PEER-EERI-GEER Gorkha (Nepal) Earthquake Briefing – August 13, 2015

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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