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IRIS Announces 2014 Slate of Candidates

Wed, 2014-11-19 13:20
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

Donate to the David Simpson Fund for Innovation

Wed, 2014-11-19 13:20
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

Wed, 2014-11-19 13:20
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

Wed, 2014-11-19 13:20
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

Wed, 2014-11-19 13:20
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

Wed, 2014-11-19 13:20
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

Two Universities Join IRIS as Foreign Affiliate Members

Wed, 2014-11-19 13:20
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


Fri, 2014-08-22 09:40
Thirty years ago, on May 8, 1984, the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology was formally certified as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation in the State of Delaware, organized exclusively for educational and scientific purposes. 2014-05-08T13:29:00+00:00

New Animations Focus on Megathrust Earthquakes and Alaska

Mon, 2014-08-18 08:00
In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the magnitude 9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake of March 27, 1964, IRIS offers a set of three animations made in collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey and the Alaska Earthquake Center. 2014-03-26T20:03:00+00:00