August 1962

The La Jolla laboratory of the UC Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics is dedicated, with Walter Munk its first director. Programs developed at the institute include the Acoustic Thermometry of Ocean Climate experiment and Project IDA, a global seismic and nuclear test monitoring network.

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1962
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Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP)
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