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Key Announcements

Update from IRIS President Bob Detrick – September 2014
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IRIS Board of Directors Appoints a Nominations Committee for 2014 Elections
All Member Representatives are encouraged to contact the Nominations Committee to provide suggestions for candidates for the open positions.
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IRIS Mourns the Passing of Renowned Geophysicist J. Freeman Gilbert
J. Freeman Gilbert, a pioneer in applying modern computational tools to seismic problems, was one of the founding Directors of IRIS and was elected to the first Executive Committee of the Board. He was a wonderful colleague who will be sorely missed.
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Science Magazine Highlights Passive Megasurveys
The potential of passive surveys using dense arrays of seismometers is reported in the 14 August 2014 issue.
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IRIS Data Services Sponsors 8th Data Management Workshop in Bogotá, Colombia
About 35 participants from 18 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean met July 26-31, for a six-day Data Services workshop in Bogotá, Colombia.
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Two Universities Join IRIS as Foreign Affiliate Members
IRIS is pleased to welcome two new Foreign Affiliates during May, the University of Oxford and the Tokyo Institute of Technology.
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IRIS Project Associate Andy Frassetto Blogs about Inspiration from USArray
The Bridge, one of the American Geophysical Union's blogs, invited Andy Frassetto to share his thoughts on how EarthScope and USArray are inspiring the next generation of seismologists.
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View Past IRIS News

PASSCAL/Flex Array Experiments RSS

The 5-year project proposes a deployment of 12 broadband stations for four years to target local seismicity occurring within and below Nenana basin, an active backarc basin in central Alaska... Read more

2014 IBD
The IRIS Interns will deploy three BB sensors behind the PIC and leave them deployed for ~5 days. Read more

A feasibility study. We are measuring the frequency of seismic energy generated by ocean waves generated as they break on the beach. Read more

2014 NAPA
August 24 2014 West Napa Earthquake Aftershock Deployment Read more

Map of PASSCAL Experiments
Current and future experiments.

EarthScope / USArray Status

USArray Map
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