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Update from IRIS President Bob Detrick – March 2015

Fri, 2015-03-27 12:20
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

Fri, 2015-03-27 12:20
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

Submit Whitepaper by Apr 15 about the Future Seismic and Geodetic Facility Needs in the Geosciences

Fri, 2015-03-27 12:20
These short (1-2 pages) documents will describe an important scientific question or problem the community member expects to be working on during the next decade and the seismic or geodetic facility capabilities that would enable further progress in addressing this scientific issue or support related to broader impact needs. 2015-03-03T21:13:00+00:00

Early Career Scientists and Geoscience Education Researchers Explore Collaborations

Fri, 2015-03-27 12:20
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

Fri, 2015-03-27 12:20
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

Fri, 2015-03-27 12:20
A report on outcomes from the 2014 IRIS Workshop has been posted. 2015-01-12T20:53:00+00:00

Donate to the David Simpson Fund for Innovation

Fri, 2015-03-27 12:20
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

Brian Stump, Past Chair of IRIS Board, Named AAAS Fellow

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:40
Seismologist Brian Stump is recognized for distinguished contributions to his field, particularly in the area of seismic monitoring in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. 2014-11-25T17:52:00+00:00

Thorne Lay, Past Chair of IRIS Board, Receives Honor from SSA

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:40
Seismologist Thorne Lay has been selected to receive the Harry Fielding Reid Medal from the Seismological Society of America for his research accomplishments and service to the scientific community. 2014-11-24T17:58:00+00:00

2014 Board of Directors Election Results

Wed, 2015-02-11 16:20
The IRIS Consortium is very pleased to announce the results of the 2014 Board of Directors election. 2014-12-19T06:34:00+00:00

Workshop on Seismic and Geodetic Facility Needs, May 4-6, 2015 - Apply Now!

Wed, 2015-02-11 16:20
IRIS, UNAVCO, and the EarthScope National Office (ENO) are working together to gather community input for the NSF on the capabilities of the seismic and geodetic facilities needed to support fundamental research in the geosciences in the 2020s and beyond. 2014-12-01T08:31:00+00:00

Update from IRIS President Bob Detrick – September 2014

Wed, 2015-02-11 16:20
I’ve been at IRIS a little over four months now, and this seems like a good time to give you a report on my initial impressions of IRIS and plans for the coming year. 2014-09-18T19:00:00+00:00

IRIS Mourns the Passing of Renowned Geophysicist J. Freeman Gilbert

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:40
J. Freeman Gilbert, a pioneer in applying modern computational tools to seismic problems, was one of the founding Directors of IRIS and was elected to the first Executive Committee of the Board. He was a wonderful colleague who will be sorely missed. 2014-08-22T16:01:00+00:00

Science Magazine Highlights Passive Megasurveys

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:40
The potential of passive surveys using dense arrays of seismometers is reported in the 14 August 2014 issue. 2014-08-18T14:42:00+00:00

IRIS Data Services Sponsors 8th Data Management Workshop in Bogotá, Colombia

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:40
About 35 participants from 18 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean met July 26-31, for a six-day Data Services workshop in Bogotá, Colombia. 2014-08-11T20:42:00+00:00