 0.1 Hz.

Contrary to Viking, the seismometer has been deployed via a robotic arm directly onto Mars' surface and is protected against temperature and wind by highly efficient thermal and wind shielding.

Very low noise has therefore been obtained, especially during the night by the VBB instrument.

These data consist of all SEIS data, including the House Keeping data requested to monitor the instrument health.

Citation information

Citation

Use of the SEIS data must be at least acknowledged by referencing the SEIS experiment paper (Lognonné et al., 2019) and the SEIS team papers used by the user for the analysis. For a collection of SEIS papers, see Banerdt and Russel, 2017 and Banerdt and Russel, 2019.

All SEIS data used must be referenced by the SEIS data doi

http://dx.doi.org/10.18715/SEIS.INSIGHT.XB_2016

In addition, the following sentence must be also provided in the acknowledgement :

We acknowledge NASA, CNES, partner agencies and Institutions (UKSA, SSO, DLR ; JPL, IPGP-CNRS, ETHZ, IC, MPS-MPG) and the operators of JPL, SISMOC, MSDS, IRIS-DMC and PDS for providing SEED SEIS data.
DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.18715/SEIS.INSIGHT.XB_2016
Related references
Lognonné P., Banerdt W.B., Giardini D., Pike W.T., Christensen U. and al. Space Sci Rev (2019) 215: 12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11214-018-0574-6
W.B.Banerdt and C.T.Russel, The InSight mission to Mars, 211, 2017 (series of 25 articles https://link.springer.com/journal/11214/211/1/page/1)
W.B.Banerdt and C.T Russel, The InSight mission to Mars II, 2019 (series of 26 articles https://link.springer.com/journal/11214/topicalCollection/AC_966185ad44bc43380e728f66a3eba792)

Stations in XB network

Station Site name Description Latitude* Longitude* Start End
ELYSE Elysium Planitia, Mars - Scientific data Scientific data from final configuration 4.502384 135.623447 2018-12-20T00:00:00 2022-12-31T23:59:59
ELYHK Elysium Planitia, Mars - Housekeeping data HK data from final configuration 4.502384 135.623447 2018-12-20T00:00:00 2022-12-31T23:59:59
ELYS0 Elysium Planitia, Mars - Scientific data Scientific data from postlanding before instrument deployment 4.502384 135.623447 2018-11-26T01:00:00 2018-12-19T23:59:00
ELYH0 Elysium Planitia, Mars - Housekeeping data HK data from postlanding before instrument deployment 4.502384 135.623447 2018-11-26T01:00:00 2018-12-19T23:59:00
* Mars 2000 IAU reference frame