Posts Tagged ‘iris’

A Super Bowl wager of seismic proportions

A Super Bowl wager of seismic proportions

Sometimes I think we are in the wrong business. We LOVE seismometers but our most popular blog post with nearly 16,000 views (some 200+% more popular than our second most popular post) was not about seismology but bicycles! See Tandem bikes. In his past life Seismo Guy […]

Read more

IRIS releases Earthquake Browser

IRIS releases Earthquake Browser

This is awesome. IRIS recently released a newer, better earthquake browser which allows you to visualize a gi-normous earthquake catalog in your browser and in pseudo-3D! The browser view of Panama and Costa Rica: A pseudo-3D view of the same data: Want to see for yourself? Visit […]

Read more

IRIS Exhibits OBS at AGU

IRIS Exhibits OBS at AGU

There was no shortage of cool new innovative products at AGU this year- Nanometrics rolled out borehole versions of its Trillium 120 and Compact. Metrozet answered the Trillium Compact’s success with the “Mini Broadband Seismometer”. gempa introduced HTML-based GUIs for SeisComP. Vaisala showed off the all-in-one weather […]

Read more

Portable Data Collection Center (PDCC)

Portable Data Collection Center (PDCC)

PDCC was developed by IRIS to help network operators manage, maintain and exchange instrument response files and metadata. Through PDCC, users can build dataless SEED volumes from the Nominal Response Library’s (NRL) collection of RESP-formatted instrument response files. PDCC is also handy for editing existing dataless SEED […]

Read more

rdseed

rdseed

How to use rdseed to convert dataless SEED volumes to RESP format (for use in PQLX) 1. Install the dependencies: [email protected]:~/$ sudo apt-get install cmake [email protected]:~/$ sudo apt-get install g++-multilib [email protected]:~/$ sudo updatedb 2. Download rdseed to your local machine: Fill in the IRIS request form: http://www.iris.edu/forms/rdseed_request.htm […]

Read more

Guatemala shares broadband data with IRIS

Guatemala shares broadband data with IRIS

Estimados: Buenos días. Durante esta semana OSOP trabajó conjúntamente con INSIVUMEH para compartir los datos al dominio público de las cinco (5) estaciones de banda ancha de la Red Sísmica Guatemala hacia IRIS-DMC. Los sensores de movimiento fuerte y débil ahora se encuentran disponibles para obtener su […]

Read more

The Virtual Seismic Community

The Virtual Seismic Community

When you need help, you just need help! Here are a list of seismic software mailing lists (in alphabetical order). “The [seismic community] is greater than the sum of its parts.” -Aristotle. So contribute often! AQMS Antelope Earthworm– Questions on the Winston Wave Server or Swarm? Send […]

Read more

Response File Stress Syndrome

Response File Stress Syndrome

Hi all: Instrument response files are the bane of our existence. Navigating through the sea of file formats and programs that exist to manipulate instrument response files can be…unpleasant. And maintaining instrument response information across multiple automated or manual processing systems like Earlybird, Earthworm, Seisan, SeisComP, etc. […]

Read more

Dude, What’s Eating My Hard Disk?

Dude, What's Eating My Hard Disk?

Like our closets (well hers, not mine) and mid sections (…), hard disks fill up with time. For the seismologist working with an automated processing system, the major culprits are often: 1. Continuous data 2. Log files 3. Automatically generated image files (ShakeMap, helis, sgram) … Numbers […]

Read more