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Impact of Shutdown on IRIS-operated Facilities

Wed, 2019-01-23 14:40
IRIS is an independent, non-profit corporation and not part of the government, therefore IRIS employees can continue to work during a shutdown. Nevertheless, we cannot draw down additional funds from NSF to pay our operating expenses and currently have enough funds to operate our “core” facilities through about the end of February. 2019-01-23T21:03:00+00:00

IRIS Seismologist Kasey Aderhold Discusses Alaska Transportable Array on Kachemak Science

Wed, 2019-01-23 14:40
IRIS Seismologist Dr. Kasey Aderhold and Dr. Natalia Ruppert from the Alaska Earthquake Center discuss the Alaska Transportable Array and related topics with Kachemak Science, a monthly program on public radio station KBBI in Homer, Alaska. 2018-12-29T22:36:00+00:00

2018 Board of Directors Election Results

Wed, 2019-01-23 14:40
The IRIS Consortium is very pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Board of Directors election. 2018-12-13T13:55:00+00:00

IRIS Appoints Jerry Carter as Next Director of Data Services

Wed, 2019-01-23 14:40
IRIS is very pleased to announce that Dr. Jerry Carter has been appointed the next Director of IRIS Data Services, succeeding Tim Ahern who will retire in Spring 2019 after 30 years at IRIS. 2018-12-08T04:50:00+00:00

IRIS and SSA Seek Nominations for 2020 Distinguished Lectureship Series

Wed, 2019-01-23 14:40
The selection committee for this jointly-sponsored annual national public lecture series in seismology seeks nominations from the seismological community for two lecturers for calendar year 2020. 2018-12-07T04:00:00+00:00

Seismology-Related Information on Mw 7.0 Earthquake near Anchorage, Alaska Available

Wed, 2019-01-23 14:40
IRIS Data Services created a Special Event page following the Mw 7.0 earthquake that occurred north of Anchorage, Alaska, that provides direct links to and images of data and materials available from IRIS programs and preliminary research results from the seismology community. 2018-11-30T21:00:00+00:00

NSF Makes 5-Year $93M Award to IRIS to Manage the SAGE Facility

Wed, 2019-01-23 14:40
IRIS is pleased to announce that it has received a 5-year, $93M award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to operate SAGE (Seismological Facilities for the Advancement of Geoscience) for the U.S. academic research community. 2018-09-21T18:08:00+00:00

IRIS PASSCAL to Expand Pool of Seismic Instruments

Wed, 2019-01-23 14:40
Nearly 500 3-component node systems are currently being procured and are expected to be available for community use starting in February 2019. Further expansion of the node pool as well as other enhancements are planned over the next three years. 2018-09-14T18:35:00+00:00

Summer Issue of IRIS Data Services Newsletter Now Available Online

Wed, 2019-01-23 14:40
The summer issue of the Data Services newsletter is now available. 2018-08-07T15:41:00+00:00

National Science Board Authorizes Award to IRIS

Wed, 2019-01-23 14:40
National Science Board authorized NSF to make separate awards to IRIS and UNAVCO for the operation of the SAGE and GAGE facilities for another 5 years, October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2023. 2018-07-25T17:07:00+00:00

Alaska Amphibious Community Seismic Experiment Complements EarthScope Science Priorities

Sat, 2018-12-29 21:00
In addition to the Alaska Transportable Array and other EarthScope instrumentation, the deployment of the AACSE onshore-offshore array of seismometers will provide data to study the seismically active Alaska-Aleutian subduction zone. 2018-06-05T01:10:00+00:00

Seismology-Related Information on Mw 6.9 Earthquake in Hawaii Available

Fri, 2018-12-14 07:00
IRIS Data Services created a Special Event page following the Mw 6.9 earthquake in Hawaii that provides direct links to and images of data and materials available from IRIS programs and preliminary research results from the seismology community. 2018-05-05T23:58:00+00:00

IRIS Announces 2018 Slate of Candidates for Board of Directors

Fri, 2018-12-07 22:20
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. 2018-11-14T21:39:00+00:00

IRIS Board of Directors Responds to NSF ‘Dear Colleague Letter’

Thu, 2018-12-06 21:20
The IRIS Board of Directors sent a letter to the National Science Foundation addressing the significant impact that divesture of the R/V Marcus G. Langseth will have on the acquisition of high quality marine seismic data and scientific studies of subduction zone processes, geohazards and a broad spectrum of other ocean-based studies. 2018-04-27T20:23:00+00:00

Ready to head to Mars

Fri, 2018-11-30 14:20
IRIS is an Educational Partner on the InSight Mission! InSight is NASA's next mission to Mars, and will put a seismometer on the Martian surface! 2018-04-24T19:36:00+00:00

Apply Now for IRIS Director of Data Services

Wed, 2018-11-28 10:20
Please submit your resume and a short statement (2 pages max) describing your qualifications for this position and your vision for IRIS Data Services to 2018-08-16T20:15:00+00:00