Recent Presentations Given by ECI Staff

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 09 November 2011 11:49.

Our consultants have been busy giving talks at various professional meetings. Some of these talks are highlighted below (with the most recent at the top). The presenter is identified in bold.

Arrowsmith, R., Madden, Christopher, Haddad, D.E., Salisbury, J.B., and Weldon, R.J., 2011, Compilation of Slip in Last Earthquake Data for High-Slip Rate Faults in California for Input into Slip Dependent Rupture Forecast: Abstract S13B-06, Oral presentation to be given at the Annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco, CA, December 2011. For the Abstract of this talk, click here.

Madden, Christopher, Ahmad, Shabir, and Meigs, Andrew, 2011, Geomorphic and paleoseismic evidence for late Quaternary deformation in the southwest Kashmir Valley, India: Out-of-sequence thrusting, or deformation above a structural ramp?: Abstract T54B-07, Oral presentation to be given at the Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco, CA, December 2011. For the Abstract of this talk, click here.

Hogrelius, A., 2011, How Well Did the Tunnel Withstand the Experiments?: Experiences and Observations: Presentation given to the METRO project participants, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Boras, Sweden, on November 10, 2011.

Gonzalez, T., Gath, E., and Rockwell, T., 2011, Paleoseismic Investigations of the Gatún, Limón, and Pedro Miguel faults in Central Panama: Talk given at the Joint International Centre for Theoretical Physics / Third World Academy of Sciences workshop on "Seismic Sources in Central America: What is the largest earthquake each can produce?" held in Heredia, Costa Rica, 30 October - 5 November, 2011.

Gath, E., Rockwell, T., Madugo, D., Williams, P., Gonzalez, T., and Franceschi, P., 2011, The AD 1621 Panama Viejo Earthquake, the Camino de Cruces, and the Pedro Miguel Fault: An Archeoseismology Success Story in Panama: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs, >Vol. 43, No. 5, p. 236, held in Minneapolis, MN, October 2011.

Gath, E.M., and Gonzalez, T., 2011, Three-dimensional investigation of the AD 1621 Pedro Miguel fault rupture for design of the Panama Canal’s Borinquen Dam: Invited keynote lecture at the 2nd INQUA-IGCP-567 International Workshop on Active Tectonics, Earthquake Geology, Archaeology and Engineering, held in Corinth, Greece, Sept. 2011.

Gath, E., Quantification of fault displacements through the Panamá Canal Expansion Project’s Borinquén Dam: invited presentation to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Infrastructure Systems Conference (USACE-ISC), June 2011, Atlanta, GA.

Gonzalez, T., 2011, Historical Earthquake Activity in Central Panama: Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pacific Division, 92nd Annual Meeting, June 12-16, 2011, San Diego, CA.

Gath, E., 2011, General overview of the Panama Canal Expansion Project: Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pacific Division, 92nd Annual Meeting, June 12-16, 2011, San Diego, CA, p. 72.

Gath, E., 2011, Tectonic geomorphic and paleoseismic investigations of the Pedro Miguel fault for the Panama Canal Expansion Project: Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pacific Division, 92nd Annual Meeting, June 12-16, 2011, San Diego, CA, p. 72.

 

 

 

Gath, E., González, T., and Rockwell, T., 2011, Quantification of Coseismic Fault Rupture Through the Panamá Canal Expansion Project’s Borinquén Dam; in Pina, C., Portela, E., Gomes, J.P., (eds), Extended Abstracts of the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Dam Engineers: Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil, Lisbon, Portugal, 15-17 February 2011, pp. 80-81, ISBN: 978-981-08-7896-2.

 

Dr. Richard Laton, Sr. Project Consultant with ECI, and Professor at Cal State Fullerton has been busy giving several web-based presentations and talks throughout the country, including:

  • "Boring Logs: What's Important, and What's Not," a Groundwater Resources Association sponsored webinar.
  • "Using Google Earth in Water Resources Research," a National Ground Water Association webinar.
  • "Hydrogeology 101," the 2010 NGWA National McEllhiney Lecture sponsored by the NGWAREF (7 invited presentations throughout the U.S.)

Eldon Gath visited Oregon between October 19 and 22, 2010, and gave three different invited presentations, as follows:

  1. At Oregon State University, Geoscience Departmental Seminar: "The Santa Ana Mountains: Indenter Tectonics and the Earthquake Hazards of “The OC;”
  2. At the Oregon Section meeting of the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists: "Three-dimensional geologic investigation of the Pedro Miguel fault within the proposed Borinquen Dam footprint, Panama Canal Expansion project;" and
  3. At Portland State University's Departmental Seminar: "An aerial and ground reconnaissance of the April 4, 2010 M7.2 “Sierra El Mayor” earthquake in Baja California, Mexico."

Tom Rockwell gives keynote presentation at the EERI 2011 meeting

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 22 March 2011 11:26.

On February 10, 2011 Dr. Tom Rockwell, Sr. Consultant with ECI and Professor at San Diego State University, gave a talk entitled "Seismic Hazard to the San Diego - Tijuana Region" to participants of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) annual meeting in San Diego, California.  As part of his talk, Dr. Rockwell gave a summary of the Easter Sunday Sierra Mayor - Cucapah earthquake.  A summary of his Powerpoint presentation, in pdf format, can be downloaded here

Himalaya-Tibet Plate

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 09 February 2010 17:22.

Hodukan 2010

International Symposium on Active Faulting January 17 - 21, 2010 Hodukan, Japan

Robert S. Yeats: Himalaya-Tibet plate boundary in Pakistan

Thomas K. Rockwell: Long-term patterns of earthquake recurrence from the San Jacinto and North Anatolian faults.

Earth Consultants at the SCEC Meeting

Written by Administrator on Sunday, 10 August 2008 01:00.

Earth Consultants was represented at the Southern California Earthquake Center annual meeting in Palm Springs, September 11-15, 2010.  Robert Yeats, Tom Rockwell, Eldon Gath, Christopher Madden and Danielle Verdugo were present.  Robert Yeats and Danielle Verdugo presented a poster summarizing their latest research on the blind thrust faults under the Los Angeles Basin; Eldon Gath presented a poster on the Santa Ana Mountains tectonics.  Chris Madden presented a poster summarizing part of his PhD studies in the northwest Himalaya