Open Journal of Earthquake Research

Open Journal of Earthquake Research

ISSN Print: 2169-9623
ISSN Online: 2169-9631

Aims & Scope

Open Journal of Earthquake Research (OJER) is an open access journal published quarterly. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in all aspects of earthquake research.

All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will appear online within 3 weeks followed by printed hard copy. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:

· Earthquake Engineering
Base isolation and vibration control
Dynamic properties of soil
Earthquake-resistant design
Infrastructure risk assessment
Lifeline earthquake engineering
Nonstructural components
Seismic analysis of structures
Seismic code development
Seismic site effects
Seismic soil-structure interaction
· Earthquake Risk Management
Casualty and loss estimation
Emergency planning and disaster relief
Insurance and financial risk
Lessons from past earthquakes
Partnership model for risk reduction
Policymaking and land use planning
Precautionary measures
Preparedness for earthquakes
Public education and awareness
Recovery and reconstruction
· Seismology
Earthquake early warning
Earthquake ground motions
Earthquake prediction
Earthquake-induced tsunami
Historical seismicity
Intensity measures
Measuring and locating earthquakes
Plate tectonics and faulting
Seismic hazard
Source characterization

We are also interested in: 1) Short Reports – 2-5 page papers where an author can present either an idea with theoretical background but has not yet completed the research needed for a complete paper or preliminary data; 2) Book Reviews – Comments and critiques.

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