TITLE

Earthquake alert: Who's ready to cope?

AUTHOR(S)
Spotts, Peter N.; LaFranchi, Howard; Platt, Kevin; Barr, Cameron W.; Weir, Fred
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/3/99, Vol. 91 Issue 47, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the work of the Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program. Lessons learned from the recent earthquake in Colombia; Many in less developed countries unaware of their earthquake risk; Desire to improve preparedness levels; Poor seismic detection in Russia; Importance of using and accepting seismic data; Need for up-to-date building codes.
ACCESSION #
1497666

 

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