The Eastern Section SSA is a separately incorporated technical section of the Seismological Society of America (SSA). It is focused on advancing the science of the seismology of Eastern North America and intraplate seismology.
Collected here are some short notes on the history and activities of the EASTERN SECTION of the Seismological Society of America (SSA).
History and Recent Incorporation
by Eastern Section President David W Eaton (from SRL 80:2, May/June 2009)
The 85th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Section of SSA was held 6–8 October in Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada, hosted by the Geological Survey of Canada and Université Laval. Please visit the meeting website for additional information.
Update, Nov. 21, 2013 – A gallery of photos from the meeting is now available here.
History of the Eastern Section
Prepared by the 1999 ES-SSA Executive Committee
Earthquake Notes was an official publication of the Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America. Volume 1, Number 1 of Earthquake Notes appeared in July 1929. In 1987, Earthquake Notes was renamed Seismological Research Letters (SRL).
Note: The seismogram in the above logo is of the 5 September 1944, 04:38 UT Cornwall-Massena earthquake recorded at Georgetown University, Washington, DC.