EarthScope News

2009 Aug 27th

Tributes Established To Remember Paul Silver

The Carnegie Institution's Department of Terrestrial Magnetism has established a postdoctoral fellowship in memory of Paul Silver and a group of colleagues is organizing a session of presentations at AGU to recognize his contributions to seismology and earthquake research. Continue Reading

2009 Aug 21st

Deadline Extended! Apply By SEPT 3 to Participate in the Workshop for an EarthScope Science Plan

All scientists interested in the future of EarthScope, including those with little or no past involvement with EarthScope, are encouraged to apply by SEPTEMBER 3 to participate in this broad-based community workshop to evaluate and update the Earthscope Science Plan. Continue Reading

2009 Aug 21st

IRIS Intern Alumna Selected for Geoscience Public Policy Program

Mollie Pettit, an alumna of the 2008 IRIS Internship Program and a graduate of West Virginia University, has recently been awarded an American Geological Institute/American Association of Petroleum Geologists internship in Geoscience Public Policy. Continue Reading

2009 Aug 19th

IRIS Receives Funding for Greenland Ice Sheet Monitoring Network

The IRIS Consortium has been awarded $1.9M in Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) funding from the US National Science Foundation for the 3-year development of a Greenland Ice Sheet Monitoring Network (GLISN). Continue Reading

2009 Aug 19th

IRIS Welcomes New Accounting Manager

Heather Shelford recently joined IRIS as Accounting Manager. She oversees accounts receivable, accounts payable, and procurement functions. Continue Reading

2009 Aug 11th

Paul Silver - IRIS Friend and Colleague Dies

Long-term IRIS supporter and Carnegie scientist Paul Silver died tragically in an automobile accident, along with his daughter Celine, on August 7. Continue Reading