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UC Berkeley and ETH Zurich Joint Lawson Lecture.

An automobile lies crushed under the third story of this apartment building in the Marina District. The ground levels are no longer visible because of structural failure and sinking due to liquefaction. [J.K. Nakata, U.S. Geological Survey]

ETH Zurich meets UC Berkeley for Earthquakes: Predicting the inevitable. Stephan Wiemer will discuss earthquake forecasting versus prediction, Emily Brodsky will communicate seismological understanding of induced seismicity, with Richard Allen closing the event with an update on earthquake early warning efforts.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
4:30 pm

UC Berkeley
Chevron Auditorium at International House
2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720



4:30 pm Stefan Wiemer ""Predicting earthquakes: a dream to come true?””
4:55 pm Emily Brodsky "Can we predict the earthquakes we make ourselves?"  
5:20 pm Richard Allen "Warning when you need it: Earthquakes and smartphones”  
5:45 pm Q & A
6:00 pm Networking Reception


Stefan Wiemer, Director of the Swiss Seismological Service and
Professor of Seismology at ETH Zurich

Emily Brodsky, Professor, University of California Santa Cruz

Richard Allen, Director Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, Chair and Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California Berkeley

Earthquakes: Predicting the Inevitable - Earthquake Lessons with Richard Allen, UC Berekley
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