At Work: John Townend

John Townend

15 April 2022–As SSA President, John Townend has been at the helm of the society as it weathered the challenges of a pandemic and a virtual annual meeting, but the past year has led to new insights as well. “The pandemic has forced us to adapt the ways we meet … Continue Reading »

SSA Establishes Standing DEI Committee

At its 20 November 2021 meeting, the SSA Board of Directors established the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee, a standing committee of the SSA Board of Directors. Preamble SSA recognizes the need to have broader representation and participation from all sectors of society, both in its leadership and its … Continue Reading »

SSA Names 2021 Outstanding Reviewers

14 March 2022–Christopher DuRoss of the U.S. Geological Survey, Golden, Adam Ringler of the U.S. Geological Survey, Albuquerque, and Vaclav Vavrycuk of the Institute of Geophysics in the Czech Republic, are the recipients of SSA’s 2021 Outstanding Reviewer awards. In recent interviews, the recipients agreed that reviewing is an essential … Continue Reading »

At Work: Mouse Marie Reusch

Mouse Reusch

14 March 2022–As the Regional ShakeAlert Coordinator for the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, Mouse Marie Reusch often fields questions about earthquake early warning from the public. “For earthquake early warning, a big misconception is that it’s prediction, and it’s not,” Reusch explained. “An earthquake has already started somewhere, and we’re … Continue Reading »