by Louis Pakiser, Kaye M. Shedlock
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey 1994
Number of pages: 24
Today we are challenging the assumption that earthquakes must present an uncontrollable and unpredictable hazard to life and property. Scientists have begun to estimate the locations and likelihoods of future damaging earthquakes. Sites of greatest hazard are being identified, and definite progress is being made in designing structures that will withstand the effects of earthquakes.
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