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2014 Board of Directors Election Results

Fri, 2014-12-19 00:20
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!

Fri, 2014-12-19 00:20
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

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

Fri, 2014-12-19 00:20
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

Fri, 2014-12-19 00:20
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

Donate to the David Simpson Fund for Innovation

Fri, 2014-12-19 00:20
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

Update from IRIS President Bob Detrick – September 2014

Fri, 2014-12-19 00:20
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

Fri, 2014-12-19 00:20
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

Fri, 2014-12-19 00:20
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

Fri, 2014-12-19 00:20
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

Subduction Zone Observatory Special Interest Group Discussion at 3:30pm, Thursday, Dec 18

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:40
The discussion will focus on the creation of a Subduction Zone Observatory (SZO). 2014-12-01T17:10:00+00:00

Attend the IRIS Membership Meeting on Monday, December 15 in San Francisco

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:40
The Annual Membership Meeting will take place at the City Club of San Francisco. Please note that we are meeting at a different venue than previous years. 2014-11-26T15:16:00+00:00

IRIS Announces 2014 Slate of Candidates

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:40
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. 2014-11-12T06:37:00+00:00

Future Seismic and Geodetic Facility Needs in the Geosciences - Your Input is Requested!

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:20
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

Two Universities Join IRIS as Foreign Affiliate Members

Tue, 2014-11-25 11:00
IRIS is pleased to welcome two new Foreign Affiliates during May, the University of Oxford and the Tokyo Institute of Technology. 2014-05-16T18:57:00+00:00

Participate in the ENGAGE Workshop, January 18-20, 2015! Apply by November 7.

Tue, 2014-10-14 12:20
The ENGAGE Workshop - Encouraging Networks between Geoscience and Geoscience Education - will bring together early-career geoscience researchers and discipline-based education researchers to explore collaborative approaches that leverage advances in both geoscience disciplines and geoscience education. 2014-10-13T20:57:00+00:00

IRIS Board of Directors Appoints a Nominations Committee for 2014 Elections

Tue, 2014-10-14 12:20
All Member Representatives are encouraged to contact the Nominations Committee to provide suggestions for candidates for the open positions. 2014-09-03T21:10:00+00:00

IRIS Project Associate Andy Frassetto Blogs about Inspiration from USArray

Mon, 2014-10-13 14:40
The Bridge, one of the American Geophysical Union's blogs, invited Andy Frassetto to share his thoughts on how EarthScope and USArray are inspiring the next generation of seismologists. 2014-05-13T15:19:00+00:00

Download Plenary Presentations from the IRIS Workshop

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:00
Presentations from the plenary sessions and contributed Science Highlights are now available. 2014-07-03T20:36:00+00:00

David Simpson Fund for Innovation Launched

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:00
David Simpson Fund for Innovation Launched 2014-05-14T15:54:00+00:00

Watch Seismologists Install a Seismic Station in Antarctica

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:00
A team of seismologists recorded a few short videos as they deployed a seismic station in the Transantarctic Mountains. 2014-05-09T15:39:00+00:00