Seismology in South America; an interview with Alberto Giesecke

Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)


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Dr. Alberto A. Giesecke is head of the Instituto Geofisico del Peru, in Lima, Peru, and Director of Centro Regional de Sismologia para America del Sur (CERESIS). The center is dedicated to the coordination and promotion of earthquake hazard mitigation. Dr. Giesecke was President of the National Research Council of Peru and currently is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Institute for Industrial Technological Research and Standards and of the National Institute for Research and Training in Telecommunications. He presided over the Organizing Committee for the General Assemblies of the International Association for Seismology and Physics of the Earth's interor and the International Union for Radio Science held in Lima, Peru, in 1973 and 1975, respectively. 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Seismology in South America; an interview with Alberto Giesecke
Series title Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Volume 12
Issue 2
Year Published 1980
Language English
Publisher U.S Geological Survey
Description 7 p.
First page 64
Last page 70
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