TITLE

Japan's quake strategy urged to switch to long-term forecasting

AUTHOR(S)
Saegusa, Asako
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
Nature;5/21/1998, Vol. 393 Issue 6682, p202
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that according to a group of Japanese seismologists, Japan's earthquake research should focus on ten-year forecasts of likely tremor locations. Report for the Geodetic Council of the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, or Monbusho; Difficulty of short-term earthquake prediction; Details of new plan; Critics of new approach; Question of whether science can predict earthquakes at all.
ACCESSION #
644902

 

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