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Event card - Sudan and Zaire Ebola Fever Epidemic, January 26, 1977 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Sinkiang Province Nuclear Explosion, November 24, 1976 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - North Pacific Ocean Shark Discovery, November 22, 1976 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Asteroid "1976 UA" Sighting, November 15, 1976 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Groton Finback Whale Beaching, January 30, 1976 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Imminent Kouprey Extinction, August 15, 1975 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Cascade Creek Gasoline Spill, August 12, 1975 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Mariana Islands Submarine Volcanic Activity, May 15, 1975 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Florida Love Bug Infestation, May 13, 1975 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Graceham Bird Roosting, May 9, 1975 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - "Brazilian Bee" Infestation, April 7, 1975 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Volcano Islands Submarine Volcanic Activity, March 28, 1975 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - The Plains Fish Kill, March 27, 1975 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Massachusetts Ross's Gull Sighting, March 10, 1975 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Maui Mouse Invasion, September 13, 1974 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Sakurazima Volcanic Eruption, November 15, 1972 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Jarso (Walaga) Meteorite, August 4, 1970 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Event card - Ozarks Fireball, October 10, 1969 - Accession 11-301 - Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Event Cards, 1969-1978, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

The Center for Study of Short-lived Phenomena (CSLP) was established under the direction of Robert A. Citron in order to study rare or infrequent natural phenomena such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, meteorite falls, the birth of new islands, and other sudden changes in biological and ecological systems. Located at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Center existed from 1968 to 1975. After some restructuring CSLP became the Scientific Event Alert Network (SEAN) in 1975 with the purpose of alerting scientists as soon as possible to selected geophysical, biological, astronomical, and athropological events taking place anywhere on Earth and to collect and store event information in a central repository for research purposes. SEAN went on to become the Global Volcanism Program, which is based at the National Museum of Natural History.

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