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Hundreds of Sensors Deployed to Image Socorro Magma Body

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:20
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

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:20
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

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:20
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

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

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:20
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

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

Tue, 2015-05-12 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

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

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:20
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

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:20
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

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:20
Bob Detrick highlights personnel changes at IRIS, welcomes new governance members, and shares recent and upcoming activities. 2015-03-27T17:28:00+00:00

Donate to the David Simpson Fund for Innovation

Tue, 2015-05-12 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

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

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

Sat, 2015-04-25 09:00
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

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