Call for Papers: Focus Section on EarthScope: Alaska and Canada

Seismological Research Letters (SRL) announces the Focus Section on EarthScope: Alaska and Canada.

As part of the NSF-funded EarthScope project, the USArray Transportable Array deployment in Alaska and Western Canada was completed in the fall of 2017 with nearly 200 telemetered broadband seismic and infrasound stations expected to collect data through the summer of 2020. This unprecedented systematic broadband coverage of the entirety of continental Alaska and northwest Canada provides the seismological community with a dataset intended to help illuminate long-standing questions and aid in new discoveries. The diverse tectonic environment of Alaska and northwest Canada provides a world-class setting for investigating seismicity, plate boundaries, distributed intraplate deformation, subduction, active volcanism, infrasound phenomena and a myriad of other Earth processes.

This SRL focus section aims to publish results from studies utilizing all or part of this community asset to investigate structures ranging from the crust to core, active tectonics, volcanism, local, regional and teleseismic earthquakes or the other elastic wave sources and seismic wave propagation.

Guest editors:

Geoffrey Abers, Cornell University
Meghan Miller, Australian National University
Natalia Ruppert, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Submission Deadline: 14 April 2020

  • Papers will be published online ahead of the print publication, as they are ready for publication.

Published Print Issue: SRL Volume 91, Issue 6; November 2020

Articles accepted to the SRL Focus Section on EarthScope: Alaska and Canada will be published online ahead of print.

Address questions about scientific issues to the guest editors or SRL Editor-in-Chief Allison Bent at srleditor@seismosoc.org. Address questions about submissions to the SRL Editorial Office at srl@seismosoc.org.