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Active Message Threads for November 2014

Joachim Saul
Nov. 26, 2014, 1:48 p.m. - Nov. 27, 2014, 4:43 p.m.
Hello, how frequently is the availability information updated at the IRIS server side? If I do now an inventory request using e.g. http://service.iris.edu/fdsnws/station/1/query?network=IU&station=ANMO&channel=BHZ&location=10&level=channel&includeavailability=TRUE&start=2014-11-26T12:00:00 then I get as availability time span for that stream <DataAvailability><Extent start="1998-10-26T20:35:58" end="2014-11-25T12:00:00"/></DataAvailability> which ends about a day ago. However, the data a... [more]
Hello web service users, We have put version 1.6.6 of our irisws-resp service in production: http://service.iris.edu/irisws/resp/1/ <http://service.iris.edu/irisws/resp/1/> This update includes changes in how the DMC generates the RESP internally. There are no changes in content or usage and the update should be transparent for all current use. regards, IRIS
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Chad Trabant
Nov. 20, 2014, 4:57 p.m.
Hello web service users, The DMC has released version 2.0.10 of the IRIS-WS Java library. http://ds.iris.edu/ds/nodes/dmc/manuals/iris-ws/ <http://ds.iris.edu/ds/nodes/dmc/manuals/iris-ws/> Major features in this release include: (http://ds.iris.edu/ds/nodes/dmc/software/downloads/iris-ws/2-0-10/revisions/ <http://ds.iris.edu/ds/nodes/dmc/software/downloads/iris-ws/2-0-10/revisions/>) - Support for retrieving a minimal set of station metadata by requesting the 'text' output from a servic... [more]
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Nov. 17, 2014, 12:52 a.m. - Nov. 17, 2014, 9:46 a.m.
Hello Chad, Will this change affect the location query parameter when forming queries to the fdsnws-station service? At the moment we would use, for example, .../query?net=TW&sta=YULB&loc=--&... following the instructions in the documentation 'Use -- for "Blank" location IDs (ID's containing 2 spaces).' If blank location ids no longer contain 2 spaces, does this change? Cheers, Matthew Matthew Hoyles Senior Software Developer | Software Development and Support ICT Innovation and Serv... [more]
Hello web service users, Working Group II of the FDSN, the governing body of the SEED and StationXML formats, has decided that empty location IDs in StationXML must be represented by an empty string. This decision means that the StationXML, and implicitly the text output, from the DMC's fdsnws-station service is non-compliant. To address this, we are planning on changing the output from our fdsnws-station service in the 2nd half of December after the fall AGU. This change may effect end ... [more]