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Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, Corporate Headquarters

Acronym IRIS
Type Academic
1200 New York Ave. NW, Suite 800 Washington
Washington DC
DC 20005
United States
Tel (202) 682-2220 between 8:00 and 4:00 EST
Fax (202) 682-2444
Website http://www.iris.edu/hq/
Activities The mission of the IRIS Consortium, its members, and affiliates is to:
* Facilitate and conduct geophysical investigations of seismic sources and Earth properties using seismic and other geophysical methods.
* Promote exchange of geophysical data and knowledge, through use of standards for network operations, data formats, and exchange protocols, and through pursuing policies of free and unrestricted data access.
* Foster cooperation among IRIS members, affiliates, and other organizations in order to advance geophysical research and convey benefits from geophysical progress to all of humanity.

Group(s): IOC Created: 2009-09-21 Last Updated: 2010-05-28

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