Seismological Data Portal


The seismological data portal of Epos-France offers access to data from permanent and mobile seismic networks operated by French research institutions and partners. The user can obtain access to the data via different data services  (near-real time data server, sychronisation server, web services tools) presented on this portal. Epos-France data are also accessible through the european EIDA portal.

All data are under the Creative Commons Attribution License cc-by 4.0 Licence.  This means that data can be freely used, re-used and re-distributed, provided that appropriate credit is given to data producers (see Citing Data) . No additional restriction can be applied to the data sets upon re-distribution. 

The Epos-France Seismological Data Center is certified by Core Trust Seal. The certification document is publicly available.


Update of the Epos-France seismological data portal SI-S

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At the end of 2023, a major transition took place in the French Solid Earth research landscape with the replacement of Résif by the Epos-France research infrastructure. The infrastructure’s websites were updated and transferred to the epos-france.fr domain. However, the migration of the seismological portal and associated services, which began in February, will be carried […]

Data preservation

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Résif-DC is committed to preserve data as long as possible and guarantee long term data reuse. While recognizing that data preservation is a difficult task, this article provides an insight of our approach to data preservation. Keep the data safe The main priority is to ensure that the data and metadata submitted by the data […]

Résif-DC, an Open Archival Information System

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This article describes how Résif-DC complies to the OAIS model. Functional entities Ingest function Only Résif-SI A-nodes have the right to ship data and metadata to Résif-DC. The A-nodes receive data from data producers and are responsible for data and metadata preparation and quality. The ingestion process receives data and metadata from the A-nodes and […]

The Epos-France seismological data center

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Data distribution and archiving are supported by the Epos-France seismological data center (Epos-France SDC), located in Grenoble, and co-operated by Institut des Sciences de la Terre (ISTerre), Observatoire de Grenoble (OSUG) and Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA). The functions of the Epos-France SDC following the OAIS formalism are described in this page. Securing seismological data Epos-France SDC […]

Scheduled downtime for the datacenter

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Due to internal maintainance operations, the services hosted at https://ws.resif.fr will be unavailable the 29/11 in the morning (between 8:00 and 11:00 UTC) Real time data distribution will still be online.

New fdsn-dataselect webservice released

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The Résif data centre updates its fdsn-dataselect webservice to version 1.1.1 The main change concerns the evaluation of response sizes to dataselect requests. When the user makes a request to obtain data with the dataselect webservice, the data centre must check that it can deliver the requested data in a reasonable time and without affecting […]