Charles F. Richter; an interview

Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)


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Charles F. Richter, renowned seismologist, is a professor emeritus at the California Institue of techonology (Caltech). He is best known to the public for the Richter magnitude scale; but he is equally recognized in the scientific community for many other contributions to seismology including his books Elementary Seismology (1958) and Seismicity of the Earth (coauthored in 1954 with Beno Gutenberg). 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Charles F. Richter; an interview
Series title Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Volume 12
Issue 1
Year Published 1980
Language English
Publisher U.S Geological Survey
Description 5 p.
First page 4
Last page 8
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