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IRIS Facilities and IRIS Member Institutions Contribute to Cascadia Research

Wed, 2015-08-19 12:00
Data from seismic stations managed by IRIS, IRIS Member Institutions and other partners are being used by researchers to learn more about the Cascadia Subduction Zone and the potential seismic and tsunamic risk to the Pacific Northwest. 2015-08-19T17:34:00+00:00

IRIS Issues Strategic Plan

Wed, 2015-08-19 12:00
The IRIS Board of Directors along with IRIS Senior Management, Program/Project Managers, and Standing Committee Chairs have developed a Strategic Plan that summarizes the vision, mission, and goals which will guide the organization to 2020 and into the future. 2015-07-16T15:44:00+00:00

IRIS and Latin American Network Operators Meet in Chile

Wed, 2015-08-19 12:00
IRIS recently partnered with the Chilean National Seismic Network to host a workshop in Santiago concluding efforts following the 2010 Maule earthquake. 2015-06-30T16:04:00+00:00

Data from Experiments Conducted by NNSA Team are Available from the IRIS Archive

Wed, 2015-08-19 12:00
Data from the National Nuclear Security Administration's “Source Physics Experiment” program are managed and openly distributed by IRIS Data Services. 2015-06-03T17:50:00+00:00

The San Andreas Movie - Perspectives from Seismologists

Wed, 2015-08-19 12:00
The blockbuster disaster movie, San Andreas, centers around the rescue of the main character's daughter following a huge rupture of California's best known fault. Find out what seismologists are saying. 2015-06-01T21:43:00+00:00

Hundreds of Sensors Deployed to Image Socorro Magma Body

Wed, 2015-08-19 12:00
PASSCAL staff assisted Principal Investigators with the installation of hundreds of sensors to image the Socorro Magma Body beneath the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge in central New Mexico. 2015-05-12T13:59:00+00:00

IRIS and UNAVCO Boards of Directors Submit ‘Guiding Principles’ Letter to NSF

Wed, 2015-08-19 12:00
The letter describes key attributes and characteristics that have made the seismic and geodetic multi-user facilities so successful and should be incorporated into the upcoming Request for Proposal. 2015-05-01T20:10:00+00:00

USArray Featured in Canada’s Leading Newspaper

Wed, 2015-08-19 12:00
The article in The Globe and Mail highlights how data from EarthScope seismic stations in the US and Canada are being used to better understand the structure of the North American continent. 2015-05-05T15:08:00+00:00

NSF Issues ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter About the SAGE and GAGE Recompetition

Wed, 2015-08-19 12:00
The letter provides general information regarding the upcoming competition and invites interested members of the community to contact designated National Science Foundation representatives. 2015-04-30T14:12:00+00:00

Donate to the David Simpson Fund for Innovation

Wed, 2015-08-19 12:00
The intention of the Fund is to provide the Consortium with a source of un-restricted funds that the Board can designate to stimulate new initiatives and develop new ventures. 2014-08-25T11:02:00+00:00

Geophysics Community Seeks Comments on Draft Report by July 20

Mon, 2015-07-20 07:20
The writing committee welcomes your feedback on the working draft of the report Future Geophysical Facilities Required to Address Grand Challenges in the Earth Sciences. 2015-07-07T14:39:00+00:00

IRIS Data Services Announces New Global Empirical Green’s Tensor Database

Wed, 2015-06-03 12:40
A nested global empirical Green’s tensor (EGT) database derived from three-component continuous data at global, continental and local length scales is now available. 2015-04-30T15:11:00+00:00

Access the Special Event Page for Information About the Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake in Nepal

Wed, 2015-06-03 12:40
The IRIS Data Management Center has created a Special Event web page that provides direct links to and images of data and materials available from IRIS programs and preliminary research results from the seismology community. 2015-04-25T14:41:00+00:00

Program Alumni Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships and Honorable Mentions

Wed, 2015-06-03 12:40
Former IRIS interns were recently awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in geophysics or were nominated for an Honorable Mention. 2015-04-14T17:07:00+00:00

Update from IRIS President Bob Detrick – March 2015

Wed, 2015-06-03 12:40
Bob Detrick highlights personnel changes at IRIS, welcomes new governance members, and shares recent and upcoming activities. 2015-03-27T17:28:00+00:00

IRIS Leadership Plans for the Future

Tue, 2015-05-05 14:20
Looking to the future, IRIS leadership recently participated in a professionally facilitated strategic planning session to continue development of a roadmap. 2015-03-18T19:20:00+00:00

Early Career Scientists and Geoscience Education Researchers Explore Collaborations

Tue, 2015-05-05 14:20
A workshop was held in mid-January to catalyze relationships between the two communities to address the foundational research needed on how people learn geoscience content and develop into expert geoscientists. 2015-02-11T15:30:00+00:00

IRIS PASSCAL Helps Deploy Seismographs in Antarctica

Thu, 2015-04-30 08:20
The seismic stations installed on the ice shelf will provide data to study wave interactions and the deep earth below. 2015-01-13T14:55:00+00:00

2014 IRIS Workshop Report Now Available

Thu, 2015-04-30 08:20
A report on outcomes from the 2014 IRIS Workshop has been posted. 2015-01-12T20:53:00+00:00