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California Earthquake Clearinghouse Workshop for First Responder Agencies

The California Earthquake Clearinghouse and its partners are hosting a one-day workshop for local first responder agencies on April 17, 2014 in Oakland, CA. The workshop offers a hands-on technology interchange opportunity. The goal of the workshop is to introduce local (city/county) First Responder...

Register Now for 10NCEE: Travel Grants, Events, and Papers

Register today for the Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (10NCEE) held this July in Anchorage, Alaska at https://www.eeri.org/cohost/registration/10ncee-registration. Below is the latest information about (1) Travel Grants, (2) Travel and Lodging, (3) Pre-Conference Events, (4...

Masayoshi Nakashima to be Awarded Housner Medal

Masayoshi Nakashima (M. EERI, 1988), professor at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, will be presented with the George W. Housner Medal at the 2014 EERI Annual Meeting, which takes place as part of the 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (10NCEE). The H...

Anderson Family Creates Fund to Further Disaster Mitigation Research and Education

Late sociologist Bill Anderson (M. EERI, 2001) worked tirelessly in the field of disaster risk reduction and was a great proponent of attempting to understand and address the ways in which vulnerable populations suffer in disaster. With this in mind, his family has announced the creation of a new fu...

Report on the Recovery and Reconstruction in Sri Lanka Following the December 26, 2004 Tsunami Now Available

A report based on the findings of an EERI team that conducted a ten-day visit (July 20–August 7, 2013) to areas of Sri Lanka affected by the 2004 tsunami is now available in the EERI Learning from Earthquakes Reconnaissance Archive. The team members were Guillermo Franco (M. EERI, 2005), Guy Carpe...

Earthquake Spectra: Preprint Manuscripts

In early February, 24 preprint manuscripts were posted on the Earthquake Spectra website prior to their formal publication. The list of new preprint manuscripts, including authors, follows: "Risk Decision Making and Seismic Risk Preparedness at North American Seaports: Analysis of a System-wide Su...

Apply Now for EERI Housner Fellows Leadership Program

EERI is now accepting applications for the second class of its innovative leadership program, the Housner Fellows Program. This program has the strategic objective “to recognize and equip promising and motivated young to mid-career professionals with the confidence, skills and sense of responsibil...

EERI Teams with GEER in Response to Sequence of Greek Earthquakes

EERI is partnering with GEER (Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance) to investigate the impact of the sequence of two M6.1 earthquakes (USGS) that occurred on the island of Cephalonia, Greece on January 26 and February 2, 2014. The team, coordinated by Sissy Nikolaou (M.EERI, 2004), will wor...

10NCEE Registration Now Open

Register today for the Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (10NCEE) at https://www.eeri.org/cohost/registration/10ncee-registration. The newly redesigned 10NCEE website features registration, program, technical tours, events, sponsors, exhibitors, and other conference informatio...

2014 EERI Award Recipients

The Institute congratulates the following 2014 award recipients and honorees: George W. Housner Medal Masayoshi Nakashima (M. EERI, 1988), Kyoto University EERI Distinguished Lecture Award David Wald (M. EERI, 1988), U.S. Geological Survey William B. Joyner Lecture Award David Boore, U.S. Geologi...

Earthquake Spectra: Preprint Manuscripts

In late January, six preprint manuscripts were posted on the Earthquake Spectra website prior to their formal publication. The list of new preprint manuscripts, including authors, follows: "Insurance: Its Role in Recovery from the 2010–2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence" by Andrew King, David M...

The Pulse of Earthquake Engineering, Feb. 1, 2014 Issue Available

You may read the February 1, 2014 issue of The Pulse of Earthquake Engineering, EERI’s e-newsletter, at https://www.eeri.org/cohost/member-resources/pulse/84-february-1-2014. ...

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