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Read the Summer 2020 Issue of the IRIS Data Services Newsletter

Thu, 2020-08-06 09:20
The newsletter highlights IRIS Data Services products and services. 2020-08-05T12:13:00+00:00

Register by August 16 - GAGE/SAGE Virtual Special Interest Group Meetings

Thu, 2020-08-06 09:20
Several of the Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings planned as part of the 2020 in-person GAGE/SAGE workshop are more timely this year so that important community feedback can be gathered to inform shorter-term activities. 2020-08-05T13:31:00+00:00

FAQs on the Merger of IRIS and UNAVCO

Thu, 2020-08-06 09:20
The IRIS-UNAVCO Negotiation Committee provides answers to the communities' most frequently asked questions. 2020-07-09T14:44:00+00:00

Update #4 on Joint IRIS/UNAVCO Negotiations

Thu, 2020-08-06 09:20
On June 16 and 17, the joint IRIS/UNAVCO negotiation committee held its 4th meeting. 2020-06-30T15:42:00+00:00

RFI: Seeking Expressions of Interest from IRIS and UNAVCO Member Institutions for Hosting Future Geophysical Facilities

Thu, 2020-08-06 09:20
IRIS and UNAVCO, both university consortia, are interested in identifying member institutions that may be willing to host one or more functions of a future (post-2023) merged IRIS-UNAVCO organization. 2020-06-22T10:31:00+00:00

Did You Miss the IRIS and UNAVCO Community Town Hall on June 4? View It Here

Thu, 2020-08-06 09:20
The Negotiation Committee informed the IRIS and UNAVCO communities on the progress of merger discussions in a virtual Town Hall on June 4, 2020. 2020-06-13T00:59:00+00:00

IRIS Publishes 2020 At-A-Glance

Thu, 2020-08-06 09:20
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

Thu, 2020-08-06 09:20
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

Postponing GAGE/SAGE Science Workshop

Thu, 2020-08-06 09:20
Due to the COVID-19 situation, the Board of Directors for UNAVCO and IRIS have agreed to postpone the in-person GAGE/SAGE Science Workshop until August 2021. 2020-04-29T18:56:00+00:00

UNAVCO, IRIS and Partners Issue ‘Communicating Geohazards’ Handbook

Thu, 2020-08-06 09:20
This handbook is the product of a two-day short course with three remote follow-on sessions that covered responsible communication of geohazards with a focus on earthquakes and volcanoes of the Pacific Northwest, but is applicable to communicating about geohazards of all types, anywhere in the world. 2020-04-28T02:34:00+00:00

IRIS Announces its New President: Dr. Robert L. Woodward

Wed, 2020-08-05 07:40
The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert L. Woodward as President effective July 1, 2020. 2020-04-24T17:13:00+00:00

COVID-19 Update on IRIS Operations

Tue, 2020-08-04 16:40
IRIS is continuing to closely monitor the COVID-19 outbreak and the latest information and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and state and local public health officials. 2020-04-16T14:02:00+00:00

WANTED: Your Suggestions for the Name of a New Non-Profit - Deadline is July 15, 2020

Tue, 2020-07-14 10:00
IRIS and UNAVCO are working towards merging to become a new entity. What should this new, combined non-profit be named? 2020-06-18T00:03:00+00:00

Update #3 on Joint IRIS/UNAVCO Negotiations

Mon, 2020-06-22 09:40
On April 6 and 7, the joint IRIS/UNAVCO Negotiation Committee held its 3rd meeting. 2020-04-14T16:08:00+00:00

IRIS and UNAVCO Community Town Hall - View the Slides from June 4, 2020

Wed, 2020-06-17 19:00
The Negotiation Committee informed the IRIS and UNAVCO communities on the progress of merger discussions in a virtual Town Hall on June 4, 2020. 2020-06-12T16:41:00+00:00

Spring Issue of IRIS Data Management Center Newsletter Is Available

Wed, 2020-06-17 18:40
The Spring issue includes articles on the Mars quake catalog, an expanded Super Ground Motion Visualization and MUSTANG Metrics for PH5-format data at the IRIS Data Management Center. 2020-04-11T01:22:00+00:00

IRIS Statement on Racism in Geoscience

Fri, 2020-06-12 14:20
We at IRIS join our colleagues from across the country and around the globe in unequivocally denouncing racism. We recognize that it is not enough to say we are committed to creating a diverse workforce or we are working on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). We must act. 2020-06-12T20:00:00+00:00

Submit Your Proposal to the Simpson Innovation Fund

Fri, 2020-06-12 11:00
Proposals may be submitted by individual Consortium members or groups of members by September 1, 2020, to the Chair of the relevant IRIS Standing or Advisory Committee. 2020-02-25T00:05:00+00:00

Update #2 on Joint IRIS/UNAVCO Negotiations

Tue, 2020-05-19 11:40
The joint IRIS/UNAVCO Negotiation Committee held its second meeting on January 28. The meeting was positive and productive, reaffirming our shared values and the complementary strengths of our two consortia. 2020-02-11T15:25:00+00:00

NSF Issues ‘Dear Colleague Letter’ on GAGE and SAGE Facilities

Wed, 2020-05-06 19:20
The IRIS Board of Directors wishes to draw your attention to the Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) on the “Competition of Operations of an NSF-supported Geophysical Facility to Succeed the GAGE and SAGE Facilities” issued by the National Science Foundation on January 23, 2020. 2020-02-06T01:27:00+00:00