1980 Newsletters

Newsletters from 1980

December 1980
(Vol. XIII No. 3)

(4.08 MB pdf file)

  • Page, Robert A., Estimating earthquake potential, p. 4-8.
  • Preparing children and youth to help in disaster situations, p. 9-11.
  • ITIC's reponse to ITSU recommendations, p. 13.
  • Soloviev, SL, All-union conference on tsunamis in Vladivostok, USSR, p. 18-23.
  • Possible tsunami from the 25 July 1979 Earthquake, p. 23.

July 1980
(Vol. XIII No. 2)

(2.81 MB pdf file)

  • US Department of Interior Geological Survey, Seismic gaps and earthquake prediction, p. 1-5.
  • Director ITIC meets with Soviet scientists, p. 29.
  • Historical tsunami study on the Samoan Islands conducted, p. 29.
  • Command Post exercise on the Canadian West Coast, p. 30.

January 1980
(Vol. XIII No. 1)

(7.01 MB pdf file)

  • Pararas-Carayannis, George, Earthquake and Tsunami of 12 December 1979 in Colombia, p. 1-9.
  • Update on tsunamis in Indonesia, p. 10.
  • Clark, Harold E., Jr., Tsunami alerting system, p. 13-16.
  • ITIC Mission to Southeast Asia and Australia, 23 November-9 December 1979, p. 21-28.
  • Report of ITIC's Mission to Colombia and Ecuador, 26 December 1979--3 January 1980, p. 28-31.
  • [Fourteenth] XIV Pacific Science Congress, Khabarovsk, USSR, 20 August- 5 September 1979, p. 32-35.
  • Loomis, Harold G., Report on the IUGG Tsunami Symposium Canberra, 1979, p. 36-41.
  • Nelson, John B., Tsunami Data Service--A status report to the IUGG Tsunami Committee, p. 42-44.
  • Foster, Harold D., and Wuorinen, Vilho, British Columbia's Tsunami Warning System: An evaluation, p. 52.


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