Web Services

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Active Message Threads for August 2016

Robert Weekly
Aug. 17, 2016, 3:42 p.m.
Hello Web Service Users, The irisws-distaz service has been updated: http://service.iris.edu/irisws/distaz/1/ <http://service.iris.edu/irisws/distaz/1/> This update brings the following changes to the service: * A new geodesic library, GeographicLib, is being used by the service to calculate azimuth, backazimuth, and distance between source and event locations. * Several XML elements have been added to the service output to support the added library functionality, including: — <ellipsoid>... [more]
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Robert Weekly
Aug. 8, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
Attention Web Service Users, Beginning today at 130pm PDT (UTC-7) the DMC will need to perform some maintenance on our primary database. This maintenance is expected to last approximately 30 minutes. During this time, all Web Service requests will be redirected to our alternate data center, however some requests made by clients that are not equipped to handle redirected requests may experience some disruptions. A follow up email will be sent once the work has been completed. Thank you for... [more]
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Doug Dodge
July 29, 2016, 8:14 p.m.
Hello, In the not very distant past I was able to get a JSON-formatted list of data centers using the URL:http://service.iris.edu/irisws/fedcatalog/1/datacenters Today I tried and got a 404 error. However on the page http://service.iris.edu/irisws/fedcatalog/1 the text implies it is still possible. E.g. "FDSN Data Centers A list of FDSN data centers<http://service.iris.edu/irisws/fedcatalog/1/datacenters> (returns JSON) contributing to the combined catalog is available in JSON format an... [more]
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