IRIS News

Remembering Adam Dziewonski

IRIS and the seismological community mourn the loss of geophysicist Adam Dziewonski who passed away on March 1 at age 79.
Published on March 7th, 2016

Results Explain Mystery of the Bighorn Mountains

Data from the EarthScope-funded Bighorn Arch Seismic Experiment, which was acquired by several hundred sensors across Wyoming and Montana in 2010, sheds light on the formation of this puzzling feature.
Published on February 26th, 2016

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