EarthScope News

2008 Nov 19th

Long Range Science Plan for Seismology - Request for Comments on Final Draft Document

An NSF-funded workshop to engage the seismological research community in development of a Long-Range Science Plan for Seismology (LRSPS) was held in Denver CO, September 18-19, 2008.
A report entitled "Seismological Grand Challenges in Understanding Earth's Dynamic Systems", prepared by the workshop writing group and reviewed by the workshop participants, is now being made available for general commentary at:
Long Range Science Plan for Seismology Continue Reading

2008 Nov 17th

PASSCAL Booth at AGU Offers Instrumentation and Software Training

PASSCAL invites all AGU Fall Meeting attendees to visit the PASSCAL booth in the AGU exhibit hall. Located adjacent to the IRIS booth in the 2300 aisle, this PASSCAL-specific booth provides opportunities for hands-on practice with PASSCAL instrumentation and software. Continue Reading

2008 Nov 13th

IRIS Deploys Seismographs for Great California ShakeOut

IRIS PASSCAL sent 10 Rapid Array Mobilization Program (RAMP) seismographs to Southern California to assist faculty and students in evaluating their response plan following a major earthquake in southern California. Continue Reading

2008 Nov 4th

New Image Gallery Debuts on IRIS Web Site

Need an image of a seismometer or scientists installing instruments at a site in Antarctica for your upcoming class presentation? The IRIS Image Gallery may have just the image you need! Continue Reading