At Work: Paul Friberg

Paul Friberg in a field of yellow flowers

3 February 2023–Twenty-five years ago this month, Paul Friberg and his partner Sidney Hellman started their own company. At the time, they were working on seismology software for IRIS-PASSCAL at its Instrument Center at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, when IRIS announced a move to consolidate its instrument centers in New … Continue Reading »

José A. Martinez-Cruzado Awarded 2023 Bruce Bolt Medal

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), the Consortium of Organizations for Strong Motion Observation Systems (COSMOS), and the Seismological Society of America (SSA) are pleased to announce that José A. Martinez-Cruzado, professor of the civil engineering and surveying department at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez is the recipient … Continue Reading »

2023 SSA Board of Directors Election Results

SSA logo teal graphic

The Seismological Society of America held its Board of Directors election on Friday, 6 January 2023. The following members were elected to a three-year term beginning 17 April 2023 at the SSA Annual Meeting in Puerto Rico:   Annemarie Baltay, research geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey Principal fields: observational earthquake seismology, … Continue Reading »

At Work: Rebecca O. Salvage

Rebecca Salvage at Moraine Lake in Canada

6 January 2023–Rebecca Salvage’s high school in the U.K. didn’t offer Earth sciences as a course, but she loved physical geography and chemistry. One of her teachers suggested that Salvage consider a geology degree at university. “When I got there, I knew this was what I wanted to do,” recalls … Continue Reading »