SSA At Work

What is a seismologist, and what does she or he do all day? The At Work column gives you a chance to meet our members and learn more about the broad span of disciplines and careers within seismology. Know someone who should be profiled in this column? Send your thoughts to Becky Ham at

Current Issue:

Carol Prentice at a trench site on the San Andreas Fault on the San Francisco Peninsula. / Michael Rymer (USGS)

At Work: Carol Prentice – Why fieldwork is key to reconstructing past earthquakes