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.
Thirty years ago, on May 8, 1984, the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology was formally certified as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation in the State of Delaware, organized exclusively for educational and scientific purposes.
The event will provide an overview of the scientific discoveries that EarthScope has achieved over the last 10 years as well as a panel discussion highlighting its broader impacts. State-of-the-art EarthScope equipment will also be on display.
James Gridley will be leaving IRIS to join Pinnacle, part of Halliburton, as the company’s Geophysics Adviser and Chief Technical Adviser in their largest production service line, Production Enhancement.
In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the magnitude 9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake of March 27, 1964, IRIS offers a set of three animations made in collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey and the Alaska Earthquake Center.
Join colleagues June 8-11 in Sunriver, Oregon, to explore how new ideas and initiatives can be integrated and adapted to best facilitate the use of seismological and other data in research and discovery across the Earth sciences.