EarthScope News

2008 Jul 25th

Anne Meltzer Appointed to Chair the IRIS International Working Group

After consulting with the IRIS Board of Directors, David Simpson has appointed Anne Meltzer as the new chairperson of the IRIS International Working Group. Continue Reading

2008 Jul 25th

Applications for Long Range Science Plan for Seismology Workshop Due Friday, August 1, 2008

The National Science Foundation has directed the IRIS Consortium to assist the seismological research community in preparing a Long-Range Science Plan for Seismology (LRSPS) by the end of this year. As part of the LRSPS process, we are organizing a 2-day NSF-funded workshop to gather community input. The application deadline for full consideration is August 1. Continue Reading

2008 Jul 17th

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences Honors Two Former IRIS Board Members

Thorne Lay, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and immediate past Chair of the IRIS Board of Directors, and Paul G. Richards, Mellon Professor of the Natural Sciences at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, and a member of the IRIS Board of Directors, 1988-1990, were elected to the 2008 Class of Fellows of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Continue Reading

2008 Jul 16th

IRIS Board of Directors Appoints a Nominations Committee for 2008 Elections

Elections for important positions on the IRIS Board of Directors will be held during the Annual IRIS Membership Meeting in San Francisco, California, on December 15, 2008. This year, members will elect three Directors who will each serve for three years. Members of the IRIS community are encouraged to contact the Nominations Committee with suggestions for candidates for these open positions. Continue Reading

2008 Jul 9th

IRIS Welcomes New Staff Members

Rick Callender is IRIS' new Graphics and Media Specialist and Lisa Green is the new Senior Accounting Analyst. Continue Reading

2008 Jul 3rd

USGS Deploys Its First Next Generation GSN Field System

The USGS Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory installed its first next generation system (NGS) at the Global Seismographic Network (GSN) station ANMO in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 30, 2008. Continue Reading