"Japan in Crisis: M=9.0 Honshu Japan Earthquake What happened? Could it happen here?" special seminar March 16, 2011

Dave Bowman, Geology, Greg Childers, Physics

The magnitude 9.0 March 11, 2011 Japan Earthquake is the worst natural disaster in the history of modern Japan. This special seminar will outline our preliminary knowledge of what happened in the earthquake and ensuing tsunami, and will explore the risks that we face from earthquakes in southern California. We will also discuss the damage to Japanese nuclear power plants and its implications for California.

Note the special date & place: 4 pm Wednesday 3/16 MH-238