- Earthquake Prediction, Uncertainty, and Policies for the Future: A Technology Assessment of Earthquake Prediction.
- Weisbecker, L. W.; Stoneman, W. C.; Ackerman, S. E.
National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. Research Applied to National Needs.,
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- The purpose of this summary report is to present--for the benefit of public policymakers and administrators, scientists, businessmen, special interest groups, private citizens, and the media--the findings of a recent comprehensive technology assessment of earthquake prediction. This assessment focuses on the following: (1) background on earthquakes; (2) outlook for earthquake prediction; (3) responding to earthquake prediction; (4) public policy issues related to earthquake prediction; (5) regional planning for uncertain predictions; and the long-term outlook.
- Regional planning; Predictions; Technology assessment; Earthquake prediction; Attitudes; Risk analysis; Policies; Seismic risk; Earthquake warning systems; Earth movements; Disasters; Earthquake engineering; Risk; Earthquakes