2018 M7.1 Anchorage Earthquake Symposium


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Join the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute and the Alaska Earthquake Center September 24-26 in Anchorage for a special symposium on the 2018 M7.1 Anchorage Earthquake

The Nov. 30, 2018, M7.1 Anchorage Earthquake in Southcentral Alaska was the most impactful earthquake in the U.S. in many years, presenting a major learning opportunity for the U.S. earthquake risk reduction community. At this symposium, you’ll get to connect with others in the field, hear the latest research, and access learning opportunities to stimulate new investigations and collaborations.

Drawing on local and national experts in a wide range of disciplines related to earthquake research and practice, the symposium will cover a wide range of topics, including but not limited to: seismology, geology, ground motion, structural and geotechnical engineering, lifelines, public health, emergency management and response, tsunami monitoring and modeling, school safety, and public policy.