Manual Metadata – Categories: Data Extraction

The following Data Extraction 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.


Batch access to the IRIS DMC archive can be obtained by electronically mailing a specially formatted file to the IRIS DMC in Seattle. These are BREQ_FAST files and provide a base level access to the DMC needed by any user.


JWEED is a Java client that is compatible with the web services offered at IRIS DMC and data centers supporting the FDSN Web Services protocol. JWEED has been tested on recent Mac, Linux, and Windows operating systems and should run fine with Oracle’s Java 6 or later.


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.


rdseed reads and interprets Standard for Exchange of Earthquake Data (SEED) files. This is the format defined by the Federation of Digital Seismographic Networks (FDSN) to represent seismic data.


SOD is a program that automates tedious data selection, downloading, and routine processing tasks in seismology.