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StationXML is an XML (Extensible Markup Language) schema designed for sharing station metadata. StationXML was originally designed at the SCEDC and is now maintained in collaboration with NCEDC, IRIS, and NEIC.

Since the initial release in 2007, the schema has undergone a number of major revisions. Updates include:

Documentation and examples for the current revision are in progress.

Please send your comments to Shang-Lin Chen (use address below).

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Most recent schema revision -- May 18, 2011
A correction to this revision was posted on June 17, 2011.

Updated documentation

Past revisions

Sample Files

List of CI stations
CI.BAR channels
CI.BAR.BH* responses

Generate XML

IRIS Station RESTful Webservice

Station XML from the SCEDC (under construction)

SCEDC home page