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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 ...

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

EVENTS


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

Untangling the rupture of the 2021 M7.2 earthquake in Haiti

Untangling the rupture of the 2021 M7.2 earthquake in Haiti

In this new study, scientists use global seismic records to resolve the rupture history of the 2021 magnitude 7.2 Haiti earthquake.
Icequake or lava lake? Insights from Mount Erebus

Icequake or lava lake? Insights from Mount Erebus

Scientists look at elevated seismicity at Antartica’s Mount Erebus following large earthquakes to explore how ice behaves as stresses change
Seismic Shockwave Pattern May Be Redirecting Earthquake Damage

Seismic Shockwave Pattern May Be Redirecting Earthquake Damage

A study of earthquakes led by The University of Texas at Austin found that seismic shockwaves are shaped by jagged faults and the debris wedged between them.
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