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:

  1. Y.J. Tan et al., “Machine‐Learning‐Based High‐Resolution Earthquake Catalog Reveals How Complex Fault Structures Were Activated during the 2016–2017 Central Italy Sequence;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. L.M. Liberty et al. “A Broad, Distributed Active Fault Zone Lies beneath Salt Lake City, Utah;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. C. Pizer et al. “Paleotsunamis on the Southern Hikurangi Subduction Zone, New Zealand, Show Regular Recurrence of Large Subduction Earthquakes;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. J.M. Holmgren and M.J. Werner “Raspberry Shake Instruments Provide Initial Ground‐Motion Assessment of the Induced Seismicity at the United Downs Deep Geothermal Power Project in Cornwall, United Kingdom;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. Q. Kong et al. “Machine Learning in Seismology: Turning Data into Insights;” Seismological Research Letters


  1. J. Shen and T. Zhu “Seismic Noise Recorded by Telecommunication Fiber Optics Reveals the Impact of COVID‐19 Measures on Human Activity;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. K.D. Koper “Introducing The Seismic Record—A New, Open‐Access Journal from the Seismological Society of America;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. Z. Zhan “Distributed Acoustic Sensing Turns Fiber‐Optic Cables into Sensitive Seismic Antennas;” Seismological Research Letters


  1. Y. Yang et al. “Seismic Wave Propagation and Inversion with Neural Operators;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. V. Cascone et al.Small Local Earthquake Detection Using Low‐Cost MEMS Accelerometers: Examples in Northern and Central Italy;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. S.R. Ford and W.R. Walter “Source Separation and Medium Change of Contained Chemical Explosions from Coda Wave Interferometry;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. J. Yin et al. “Laboratory Evidence of Transient Pressure Surge in a Fluid‐Filled Fracture as a Potential Driver of Remote Dynamic Earthquake Triggering;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. G. Kaviris et al. “The Western Gulf of Corinth (Greece) 2020–2021 Seismic Crisis and Cascading Events: First Results from the Corinth Rift Laboratory Network;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. S. Subedi and G. Hetényi “Precise Locating of the Great 1897 Shillong Plateau Earthquake Using Teleseismic and Regional Seismic Phase Data;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. P. Hennings et al. “Stability of the Fault Systems That Host‐Induced Earthquakes in the Delaware Basin of West Texas and Southeast New Mexico;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. Z.E. Ross et al. “Generalized Seismic Phase Detection with Deep Learning;” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America


  1. J.G. Anderson et al. “Improved Scaling Relationships for Seismic Moment and Average Slip of Strike‐Slip Earthquakes Incorporating Fault‐Slip Rate, Fault Width, and Stress Drop;” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America


  1. R. Chi‐Durán et al. Joint Regional Waveform, First‐Motion Polarity, and Surface Displacement Moment Tensor Inversion of the 3 September 2017 North Korean Nuclear Test;” The Seismic Record (open-access)


  1. P. Paitz et al.Empirical Investigations of the Instrument Response for Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) across 17 Octaves;” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America


  1. G. Barcheck et al.The Alaska Amphibious Community Seismic Experiment;” Seismological Research Letters