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Introduction: seismology and earthquake engineering in Mexico and Central and South America.

January 1, 1982

The results from seismological studies that are used by the engineering community are just one of the benefits obtained from research aimed at mitigating the earthquake hazard. In this issue of Earthquake Information Bulletin current programs in seismology and earthquake engineering, seismic networks, future plans and some of the cooperative programs with different internation organizations are described by Latin-American seismologists. The article describes the development of seismology in Latin America and the seismological interest of the OAS. -P.N.Chroston

Citation Information

Publication Year 1982
Title Introduction: seismology and earthquake engineering in Mexico and Central and South America.
Authors A. F. Espinosa
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Index ID 70011440
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse