Clarence Allen (geologist)
|Clarence R. Allen|
February 15, 1925 |
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
|Fields||planetary science, geology|
|Alma mater||Reed College, California Institute of Technology|
|Notable awards||G.K. Gilbert Award|
Clarence Roderic Allen (born February 15, 1925) is a geologist who studies seismology. He is a graduate of Reed College (B.A., 1949) and the California Institute of Technology (M.S., 1951; Ph.D., 1954)
Allen has been President of the Seismological Society of America in 1975 and the Geological Society of America. He is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Geophysical Union, and the Geological Society of America. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1975. Allen has been a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering since 1976.
- "Geology of Earthquakes" with Robert S. Yeats and Kerry E. Sieh. Oxford University Press (1997) ISBN 0-19-507827-6
- "Comparative study of the neotectonics of the Xianshuihe fault, China" (1987)
- "Continuation of creep and strain studies in southern California" (1984)
- "Creep and strain studies in southern California: Final technical report" (1986)
- "Seismicity of the Southern California Region, 1 January 1932 to 31 December 1972" with John M. Nordquist and James A. Hileman (1973)
- "Active faulting in northern Turkey" (1969)
- "Agua Blanca fault: A major transverse structure of northern Baja California, Mexico" (1960)
- "Past Presidents of The Society". Seismological Society of America. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
- "Book of Members, 1780-2010: Chapter A" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 15 April 2011.
- Aller, Jay (June 29, 1995). "Caltech Press Release, 6/29/1995, Clarence Allen, Charles Richter, George Housner, Hiroo Kanamori". Caltech media relations. Retrieved August 4, 2007.
- Who's Who in America" 1986-1987 (Wilmette, Illinois: Marquis Who's Who, 1986) Vol. 1, p. 41
- Video on YouTube
- Connections – The EERI Oral History Series: Clarence R. Allen – Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
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