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Sykes, L. R.
Oral history interview with Lynn R. Sykes, 1996-1997.
Some of the topics discussed include: his childhood; education at MIT and Columbia; research in seismology; global tectonics; patterns of earthquakes; earthquake prediction; nuclear detection and his involvement in the nuclear test ban treaty work; Soviet weapons systems. Prominently mentioned are: Gordon Eaton, Peter Eisenberger, Maurice Ewing, Bryan Isacks, Jack Oliver, Walter C. Pitman, Frank Press, Paul G. Richards, Carl Romney, Christopher Scholz, Manik Talwani.
Lynn Ray Sykes (1937- ). Geophysicist. Researcher and professor, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, Columbia University from 1962.
Eaton, Gordon P.
Eisenberger, Peter Michael, 1941-
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Isacks, Bryan
Oliver, J. E. (Jack Ertle), 1923-2011-
Pitman, Walter C.
Press, Frank, 1924-
Raleigh, C. Barry.
Richards, Paul G., 1943-
Romney, Carl
Scholz, C. H. (Christopher H.)
Sykes, L. R.
Talwani, Manik.
Columbia University -- Faculty.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
VELA Program (U.S.)
Earthquake prediction.
Nuclear weapons -- Detection.
Plate tectonics.
Science -- History.
Seismology -- Research.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Geophysicists -- Interviews. lcsh
Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA