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Call for Papers: SRL Focus Section on the 2015 Magnitude 7.8 Gorkha, Nepal Earthquake

8 May 2015

The 2015 magnitude 7.8 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake, which has taken a devastating toll on the country of Nepal and nearby regions, raises many critical scientific, engineering, and societal questions. This special section of Seismological Research Letters (SRL) aims to publish timely reports on the earthquake based on analysis of available data, focusing on a wide range of topics including the characteristics of the earthquake and its ground motions, implications for seismotectonics the impact on the built environment, characterization of the sequence, and implications for future hazard. Individuals interested in submitting contributions are strongly urged to contact the guest editors to discuss their planned contribution. The number of papers will be limited, and collaborative contributions among groups are strongly encouraged.

Guest Editors
  • Susan Hough <hough@usgs.gov>
  • Roger Bilham <bilham@colorado.edu>
Important Dates
  • Submission Deadline June 15th, 2015
  • Acceptance Deadline September 1st, 2015
  • Published Issue November-December issue of SRL

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