IRIS News

Remembering Jim Fowler - Upcoming Events

Two events are being planned to remember our friend and colleague Jim Fowler. One will be held at the IRIS Workshop and the other at the PASSCAL Instrument Center.
Published on April 7th, 2014

New Animations Focus on Megathrust Earthquakes and Alaska

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.
Published on March 26th, 2014

Broadband Seismic Sensor RFP

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

Watch Seismic Waves Travel Across the Entire US

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

Advanced Studies Institute Underway in Dominican Republic

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