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Isacks, Bryan
Oral history interview with Bryan L. Isacks, 1998 June 9.
The interview focuses on Isacks' training and career as a seismologist at Columbia University's Lamont Geological Observatory, covering the period before 1970. He reflects on the influence of the Department of Defense's "Project Vela Uniform," which aimed at improving seismic detection capabilities, on his career and more generally on the development of seismology in the 1960s. He also describes his contributions to the Plate Tectonics revolution.
Isacks, Bryan
Lamont Geological Observatory.
VELA Program (U.S.)
United States. Department of Defense
Seismology -- Research.
Plate tectonics
Sound recordings. aat
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Seismologists -- Interviews.
Project Vela Uniform.
Barth, Kai-Henrik, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA