Data Services Newsletter

Volume 14 : No 3 : Winter 2012

New Networks at the DMC

Cascadia Initiative OBS Data Available at the IRIS DMC

Ocean bottom seismometer (OBS) data from the 2011 – 2012 field season of the Cascadia Initiative (CI) are now available at the IRIS DMC. Additional data from the Year 1 deployment will be uploaded as they become available and we anticipate that all Year 1 data will be available by Dec. 1, 2012.

Data availability can be viewed at the IRIS DMC MetaData Aggregator at

Relevant Virtual Network codes are as follows:

Cascadia Initiative OBS Metadata

Additional Cascadia Initiative Metadata can be found on the Cascadia Initiative Expedition Team (CIET) web site.

Useful Metadata include:

Cascadia OBS Deployment Map
Figure 1: Cascadia Ocean Bottom Seismometer (OBS) deployment map as of 2012-11-30.

by Rob Newman (IRIS Data Management Center)

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