The M9.0 Japan Earthquake: Lessons for California and San Diego

June 16, 2015 by  
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Videos from the Tohoku, Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011 (San Diego Chapter of EERI) — May 25th, 2011 The M 9.0 Great Eastern Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011 resulted in approximately $300 billion in losses in a region with a high population density. A huge tsunami caused devastation mainly to...


Preliminary Briefing on Japan’s Tohoku Earthquake, Aftershocks, and Tsunami of March 11, 2011

June 16, 2015 by  
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A briefing on the Eastern Japan earthquake, aftershocks, and tsunami of March 11, 2011, was jointly organized by the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER), and EERI’s Learning from Earthquakes Program. Follow to PEER’s site.


Video from the EERI San Diego Chapter Meeting May 25, 2011

March 19, 2012 by  
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The M9.0 Japan Earthquake: Lessons for California and San Diego The M 9.0 Great Eastern Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011 resulted in approximately $300 billion in losses in a region with a high population density. A huge tsunami caused devastation mainly to lowlands along the eastern Japanese coast....


Google provides before and after imagery in Google Maps Street View

December 14, 2011 by  
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To access Google’s digital archive of Northeastern Japan areas affected by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, click here.  The Google map will automatically start you in street view, so you can click and drag the image to explore the street view. In addition, if you would like to compare the...


Japan marks 6 months since earthquake and tsunami

October 26, 2011 by  
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Six months after the massive earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan’s Northeast coast, there are now physical signs of progress.  This photo blog presents a series of photos taken over this six-month period, showing the impressive progress of Japan’s recovery.


Tsunami Video provided by Kamaishi Port Office, MLIT (unedited) Part 1

August 19, 2011 by  
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Video recorded by Kamaishi Port Office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Provided by EERI member Shunsuke Otani.


Effects of the 2011 Tohoku Japan Earthquake on Steel Structures

US Team James M. Ricles, Professor, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA (Group Leader) Dimitrios G. Lignos, Assistant Professor, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Jay Love, Degenkolb Engineers, San Francisco, CA, USA Japan Team Mitsumasa Midorikawa, Professor, Hokkaido University, Japan Taichiro...


Presentation of March 11th 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami observations

July 21, 2011 by  
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ITIC Tsunami Bulletin Board The UK-based Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team (EEFIT) last week presented their findings in London, from their field investigation of earthquake and tsunami impacts in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures. The team was in the field at the end of May /...


FHWA/UJNR/EERI Reconnaissance Team for Bridge Damage Investigation

US Team W. Philip Yen, US side Chair of T/C G, Federal Highway Administration Ian Buckle, Professor, University of Nevada, Reno David Frost, Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta Lee Marsh, Senior Project Manager, Berger/ABAM Engineers, Seattle Shideh Dashti, Assistant Professor, University...


GEER: Google Earth & Reconnaissance Video

April 28, 2011 by  
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Google Earth file provided by GEER Google Earth File Contributing Authors (Alphabetical Order): Dong Youp Kwak – (University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA) Jonathan Stewart – (University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA) Youtube link for the GEER Advance Team Reconnaissance Video GEER...


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