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UC Berkeley Press Release

Observing the centennial of the 1906 San Francisco quake

– MEMO TO REPORTERS
ATTENTION: Reporters, editors covering centennial of 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire

Following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, the University of California, Berkeley, emerged as a leading center of earthquake knowledge ranging from how to measure temblors to how to design and retrofit buildings to withstand seismic rumbles.

For a detailed list of campus events relating to the '06 quake centennial - exhibits, conferences, lectures, tours and a performance of a musical composition based on seismographic readings - visit the UC Berkeley NewsCenter at: http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2006/03/15_quake.shtml.