Geoscientific research station

Resources

Within its impressive facilities DTM has many resources which are available to all those working on campus, ranging from computer labs to our extensive research library.

Below you will find links to these resources as well as to a number of online resources of interest to those at DTM.

DTM Instrumentation

The astronomy and astrophysics, geophysics, and cosmochemistry and geochemistry groups at DTM maintain state-of-the-art research facilities.

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Campus Map

Campus Map

Get directions to campus from the Beltway, downtown, Washington area airports, as well as public transportation information.

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Machine Shop

Machine Shop

DTM maintains a modern machine shop with state-of-the-art CNC capabilities.

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DTM Cherry Blossoms

Holiday Schedule

Our Broad Branch Road campus is closed on the following holidays in 2017.

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DTM History

The History of DTM

Two years after the Carnegie Institution of Washington was formed in 1902, Louis Bauer, a scientist studying the Earth's magnetic field, was selected by the board of trustees to form the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (DTM). Learn more about our campus history.

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Remote Access, Phones and More

A How To guide for VPN remote access, phone information, and tutorials for Google Apps

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DTM Online Newsletter Archive

Newsletter Archive

Each month DTM sends out an online newsletter highlighting campus events, awards, and announcements of the past month.

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library publications

Publications

Publications by DTM staff members, postdoctoral fellows and associates. Online versions of historic DTM monographs in geomagnetism, atmospheric electricity, cosmic-ray studies, oceanography, and other areas of geophysics are freely accessible.

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Library

Library

DTM and the Geophysical Laboratory (GL) have a joint library that supports advanced research in the physical, earth, and space sciences. The library subscribes to more than 200 scientific journals and reference databases and holds 10,000 technical books, maps, and reports.

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Visa & Social Security

Helpful hints regarding visas and obtaining a Social Security number. You'll find details provided by those who have gone through the processes - from moving to the United States to participating in the J-1 Visa program.

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Safety & Emergency Information

Campus and lab safety procedures and policies. Emergency procedures and contacts.

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Lunch Club Cookbook

Since 1947, we’ve shared home-cooked meals right here on our campus! The Lunch Club meets every day in the Merle Tuve Room (dining hall) of the Greenewalt Building at 12:30 p.m. for a lunch cooked by one of the members.

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