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Re: EERI TECHNICAL BRIEFING - COLOMBIA EARTHQUAKE 1/25/99

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SEAOCC(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:
> 
> From:   Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
>         499 14th Street, Suite 320 ? Oakland, CA 94612-1934
>         Phone (510) 451-0905/Fax (510 ) 451 5411
>         http://www.eeri.org     e-mail: eeri(--nospam--at)eeri.org
> 
> The EERI Learning from Earthquakes Program presents
> TECHNICAL BRIEFINGS ON THE COLOMBIA EARTHQUAKE OF JANUARY 25, 1999
> Cost:  $20.00 EERI Members/$30.00 Non-Members -- payable at
> registration.
> Final reconnaissance report to be provided to all attendees upon
> publication.
> 
> Thursday, March 4, 1999                         Friday, March 5, 1999
> 4 - 6:30 pm                                     4 - 6:30 pm
> PG&E                                            University of Southern
> California
> 245 Market Street                               Davidson Conference
> Center*
> Conference Room A, Lobby Level                  3415 S. Figueroa Street
> San Francisco, CA 94105                         Los Angeles, CA 90007
> 
> Doors open 30 minutes before Briefings
> (*In Los Angeles: Parking available for $3 at lot located directly
> across from Davidson Conference Center, SE corner of Jefferson and
> Figueroa)
> 
> At 1:19 pm on Monday, January 25, 1999 a 5.9 ML struck the western part
> of Colombia.  The epicenter was located 17km south of Armenia and 48km
> south of Pereira, causing more than 1,000 deaths and thousands of
> injuries.  Within a matter of seconds entire city blocks were destroyed
> and thousands left homeless.   Much of the damage resulted from poor
> construction and large amplifications of ground motions due to soft soil
> conditions.  Numerous landslides disrupted roads and impeded emergency
> response.  The EERI Team, lead by Eduardo Fierro, traveled to Colombia
> one week after the earthquake, where they met with members of the local
> science and engineering communities and gained access to the heavily
> damaged areas. Their observations focus on the nature and extent of
> damage and will cover the following topics:
> 
> · Geologic and geotechnical considerations
> · Ground motion aspects
> · Engineered and nonengineered structures
> · Lifelines
> · Highway and bridge damage
> · Emergency response and recovery challenges
> · Public health and societal impacts
> 
> EERI Reconnaissance Team Members:
> Eduardo Fierro, Wiss Janney Elstner Associates, Inc., Emeryville, CA:
> Team Leader,    Structures
> Alejandro Asfura, EQE International, Inc., Oakland, CA: Lifelines
> Mauricio Ciudad-Real, Kinemetrics, Inc., Pasadena, CA: Ground motion
> instrumentation
> Paul Flores, EQE International, Costa Mesa, CA: Emergency response and
> recovery
> Patricia Guerrero, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia: Structures
> Maria Del Mar Lopez, University of Michigan: Structures
> Walter Marin, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia: Geotechnical
> Kimberly Shoaf, UCLA School of Public Health: Public health and societal
> impacts
> 
> EERI's Learning from Earthquakes program is funded by the National
> Science Foundation
> under Grant # CMS-9526408
> 
I live/work in Oregon and cannot attend.  How can I get a copy of the
briefing documents?