5th report in LFE series available: EERI/ERI/ITST Report on the Tsunami

November 9, 2011 by  
Filed under General Information, Tsunami

The 5th report in the LFE Series on the March 11, 2011, Japan earthquake and tsunami is a 15-page article focusing on the tsunami impacts in Miyagi and Iwate Prefectures as well as the Pacific Basin, co-authored by members of EERI, Earthquake Research Institute (Japan), and International Tsunami Survey...


3rd report in LFE series available–EERI/ASCE report on tsunami effects on structures

September 29, 2011 by  
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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) sponsored several reconnaissance teams to survey effects of the great East Japan earthquake and Tohoku tsunami. The first of these was the tsunami team, led by Gary Chock, which traveled to Japan from April 15 to May 1, 2011, and focused on tsunami effects...


Observations from August 2011 Trip by Rick Wilson

September 29, 2011 by  
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This “travel blog” was created during a recent trip to the Tohoku region of Japan where Rick Wilson of the California Geological Survey was part of a field team organized and funded by the U.S. Geological Survey. This blog has been tailored to both scientists and the general public to give a “first...


EERI/ISSS Team: Government and Community Response

Our US EERI Social Science and Government Inspection Team is multidisciplinary with collaboration between researchers and practitioners. It is interesting to note the majority of this EERI team are women compared to other professional reconnaissance teams in the field. US EERI Social Science Team in...


ASCE/COPRI Team Investigates Infrastructure Damage

May 24, 2011 by  
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http://www.asce.org/PPLContent.aspx?id=12884906958  


IOC/UNESCO Bulletin Reports

April 25, 2011 by  
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Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) – Reports on Tsunami IOC UNESCO Bulletin No 22 – April 22 IOC UNESCO Bulletin No 21 – April 18 IOC UNESCO Bulletin No 20 – April 14 IOC UNESCO Bulletin No 19 – April 12 IOC UNESCO Bulletin No 18 – April 11 IOC UNESCO...


March 22, 2011 REPORTING FROM SENDAI: FRAGILE CIVILIZATION

Dr. Kit Miyamoto, the CEO of Miyamoto International, a global earthquake and structural engineering firm, reports on his experiences in Sendai.


March 18, 2011 REPORTING FROM SENDAI: FIRE AND WATER

Dr. Kit Miyamoto, S.E., Ph.D. reports from Sendai.


March 16, 2011 REPORTING FROM SENDAI: ANATOMY OF FAILURE

Dr. Kit Miyamoto, S.E., Ph.D. reports from Sendai.


March 14, 2011 REPORTING FROM TOKYO: DAY 3 AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE

Dr. Kit Miyamoto, S.E., Ph.D reports from Tokyo Day 3 after the Earthquake.


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