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Seismological Research Letters

Established in 1987 (1929-1986, known as Earthquake Notes)
2022 Impact Factor: 3.3

Seismological Research Letters (SRL) is a research journal that publishes articles on seismology and related topics, with the goal of bridging the gaps between subspecialities within the broad geoscience audience. Periodic focus sections present paper collections on topics of special and timely interest to the community. The journal also features regular columns on topics including emerging research, historical seismology and special data collections.

SRL differs from BSSA in offering a variety of columns, including: Opinion, Electronic Seismologist, Historical Seismologist, EduQuakes, Data Mine, Emerging Topics (solicitation by Editor-in-Chief), Communicating Science and In Memoriam.

Our Publishing Policies

Copyright, access, permissions and embargoes for our journals.

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Our Publishing Program

The SSA journals program is key to the Society’s core purpose of advancing seismology and the understanding of earthquakes for the benefit of society. Our publications help us advance scientific integrity, encourage scientific collaboration, and foster the professional development of scientists and engineers.

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Key Contacts for SSA Journals

Contacting Our Journals

To get in touch with the leads at our journals, please use the email addresses in this section.

Becky Ham

Press Relations

Matt Jozwiak

Publishing Director

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BSSA Editors

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TSR Editors

SRL Editorial Office

SRL Editors


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