The 84th annual meeting of the Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of
America (ES‐SSA) was held on 28–30 October 2012 at the Inn at Virginia Tech in
Blacksburg, Virginia. The meeting was hosted by the Virginia Tech Department of
Geosciences and began with a visit on Sunday to the Department of Geosciences Museum
led by Llyn Sharp followed by a field trip led by William Henika and Martin Chapman.
The field trip, “Ancient Faults, Groundwater Flow and Intraplate Earthquakes in the
Roanoke Valley,” involved 29 participants and examined structural, lithological, and
hydrogeological characteristics along the Mowles Springs fault zone,...