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Living with Earth Hazards
Living with Earth Hazards in Western Washington
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2/17/2018 7:30 AM


2018 GEOHAZARDS SYMPOSIUM
Co-presented by The Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG) and the Northwest Geological Society (NWGS)
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Technical Day - Friday, February 16
Hear from technical experts about the latest research regarding earth hazards in western Washington.

- $200 registration (after January 1)
Membership not required

Technical Day Topics:
- Overview of earth hazards
- Landslide mapping and dating
- Volcano, lahar, and ashfall hazards
- Tsunami modeling
- Earthquakes and active faults
- GPS, PANGA, and plate motions
- ShakeAlert
- Flooding, erosion, and channel migration
- Sediment aggradation
- Sea-level rise and coastal flooding
- Infrastructure protection
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FREE Public Day - Saturday, February 17
- Morning session: 8:30am to 12:00 noon
- Afternoon session: 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Note: Morning and Afternoon public sessions are identical

Come learn about the geologic hazards of your neighborhood and how you can protect your family and property. Hear talks about our geologic hazards and reducing risk. Visit informational booths. Interact with computer mapping stations for exploring geologic hazards in your neighborhood. Speak with the experts. Open to the public with no-fee registration.

Public Day Topics:
- Geology of western Washington
- Overview of earth hazards
- Landslides
- Volcanic hazards
- Tsunamis
- Earthquakes
- Flooding
- Preparedness and risk reduction

Invited Speakers:
U.S. Geological Survey, Washington Geological Survey, University of Washington, Central Washington University, Centralia College, National Park Service, City of Olympia, City of Seattle, King County, Washington Emergency Management Division, SeaGrant, and the Seattle Times
 
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Field Trip Day to Whidbey Island - Sunday, February 18
Attend an all-day geologic field trip to Whidbey Island to see evidence of landslides, active faulting, and tsunamis.  Must attend Technical Day session (Feb. 16th) or hold current AEG/NWGS membership to attend field trip.  Start and end times TBD.
 


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