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Sykes, L. R.
Oral history interview with Lynn Sykes, 1994 June 29.
In this interview, Lynn Sykes discusses the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council and the Parkfield earthquake prediction experiment. Topics discussed include: earthquake prediction; seismology; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Columbia University; United States Geological Survey; John Filson; Stuart Nishenko; Barry Raleigh; Clarence Allen; Frank Press; San Andreas fault system; Lloyd Cluff; Loma Prieta earthquake; W. H. Bakun and T. V. McEvilly's earthquake predictions; Kerry Sieh; plate tectonics.
American geophysicist. Ph.D. geology, Columbia University (1965). Professional experience includes: head, United States Seismology Group (1971-1985); member, chairman, Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council, United States Geological Survey (1979-1982, 1984-1988); research scientist, research geophysicist, associate professor, Higgins professor of geology, professor emeritus, Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (1962-).
Allen, Clarence R. (Clarence Roderic), 1925-
Bakun, W. H. (William H.)
Cluff, Lloyd S.
Filson, John R.
McEvilly, T. V.
Nishenko, S. P. (Stuart P.)
Press, Frank, 1924-
Raleigh, C. Barry
Sieh, Kerry E.
Sykes, L. R.
Columbia University
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (U.S.)
Parkfield Earthquake Prediction Experiment.
Earthquake prediction -- United States.
Loma Prieta Earthquake, Calif., 1989
Plate tectonics
San Andreas Fault (Calif.)
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