Download Utah Earthquake Resiliency Workshop Materials

April 27, 2016

Attendees may click here to receive Professional Development Hours.

Click the corresponding links in the table to download each presentation. The Workbook has been updated to include all of the presentation materials and is in color. Click here to download the revised Workbook:  Utah Earthquake Resiliency Workshop Workbook

 

Individual Presentations

PresenterTopic
PolandKeynote
PechmannEarthquakes
MaxfieldSeismic Design
WelliverSchools
BeReadyUtahBusiness
JohnsonBorp
DavenportMiller Group
LundEconomic Recovery
WoodEarthquake Scenario
Mitrani-ReiserResilience Based Design
SteverHealth Department
BerrettPublic Works
BomanSolar
YuOregon Plan

 

Wasatch Fault Scenario Report

The report Scenario for a Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake on the Wasatch Fault—Salt Lake City Segment was presented to the members of the Utah Seismic Safety Commission on July 30, 2015. The report is now available for download.

Video – Wasatch Fault Fly By

Fly along the Wasatch fault in Google earth to explore the earthquake risks along the Wasatch Front in Utah

Video – Utah: Preparedness Now

What can happen if a 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes the Wasatch Fault? This video, produced for the Great Utah ShakeOut, happening Thursday, April 21, 2016, tells you what can happen and how to prepare your home or business for a major quake.

Letter of Support to the Governor

Governor Herbert recently recommended the inclusion of $500,000 into the office of education budget for the Rapid Visual Screening for earthquake risk at our public school buildings.

The Utah Chapter of EERI provided a letter of support for the Governor’s action. See attached pdf file.

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EERI Utah Chapter Open Letter on Board Nominations

On October 2, 2012, President Elect Peter McDonough wrote an open letter to the chapter membership regarding board nominations for the new year. The letter is attached.

President Elect Letter on Nomination Board Members

EERI Utah, News and Announcements

During the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute / National Earthquake Conference held in Memphis, Tennessee April 10-13, 2012, Utah received confirmation as a new chapter of EERI.

The chapter founding members are:

Barry H. Welliver (#8637)

John P. Masek (#2359)

Zach Hansen (#14262)

Peter W. McDonough (#928)

T. Leslie Youd (#934) (Honorary)

Chris P. Pantelides (#4457)

Luis F. Ibarra (#9742)

Bret Lingwall (#12453)

Christopher Duross (#11510)

Gary Christenson (#918) (Retired)

Robert Snow II (#12068) (Young Professional)

Walter J. Arabasz (#3522) (SSA)

The letter sent to the EERI Board of Directors requesting admission as a regional chapter can be viewed  here: EERI Board of Directors letter

Welcome to EERI Utah

This is our new website!

During the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute / National Earthquake Conference held in Memphis, Tennessee April 10-13, 2012, Utah received confirmation as a new chapter of EERI.

We’re excited to begin operations shortly, stay tuned!