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Oversight Hearing on "Advances in Earthquake Science: 50th Anniversary of the Great Alaskan Quake"
Thursday, March 27, 2014 9:30 AM
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Oversight Hearing on:

  • “Advances in Earthquake Science: 50th Anniversary of the Great Alaskan Quake”

Archived Video Webcast:

Member Statements:

The Honorable Doug Lamborn
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

Dr. William Leith
Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards
U.S. Geological Survey

Dr. Lisa Grant Ludwig
President-Elect, Seismological Society of America
Graduate Director, Program in Public Health
University of California, Irvine
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Dr. John Vidale
Director, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network
Professor, Department of Earth and Space Sciences
University of Washington
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Dr. Reginald DesRoches
School of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Background:

Thursday, March 27, 2014, is the fiftieth anniversary of the Great Alaska Earthquake that occurred at 5:36 PM local time on Good Friday in 1964. The earthquake was a 9.2 magnitude, the second largest earthquake in recorded history. This hearing will examine the advances in earthquake science, seismology, during the last 50 years since the Great Alaska Earthquake.

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