EarthScope News

2010 Feb 28th

Chile Earthquake Educational Resources Now Available!

Download background information, a powerpoint presentation, animations and other materials on Saturday's 8.8 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Chile. Continue Reading

2010 Feb 24th

Apply by April 30 to Participate in Workshop on Managing Waveform Data and Related Metadata

IRIS DMS and the FDSN are organizing a workshop focused on the management of metadata and time series data from seismological networks. The workshop will be held August 13-19, 2010, in Foz do Iguassu, Brazil and is being co-sponsored by CERESIS and IASPEI. Continue Reading

2010 Feb 16th

Mark Your Calendars for the 2010 IRIS Workshop, June 9-11!

The 2010 IRIS Workshop will celebrate the 25th anniversary of IRIS – and look ahead to an exciting future for the Earth sciences. Join us in Snowbird, Utah, June 9-11! Continue Reading

2010 Feb 16th

Bids Invited to Provide MT Transportable Array Services

The EarthScope Magnetotelluric program is seeking proposals from interested parties to provide siting/permitting and/or field operations/data acquisition services for the 2010 field season. Continue Reading

2010 Feb 12th

IRIS-Issued School Seismograph Helps Determine Location of Recent Illinois Earthquake

The classroom seismograph at the Da Vinci Academy, a participant in the IRIS Seismographs in Schools program, recorded the February 10 earthquake near Chicago and provided information to determine the location of this event. Seismologist Suzan van der Lee explains to viewers what scientists know about earthquakes, faults and the subsurface in Illinois. Continue Reading

2010 Feb 3rd

IRIS DMS to Host PQLX Workshop on June 8

A one-day hands-on workshop on the PQLX (PASSCAL Quick Look eXtended) software will be conducted on June 8, 2010, in Snowbird, Utah, just prior to the 2010 IRIS Workshop. Principal investigators and researchers involved with data quality and analysis are encouraged to attend. Continue Reading