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The Scientific Event Alert Network is founded. It provides timely notice of short-lived natural phenomena, such as volcanic activity, meteor falls, and whale beachings, to scientists and others throughout the world. The program is directed by David Squires.


Squires, David


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Torch, 12/1975, p. 1
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, "S. Dillon Ripley Chronology"

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