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San Francisco earthquake

Title
San Francisco earthquake
Genre
Interview
TX Date
18 Oct 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:41
Description
Dr Maureen Ritchie, of the British Geological Survey in Edinburgh on the building design controls and other precautionary measures that may have limited the effects and deathtoll of the recent large San Francisco earthquake. And on predicting earthquakes and how they occur. Male interviewer not identified. For Billboard programme.
Contributors
Maureen Ritchie
Keywords
California; USA; Earthquakes; Deaths; Emergency services; Natural disasters; Building design; San Francisco; Billboard (radio programme); San Andreas Fault; Tectonics; British Geological Survey

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