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NSF Makes 5-year, $93M Award to IRIS to Manage the SAGE Facility IRIS is pleased to announce that it has received a 5-year, $93M award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to operate SAGE (Seismological Facilities for the Advancement of Geoscience) for the U.S. academic research community. The award will begin October 1, 2018 and will run through September 30, 2023. IRIS will be coordinating SAGE management and governance with UNAVCO who will be operating GAGE (Geodetic Facilities for t… [more]
As a response to the seismological community's desire to deploy a larger number of 3-component nodal seismic systems, the IRIS PASSCAL standing committee has guided IRIS management to procure more nodes for the PASSCAL pool. IRIS already has 73 Fairfield ZLAND 3-component 5Hz nodes in the pool and these have been subscribed for more than 2 years out. We have now begun the procurement of another 460 Fairfield nodes for general PASSCAL pool use. We expect to receive these new nodes in the fal… [more]
Elections for positions on the IRIS Board of Directors will be held during the Annual IRIS Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C. on Monday evening, December 10th, 2018. The Board-appointed Nominations Committee consists of one current Board member and two community members: Karen Fisher (Chair) Brown University firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> Miaki Ishii Harvard University firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> Fan-Chi Lin University of Utah FanChi.Lin@utah.e… [more]