Russell C. Coile
meeting. I showed council members my 400-page trip report
and Ellen presented a Chinese butterfl y kite to the Mayor.
United Nations Workshop on Forecasting Of Disasters
I was invited to participate in the planning of a United Nation
international workshop on the forecasting of natural disasters
by geomagnetic methods. I had been at the Huancayo Magnetic
Observatory in Peru for two years while a magnetician on the
research staff, Carnegie Institution of Washington some years
ago. This UN geomagnetic workshop will be held in Beijing,
China from Feb 11-18, 1998, hosted by the Institute of Geology,
Chinese Academy of Sciences and the State Seismological
Bureau. Dr. J. M. Col, United Nations Department for Economic
and Social Affairs and Agnes Asekenye-Oonyu, United Nations
Department for Humanitarian Affairs visited me in Pacifi c
Grove on December 30, 1997.
Teaching earthquake preparedness classes about the proper
proceedures to shut off gas lines in the event of a break.
Volunteers in Preparedness (VIP)
I taught Neighborhood emergency response team classes
on Thursday evenings for Volunteers in Preparedness training