Tokyo College Event “Pre-earthquake preparation processes” by Prof. Yehuda Ben-Zion
|Monday, 30 March 2020, 5:00-6:40 pm (Doors open: 4:30 pm)
Yayoi Auditorium, Ichijo Hall, The University of Tokyo (Yayoi Campus)
|Pre-registration required (260 seats - First come, first served)
|English (English-Japanese simultaneous translation available)
The lecture discusses several initiatives to clarify physical processes leading to large earthquakes by geophysical observations, experiments and modeling and to improve society preparation to large events through upgrades of early warning alert, building code and community education scheme.
Session 1: Lecture by Prof. Yehuda Ben-Zion and HIRATA Naoshi, Professor of Earthquake Research Institute
Yehuda Ben-Zion is a professor of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Director of the Southern California Earthquake Center and Tokyo College Professor. He is focusing on efforts to develop an improved framework for the physics of earthquakes and faults using a variety of theoretical tools and observational results.
|Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo