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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1975
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1975) 65 (4): 937–949.
...B. A. Bolt; R. G. Johnston; J. Lefter; M. A. Sozen Abstract After the San Fernando earthquake, February 9, 1971, the Veterans Administration undertook investigations and research to develop requirements for earthquake-resistant design for VA hospital facilities. Veterans Administration hospital...
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Figure 5. Detailed map of <span class="search-highlight">Veteran&#x27;s</span> <span class="search-highlight">Administration</span> trench site in west Los ...
Published: 01 October 2000
Figure 5. Detailed map of Veteran's Administration trench site in west Los Angeles showing major geomorphic features and locations of trenches T-1 and T-2. Location is shown in Figure 2 . Numbered lines crossing trenches show locations and strikes of the four largest faults. Locations of creek
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1978
Seismological Research Letters (1978) 49 (2): 3–14.
... Mountains. This network is largely the result of programs of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) to monitor strong ground shaking and structure response at COE dams and the Veterans Administration (VA) to measure base motions of large hospital buildings. In addition, the National Science Foundation (NSF...
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1978
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1978) 68 (3): 849–853.
.... (1972) . Report, site, evaluation studies, earthquake hazard, Veterans Administration Hospital: Office of Construction , Report to Veterans Administration , 16 pp. Jenkins O. P. (1966) . Geologic map of California, San Jose sheet...
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List of hospitals investigated and their relevant earthquakes              ...
Published: 01 August 2011
al. 1995 ) NR2 Olive View Hospital NR3 Holy Cross Medical Center NR4 Veteran's Administration Hospital (building #3) NR5 LA County Medical Center (mental health building) NR6 St John's Hospital NR7 USC Medical Center (USC hospital building) NR8 Granada Hills
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1986
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1986) 76 (6): 1844–1846.
..., the Army Corps of Engineers, the Veterans Administration, and Caltrans. The instrumentation network was maintained by John Nielson and Frank Risavich with assistance from Dennis Johnson and Marion Salsman in record collection and processing. U.S. GEOLOGICALSURVEY BRANCH OF ENGINEERING SEISMOLOGY& GEOLOGY...
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2011
Earthquake Spectra (2011) 27 (3): 617–634.
... al. 1995 ) NR2 Olive View Hospital NR3 Holy Cross Medical Center NR4 Veteran's Administration Hospital (building #3) NR5 LA County Medical Center (mental health building) NR6 St John's Hospital NR7 USC Medical Center (USC hospital building) NR8 Granada Hills...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 1938
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1938) 28 (3): 205–215.
... as high as to 1229 feet. OTHER FIELD WORK Through an allotment of funds from the Veterans' Administration, a separate party has completed a vibration survey covering the Veterans' Administration Facilities at Los Angeles and San Francisco. In this work thirty ground obser- vations were made, using...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1971
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1971) 61 (2): 499–500.
.... A concrete frame, tile-wall, pre-earthquake code, hospital building, (Veterans Administration) in the central area of the shock collapsed, killing 44. Another 10 were killed elsewhere and an addi- tional nine were reported to have died from heart attacks. Four major facilities were in the central region...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1975
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1975) 65 (6): 1897–1909.
...--Letter to the Editor 787 Boatwright, John and David M. Boore--A Simplification in the Calculation of Motions Near a Propagating Dislocation 133 Bolt, B. A., R. G. Johnston, J. Lefter, and M. A. Sozen--The Study of Earthquake Questions Related to Veterans Administration Hospital Facilities 937 Book...
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Summary of damage to five hospitals after San Fernando earthquake (after Ar...
Published: 01 August 2010
Table 1 Summary of damage to five hospitals after San Fernando earthquake (after Arnold and Durkin 1983) Olive View Pacoima Memorial Lutheran Holy Cross Veterans Administration Panorama City Medical Center Casualties (killed or injured) Structural Damage 8 0 0
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1971
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1971) 61 (2): 501–510.
...- tains and valley. The Veterans Administration and Olive View Hospitals were situated in or very near to the region of maximum surface motion. The collapse of buildings (with 46 deaths) at the Sylmar Veterans Hospital, which dates from 1925, is thus perhaps understandable from a seismological point...
Journal Article
Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 February 2017
The Leading Edge (2017) 36 (2): 181.
... on what to expect from the new U.S. administration; Joe Navarro, M.A., who will speak on “The power of nonverbal communication;” and Governor Francisco Cabeza De Vaca, from the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, who will speak on “Cross-border partnerships in energy.” On 16 February, the NAPE Charities...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1994
Earth Sciences History (1994) 13 (1): 47–51.
... was to spend the remaining 48 years of his life in Veterans Administration hospitals. Partly because of the long period of professional inactivity, but also because he had simply outlived most of his contemporaries, his death at age 84 was not announced in the professional journals ( Sohl, personal...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1937
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1937) 27 (4): 313–323.
... up to about 1100 r.p.m. OT~ER WOR~ A separate party of the Coast and Geodetic Survey has started work in the field, under an allotment of funds from the Veterans Administration Facility, making tests for building and ground periods. This work is still in progress and 322 BULLETIN OF THE SEISMOLOGICAL...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2017
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2017) 47 (4): 307–308.
... of foraminifera worldwide. In the last century, the administration of the Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research was more informal than today. To be sure, officers and a Board of Directors managed CFFR, but because it chiefly published the Contributions of the Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2007
Seismological Research Letters (2007) 78 (1): 5.
.... to BG Group, where he's a geophysicist. SSA member Jake Griffiths has been working as a geodesist/geophysicist in the Spatial Reference System Division of the National Geodetic Survey, an office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, in Silver Spring, Maryland, since August 2006...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2000
Earth Sciences History (2000) 19 (1): 110–129.
.... Few imagined that this relationship, a child of poverty and necessity, could prove adequate in a national emergency. Thus the outbreak of the European war in 1939 quickly focused attention on the need for closer cooperation between scientists and the Navy. Civilian science and the administration...
Journal Article
Journal: Elements
Published: 01 April 2020
Elements (2020) 16 (2): 79–80.
... this time led to her becoming a prison reform activist. Lonsdale wrote: What I was not prepared for was the general insanity of an administrative system in which lip service is paid to the idea of segregation and the ideal of reform, when in practice the opportunities for contamination and infection...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1940
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1940) 30 (2): 129–138.
... in California, and the determination of the dominant ground periods at the building sites. These projects have been carried on under the sponsorship of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, Navy De- partment, and of the Veterans' Administration, in connection with the study of earthquake-resistant structure design...