Schulte-Pelkum and Ritsema join TSR editorial team

1 December 2020–SSA announced today the appointment of  Vera Schulte-Pelkum as the inaugural Deputy Editor-in-Chief and Jeroen Ritsema as the inaugural Editor-at-Large of The Seismic Record . The Seismic Record is an open access, online only journal, publishing high-quality short form papers in seismology and earthquake science. The journal publishes … Continue Reading »

Keith Koper Named TSR Editor-in-Chief

Keith Koper

30 October 2020–The Seismological Society of America (SSA) announced today the appointment of Keith Koper, professor and director of Seismograph Stations at the University of Utah, as the first editor-in-chief of The Seismic Record (TSR). The Seismic Record is an open access, online only journal, publishing high-quality short form papers … Continue Reading »

Magnitude Comparison Distinguishes Small Earthquakes from Explosions in U.S. West

SPE explosive

13 October 2020–By comparing two magnitude measurements for seismic events recorded locally, researchers can tell whether the event was a small earthquake or a single-fire buried chemical explosion. The findings, published in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, give seismologists one more tool to monitor nuclear explosions, particularly … Continue Reading »