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Thursday, June 16, 2016

PEER Seminar Series, June 16: Post-Earthquake Reconnaissance Observations of the April 16 Ecuador Earthquake: Two-Month Anniversary of the April 16 Ecuador Earthquake

Seminar | June 16 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 250 Sutardja Dai Hall


Eduardo Miranda, Associate Professor, Stanford University; Luis Alfredo Ceferino Rojas, PhD Candidate, Stanford University

Roberto Luque, PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley CEE Department

Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER)


The M7.8 Ecuador earthquake claimed 660 lives, and thousands of people were injured and displaced. The seismic performance of buildings, dams, highways, and hospitals will be presented. Major landslides occurred along the coast, which is similar to the California coast, where important structures are located. The use of smartphones to geo-locate structures and create databases will be discussed.


Faculty, General Public, Students - Graduate

General Public

Seminar will start promptly at 12 noon.