February 2018 Chapter Meeting

Evacuation Modeling to Reduce Human Vulnerability to Seismic Events

Speaker: Dr. Mathew Schmidtlein | California State University, Sacramento

When: February 22, 2018 | 6 PM

Where: California State University, Sacramento | Folsom Hall 1049

Increasing coastal populations mean that more people are exposed to coastal hazards such as tsunamis. Evacuation planning is an important tool in reducing human losses to tsunamis. This presentation describes the development of models used to estimate pedestrian evacuation times and show how those models can be used to help reduce human vulnerability to these potentially devastating events.

January 2018 Chapter Meeting

Seismic (Faulting and Seismicity) Hazard Overview for Sacramento, California

Speaker: Robert Anderson, PG, CEG | Seismic Safety Commission

When: January 25, 2018 | 6 PM

Where: Kleinfelder – 2882 Prospect Park Dr., Suite 200, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

EERI January Presentation Meeting Slides


November 2017 Chapter Meeting

California Office of Emergency Services Presentation

Speaker: Ryan Arba | California Office of Emergency Services

When: November 30, 2017 | 6 PM

Where: California State University, Sacramento | Mariposa Hall (MRP) 1001


October 2017 Chapter Meeting

Seismic Response of Silty Soil Sites

Speaker: Dr. Jon Bray, UC Berkeley

When: October 26, 2017 | 6 PM

Where: Blue Prynt Restaurant, 815 11th St, Sacramento, CA 95814

EERI October Presentation Slides


September 2017 Chapter Meeting

Global Earthquake Disasters and Solutions for California

Speaker: Dr. Tsutomu “Tom” Nifuku, Miyamoto International, Inc.

When: September 28, 2017 | 6 PM

Where: Miyamoto International , Inc. | 1450 Halyard Dr # 1, West Sacramento, CA 95691

The impact of earthquake disasters is a growing issue globally. Nearly 40 percent of the world and more than one billion people live in areas that experience major earthquake disasters, resulting in large numbers of casualties and placing a huge burden on economies. How can the public better prepare for and overcome the many challenges of earthquake disaster?  Read more

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