Notice about 2020 Annual Meeting

Dear SSA Community: Thank you for your patience while SSA leadership has closely monitored the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. After careful deliberation, the SSA Board of Directors has decided to not convene the 2020 Annual Meeting. The health and safety of our community is our paramount concern. Guidance from the … Continue Reading »

Julian J. Bommer Selected as 2020 Joyner Lecturer

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31 October 2019–The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and the Seismological Society of America (SSA) are pleased to announce that Julian J. Bommer, a Senior Research Investigator at Imperial College London, is the 2020 recipient of the William B. Joyner Lecture Award. Bommer will deliver the Joyner Lecture at the … Continue Reading »

SSA Announces 2019 Award Recipients

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23 May 2019–SSA is pleased to announce the recipients of several of the Society’s awards for 2019. The Harry Fielding Reid Medal, the Charles F. Richter Early Career Award and the Frank Press Public Service Award are among the highest honors conferred by the Society. The Reid Medal recipient is Karen Fischer of … Continue Reading »

Mapping Industrial “Hum” in the U.S.

26 April 2019–Using a dense sensor network that scanned the United States between 2003 and 2014, researchers have identified areas within the country marked by a persistent seismic signal caused by industrial processes. At the 2019 SSA Annual Meeting, Omar Marcillo of Los Alamos National Laboratory said that he and … Continue Reading »