Early Field Survey of Damage from Japan’s March 11th Earthquake and Tsunami, presentation by Kit Miyamoto

Dr. Kit Miyamoto, CEO of Miyamoto International, was in Tokyo, Japan during the March 11, 2011 M9 Tohoku Taihei Yo Oki Earthquake. A few days earlier he had been attending the CUEE earthquake engineering conference hosted at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Following the earthquake, his firm dispatched a team to the affected area to survey the damage and collect data for Japanese and international organizations.

At 5:00 pm on Wednesday March 23 in Room 502, Davis Hall, UC Berkeley, he gave a presentation of his impressions and assessment of the damaged caused by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami.

Download the slides (PDF file, 13 MB)

Watch the video of the presentation