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IRIS and UNAVCO Response to the NSF Dear Colleague Letter on the Timeline for SAGE and GAGE Re-competition

Fri, 2021-06-11 12:00
The staff and Boards of IRIS and UNAVCO are inspired by the National Science Foundation’s vision of a transformed facility for geophysics support and its decision to pursue an extended process for the next geophysical facility. 2021-06-11T17:33:00+00:00

Tim Ahern, Director of Data Services-Emeritus, Receives SSA’s 2021 Frank Press Public Service Award

Fri, 2021-06-11 12:00
The Seismological Society of America has selected Tim Ahern, Director of Data Services-Emeritus, as its recipient of the 2021 Frank Press Public Service Award. Tim is recognized for his collaborative, open-data approach to observational seismology worldwide that has improved hazard assessment and increased public safety in at-risk communities. 2021-06-01T19:19:00+00:00

IRIS Celebrates Its 37th Anniversary

Fri, 2021-06-11 12:00
May 8 is the 37th anniversary of the incorporation of IRIS. During this time, there have been many tremendous accomplishments. 2021-05-08T16:52:00+00:00

Alaska Transportable Array Enters Final Phase

Fri, 2021-06-11 12:00
The Transportable Array team plans to remove the remaining Alaska TA stations this summer during the 2021 field season following a postponement due to local, state, and federal travel restrictions in response to the pandemic and with the support of the National Science Foundation (NSF). 2021-05-03T17:18:00+00:00

IRIS Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Working Group Seeks Community Feedback

Fri, 2021-06-11 12:00
The IRIS JEDI working group is tasked to develop a draft IRIS Anti-Racism action plan, solicit and incorporate community feedback, implement actions, and report on progress for accountability. This action plan is a living document; feedback on the current document and suggestions of additional actions are encouraged and will be incorporated into ongoing activities. 2021-04-22T20:53:00+00:00

Read the Spring 2021 Issue of the IRIS Data Services Newsletter

Fri, 2021-06-11 12:00
The newsletter highlights IRIS Data Services products and services. 2021-04-21T00:57:00+00:00

Provide Your Input: Metadata for Legacy Seismic Data Survey

Fri, 2021-06-11 12:00
Please take a survey to provide your perspective as to which elements should be Required, Recommended, Optional, or Not Included in metadata for legacy seismic data. 2021-03-29T14:36:00+00:00

IRIS to Host FREE “Seismology Skill Building Workshop for Undergraduates” This Summer

Fri, 2021-06-11 12:00
The Seismology Skill Building Workshop for Undergraduates is a FREE, not-for-credit workshop open to all undergraduate students or recent graduates who will be starting graduate school in the fall of 2021. 2021-03-15T15:55:00+00:00

Two Former IRIS Board of Directors Members Awarded Medals by the Royal Astronomical Society

Fri, 2021-06-11 12:00
The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) honored seismologists Thorne Lay and Emily Brodsky, both professors at the University of California, Santa Cruz, for their research contributions in geophysics. 2021-01-19T19:28:00+00:00

UNAVCO and IRIS Joining Forces for Advancing Geophysics

Fri, 2021-06-11 12:00
Beginning in 2019, UNAVCO and IRIS began discussions focused on how both organizations can collectively work together to further advance geophysics support for the community. 2021-06-11T17:00:00+00:00

UNAVCO and IRIS Joining Forces for Advancing Geophysics

Tue, 2021-06-01 13:40
Beginning in 2019, UNAVCO and IRIS began discussions focused on how both organizations can collectively work together to further advance geophysics support for the community. 2021-04-20T16:00:00+00:00

2020 Board of Directors Election Results

Tue, 2021-06-01 13:40
The IRIS Consortium is very pleased to announce the results of the 2020 Board of Directors election. 2020-12-01T16:24:00+00:00

IRIS Releases “Rapid Response Science and Instrumentation: A Community White Paper”

Thu, 2021-05-13 11:00
This white paper on rapid response science, capabilities, and instrumentation was assembled from community feedback gathered by IRIS over the past two years. 2020-11-19T23:11:00+00:00

IRIS Congratulates Seismology Community Members Awarded AGU Honors

Mon, 2021-05-03 15:20
IRIS is pleased to recognize a number of seismology community members honored by the American Geophysical Union for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the Earth and space sciences. 2020-11-19T18:04:00+00:00

Alaska Transportable Array Station Affiliation Changes

Thu, 2021-04-22 15:20
Due to local, state, and federal travel restrictions in response to the pandemic and with the support of the National Science Foundation, IRIS postponed removal of most of the Alaska Transportable Array stations to the 2021 field season. 2020-09-19T03:27:00+00:00

Read the Summer 2020 Issue of the IRIS Data Services Newsletter

Wed, 2021-04-21 11:20
The newsletter highlights IRIS Data Services products and services. 2020-08-05T12:13:00+00:00

IRIS Publishes 2020 At-A-Glance

Mon, 2021-03-29 09:00
This report provides an overview of recent IRIS activities. 2020-05-19T17:26:00+00:00

IRIS Earthquake Browser Receives Best of Show Award in Earth Science from NSTA

Mon, 2021-03-15 10:00
The IRIS Earthquake Browser, a freely available online interactive application to explore recent and historical global seismicity and tectonic plate boundaries, was awarded the National Science Teaching Association’s 2020 Best of Show in the Tried & True Technology Teaching and Learning: Earth Science category. 2020-05-07T00:54:00+00:00