Bolt, Bruce (Alan)

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BOLT, Bruce (Alan)

BOLT, Bruce (Alan). American (born Australia), b. 1930. Genres: Earth sciences, Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics. Career: Lecturer, then Sr. Lecturer, Dept. of Applied Mathematics, University of Sydney, 1954-62; Professor of Seismology, and Director of the Seismographic Stations, University of California, Berkeley, 1963-89. Associate Ed., Journal of Computational Physics, 1973-79; Chairman, Geophysical Monograph Board, American Geophysical Union, 1976-78; Chairman, Panel on National Seismograph Networks, National Academy of Sciences, 1977-80; Berkeley Division, Academic Senate, University of California, Berkeley, chairman, 1993-94. Publications: (with others) Geological Hazards, 1975; Nuclear Explosions and Earthquakes: The Parted Veil, 1976; Earthquakes: A Primer, 1978, 5th ed., 2003; Inside the Earth, 1982; (with K.E. Bullen) Introduction to the Theory of Seismology, 4th ed., 1985; Earthquakes and Geological Discovery, 1993. EDITOR: (with B. Alder and S. Fernbach) Methods in Computational Physics, vol. XI: Seismology, Surface Waves and Earth Oscillations, 1972, vol. XII: Seismology, Body Waves and Sources, 1972, vol. XIII: Geophysics, 1973; Cumulative Index 1963-72, 1973; (with O. Anderson) Theory and Experiment Relevant to Geodynamic Processes: Tectonophysics, vol. XXXIV, 1976; (with D. Loewenthal) Journal of Computational Physics: Z. Alterman Memorial Vol. 29, 1978; Earthquakes and Volcanoes: Readings from "Scientific America," 1980; Seismic Strong Motion Synthetics, 1987. Address: Dept of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]