Manual Metadata – Categories: Data Center Utilities

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

The MetaData Aggregator (MDA) returns metadata summaries from the IRIS DMC database including data availability and links to further services.


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.


pod is a program that was originally called output and was written by Mark Wiederspahn. Its function is to produce a SEED (Standard for the Exchange of Earthquake Data) volume from a set of waveform files, their associated station/channel descriptions and response information.