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Are you located in King, Pierce, or Thurston County, Washington? Do you know someone who is? Join scientists and educators to learn more about the ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning and to see everyone's test alert come in LIVE on *2/25 at 10:30 AM Pacific *leading up to the test at 11 AM Pacific! It’s a big month for earthquake safety in Washington state <https://www.usgs.gov/news/shakealert-pacific-northwest-rollout?qt-news_science_products=1#qt-news_science_products> and you can be a part … [more]
Register now! Please join SZ4D for a 2 hour virtual Town Hall on February 26th. SZ4D Town Hall: An Update and Discussion on Developing Plans February 26th, 2021 at 11 AM - 1 PM PST Zoom Webinar Register Now ⟶ <https://washington.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAvdu2grD0rHdWpekRLvidKhZIWmAlnjGKk> Information and Agenda <https://www.sz4d.org/february-2021-town-hall> (https://www.sz4d.org/february-2021-town-hall) We will hold a two hour virtual Town Hall, open to anyone who is interested. SZ4D plann… [more]
Dear all, The Science Team for the NASA InSight mission are pleased to announce the launch of our “InSightSeers” program, which is designed to give early-career researchers experience of planetary science operations. Please see below for more details. I’m happy to field questions from potential participants. Best Ben InSightSeeing Program Inspired by the success of similar programs on other missions (Dragonfly, Psyche, and Europa Clipper), the InSight<https://mars.nasa.gov/i… [more]
Cascadia2021 - Opportunity for students and postdocs! We hope to recruit field helpers to put 1,000 small temporary seismometers in the Oregon and southern Washington Coast Ranges. We would install the instruments at the end of May and recover them at the end of June and the second week of July. The Cascadia2021<https://cascadia2020.uoregon.edu/> project aims to create a model of the subsurface to better understand seismic hazards associated with the Cascadia Subduction Zone. The seismome… [more]
Dear IRIS and UNAVCO Community, It’s now been a couple of months since the successful membership votes that approved the merger of UNAVCO and IRIS into the EarthScope Consortium. In our capacities as Board Chairs, we wanted to reach out to keep you updated on ongoing developments and progress by our community-governed organizations. A Steering Committee consisting of UNAVCO and IRIS Board members and staff is designing the process and the overarching vision for organizing the EarthScope C… [more]
Dear IRIS Community, Please help IRIS improve our social media efforts by filling out this quick survey. It should take no more than 10-12 minutes to complete. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/IRISSocial We appreciate your input! -- Wendy Bohon, PhD Geologist, Science Communication Specialist (she/her) Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) www.iris.edu https://drwendybohon.com/ *Due to my scheduling balance, you may get emails from **me outside of normal working hours. Pl… [more]
All, Because the pandemic has pushed back the start date for the spring semester at many institutions, we are hearing that many students have only recently learned about the program. As a result we have decided to extend the student application deadline. The IRIS internship program will accept student applications through February 8th. Letters of recommendation will still be due by February 15th. Thus, please let your students know that it is not too late to apply for the summer 2021. They c… [more]