Tools

Tools typically refers to online (or web-based) applications that you do not download directly to your computer. The IRIS DMC offers a wide array of online tools for interrogating our data holdings and generating files in a number of formats.

Name Description Interface Data Type Data Format
Assembled Data

Browse pre-assembled data sets, mostly from temporary deployments.

Query Form Timeseries
BREQ_FAST

Request data by email. This is the most common way to make a data request.

Email Timeseries SEED
BUD Monitor

Near-real time miniSEED data holdings that have not yet been formally archived.

Monitor Dataless SEED
Dataless Request

A web form allowing direct request of a Dataless SEED file.

Query Form Dataless SEED
GMap

A browsable map of stations by network, time range, and a variety of other parameters.

Browse
IEB

An interactive map service for viewing Earthquake Epicenters superimposed on a map of the world.

Browse Events QuakeML
MDA

Metadata Aggregator shows information about networks, stations, and instruments.

Browse Dataless SEED
Mustang

(BETA) A set of web services providing data quality metrics such as latency, gaps, and availability.

API Data Quality
NetDC

Allows BREQ_FAST-like requests to be sent to multiple data centers.

Email Timeseries SEED
QUACK

Quality Analysis Control Kit provides tools for browsing and reporting on seismic signal quality.

Browse Data Quality
SeismiQuery

Forms for making relatively direct queries to the primary DMC database.

Query Form Timeseries Events SEED
Seismo Archives

Seismograms and related materials dating back to 1882 that have been digitized for preservation and electronic access.

Browse Timeseries
SPUD

Searchable Products Database provides a browsable/searchable interface into most of the products at IRIS.

Browse Products
Station Monitor

Quickly see current and historical waveform data for a particular station.

Browse Timeseries
Virtual Networks

Stations and/or seismic networks grouped by initiative, umbrella organization, or other non-traditional affiliation.

Browse
WebRequest

A web-based interface for submitting BREQ_FAST requests.

Query Form Timeseries SEED MiniSEED Dataless SEED
Web Services

Retrieve a wide variety of information via HTTP-based services. Includes APIs for Java, MATLAB, and others.

API Timeseries Events MiniSEED StationXML QuakeML
Wilber 3

Browse and request event-based data using a Google Maps interface.

Browse Timeseries Events SEED MiniSEED SAC

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Interface

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Data Type

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Data Format

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