Web Services

Notifications, questions and comments related to using the DMC’s web services

Active Message Threads for March 2012

Yazan Suleiman
March 19, 2012, 4:11 p.m.
Hello webservice users, The DMC has updated our BETA version of ws-station service and would appreciate any level of feedback. The changes in this release are backwards compatible with the previous beta release. The schema has not changed, but new, optional elements have been included in the output. http://www.iris.edu/wsbeta/station We remain on track to replace the current service with this beta on Tuesday, April 10th. regards, Web services team Details of the changes include: 1) Ex... [more]
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Yazan Suleiman
March 19, 2012, 4:06 p.m.
Hello webservice users, The DMC is pleased to announce the release of our ws-virtualnetwork service. This service returns information for stations belonging to virtual networks, the station details may be returned in XML, comma-separated values (CSV), or MS-Excel (XLS) format based on the value of the output parameter. Virtual networks represent groups of stations and/or seismic networks organized under umbrella organizations or initiatives, rather than traditional seismic networks. These... [more]
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Yazan Suleiman
March 15, 2012, 4:27 p.m.
Hello webservice users, The DMC has updated our BETA version of ws-station service and would appreciate any level of feedback. The changes in this release are backwards compatible with the previous beta release. We are on track to replace the current service with this beta on Tuesday, April 10th. After which any clients depending on the (few) changes in the schema will not work correctly. In particular, the beta Java IRIS-WS Library (and the related MATLAB support) will stop working pro... [more]
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Yazan Suleiman
March 7, 2012, 5:04 p.m. - March 9, 2012, 4:24 p.m.
Hello webservice users, The DMC has released a beta version of our ws-station service and would appreciate any level of feedback. The changes in this release include an update to the StationXML schema making the results NOT backwards compatible with the current service (more details below). Also introduced are new time range selection parameters. http://www.iris.edu/wsbeta/station/ We anticipate this version replacing the current service on April 2nd. After which any clients depending o... [more]
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Anthony Lomax
Feb. 28, 2012, 9:48 a.m. - March 6, 2012, 3:35 p.m.
Hello all, I am using ws-timeseries to plot trace data in a time window from 5 min before to 20 min after picks made in the Early-est real-time system (http://early-est.alomax.net) If I run ws-timeseries for a channel right after it is picked, then I get a plot from 5 min before the pick to some small interval T1 after the pick. If I then wait some time and re-run ws-timeseries for the channel, I would expect to get data from 5 min before the pick until some interval T2>T1 after the ... [more]
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Hello webservice users, Thanks to your valued feedback, the DMC is happy to announce new BETA releases of both the IRIS-WS library and the associated MATLAB file. These releases include a variety of bug fixes, some of which are listed below, and are available from http://www.iris.edu/manuals/javawslibrary/ ALL users may download the latest jar from this page: http://www.iris.edu/manuals/javawslibrary/#download MATLAB users may download the latest irisFetch.m directly from the MATLAB page:... [more]
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