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Opportunity Abroad in Japan For Ph.D. Students, Deadline October 5th

Applications are sought from PhD students working with US faculty on earthquake engineering research related to structural engineering for the opportunity to work on tasks related to the Tohoku earthquake with Japanese university researchers. The anticipated duration of stay in Japan is one-month ...

9/18/11 – Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake – Sikkim, India

On Sunday, September 18th a magnitude 6.9 earthquake occurred in Sikkim, India, near the border with Nepal.  The earthquake damaged buildings as well as infrastructure, and triggered hundreds of landslides which has slowed the rescue and relief efforts in west Sikkim. The earthquake caused damage i...

EERI Annual Meeting

Location: San Francisco, CA Description for event....

EERI Update on Virginia Earthquake

After the M5.8 earthquake of August 23rd, EERI assembled a team of east coast EERI members to document various aspects of the event.  James Beavers, a consulting structural engineer from Knoxville, Tennessee and William Anderson, a sociologist and an EERI board member from Washington DC are co-team...

The Alfred E. Alquist Special Recognition Medal is to be presented to an individual, company, or organization that has made substantial contributions to the field of seismic safety and earthquake risk reduction, having directly affected the seismic safety of the general population. The Medal may be ...

EERI Plans: Virginia Earthquake

At 1:51 EDT on Tuesday, August 23rd, a M5.8 earthquake with its epicenter in Northern Virginia shook most of the east coast with people reporting shaking between Georgia and Canada. There were no reported fatalities or serious injuries....

Tsunami video provided by the Kamaishi Port

Click here to view video EERI member Shunsuke Otani facilitated EERI's acquisition of a one hour, unedited video of the tsunami warning and the tsunami itself at Kamaishi Port. Footage provided courtesy Kamaishi Port Office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT). Addition...

Social Science report on Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami now available

A 23-page report by an EERI reconnaissance team on the Societal Dimensions of the March 11, 2011, Great East Japan (Tohoku) Earthquake and Tsunami is now available online at http://www.eqclearinghouse.org/2011-03-11-sendai/files/2011/03/Japan-SocSci-Rpt-hirez-rev.pdf (7MB)....

William A. Anderson Oral History Available

The oral history of William A. Anderson, a scholar-pioneer in the field of sociology, is now available for purchase for $15 from https://www.eeri.org/cds_publications/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=335. A printed version has been mailed to most EERI members. Anderson's oral history offers insi...

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