Natural disaster seminars in Hilo

February 17th, 2010  |  by  |  Published in Campus News

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Center for the Study of Active Volcanoes continues its series of free natural hazard public seminars this month with “Earthquake Hazards in Hawaiʻi.”

Experts from the scientific and engineering community, as well as Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense, offer information and insights about the natural hazards faced by Hawaiʻi residents.

Earthquake experts participating in the February seminar include:

The “Earthquake Hazards in Hawaiʻi,” seminar takes place Sat., Feb. 20, 9 a.m., University Classroom Building 100. A special additional workshop for Big Island teachers will continue until 3 p.m.

Upcoming workshop topics include tsunamis on Apr. 17 and hurricanes on May 15. All are free and open to the public.

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