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Dear EarthScope Community, The Transitional EarthScope Consortium Nominating Committee (members listed below) is asking for nominations to serve on the first EarthScope Consortium Board of Directors. Please nominate yourself or a colleague you think would be especially suitable to be considered in the upcoming election. We are interested in obtaining input from our entire community to ensure that the Board of Directors will be composed of a diverse group that together is representative … [more]
** * IRIS Instrumentation Services and the Electromagnetic Advisory Committee <https://www.iris.edu/hq/about_iris/governance/emac>are happy to provide an update on the new portable magnetotellurics (MT) instrumentation at the PASSCAL Instrument Center and development of resources to help Principal Investigators (PIs) performing MT-related research. This work is supported by the National Science Foundation as part of SAGE (Seismological Facility for the Advancement of Geoscienc… [more]
*Joining Forces NewsletterMay 2022* New Digs in Alaska Since 2018, IRIS and UNAVCO staff have been working together in a shared facility in Anchorage, Alaska to support both the Transportable Array (TA) and Network of the Americas (NOTA) operations. This facility included separate office and warehouse buildings to accommodate all of the TA and NOTA staff, visitors, and equipment. With the conclusion of the TA project in early 2022, a smaller location was needed to support ongoing NOTA operatio… [more]
Faculty, please announce this FREE summer opportunity to your students! The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) will offer a FREE online workshop for undergraduate students (e.g.... computer science, geophysics, geology, earth science, math, physics, engineering, etc.) that want to develop scientific computing skills while exploring the field of seismology. New for 2022, graduate students will also be admitted! The goals for the workshop are to increase participants'...… [more]
Dear IRIS Community- In a followup to our last newsletter article [http://ds.iris.edu/ds/newsletter/vol23/no3/541/announcing-enhanced-identity-management-for-data-access/ <http://ds.iris.edu/ds/newsletter/vol23/no3/541/announcing-enhanced-identity-management-for-data-access/>] and our email bulletin regarding Identity Management efforts at IRIS, we want to bring you up to date on where we are at with developments and address some specific issues that you in the community have raised. First… [more]
Dear colleagues, The Seismic Cycles Working Group <https://geodynamics.org/groups/seismiccycles> of the Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics (CIG) presents this weekly seminar series in preparation for a virtual symposium this Fall on seismic cycles modeling. The weekly seminar series will stretch until July 2022. Each week, we invite two speakers to give a 30-minute talk. The seminar series kicks off on *May 6, 9A-10A PDT* on the topic of physics-based foreshock and aftershock modeli… [more]
Dear IRIS Community, We are writing to let you know that the Global Seismographic Network (GSN) Program Manager, Katrin Hafner, has departed IRIS to start her new role as the Science and Technical Projects Manager at Leidos (NSF Antarctic Support Contractor). We wish her the best of luck and thank her for the expertise she provided during her 14 years at IRIS. Before Katrin’s departure, IRIS management consulted internally and with its Board of Directors on how to establish the best mech… [more]