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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 ...

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Efficiently reading large miniSEED data sets using ObsPy

In this How-To article, we will demonstrate how you can use the ObsPy Python framework to catalog large data sets and efficiently access subsets for g...

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Global seismographic networks part II: A slew of studies

Global seismographic networks part II: A slew of studies

One of the most commonly known uses of global seismograph networks is the near-instantaneous global monitoring of earthquakes and other phenomena that can shake the ground, but these instruments have...
Global seismographic networks part I: A brief history

Global seismographic networks part I: A brief history

Permanent global seismographic networks collect data that help answer fundamental questions about Earth. The most obvious use of such data involves pinpointing when and where earthquakes occur. But, s...
Major 2020 Alaska Quake Triggered Neighboring 2021 Temblor

Major 2020 Alaska Quake Triggered Neighboring 2021 Temblor

A study led by researchers at Michigan State University and University of Alaska Fairbanks shows a connection between two earthquakes in 2020 and 2021 in adjacent areas off the Alaska Peninsula.
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