A team of scientists led by Brian Stump of Southern Methodist University is installing ten portable seismic stations from the PASSCAL instrument pool at sites surrounding the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, area to learn more about the recent earthquake swarm that's making national news.
This summer, 14 undergraduates from across the US will have the opportunity to work with leaders in seismological research, to travel to exotic sites for fieldwork, and to produce research products worthy of presentation at large professional conferences.
Elections for important positions on the IRIS Board of Directors will be held during the Annual IRIS Membership Meeting in San Francisco on December 14. 2009. This year, members will elect three Directors who will each serve three years. Members of the IRIS community are encouraged to contact the Nominations Committee with suggestions for candidates for these open positions.