Every so often BSSA publishes a special themed issue in addition to the normal bi-monthly issues. The special issues are listed below, starting with the most recent.
The introductory article in each issue (or section of an issue) is free to all readers.
Fifty Years after the 1967 Koyna Earthquake—Lessons Learned about Reservoir Seismicity (RTS)
2016 Kaikōura Earthquake
2012 Haida Gwaii and 2013 Craig Earthquakes at the Pacific-North American Plate Boundary (British Columbia and Alaska)
Nepal - Special collection of previously published articles. This "special issue" does not appear in print.
1964 Alaska Earthquake - Special collection of previously published articles. This "special issue" does not appear in print.
2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami
The 2008 Wenchuan, China, Earthquake
1868 Hayward Fault and Earthquake - Special collection of previously published articles. This "special issue" does not appear in print.
Issue includes special section on The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake a Century Later
The 2004 Sumatra–Andaman Earthquake and the Indian Ocean Tsunami
The 2004 Parkfield Earthquake & Prediction Experiment
The Denali fault Earthquake Sequence of 2002
The Paleoseismology of the San Andreas Fault
The Hector Mine, California Earthquake of Oct 1999
The Izmit, Turkey Earthquake of August 1999
The Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake of September 1999
Accounting for Site Effects in Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analyses of Southern California: The SCEC Phase III Report
The Northridge, CA Earthquake of January 1994
The 1992 Landers, California, Earthquake Sequence
The 1989 Loma Prieta, CA, Earthquake and Its Effects
Regional Seismic Arrays and Nuclear Test Ban Verification