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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-Doherty Earth Observatory
United States. Department of Defense
VELA Program (U.S.)
Plate tectonics
Project Vela Uniform.
Seismology -- Research.
Sound recordings lcgft
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Seismologists -- Interviews.
Barth, Kai-Henrik, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA