Top 20 Most Downloaded Papers for 2021

9 March 2022–Papers on distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) and machine learning techniques were among the topics covered by the top 20 most-downloaded papers published by the SSA family of journals in 2021. The ranking of all papers noted below reflect download numbers through 31 December 2021: Y.J. Tan et al., … Continue Reading »

Historical Detective Work Locates Epicenter for 125-Year-Old Large Indian Earthquake

Shillong house collapse

19 November 2021–With data unearthed from seismic stations, observatories and libraries across the world, researchers have pinpointed the location of a massive earthquake that took place in India 125 years ago—one of the largest intraplate earthquakes known to history. The magnitude 8 Great 1897 Shillong Plateau earthquake, sometimes called the … Continue Reading »

Submit Your Paper to The Seismic Record

TSR Masthead

1 February 2021–Today, the Seismological Society of America is opening submissions for its new open-access journal, The Seismic Record. It’s a thrill to be launching a high-impact, timely and inclusive journal that meets the interests of the seismological community–and we want you to be part of this launch. The Seismic Record provides an … Continue Reading »

At Work: Jonathan Ajo-Franklin

15 January 2021–In applied geophysics, studying the movements of the Earth goes far beyond the seismic signatures of natural earthquakes. During his career, Jonathan Ajo-Franklin has worked on permafrost, CO2 storage, geothermal energy, aquifer systems and more. “My interests always lie in the intersection between what people do to the … Continue Reading »