IRIS News

IRIS PASSCAL to Expand Pool of Seismic Instruments

Nearly 500 3-component node systems are currently being procured and are expected to be available for community use starting in February 2019. Further expansion of the node pool as well as other enhancements are planned over the next three years.
Published on September 14th, 2018

USArray in the news!

USArray Transportable Array science featured in exciting Accuweather video special feature!
Published on September 12th, 2018

National Science Board Authorizes Award to IRIS

National Science Board authorized NSF to make separate awards to IRIS and UNAVCO for the operation of the SAGE and GAGE facilities for another 5 years, October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2023.
Published on July 25th, 2018

IRIS Board of Directors Responds to NSF ‘Dear Colleague Letter’

The IRIS Board of Directors sent a letter to the National Science Foundation addressing the significant impact that divesture of the R/V Marcus G. Langseth will have on the acquisition of high quality marine seismic data and scientific studies of subduction zone processes, geohazards and a broad spectrum of other ocean-based studies.
Published on April 27th, 2018

Ready to head to Mars

IRIS is an Educational Partner on the InSight Mission! InSight is NASA's next mission to Mars, and will put a seismometer on the Martian surface!
Published on April 24th, 2018

IRIS Animations, Webinars and Videos

IRIS has more than 200 animations, webinars and videos to provide information and background on Earth science fundamentals from plate tectonics to seismic wave propagation.
Published on February 15th, 2018

IRIS Issues Anti-Harassment Statement

IRIS takes sexual harassment, and all forms of harassment, extremely seriously and such behavior will not be tolerated either in the workplace or in our dealings with the members of the IRIS community.
Published on January 11th, 2018