Learning from Earthquakes

Virtual mission for earthquake in Croatia

The team of the project 'Learning from earthquakes' is currently working on a virtual reconnaissance mission of the damages the earthquake in Croatia

Geologist Day 2020

The project team wishes all geologist, geophysicists and geochemists a wonderful Geologist Day !!!

5.4M earthquake in Zagreb

The project team would like to express its solidarity with the inhabitants of Zagreb in Croatia, affected by the 5.4M Earthquake

International Women’s Day 2020

The project team wishes all women, who have participated in the EEFIT missions and training sessions, a happy women's day 2020

Learning from Earthquakes project meeting

Learning from Earthquakes project meeting at UCL after EEFIT training session

EEFIT training session at IstructE

First EEFIT Mission training session at IstructE

EEFIT Mission Training session preparation

Getting ready for the EEFIT missions training session

Women in Science

The Project Team would like to congratulate all women in science !!!

Albania Mission presentation in Pavia, Italy

Albania Mission Presentation in Pavia, Italy

Albania Mission Presentation in London, UK

Presentation of Field Mission observations from Albania Mision

EEFIT Field Mission in Albania Lecture

Places are available for the EEFIT Field Mission lecture following the M6.4 earthquake in Albania in December 2019

EEFIT Mission Training session

The Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team (EEFIT) Mission Training course aims to prepare future Team Leaders by sharing guidance and lessons learned from past earthquake reconnaissance missions.

Haiti, Puerto Rico & Chile

Learning from earthquakes team (UK) expresses its solidarity with the population and authorities from Puerto Rico

EEFIT mission for the Albania earthquake

EEFIT mission for the Albania earthquake

Earthquake in Albania

The Project Team would like to express its solidarity with the victims of the Earthquake in Albania.

EEFIT return missions 2020

Do not forget to apply !!!. Deadline: The 15th January 2020.bit.ly/39lFx1I

EEFIT mission for the Albania earthquake finishes

EEFIT mission for the Albania earthquake came to its end

Report on Sulawesi

The EEFIT Mission report of the Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami of 28th September 2018 has been published. It is also available on our Resources webpage.

EEFIT mission Mission report: Gorkha, Nepal April 2015 in PreventionWeb

EEFIT mission Mission report: Gorkha, Nepal April 2015 in PreventionWeb

Tsunami Awareness Day 2019

Tsunami Awareness Day

SECED evening hosted at ICE

What does true resilience mean for developing countries?

Seismic performance & post-earthquake reconstruction of stone masonry houses

Seismic performance & post-earthquake reconstruction of stone masonry houses in Nepal

EPICentre's Director, Prof Rossetto Interview with Turkish New Channel NTV

EPICentre's Director, Prof Rossetto Interview with Turkish New Channel NTV [Turkish Version]

Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) training

Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) training

DKG 2019: Urban-Rural Infrastructure Interdependencies

Dr Diana Contreras presented: "Socio-economic Vulnerability to Natural Hazards: Interdependencies of Healthcare Infrastructure. The case of Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile"

SECED 2019 - EEFIT Session - Fragility Functions in Seismic Risk Assessment

Dr Viviana Novelli from Briston University presented: "Post-earthquake building surveys to derive fragility functions for use in seismic risk assessments"

SECED 2019 - EEFIT Session - EEFIT return missions

Ms Valentina Putrino presented: The benefit of return missions for a better understanding of building's behaviour under repeated shakings: the case of Norcia, Italy"

SECED 2019 - EEFIT Session - Tsunami fieldwork by EEFIT

Dr Joshua Macabuag presented: "Lessons learned from post-tsunami fieldwork by EEFIT"

SECED 2019 - EEFIT Session - Christchurch & Gorkha earthquakes

Dr Sean Wilkinson presented:"The rewards of earthquake engineering - differences between Christchurch and Gorkha earthquakes"

SECED 2019 - EEFIT Session - Lessons from earthquake fieldwork

Ms Katerine Coates presented: "Lessons from earthquake fieldwork for seismic retrofit design"

SECED 2019 - EEFIT Session - EEFIT Missions over time

Dr Mathew Free presented: "A review of EEFIT mission over time 1983 to 2019"

SECED 2019 - Keynote speaker

Prof. Dr Dina D'Ayala was invited as the keynote speaker to present: "Can probabilistic performance-based engineering be extended to other hazards?

SECED 2019 - EEFIT-TDMRC mission to Sulawesi

Prof. Dr Tiziana Rosseto presented: Mission to Central Sulawesi earthquake 2018.

Nepal report

The EEFIT Field Mission Report on the MW 7.8 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake of 25 April 2015 has been published. You can find it at https://tinyurl.com/y34ojm3e.

SECED 2019 - School reconstruction in Nepal

Ms Louis Westoby presented: challenges affecting school reconstruction in Nepal

meeting INAIGEM

Dr. Nathan Forthsyte and Dr. Diana Contreras interchanged knowledge and experiences in the topics of glaciers, landslides, and earthquakes with colleagues from INAIGEM

meeting UNASAM

Dr Nathan Forthsyte and Dr Diana Contreras explored opportunities of collaboration in the topics of earthquakes and landslides with UNASAM in Huaraz, Peru

Visiting Huaraz (Peru)

Dr Nathan Forthsyte and Dr Diana Contreras visited the city of Huaraz (Peru). This city was struck by the 1970 Ancash earthquake (7.9 Mw). The earthquake triggered a snow avalanche from the Huascaran Mount buried the town of Yungai.

Meeting CERESIS

Dr. Nathan Forthsyte and Dr. Diana Contreras met the Executive Director of the seismic Regional Center for South America (CERESIS) during their visit to Peru in the framework of the GCA: ‘pump-priming’ activity in Peru.

EEFIT Mobile App Testing

Valentina Putrino is with The EEDM students of the UCL testing the Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team (EEFIT) Mobile App !!!

I-REC 2019 Conference

I-REC Conference 2019: Disrupting the status quo: Reconstruction, recovery and resisting disaster risk creation

PCEE 2019 Conference

Dr Sean Wilkinson attended the Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering (PCEE2019)