Corporate Members

Corporate membership in the Seismological Society of America was established to provide an opportunity for institutions to demonstrate their commitment to seismology and related disciplines. Corporate members are listed prominently on the inside back cover of our world-class journals and profiled below. Interested in joining this illustrious list? Learn more about the benefits of corporate membership here or contact SSA at (510) 525-5474.

Cegasa

1701 W. Armitage Court, Addison IL 60101

Cegasa is the world’s leading manufacturer of Zinc-Air Alkaline technology industrial batteries. We are an 86 year-old company that has been a premier world-class manufacturer of power systems for applications demanding high performance and reliability, such as military, scientific, industrial, commercial, and research. Our non hazardous batteries are used all over the world in subsea exploration, seismic networks (advance earthquake warnings), tsunami data equipment, volcano eruption alarms, glacier tracking, landslide monitors, and radiation alarms. We ensure 2 years of operation in uninterrupted conditions and with maximum stability in the voltage output.

ExxonMobil

22777 Springwoods Village Parkway, Spring TX 77389

As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy providers and chemical manufacturers, ExxonMobil develops and applies next-generation technologies to help safely and responsibly meet the world’s growing needs for energy and high-quality chemical products.

GeoSIG Ltd

Reza Ghadim, Wiesenstrasse 39, 8952 Schlieren, Switzerland

GeoSIG provides earthquake, seismic, structural, dynamic and static monitoring and measuring solutions for use in various market segments inclusive of seismic and earthquake monitoring, nuclear power stations, dams, bridges, tunnels and buildings. GeoSIG has developed a large variety of high quality Seismic and Earthquake Recorders, Sensors and Civil Engineering Monitoring Systems and Networks. These highly versatile products in terms of features, functions, quality and reliability are produced at an optimum price performance ratio. The design and development of all GeoSIG systems are centred on obtaining the credibility of being associated with being Swiss made, with thousands of instruments and systems supplied since 1992 and in operation around the world.

GeoSIG has a focus on quality having met ISO 9001:2008 with certificate no CH 2117.

ISTI

77 Van Dam Street, Suite 9, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Known for its extensive experience in earthquake, tsunami, and volcano monitoring; early warning systems; nuclear test and proliferation analysis; and mining and energy production, ISTI is an international company that specializes in geophysical and other scientific software systems development and research. ISTI’s clients include some of the largest research institutions, government organizations, and companies in the world

Kinemetrics

222 Vista Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91107

Since 1969, Kinemetrics, Inc. and its subsidiaries have been the global market leaders in designing technology platforms, products, and solutions for monitoring earthquakes and their effects on people and structures. Kinemetrics is based in Pasadena, California, and specializes in the design and manufacturing of broader earthquake, volcano and explosion monitoring instrumentation, as well as in related systems integration, installation, training, and operation services.

Lettis Consultants International, Inc.

Jeffrey Unruh, 1000 Burnett Avenue, Suite 350, Concord, CA 94520

Lettis Consultants International, Inc. (LCI) offers high-technology, innovative earth science consulting services to clients around the world. LCI geologists, seismologists, and engineers have comprehensive worldwide experience providing seismic hazard analyses, engineering geology and geotechnical services, water resources expertise, and licensing and regulatory strategy and compliance. We have conducted numerous state-of-the-art studies in support of seismic analysis and design for critical facilities (pipelines, dams, nuclear plants, penstocks, hospitals, commercial buildings, bridges). Our professionals bring the methods, technical expertise, and focus on quality developed from over 150 years of combined consulting experience to meet our clients’ objectives in a manner that reflects our strong belief that good science and good engineering result in the best, informed decision-making for facility owners and operators.

Nanometrics

Nanometrics is an award-winning company providing monitoring solutions and equipment for studying man-made and natural seismicity. Headquartered in Kanata, Ontario, with offices and representatives worldwide, Nanometrics has over 30 years’ experience, delivering solutions to customers across the globe. Our real-time and portable seismic systems are utilized by the world’s leading scientific institutions, universities and major corporations. Our pedigree is founded on precision instrumentation, network technology and software applications for seismological and environmental research. We specialize in collecting and analyzing critical real-time data for global, regional and local seismic networks. We deliver world-class network design, installation and training services throughout the globe in a safety conscious environment.

Puerto Rico Strong Motion Program

P.O. Box 9041, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00681

Reftek Systems Inc.

Leonid Zimakov, 75 MacDonald Avenue, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1T8, Canada

Reftek is a world renowned Seismic equipment company that designs and manufactures Seismic systems for monitoring the effects of earthquakes. Reftek products are used the world over in structural monitoring and hazard mitigation. To learn more, contact Reftek Systems Inc at sales@reftek.com.

RMS

Nilesh Shome, 7575 Gateway Blvd., Newark, CA 94560

RMS is the world’s leading provider of products, services, and expertise for the quantification and management of catastrophe risk. More than 400 leading insurers, reinsurers, trading companies, and other financial institutions rely on RMS models to quantify, manage, and transfer risk. As an established provider of risk modeling to companies across all market segments, RMS provides solutions that can be trusted as reliable benchmarks for strategic pricing, risk management, and risk transfer decisions.

Seismology Research Centre

Adam Pascale, 141 Palmer Street, Richmond VIC 3121, Australia

The Seismology Research Centre (SRC) was founded in 1976 as an earthquake monitoring and research group in RMIT University before moving to private industry in 1998. Specialising in structural, microseismic and regional monitoring networks, from the outset the SRC has developed earthquake data processing and management software, as well as developing their own seismic recorders, with the user experience and simplicity considered as high a priority as the technical capabilities of the systems. Operating an observatory with around 100 stations over an area of almost 2 million square kilometres, the SRC has serviced the water, dams, energy industries for over 40 years. With unique developments such as the Quick Quake iPad app, the Gecko seismograph and eqServer, SRC is dedicated to innovation to enable earthquake researchers and emergency managers to concentrate on their tasks, not on data management.

Weir-Jones Engineering Consultants Ltd.

Iain Weir-Jones, 598 East Kent Ave. South, Vancouver, BC V5X 4V6, Canada

The Company was founded in 1971 to provide specialized structural and geomechanical monitoring and testing services to the resource and transportation sectors. The Company’s capabilities subsequently expanded in the areas of data processing and testing system design, the application of this expertise has been extended considerably, notably in the fields of structural integrity monitoring for heavy structural, energy and offshore systems. The Company has its headquarters in Vancouver and has been active in projects in 55 countries. The Company has maintained branch offices in St. John’s, Newfoundland; Fort McMurray, Alberta; and Oakville, Ontario. Typically more than 90 percent of the Company’s projects incorporate elements of system design, data acquisition, system planning, data collection, analysis, and redesign. Clients typically retain the Company on a project basis in order to characterize a problem, develop a solution, and evaluate its effectiveness.

Special Capabilities of Weir-Jones: Structural integrity assessments, Forensic engineering and failure analysis, Structural health monitoring system installation and related supervision on offshore structures, Installation services for instrumentation and monitoring systems on fixed and mobile structures as well as pipelines, In situ testing and monitoring on natural and man-made structures, Static and dynamic stress measurement, testing and analysis, Vibration analysis on rotating and reciprocating equipment, Calibration and testing to ISO, CSA, MIL standards, and Ground stabilization by freezing, grouting and reinforcing.