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Dear Community Members: We are writing today to tell you about the progress of merger negotiations between IRIS and UNAVCO. While we certainly haven’t confirmed all of the details yet, we have made excellent progress towards developing a new organization that will leverage the expertise and knowledge of both IRIS and UNAVCO. Our positive, collaborative, and forward-looking discussions have abundantly demonstrated that while there is a long history and deep culture associated with each organi… [more]
2020-05-15 10:56:46 - 2020-05-15 15:06:05
All, While the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to the suspension of the 2020 Undergraduate Internship Program <https://www.iris.edu/hq/internship/>, IRIS remains committed to the developing the Next Generation of Seismologists. To this end, the IRIS Education and Outreach program is offering a FREE seismology skill building workshop for any undergraduate (e.g. computer science, geophysics, geology, math, physics, engineering) student seeking to build skills in working with seismic dat… [more]
Re: Seismology Skill Building Workshop - Bob Detrick - 2020-05-15 15:06:05
Magnani, Maria Beatrice
Few considerations on the submission of white papers to NSF in response to the DCL on SAGE and GAGE facilities
Dear IRIS/UNAVCO colleague, If you are still contemplating whether to send a white paper in response to the NSF Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) on the “Competition of Operations of an NSF-supported Geophysical Facility to Succeed the GAGE and SAGE Facilities” (https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20037/nsf20037.jsp<https://nam01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nsf.gov%2Fpubs%2F2020%2Fnsf20037%2Fnsf20037.jsp&data=02%7C01%7CRick.Aster%40colostate.edu%7Cf2637e8f13244c08c8db08… [more]
Dear IRIS Colleagues, This is a reminder that June 1, 2020 is the deadline for submission of white papers in response to NSF Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) on the “Competition of Operations of an NSF-supported Geophysical Facility to Succeed the GAGE and SAGE Facilities” (https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20037/nsf20037.jsp <https://nam01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nsf.gov%2Fpubs%2F2020%2Fnsf20037%2Fnsf20037.jsp&data=02%7C01%7CRick.Aster%40colostate.edu%7Cf2637e8f1324… [more]
Announcing Gavin Hayes as USGS Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake & Geologic Hazards On May 10, Gavin Hayes takes on the role of Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards within the USGS Natural Hazards Mission Area. The Senior Science Advisor serves as the coordinator for the Earthquake Hazards, Global Seismographic Network, and Geomagnetism Programs and provides oversight and guidance across the full breadth of USGS geohazard-related activities. Gavin comes to this pos… [more]