The year 2010 will be remembered for some time as a significant year for natural disasters, one in which seismological events played a major role—the terrible tragedy of Haiti, the massive subduction event in Chile, and the volcano eruption in Iceland are three events that come to mind. The fact that we have these great natural disasters emphasizes the importance of our Society. In particular, the ability of SSA to foster communication among professionals with wide-ranging interests and expertise is critical for effective scientific and societal responses to these events. How we share ideas, new approaches and innovative results, and...

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