1986 Newsletters

Newsletters from 1986

August 1986
(Vol. XIX No. 2)

(1.70 MB pdf file)

  • Preuss, Jane, Rolf, Preuss, Sanchez, Antonio, and others, Update: Tsunami effects of the September 1985 Mexico Earthquake--Update, p. 7-9.
  • Karnik, Vit, Are earthquake disasters increasing?, p. 10-14.
  • Pararas-Carayannis, George, The earthquake and tsunami of 7-8 May 1986, p. 17.

April 1986
(Vol. XIX No. 1)

(1.67 MB pdf file)

  • Stanton, Basil R., Norman McKillop Ridgway (1924-1986), p. 1-3.
  • Heath, Ron, Eulogy given at Norman Ridgway's funeral on 20 February 1986, p. 3-4.
  • British Columbia's tsunami warning exercise: Exercise Goldfish, p. 16.


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