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

Wed, 2015-11-18 21:00
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

Wed, 2015-11-18 21:00
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

Wed, 2015-11-18 21:00
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

EarthScope Magnetotelluric Transportable Array Reaches the Atlantic Ocean

Wed, 2015-11-18 21:00
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, 2015-11-18 21:00
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, 2015-11-18 21:00
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

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

IRIS Issues Strategic Plan

Wed, 2015-11-18 21:00
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, 2015-11-18 21:00
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

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

Donate to the David Simpson Fund for Innovation

Fri, 2015-09-18 09:20
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 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

Data from Experiments Conducted by NNSA Team are Available from the IRIS Archive

Thu, 2015-09-17 13:40
Data from the National Nuclear Security Administration's “Source Physics Experiment” program are managed and openly distributed by IRIS Data Services. 2015-06-03T17:50:00+00:00

The San Andreas Movie - Perspectives from Seismologists

Thu, 2015-09-17 13:40
The blockbuster disaster movie, San Andreas, centers around the rescue of the main character's daughter following a huge rupture of California's best known fault. Find out what seismologists are saying. 2015-06-01T21:43:00+00:00

Hundreds of Sensors Deployed to Image Socorro Magma Body

Wed, 2015-09-09 18:20
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

Wed, 2015-09-09 18:20
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