The EarthScope USArray Magnetotelluric Transportable Array (MT-TA) reached a major milestone when it installed a station in Jekyll Island, Georgia. This is the first MT-TA station to reach the Atlantic coast.
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.
Data from seismic stations managed by IRIS, IRIS Member Institutions and other partners are being used by researchers to learn more about the Cascadia Subduction Zone and the potential seismic and tsunamic risk to the Pacific Northwest.
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.
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.
The IRIS Data Management Center has created a Special Event web page that provides direct links to and images of data and materials available from IRIS programs and preliminary research results from the seismology community.
These short (1-2 pages) documents will describe an important scientific question or problem the community member expects to be working on during the next decade and the seismic or geodetic facility capabilities that would enable further progress in addressing this scientific issue or support related to broader impact needs.