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Knopoff, Leon, 1925-
Oral history interview with Leon Knopoff, 1990 April 27.
In this interview, Leon Knopoff discusses topics such as: his childhood, attending Los Angeles City College and California Institute of Technology (Caltech), William Smythe, Miami University in Ohio, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Institute of Geophysics, Louis Slichter, David Griggs, Adrian de Hoop, Anthony Gangi, Walter Pilant, Robert Fredricks, Joseph Hook, Edgar Kraut, Lawrence Porter, Gordon MacDonald, Freeman Gilbert, seismology, Frank Press, seismometers, National Science Foundation (NSF) earth science panel, surface waves, earthquake clustering and seismicity, George Kennedy, thermoluminescence, Stephan Mueller, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), Pembroke Hart, Vela Program, Soviet Union, Vladimir Keilis-Borok, Committee on Mathematical Geophysics, continental drift, V. Beloussov, Willard Libby, Charles Kennel, William Schopf, earthquake prediction.
(1925-2011) Professor of physics and geophysics, Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles from 1959.
Belousov, V. V. (Vladimir Vladimirovich), 1907-1990
De Hoop, Adrianus T. (Adrianus Teunis), 1927-
Gangi, A. (Anthony)
Griggs, David, 1911-1974
Keń≠lis-Borok, Vladimir Isaakovich
Kennedy, George.
Kennel, Charles F., 1939-
Knopoff, Leon, 1925-
Kraut, Edgar A.
Libby, Willard F.
MacDonald, Gordon J. (Gordon James), 1929-2002
Mueller, Stephan, 1930-
Pilant, Walter L.
Porter, L. D. (Lawrence Delpino), 1932-
Press, Frank, 1924-
Slichter, Louis Byrne, 1896-1978
California Institute of Technology
International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics.
Los Angeles City College.
Miami University.
National Science Foundation (U.S.). Earth Sciences Section.
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles. Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics.
VELA Program (U.S.)
Continental drift
Earthquake prediction.
Earthquakes.
Seismology
Seismometers
Surface waves
Thermoluminescence.
Soviet Union
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Doel, Ronald Edmund, interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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