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MERMAID Data Now Available through the IRIS DMC

EarthScope-Oceans data are now fully archived, curated and available at the IRIS DMC.

IRIS Statement on Racism in the Geoscience

We at IRIS join our colleagues from across the country and around the globe in unequivocally denouncing racism. BLACK LIVES MATTER. We also know that ...

Women in Geoscience Video series

These short videos feature a broad range of women in geoscience from around the world. These inspiring scientists describe their work, their interests...

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Tue, Apr 19th, 7pm | OMSI Science Pub, McMenamins Kennedy School Theater (Portland,Oregon)
IRIS/SSA Distinguished Lectureship Series

Tue, May 3rd, 7pm | Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Empirical Theater (Portland,Oregon)
IRIS/SSA Distinguished Lectureship Series

Jun 14th – 16th | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2022 SAGE/GAGE Community Science Workshop

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Science highlights

After wildfires, seismometers listen for signs of debris flows

After wildfires, seismometers listen for signs of debris flows

New research highlights how seismic signals, along with cameras and rainfall information, can assist scientists in post-wildfire debris flow monitoring and management.
To explode or not to explode: Earthquakes may hold the answer

To explode or not to explode: Earthquakes may hold the answer

Those who monitor volcanoes often worry about whether impending eruptions will be explosive or not. The orientation of slip during earthquakes preceding volcanic activity may prove telling.
Is Salt Lake City at Increased Risk of Earthquake‐induced Building Damage?

Is Salt Lake City at Increased Risk of Earthquake‐induced Building Damage?

A new study by Boise State University and colleagues indicates that ground deformation may be the result of active faults beneath the city’s downtown, and that ground displacement from underlying fa...
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