The Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), and Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Association will co-host a reconnaissance briefing of observations from the April 25, 2015 Gorkha (Nepal) Earthquake.
Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015 – online
Time: 11:45 am – 1:45 pm (PST)
Topics and Speakers:
Welcome – PEER
Engineering Seismology and Geotechnical Engineering – Youssef Hashash, University of Illinois & GEER
EERI Reconnaissance Overview & Findings – Bret Lizundia, Rutherford+Chekene & EERI
Structures and Data Collection – Andre Barbosa, Oregon State University & PEER
Health Care Facilities – Judy Mitrani-Reiser, Johns Hopkins University, EERI & PEER
Social, Psychological & Cultural Factors– Courtney Welton-Mitchell, University of Colorado, University of Denver & EERI
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