Citing the ISC-GEM Catalogue

The procedures for producing the ISC-GEM Catalogue have been described in a number of papers.
Depending on the use of the Catalogue, users are advised to follow the citation suggestions below.

a) For a general use of the catalogue, please quote the following three papers (Storchak et al., 2013; 2015; Di Giacomo et al., 2018):
Storchak, D.A., D. Di Giacomo, I. Bondár, E.R. Engdahl, J. Harris, W.H.K. Lee, A. Villaseñor and P. Bormann (2013). Public Release of the ISC-GEM Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900-2009). Seism. Res. Lett., 84, 5, 810-815, doi: 10.1785/0220130034.

Storchak, D.A., D. Di Giacomo, E.R. Engdahl, J. Harris, I. Bondár, W.H.K. Lee, P. Bormann and A. Villaseñor (2015). The ISC-GEM Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900-2009): Introduction, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 239, 48-63, doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2014.06.009.

Di Giacomo, D., E.R. Engdahl and D.A. Storchak (2018). The ISC-GEM Earthquake Catalogue (1904–2014): status after the Extension Project, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1877-1899, doi: 10.5194/essd-10-1877-2018.

b) For use of location parameters, please quote (Bondár et al., 2015):
Bondár, I., E.R. Engdahl, A. Villaseñor, J. Harris and D.A. Storchak, 2015. ISC-GEM: Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900-2009): II. Location and seismicity patterns, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 239, 2-13, doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2014.06.002.

c) For use of magnitude parameters, please quote (Di Giacomo et al., 2015a; 2018):
Di Giacomo, D., I. Bondár, D.A. Storchak, E.R. Engdahl, P. Bormann and J. Harris (2015a). ISC-GEM: Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900-2009): III. Re-computed MS and mb, proxy MW, final magnitude composition and completeness assessment, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 239, 33-47, doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2014.06.005.

Di Giacomo, D., E.R. Engdahl and D.A. Storchak (2018). The ISC-GEM Earthquake Catalogue (1904–2014): status after the Extension Project, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1877-1899, doi: 10.5194/essd-10-1877-2018.

d) For use of station data from historical bulletins, please quote (Di Giacomo et al., 2015b; 2018):
Di Giacomo, D., J. Harris, A. Villaseñor, D.A. Storchak, E.R. Engdahl, W.H.K. Lee and the Data Entry Team (2015b). ISC-GEM: Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900-2009), I. Data collection from early instrumental seismological bulletins, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 239, 14-24, doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2014.06.005.

Di Giacomo, D., E.R. Engdahl and D.A. Storchak (2018). The ISC-GEM Earthquake Catalogue (1904–2014): status after the Extension Project, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1877-1899, doi: 10.5194/essd-10-1877-2018.

e) For use of direct values of M0 from the literature, please quote (Lee and Engdahl, 2015):
Lee, W.H.K. and E.R. Engdahl (2015). Bibliographical search for reliable seismic moments of large earthquakes during 1900-1979 to compute MW in the ISC-GEM Global Instrumental Reference Earthquake Catalogue (1900-2009), Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 239, 25-32, doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2014.06.004.