LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles City Council will declare Wednesday in honor of seismologist Lucy Jones.

At 10 a.m., Councilman Mitch Englander will lead a presentation in the council chamber at City Hall.

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Jones, 61, is retiring from the U.S. Geological Survey after a 33 year-tenure.

After her retirement, Jones will remain with Caltech to raise money to build a center focused on helping policymakers make better use of scientific research. She also plans to place more attention on issues such as climate change.

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Jones is best known for her work notifying the public about earthquakes.

In recent years, she has used Twitter to provide real-time information and tips following temblors.

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