Open Access Policy

The Seismological Society of America (SSA) offers a green open access option for articles published in Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (BSSA) and Seismological Research Letters (SRL). Authors may post a copy of the final, accepted (post peer review) version of their manuscript in an institutional repository or to their personal website 12 months following online publication. Authors should include the full citation and link to the openly accessible abstract of the final published article on the BSSA ( and SRL ( websites. Posting of the final, published PDF of the article in a repository or website is not permitted by SSA. If an embargo shorter than 12 months is required by governmental or funding bodies, please contact the journal to request an exemption.

Articles in The Seismic Record (TSR) are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license which permits use, redistribution and reproduction in any format provided the original work is properly cited.