Neville Donovan, a pioneer in earthquake engineering and soil dynamics, died 30 January 2006 of Parkinson's disease at his home in San Rafael, California. Donovan, a native of New Zealand, spent his career with Dames & Moore, where he was one of the first engineers to use probabilitistic seismic hazard analysis procedures. During his career he contributed to major projects on every continent save Antarctica.

Waverly Person has retired from the U.S. Geological Survey in Golden, Colo., closing a high-profile career in earthquake seismology that spanned more than five decades. Person was the nation's first black earthquake seismologist, and...

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