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Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America

Established in 1911
2023 Impact Factor: 2.6

The Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (BSSA) is the premier journal of advanced research in earthquake seismology and related disciplines. BSSA publishes original papers advancing our understanding of seismology and seismic hazard analyses, as well as review articles summarizing important research topics. BSSA’s format allows papers to fully explore research topics in detail.

With input from the community, BSSA publishes special issues on major recent and historical earthquakes, as well as other critical topics.

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Becky Ham

Press Relations

Matt Jozwiak

Publishing Director

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