Twenty-five years ago I joined SSA to learn more about the geophysics of earthquakes. But the benefit to me has been much more than seismology sensu stricto. In our textbook The Geology of Earthquakes (Yeats, Sieh, and Allen, Oxford Press, 1997) there are 97 references to SSA publications, an indication that the book would be slim pickings without the papers published in the Bulletin, particularly those papers that were interdisciplinary.

In recent years, there has been more good news for geologists: an increasing number of papers in the Bulletin on earthquake geology and paleoseismology, not only from North America but...

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