IRIS News

Nominations Sought for IRIS Board of Directors

Member Representatives are encouraged to contact the Nominations Committee to provide suggestions for candidates for the open positions (Board Chair and two Director positions, each with a term of three years).
Published on August 22nd, 2019

Update on IRIS and UNAVCO Talks

A joint meeting of the IRIS and UNAVCO Boards unanimously approved the establishment of a Negotiation Committee to explore the terms and conditions of a potential future merger between our two organizations.
Published on October 24th, 2019

IRIS Presidential Search

IRIS seeks an energetic, creative, visionary individual to provide leadership to continue to explore new fields and push new limits in seismological and Earth science research.
Published on October 21st, 2019

Request for Quotation - Part Time Web Developer

IRIS desires to engage a part-time web developer to migrate existing ExpressionEngine websites and add-ons to current software versions, maintain websites, and develop new applications as requested.
Published on October 15th, 2019

Wendy Bohon Selected as AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassador

IRIS is proud to announce that Dr. Wendy Bohon, IRIS Science Communication Specialist, has been selected as one of the 125 AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) IF/THEN® Ambassadors.
Published on September 18th, 2019

IRIS President Announces Retirement

After five and a half years as President of IRIS, I am announcing my retirement which will be effective next Summer. The IRIS Board of Directors will be establishing a Search Committee this Fall to begin the recruitment process.
Published on August 27th, 2019

Contribute your Research to the Central California Earthquakes Special Event Page

In response to interest in the earthquakes that occurred in Central California on July 4 and July 5, 2019 (PDT), the IRIS Data Management Center has created a Special Event web page that provides direct links to and images of data and materials available from IRIS programs and preliminary research results from the seismology community.
Published on July 5th, 2019

Where are the IRIS Interns Now?

A survey finds that most IRIS intern alumni are employed in the geosciences, but across a variety of employment sectors.
Published on June 26th, 2019

First Release of Data from Mars InSight Now Available

The first data from the Mars SEIS (Seismic Experiment for Internal Structure) instrument is now available from the IRIS Data Management Center, in parallel with the NASA’s Planetary Data System and the IPGP’s Mars SEIS Data Service.
Published on May 24th, 2019

Seismology on Ice!

Follow the adventures of Dr. Bob Woodward, the Director of IRIS Instrumentation Services, as he travels to Antarctica to do "Seismology on Ice"!
Published on March 13th, 2019

IRIS PASSCAL to Expand Pool of Seismic Instruments

IRIS has begun the procurement of 460 Fairfield nodes for general PASSCAL pool use. The new nodes should be ready for general usage starting in February 2019 (bringing the general node pool to 533 units).
Published on February 1st, 2019

Impact of Shutdown on IRIS-operated Facilities

IRIS is an independent, non-profit corporation and not part of the government, therefore IRIS employees can continue to work during a shutdown. Nevertheless, we cannot draw down additional funds from NSF to pay our operating expenses and currently have enough funds to operate our “core” facilities through about the end of February.
Published on January 23rd, 2019