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Check Out the Special Event Web Page on the N. Korean Nuclear Test

Wed, 2016-01-06 08:20
More information will be added to the web page as it becomes available. 2016-01-06T15:03:00+00:00

2015 Board of Directors Election Results

Wed, 2016-01-06 08:20
The IRIS Consortium is very pleased to announce the results of the 2015 Board of Directors election. 2015-12-17T07:10:00+00:00

2017 Distinguished Lectureship - Call for Nominations

Wed, 2016-01-06 08:20
IRIS and SSA are pleased to announce the 15th year of this jointly-sponsored annual national public lecture series in seismology. The selection committee seeks nominations from the seismological community for two lecturers for 2017. 2015-12-10T17:18:00+00:00

IRIS Releases A Call for Concepts for a Wavefield Demonstration Experiment

Wed, 2016-01-06 08:20
IRIS is seeking concepts for the target and design of the Full Wavefield Demonstration Experiment that meet the specified goals, constraints, instrumentation capabilities, and schedule. Submittals of four pages or less are due by January 15, 2016. 2015-12-08T19:34:00+00:00

EarthScope Magnetotelluric Transportable Array Reaches the Atlantic Ocean

Wed, 2016-01-06 08:20
The EarthScope USArray Magnetotelluric Transportable Array (MT-TA) reached a major milestone when it installed a station in Jekyll Island, Georgia. This is the first MT-TA station to reach the Atlantic coast. 2015-09-25T15:39:00+00:00

USArray Short Course Was a Huge Success

Wed, 2016-01-06 08:20
Twenty-eight students from 26 institutions participated in this year’s IRIS-organized short course on USArray data processing that was hosted by Indiana University in Bloomington. 2015-09-24T18:16:00+00:00

IRIS Publishes 2015 Annual Report

Wed, 2016-01-06 08:20
Download a copy to see the ways in which IRIS is continuing to advance discovery, research, and education to understand our planet and benefit society. 2015-09-18T16:05:00+00:00

IRIS Issues Strategic Plan

Wed, 2016-01-06 08:20
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

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

Wed, 2016-01-06 08:20
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, 2016-01-06 08:20
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

Attend the IRIS Membership Meeting on Monday, December 14 in San Francisco

Thu, 2015-12-10 10:40
The Annual Membership Meeting will take place at The Marker San Francisco. Please make note of the new venue. 2015-11-19T03:21:00+00:00

IRIS Announces 2015 Slate of Candidates for Board of Directors

Thu, 2015-12-10 10:40
The IRIS Nominations Committee has announced the slate of candidates to fill several positions on the Board of Directors. Information about the candidates and the upcoming Annual Membership Meeting of the IRIS Consortium is available here. 2015-11-08T01:33:00+00:00

Update from IRIS President Bob Detrick – September 2015

Thu, 2015-12-10 10:40
Bob Detrick provides an overview of important activities, both recent and upcoming, that impact the Consortium and welcomes new staff members. 2015-09-30T17:59:00+00:00

Final Report on Global Seismographic Network External Review Released

Wed, 2015-11-18 21:00
The Global Seismographic Network (GSN) was recently evaluated by an External Review Committee. In their report, the review committee was unambiguous in its assessment of the fundamental importance of the GSN for scientific discovery and earthquake monitoring, as well as mission-agency objectives. 2015-09-17T17:29:00+00:00

New Report: Future Geophysical Facilities Required to Address Grand Challenges

Wed, 2015-11-18 21:00
The report summarizes key scientific questions, research opportunities, and broader impacts for 2018 and beyond - and the seismic, geodetic and MT facility capabilities that they require. 2015-09-16T18:31:00+00:00

Information about the Magnitude 8.3 Earthquake Off the Coast of Chile - Available Now!

Mon, 2015-11-16 10:00
Several web pages have been created with information for all interest levels. 2015-09-17T20:32:00+00:00

IRIS Board of Directors Appoints a Nominations Committee for 2015 Elections

Wed, 2015-09-30 13:00
All Member Representatives are encouraged to contact the Nominations Committee to provide suggestions for candidates for the open positions. 2015-09-09T01:02:00+00:00

Open Call for IRIS Committee Nominations

Wed, 2015-09-30 13:00
Nominations are currently being sought for all IRIS standing and advisory committees for terms that begin in January 2016. 2015-09-09T01:40:00+00:00

IRIS Facilities and IRIS Member Institutions Contribute to Cascadia Research

Thu, 2015-09-24 19:40
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 and Latin American Network Operators Meet in Chile

Thu, 2015-09-17 14:20
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