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Dear IRIS Community, Applications for Summer 2017 undergraduate internships with the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) are now being accepted. Learn more and apply at https://www.scec.org/internships. SCEC offers two internship programs, each providing compensation of at least $6500: The Undergraduate Studies in Earthquake Information Technology (UseIT) Program challenges teams of undergraduates of diverse backgrounds with real-world earthquake issues that require collabora… [more]
Forwarded on behalf of: Leslie LInn on Behalf of NSF Division of Earth Sciences IRIS Consortium firstname.lastname@example.org -------------------- January 17, 2017 Dear Earth sciences community, A valued, long-time member of the Division of Earth Sciences, Dr. Jim Whitcomb, has retired from NSF as of January 6, 2017. Over the course of his 27-year career he made major contributions that enhanced Earth Science research. Under his management, the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) became a center … [more]
Announcing the Visualizing EarthScope Science Challenge (VESS) Visuals are a highly effective and often creative way to communicate ideas and discoveries with both the public and the broader scientific community. With this competition, the EarthScope National Office aims to highlight and celebrate the most effective, stunning, and stimulating visuals conveying the work of EarthScope scientists. If you have been imagining and drafting your EarthScope results in an aesthetic form, now is the tim… [more]
The deadline for students to apply to the IRIS Undergraduate Internship Program is February 1, 2017. Please help us spread the word about this exciting program by bringing it to the attention of student in your departments! Resources to help you make these announcements can be found here (e.g slide sets, text for listservs, etc)... http://www.iris.edu/hq/internship/about#announce Students can learn more about the program www.iris.edu/hq/internship/ or apply here https://www.iris.edu/hq/inter… [more]
The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) and the Seismological Society of America (SSA) are pleased to announce the 16th year of this jointly-sponsored national public lecture series in seismology. The selection committee seeks nominations from the seismological community for two lecturers for 2018. The goal of the program is to increase the general public’s awareness of recent earthquake science discoveries, and the relevance of seismology to understanding our planet and… [more]