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California Earthquake Hazard Reduction
Commonwealth Club of California
Bolt, Bruce A
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Hoover Institution
California Revealed from Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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Bruce Bolt discusses the lessons learned from the two great earthquakes of 1985, in Chile and Mexico. They can help California improve the cost-effective mitigation of earthquake hazards in the state. He says that there is a lot of new knowledge that needs to be moved into practice. Bolt also talks about California's 5-year hazard reduction program, which the legislature was just enacting. Bolt was a professor of seismology and director of the Seismographic Stations at the University of California, Berkeley, 1963-91. Bolt is introduced (00:29), Bolt begins speaking (04:04), question and answer session begins (33:08).
1/4 inch audio tape
1 Reel of 1
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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