EarthScope News

2015 Sep 30th

Update from IRIS President Bob Detrick – September 2015

Bob Detrick provides an overview of important activities, both recent and upcoming, that impact the Consortium and welcomes new staff members. Continue Reading

2015 Sep 25th

EarthScope Magnetotelluric Transportable Array Reaches the Atlantic Ocean

The EarthScope USArray Magnetotelluric Transportable Array (MT-TA) reached a major milestone when it installed a station in Jekyll Island, Georgia. This is the first MT-TA station to reach the Atlantic coast. Continue Reading

2015 Sep 24th

USArray Short Course Was a Huge Success

Twenty-eight students from 26 institutions participated in this year’s IRIS-organized short course on USArray data processing that was hosted by Indiana University in Bloomington. Continue Reading

2015 Sep 18th

IRIS Publishes 2015 Annual Report

Download a copy to see the ways in which IRIS is continuing to advance discovery, research, and education to understand our planet and benefit society. Continue Reading

2015 Sep 17th

Information about the Magnitude 8.3 Earthquake Off the Coast of Chile - Available Now!

Several web pages have been created with information for all interest levels. Continue Reading

2015 Sep 17th

Final Report on Global Seismographic Network External Review Released

The Global Seismographic Network (GSN) was recently evaluated by an External Review Committee. In their report, the review committee was unambiguous in its assessment of the fundamental importance of the GSN for scientific discovery and earthquake monitoring, as well as mission-agency objectives. Continue Reading

2015 Sep 16th

New Report: Future Geophysical Facilities Required to Address Grand Challenges

The report summarizes key scientific questions, research opportunities, and broader impacts for 2018 and beyond - and the seismic, geodetic and MT facility capabilities that they require. Continue Reading

2015 Sep 8th

Open Call for IRIS Committee Nominations

Nominations are currently being sought for all IRIS standing and advisory committees for terms that begin in January 2016. Continue Reading

2015 Sep 8th

IRIS Board of Directors Appoints a Nominations Committee for 2015 Elections

All Member Representatives are encouraged to contact the Nominations Committee to provide suggestions for candidates for the open positions. Continue Reading