EarthScope News

2020 Apr 29th

Postponing GAGE/SAGE Science Workshop

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the Board of Directors for UNAVCO and IRIS have agreed to postpone the in-person GAGE/SAGE Science Workshop until August 2021. Continue Reading

2020 Apr 27th

UNAVCO, IRIS and Partners Issue ‘Communicating Geohazards’ Handbook

This handbook is the product of a two-day short course with three remote follow-on sessions that covered responsible communication of geohazards with a focus on earthquakes and volcanoes of the Pacific Northwest, but is applicable to communicating about geohazards of all types, anywhere in the world. Continue Reading

2020 Apr 24th

IRIS Announces its New President: Dr. Robert L. Woodward

The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert L. Woodward as President effective July 1, 2020. Continue Reading

2020 Apr 16th

COVID-19 Update on IRIS Operations

IRIS is continuing to closely monitor the COVID-19 outbreak and the latest information and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and state and local public health officials. Continue Reading

2020 Apr 10th

Spring Issue of IRIS Data Management Center Newsletter Is Available

The Spring issue includes articles on the Mars quake catalog, an expanded Super Ground Motion Visualization and MUSTANG Metrics for PH5-format data at the IRIS Data Management Center. Continue Reading

2020 Apr 2nd

Reduction in seismic noise because of changes in human activity

Researchers who study Earth’s movement are seeing a drop in seismic noise as a result of transport networks and other human activities being shut down. Continue Reading