Conference

Earthquakes and environmental hazards will be among topics discussed at a scientific conference Feb. 8-11 in Pasadena, Calif., co-sponsored by NASA.

More than 500 participants from 37 countries are expected at the Ninth Thematic Conference on Geologic Remote Sensing organized by the Environmental Research Institute of Michigan.

The June 1992 Landers, Calif., earthquake and its aftermath will be discussed by Jet Propulsion Laboratory and California Institute of Technology researchers in a special session Thursday, Feb. 11, chaired by Dr. Robert Crippen of JPL.

The conference will take place at the Pasadena Convention Center.

Sponsors and participating agencies in addition to NASA include Amoco, Arco Oil and Gas, BHP-Utah Mines, Chevron Overseas Production, Cominco, Conoco, Exxon Production Research, Intera Information Technologies, Texaco Exploration and Production, the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Department of Energy.


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