Make plans to attend the IRIS Workshop. Registration and program information are available on the Workshop web page.
Published on March 5th, 2014
This meeting will explore emerging topics of common interest to industry- and academic-based seismologists. Registration closes May 3.
Published on March 7th, 2014
With a very heavy heart, we say farewell to Jim Fowler, who passed away on February 25, 2014.
Published on February 26th, 2014
The IRIS Data Management Center has created a Special Event web page that provides links and figures of data and materials available from IRIS programs and from the science community.
Published on February 19th, 2014
Operators of seismic networks and interested seismologists from the Caribbean, Central and South America area are encouraged to apply.
Published on February 7th, 2014
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.
Published on February 3rd, 2014
Now Accepting Nominations for the 2015 IRIS/SSA Distinguished Lectureship
Published on January 27th, 2014
As IRIS President David Simpson approaches his retirement, he shared his perspective on what has contributed to IRIS’s success over the past three decades and what may lie ahead for the Consortium.
Published on January 16th, 2014
We seek an energetic, creative, visionary individual to provide leadership at IRIS to continue to explore new fields and push new limits in seismological and Earth science research.
Published on January 14th, 2014
In a story that aired in December on WTVR in Richmond, Virginia, Ray Willemann addresses the Mineral earthquake.
Published on January 10th, 2014
The January issue of
Physics Today highlights the achievements of EarthScope as this NSF-funded program enters its 11th year.
Published on January 9th, 2014
Students use direct burial techniques to install seismometers for the OIINK Experiment.
Published on January 9th, 2014
The IRIS Consortium is very pleased to announce the results of the 2013 Board of Directors election.
Published on December 11th, 2013
Remember to Vote at the IRIS Membership Meeting - Monday, December 9
Published on December 5th, 2013
A class of high school students from Maryland traveled to Socorro to learn first-hand how seismic waves reveal information about the Earth's subsurface.
Published on November 21st, 2013
A request for proposals for broadband seismic sensors is available by clicking below. Proposals are due by 10:00 am Eastern on Monday, December 9, 2013.
Published on November 12th, 2013
The IRIS Nominations Committee has announced the slate of candidates to fill several positions on the Board of Directors. Information about the candidates and the upcoming Annual Membership Meeting of the IRIS Consortium is available at
Published on November 11th, 2013
The 7 November 2013 issue of
Nature describes the Transportable Array's roll across North America and the start of its move to Alaska next summer.
Published on November 6th, 2013
This fascinating movie was created by displaying seismic waves from multiple earthquakes occurring every 1 to 1.5 years in the same source area. The waves were recorded by EarthScope's Transportable Array as it rolled across the US. Follow the link, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click on the last image.
Published on October 21st, 2013
The two-week institute,
New Frontiers in Geophysical Research: Bringing New Tools and Techniques to Bear on Earthquake Hazard Analysis and Mitigation, is currently taking place in Santo Domingo. View images from the event.
Published on July 24th, 2013
The proposal submitted on behalf of the Member Research Institutions of the IRIS Consortium was approved by the National Science Board in May 2013.
Published on July 22nd, 2013
The 2013 OBS Workshop will focus on the science and applications of ocean bottom seismographs for geophysics research.
Published on July 17th, 2013
All Member Representatives are encouraged to contact the Nominations Committee to provide suggestions for candidates for the open positions.
Published on July 15th, 2013
Join geophysicist Michael Hedlin as he describes how the exciting new field of atmospheric acoustics is allowing researchers to listen to Earth as never before.
Published on July 3rd, 2013
Download an informative overview of the IRIS Consortium that was published in International Innovation.
Published on June 27th, 2013