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Eastern Section

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)

Current Officers

Bylaws of the Eastern Section

2015 Annual Meeting

The 87th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Section of SSA will be held 6–8 October in Memphis, Tennessee, hosted by the University of Memphis Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI). Please visit the meeting website for additional information.

2014 Annual Meeting

The 86th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Section of SSA was held 2–4 November in Charleston, South Carolina, hosted by the College of Charleston. Please visit the meeting website for additional information.

2013 Annual Meeting   |   2013 Meeting Photo Gallery

2012 Annual Meeting

2011 Annual Meeting

2010 Annual Meeting

2009 Annual Meeting

History of the Eastern Section
Prepared by the 1999 ES-SSA Executive Committee

Past Officers

The Jesuit Contribution to Seismology

The Jesuit Seismological Association Award for Contributions to Observational Seismology

Open or download the Nomination Form for the JSA Award [PDF; 88 KB]

Save this PDF form to your computer, then fill it in using Adobe Reader, Adobe Acrobat, or another PDF-form capable program (alternatively, you may print it out, fill it in using a pen or typewriter, then scan it). Email the completed form to the ES-SSA secretary, Christine Goulet, goulet [at] berkeley [dot] edu. Nominations must be received by July 15th to be considered for this year's award.

Earthquake Notes

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).

A searchable web database of Earthquake Notes articles is available and SSA has some back issues for sale.


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.

Last Modified: 2015 Aug 18