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IRIS network
Scope Notes: Acronym. Before 1993, also search IRIS AND seismology or geophysical methods. Consortium founded in 1984, collects and disseminates seismic data from around the world. Three major programs are supported by the consortium, IRIS: GSN (Global Seismic Network), PASSCAL (Program for Array Seismic Studies of the Continental Lithosphere) and DMS (Data Management System). Added to Thesaurus in 1993.
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Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology network