Report of the Task Force on Earthquake Hazard Reduction

program priorities. by United States. Task Force on Earthquake Hazard Reduction.

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  • Earthquake resistant design,
  • Seismology -- Research,
  • Disaster relief
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    Other titlesEarthquake hazard reduction.
    ContributionsSteinbrugge, Karl V.
    LC ClassificationsTA658.44 .U55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p.
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22755785M

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