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On 14 August 2015, a burglar broke into the Bensberg Seismological Station at Cologne University in Cologne, Germany. The burglar left a fingerprint on an iron bar securing a patio door as well as a detailed seismic record of the attempted robbery, as shown in the cover photo. Read more about how the seismogram added details to the investigation in “Analysis of a Burglargram,” the EarthQuake Lites column by Hinzen et al.

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Vol. 87, No. 1
January/February 2016

Seismological Research Letters (SRL)

Seismological Research Letters provides a less-formal journal for communication among seismologists, engineers, and earthquake hazards-policy professionals. SRL includes articles of broad seismological interest, focus sections about earthquakes and contemporary topics, opinions, SSA news and more.

SRL features include Electronic Seismologist, Historical Seismologist, and EduQuakes, which connect science and the wider world of technology, history, social sciences and education.

SRL has the ability to quickly process and publish articles with preliminary reports about recent major earthquakes, allowing readers to keeping current. In addition to the bi-monthly full issues published online and in print, "E-First" SRL articles are now published weekly (on Wednesdays) at the Pre-Issue Publication Page at GeoScienceWorld.

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