1972 Newsletters

Newsletters from 1972

September 1972
(Vol. V No. 2)

(948 KB pdf file)

  • [Special song relating to tsunamis composed], p. 1.
  • [Small tsunami generated by an earthquake approximately 57dN 136dE, July 30, 1972], p. 1-2.
  • Summary of "Relative Spectra of Tsunamis", p. 4.
  • [Charles Mader at JTRE], p. 4-8.
  • Sample page of a new report showing all of the recorded tsunamis' run-up heights for the Hawaiian Islands, p. 9.
  • [Harold Loomis at JTRE], p. 10-13.

June 1972
(Vol. V No. 1)

(877 KB pdf file)

  • Organizational information on ITIC, p. 1-3.
  • UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Internatonal Coordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific, p. 3-7.
  • The Joint Tsunami Research Effort research response in the event of the generation of a major tsunami, p. 8-13.
  • Visiting scientists to ITIC, p. 14.


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