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Recent Research in Seismology

Nature volume 142, pages 710711 (15 October 1938) | Download Citation



UNDER the chairmanship of Dr. C. G. Darwin in the morning, and of Mr. R. S. Whipple in the afternoon of August 23, a symposium on seismology covering a very wide field of topics was held at Cambridge in Section A (Mathematics and Physical Sciences) of the British Association. At the outset, a very warm tribute was paid by Dr. F. J. W. Whipple to the pioneer work of Dr. C. Davison, who was the secretary of the earth tremors committee in 1895, when Prof. John Milne returned to England from Japan. The work of these and others has led on to the present work on the International Seismological

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