Living with Earthquakes: Causes, Early Warning, and Damage Mitigation

Friday, February 12, 2016: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Harding (Marriott Wardman Park)
Throughout the world, major earthquakes expose highly populated regions to significant risk. Understanding how slow fault movements can lead to large earthquakes, speedily alerting nearby populations of possible danger after an event occurs, and using this information to reduce damage and casualties are issues of great interest to local residents of these regions, policymakers, and scientists. Researchers from Japan and the United States present recent developments in the field.
David Kornhauser, Kyoto University
John Taber, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology