IRIS News

Report on the 2018 IRIS Workshop is Now Available

Whether you were able to participate in person or not, download a summary of the 2018 IRIS Workshop prepared by the Science Planning Committee and the leaders of the plenary sessions and the Special Interest Groups.
Published on September 25th, 2018

NSF Makes 5-Year $93M Award to IRIS to Manage the SAGE Facility

IRIS is pleased to announce that it has received a 5-year, $93M award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to operate SAGE (Seismological Facilities for the Advancement of Geoscience) for the U.S. academic research community.
Published on September 21st, 2018

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