MSc and PhD students

Website Western University

Metro Vancouver Seismic Microzonation Project. Funded by Emergency Management British Columbia (EMBC) and the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR). This six-year project involves generating comprehensive earthquake hazard maps for Metro Vancouver, including:

  • Earthquake shaking hazard (amplification, basin effects, site class, site period)
  • Liquefaction susceptibility hazard, and
  • Landslide susceptibility hazard

Suitable for highly motivated students with backgrounds in geology, geophysics, geotechnical engineering, geography (GIS, mapping), or geological engineering.

Availability: MSc and PhD students starting May 2020. Contact with resume or CV and transcript(s). Applications should be received through Western’s online system by January 2020.

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