Frequently Asked Questions
What training is available from IRIS?
When IRIS distributes a new educational seismometer, we also offer a 2.5 day workshop. This workshop provides teachers, running educational seismographs, with enhanced an enhanced content knowledge of geophysics, the principles of seismometry as well as strategies and resources to use data with students. Operators workshops are staffed by seismologists from the IRIS community and E&O staff, provide teachers with extensive experience setting-up and troubleshooting hardware and software issues, manipulating and analyzing seismic data, and exploring methods to share data both locally and globally.