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2018 Geohazards Symposium Living with Earth Hazards in Western Washington


  • McCaw Hall, Seattle Center 321 Mercer Street Seattle, WA, 98109 United States (map)

The Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists and the Northwest Geological Society will jointly host the 2018 symposium Living with Earth Hazards in Western Washington.  The symposium will take place at McCaw Hall, Seattle Center over three days:

  • Technical Day - Friday, February 16th, 2018  (Speaker Lineup)
  • Public Day - Saturday, February 17th, 2018 - FREE registration  (Speaker Lineup)
  • Field Trip - Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Register online today:  https://nwgeohazards.brownpapertickets.com 

Technical day topics:
- Overview of earth hazards
- Landslide mapping and dating
- Volcano, lahar, and ashfall hazards
- Tsunami modeling
- Earthquakes and active faults
- GPS, PANGA, and plate motions
- ShakeAlert
- Flooding, erosion, and channel migration
- Sediment aggradation
- Sea-level rise and coastal flooding
- Infrastructure protection

Public day topics:
- Geology of western Washington
- Overview of earth hazards
- Landslides
- Volcanic hazards
- Tsunamis
- Earthquakes
- Flooding
- Preparedness and risk reduction

Invited speakers include:  U.S. Geological Survey, Washington Geological Survey, University of Washington, Central Washington University, Centralia College, National Park Service, City of Olympia, City of Seattle, King County, Washington Emergency Management Division, SeaGrant, and the Seattle Times

Register online today:  https://nwgeohazards.brownpapertickets.com