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

November 9, 2011 by  
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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...

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...

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...

ASCE/COPRI Team Investigates Infrastructure Damage

May 24, 2011 by  
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GEER Quick Report 3

May 18, 2011 by  
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Follow the link to view a quick report from May 17, 2011 on: “Preliminary Observations on the Effects of Ground Failure and Tsunami on the Major Ports of the Ibaraki Prefecture.” Contributing Authors (Alphabetical Order): Pedro Arduino (University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA) Jorge...

SEEDS: In depth damage report on the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake

May 2, 2011 by  
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The Great Eastern Japan Earthquake: In depth damage report by affected cities SEEDS Asia download report here

GEER: Geotechnical Reconnaissance of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake

April 28, 2011 by  
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Follow the link to view a quick report from April 5, 2011 on: “Geotechnical Reconnaissance of the 2011 Tohoku (Japan) Earthquake” Contributing Authors: Scott Ashford – (Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA) Ross Boulanger – (University of California, Davis, CA, USA) Jennifer...

Tohoku Pacific Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami: Quick observations from the PEER/EERI/GEER/Tsunami Field Investigation Team.

April 26, 2011 by  
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The PEER/EERI/GEER/Tsunami Field Investigation Team has returned from Japan and complied a short interim report of their observations related to the Tohoku Pacific Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami. It is hoped that the contents of this very short interim report may be especially useful to researchers developing...

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