2017 Distinguished Lectureship - Call for Nominations

IRIS and SSA are pleased to announce the 15th year of this jointly-sponsored annual national public lecture series in seismology. The selection committee seeks nominations from the seismological community for two lecturers for 2017.
Published on December 10th, 2015

USArray Short Course Was a Huge Success

Twenty-eight students from 26 institutions participated in this year’s IRIS-organized short course on USArray data processing that was hosted by Indiana University in Bloomington.
Published on September 24th, 2015

IRIS Publishes 2015 Annual Report

Download a copy to see the ways in which IRIS is continuing to advance discovery, research, and education to understand our planet and benefit society.
Published on September 18th, 2015

Final Report on Global Seismographic Network External Review Released

The Global Seismographic Network (GSN) was recently evaluated by an External Review Committee. In their report, the review committee was unambiguous in its assessment of the fundamental importance of the GSN for scientific discovery and earthquake monitoring, as well as mission-agency objectives.
Published on September 17th, 2015

IRIS Issues Strategic Plan

The IRIS Board of Directors along with IRIS Senior Management, Program/Project Managers, and Standing Committee Chairs have developed a Strategic Plan that summarizes the vision, mission, and goals which will guide the organization to 2020 and into the future.
Published on July 16th, 2015

The San Andreas Movie - Perspectives from Seismologists

The blockbuster disaster movie, San Andreas, centers around the rescue of the main character's daughter following a huge rupture of California's best known fault. Find out what seismologists are saying.
Published on June 1st, 2015

USArray Featured in Canada’s Leading Newspaper

The article in The Globe and Mail highlights how data from EarthScope seismic stations in the US and Canada are being used to better understand the structure of the North American continent.
Published on May 5th, 2015