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IRIS Releases LASSO (Latest Assessment of Seismic Station Observations)

Wed, 2017-03-22 15:40
LASSO, developed by Instrumental Software Technologies Inc. in conjunction with IRIS Instrumentation Services, is a client to load, display, sort, rank, and export the measurements of quality produced by MUSTANG. 2017-03-22T21:17:00+00:00

Transportable Array Demonstrates its New Drilling Rig and Sensor Emplacement Routine

Wed, 2017-03-22 15:40
A third-generation lightweight air rotary drill system was recently tested at the IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center. This custom, high-performance drill is helicopter portable and can make a shallow hole in any type of ground, including solid rock, frost-shattered overburden, cobbles and frozen soils. 2017-03-07T17:06:00+00:00

IRIS Manager Bob Busby Discusses the Transportable Array on “Don’t Panic Geocast”

Wed, 2017-03-22 15:40
During this hour-long podcast, Bob Busby describes a wide range of topics pertaining to the Transportable Array deployment in the Lower 48 and Alaska. 2017-03-16T15:45:00+00:00

Donate to the David Simpson Fund for Innovation

Wed, 2017-03-22 15:40
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 Issues Strategic Plan

Wed, 2017-03-22 15:40
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

2016 Board of Directors Election Results

Wed, 2017-03-22 15:40
The IRIS Consortium is very pleased to announce the results of the 2016 Board of Directors election. 2016-12-15T02:03:00+00:00

Update from IRIS President Bob Detrick - Fall 2016

Wed, 2017-03-22 15:40
Bob Detrick provides a summary of recent Consortium activities. 2016-12-02T15:37:00+00:00

Visit the IRIS Special Event Page for More Information about the M7.8 New Zealand Earthquake

Wed, 2017-03-22 15:40
Direct links to and images of data and materials available from IRIS programs and preliminary research results from the seismology community are provided. The page is updated when new information is contributed. 2016-11-14T21:48:00+00:00

2018 Distinguished Lectureship - Call for Nominations

Sun, 2017-01-15 16:40
IRIS and SSA are pleased to announce the 16th year of this jointly-sponsored annual national public lecture series in seismology. The selection committee seeks nominations from the seismological community for two lecturers for 2018. 2017-01-11T21:24:00+00:00

Report on the 2016 IRIS Workshop is Now Available

Sun, 2017-01-15 16:40
Whether you were able to participate in person or not, download a summary of the 2016 IRIS Workshop prepared by the Science Planning Committee and the leaders of the plenary sessions and the Special Interest Groups. 2016-07-19T17:21:00+00:00

New Video on the Himalaya and the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

Sun, 2017-01-15 16:40
IRIS has created a short video that discusses the evolution of the Himalaya and the Nepal earthquake that occurred on April 25, 2015. 2016-04-22T16:54:00+00:00

Results Explain Mystery of the Bighorn Mountains

Sun, 2017-01-15 16:40
Data from the EarthScope-funded Bighorn Arch Seismic Experiment, which was acquired by several hundred sensors across Wyoming and Montana in 2010, sheds light on the formation of this puzzling feature. 2016-02-26T17:23:00+00:00

Check Out the Special Event Web Page on the N. Korean Nuclear Test

Sun, 2017-01-15 16:40
More information will be added to the web page as it becomes available. 2016-01-06T15:03:00+00:00

EarthScope Magnetotelluric Transportable Array Reaches the Atlantic Ocean

Sun, 2017-01-15 16:40
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

IRIS Staff Answers Questions on AskScience’s “Ask Me Anything”

Wed, 2017-01-11 15:40
IRIS staff members Wendy Bohon and Danielle Sumy responded to dozens of interesting questions about earthquakes and seismology during a "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit's AskScience. 2016-06-03T14:56:00+00:00

IRIS to Conduct Wavefields Demonstration Community Experiment

Wed, 2017-01-11 15:40
This community experiment will take place in northern Oklahoma this summer and will make use of cutting-edge three-component nodal-type sensors. 2016-05-14T20:17:00+00:00

Remembering Adam Dziewonski

Wed, 2017-01-11 15:40
IRIS and the seismological community mourn the loss of geophysicist Adam Dziewonski who passed away on March 1 at age 79. 2016-03-07T16:02:00+00:00

Data from Community Wavefield Demonstration Experiment Now Available

Fri, 2016-12-02 16:00
IRIS is pleased to announce that the data collected during the Community Wavefields Demonstration Experiment are now fully archived and available at the IRIS Data Management Center. 2016-12-01T17:26:00+00:00

IRIS Announces 2016 Slate of Candidates for Board of Directors

Fri, 2016-12-02 16:00
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. 2016-11-08T01:57:00+00:00