Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)

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Seismogrph monitoring

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  • Geoscience Organizations

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Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)

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Founded in 1984 with support from the National Science Foundation, IRIS is a consortium of over 100 US universities dedicated to the operation of science facilities for the acquisition, management, and distribution of seismological data. IRIS programs contribute to scholarly research, education, earthquake hazard mitigation, and verification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.

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