Please visit the CIDER wiki page for general CIDER announcements, as well as materials assembled since 2004, including lecture collection.

Mark your calendars for these upcoming CIDER events and deadlines:

  • CIDER 2018 Summer Program will take place at U.C. Santa Barbara, from the 9th of July to the 3rd of August, 2018 on the theme: "Relating geochemical and geophysical heterogeneity in the Earth". See more information. Application is now closed.
  • 2016 CIDER pre-AGU workshop will be held on the sunday prior to AGU, i.e. sunday Dec 11th, in Berkeley - registration/application deadline is Nov 13th, 2016 - everyone is invited but MUST register
  • Support is available through CIDER FESD grant for ad-hoc multidisciplinary WORKING GROUPS
  • CIDER 2017 Summer Program will take place at U.C. Berkeley, from June 19th to July 21st, 2017 (Tutorial program starts on June 25th) on the theme: "Subduction zone structure and dynamics". See more information and apply here . Application deadline: February 1, 2017.

CIDER-II is funded as a "Synthesis Center" by the Frontiers of Earth Systems Dynamics(FESD) program of NSF. View CIDER-II proposal narrative

We welcome your comments, feedback and ideas on future CIDER-II activities. Please send them to

This page last modified Monday April 02, 2018