Accessing OBSIC Data
Below are a instructions for a few of the many ways that you can request OBSIP data. For more complete information go to the IRIS DMC webpage.
*** Information from the IRIS.edu breq_fast manual
To submit breq_fast requests to the IRIS DMC, the user needs to format a file with the request information and then email that request to the IRIS DMC. An example file is shown below:
This file should be left justified to work properly.
.NAME OBS Seismologist
.SOURCE | optional
.HYPO | optional
.MAGNITUDE | optional
The request lines should be formatted as follows:
STARTING TIME ENDING TIME
STA NN YYYY MM DD HH MM SS.TTTT YYYY MM DD HH MM SS.TTTT #_CH CH1 CH2 CHn LI
STA is the station
NN is the network code or "virtual network"
YYYY is the year - 2 digit entries will be rejected!
MM is the month
DD is the day
HH is the hour
MM is the minute
SS.TTTT is the second and ten-thousandths of seconds
#_CH is the number of channel designators in the immediately following list
CHn is a channel designator that can contain wildcards
LI is location identifier (optional)
For .Media choose FTP
The .Label field will be the name of your downloaded files.
When your file has been prepared, send it to
email@example.com - for full SEED
firstname.lastname@example.org - for dataless SEED*
email@example.com - for miniSEED
firstname.lastname@example.org- for sync file
- Go to http://www.iris.edu/SeismiQuery/
- Choose breq_fast from the options
- Fill out the request infromations
**start and endtime are required**
- Fill out your personal information
** name, institution, address, email, phone, label are required**
- choose whether you would like query over waveform data or only metadata
- Click 'Start Query'
- A new tab should open with your query results: verify that the information is correct
- Choose which type of request you would like to submit:
request below to receive full SEED
email request to myself
- Click 'Submit'
- You will recieve an email when your request is ready
For any questions on this page, please contact Kasey Aderhold (email@example.com) at the OBSIP Management Office.