Manual Metadata – Categories: Data Collection Utilities

The following Data Collection Utilities packages are available for download. Click the package name to access the download page.

AutoDRM data formats provide a common format for data and data product exchange. The data formats all contain ASCII options that allow the exchange of information via email (even for waveforms). Waveforms in binary format may also be sent using the AutoDRM message format, but the transmission of data messages with binary information must be via FTP.


NetDC is a data request system that allows a user to request seismological information from multiple data centers through a single email form. Information is delivered to the user through email and FTP in a uniform digital or text format.


Detailed technical manual for the Networked Data Centers (NetDC) protocol.


The Portable Data Collection Centers (PDCC) software has reached its third iteration of release. The mission of the PDCC project has been to provide network operators a portable software facility for managing seismic network data and metadata. It is also intended to provide a suite of tools for producing SEED volumes for data distribution as well as provide support for other data formats.


The Portable Data Collection Centers (PDCC) software has reached its third iteration of release. The mission of the PDCC project has been to provide network operators a portable software facility for managing seismic network data and metadata. It is also intended to provide a suite of tools for producing SEED volumes for data distribution as well as provide support for other data formats.