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IRIS Releases New Animation on Using Seismic Wave Travel Times

Fri, 2017-06-30 13:40
See how seismic wave travel times are used to locate earthquakes in this short video! 2017-06-26T16:15:00+00:00

Greenland Landslide and Tsunami on 17 June 2017 - IRIS Special Event Webpage

Fri, 2017-06-30 13:40
This special webpage provides seismic observations and other information from the landslide and tsunami in Greenland. 2017-06-23T15:51:00+00:00

IRIS Issues ‘Request for Proposal’ for Retirement Plan Consulting Services

Fri, 2017-06-30 13:40
IRIS requests proposals for managing its retirement plans and to provide guidance, support, and training on various retirement products available. The deadline for submissions is Monday, July 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. ET. 2017-06-09T20:04:00+00:00

Read IRIS President’s Message on FY2018 Budget Request

Fri, 2017-06-30 13:40
The President's budget includes severe cuts to research and development (R&D) across the majority of federal agencies. How could this impact funding for both the geosciences and seismology? 2017-06-06T15:13:00+00:00

Submit Your Proposal to the David Simpson Fund for Innovation by September 1

Fri, 2017-06-30 13:40
The IRIS Board of Directors is soliciting proposals from individual Consortium members or groups of members to support new initiatives or activities, increase community outreach, or leverage development of new resources for Consortium programs. 2017-06-05T16:39:00+00:00

Final Report from Subduction Zone Observatory Workshop Now Available

Fri, 2017-06-30 13:40
After extensive community review and input, the writing committee has finalized the report which presents views and a vision for a new SZ4D Initiative to capture and model the spatial and temporal evolution of subduction zones. 2017-05-22T17:01:00+00:00

Update from IRIS President Bob Detrick - Spring 2017

Fri, 2017-06-30 13:40
Bob Detrick presents a summary of recent Consortium activities. 2017-05-02T01:13:00+00:00

Donate to the David Simpson Fund for Innovation

Fri, 2017-06-30 13:40
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

Fri, 2017-06-30 13:40
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

IRIS Issues ‘Request for Proposal’ for Corporate Attorney

Mon, 2017-06-26 10:40
IRIS desires an integrative law firm to provide legal guidance and support in Federal Grants and Contracts, maintenance of IRIS’ tax-exempt corporate legal status, and other areas of business management. Proposals are due no later than June 26, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. ET. 2017-05-31T19:20:00+00:00

IRIS Data Services Releases Spring Newsletter

Mon, 2017-06-05 13:00
Keep informed! Read the latest news and developments about data products and services in the Spring 2017 edition of the IRIS Data Services newsletter. 2017-04-05T17:40:00+00:00

IRIS Releases LASSO (Latest Assessment of Seismic Station Observations)

Mon, 2017-06-05 13:00
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

Mon, 2017-06-05 13:00
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”

Mon, 2017-06-05 13:00
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

Register by June 1 for “Managing Data from Seismic Networks” in Pretoria, South Africa

Wed, 2017-05-31 14:00
This workshop for researchers and operators of seismic networks in Africa will take place August 20-27, 2017. 2017-05-02T13:32:00+00:00

Meeting on Federated Data Centers in Conjunction with JpGU Meeting

Tue, 2017-05-02 08:40
Join a meeting related to building a global federated system of Data Centers in person at Chiba or virtually on May 20 at 17:30 – 19:30 Japan Time Zone (UTC+9). 2017-05-01T17:13:00+00:00

Submit Feedback on Subduction Zone Observatory Draft Report by May 1

Tue, 2017-05-02 08:40
The draft report presents the range of views discussed at the workshop that could be pursued in the coming years to transform subduction zone science. 2017-04-10T17:55:00+00:00

2016 Board of Directors Election Results

Tue, 2017-05-02 08:40
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

Tue, 2017-05-02 08:40
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

Mon, 2017-04-10 12:40
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