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Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Association workshop at UCLA

The Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Association will be hosting a reconnaissance workshop at UCLA on December 5th. The workshop will train participants on important aspects of reconnaissance, including lessons learned from past reconnaissance (including the Oso Landslide), pre-reconnaissance investigations including the use of remote sensing to capture site data, methods of reconnaissance at sites of liquefaction-induced ground failure, discussion of innovative tools such as TLS-LiDAR and SASW, and data integration and reporting. The workshop will include a field exercise in which participants will collect damage observations and integrate them using a tablet/laptop.

If you are interested in participating, please register at
www.uclageo.com/GEERworkshop/,
where additional details about the workshop can also be found.

About the workshop
Sponsored by GEER and UCLA
Date: December 5th, 2014
Time: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Location: CNSI Auditorium, UCLA
Cost: $140 regular, $20 students [pay by check onsite, or at www.uclageo.com/GEERworkshop/ (coming soon!)]

Presenters
Professor David Frost Georgia Tech
Professor Robert Kayen - UCLA & USGS
Dr. Dong Youp Kwak - UCLA
Dr. Jeff Keaton - Principal, AMEC
Professor Jonathan P. Stewart, UCLA
Professor Nicholas Sitar, UC Berkeley