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The politics of earthquake prediction

Richard Stuart Olson

The politics of earthquake prediction

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Peru
    • Subjects:
    • Earthquake prediction -- Political aspects.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Peru.,
    • Peru -- Foreign relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Richard Stuart Olson with Bruno Podesta and Joanne M. Nigg.
      ContributionsPodestà, Bruno, 1946-, Nigg, Joanne M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE538.8 .O36 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 187 p. ;
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2045114M
      ISBN 100691077983
      LC Control Number88022101

      The latest achievements of earthquake prediction via radio communication systems, by the worlds leading authorityProf. Hayakawa is one of the world leaders in the field of seismo-electromagnetics for EQ prediction and this area of research is still evolvingPresents the fundamentals of radio communications and radio propagation, using the radio noises and propagation anomalies as a Author: Masashi Hayakawa. The Shaky Science Behind Predicting Earthquakes A powerful earthquake in Italy killed hundreds of people—and set in motion a legal battle and scientific debate that has kept seismologists on edge.


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