- David Nabhan
David Nabhan is an advocate who has been calling for the creation of an earthquake warning system for the US West Coast for the last two decades. He proposes an informal scheme whereby newspapers might publish higher probability advisories for elevated risks—and has taken that controversial debate public in many media forums with the USGS, Cal Tech, and Southern California Earthquake Center. Nabhan is a recently retired public school teacher (South Central Los Angeles) and the former LAUSD Earthquake Preparedness Coordinator for his school site. He is the author of Predicting the Next Great Quake (1996) and Forecasting the Catastrophe (2010).