Tags: Earthquake Engineering General

Notes (1-20 of 33)

  1. Los Angeles Tests Water Pipes That Stand Up to Quakes

    15 Apr 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications

    Wall Street Journal | April 15, 2013 Newspaper and online. Story covers NEES resiliency research and quotes NEES@Cornell researcher Thomas O'Rourke. See attached PDFs.

    https://nees.org/resources/6142

  2. Watts Towers, iconic LA landmark, focus of conservation efforts

    10 Apr 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications

    KCRW | Radio interview and blog post | April 1, 2013 See attached audio clip and online story. The Watts Towers are one of LA’s most famous landmarks. The sculptures were handmade by an...

    https://nees.org/resources/5815

  3. Engineers, conservationists work on lasting fix for Watts Towers

    31 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications

    Los Angeles Times | March 31, 2013

    https://nees.org/resources/5813

  4. Reducing an earthquake's damage: UNR, businesses research for safety

    27 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Reno Gazette Journal | March 27, 2013 Covers NEES@Reno shake testing.  See attached article and video.

    https://nees.org/resources/6136

  5. Quake Turns Ground to Liquid

    27 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    The Weather Channel | Hacking the Planet | March 27, 2013 Television and online video. Interview with NEES researcher Stokoe.  

    https://nees.org/resources/5818

  6. San Diego Earthquake Tests Show Risks Inside Buildings

    18 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    KPBS TV San Diego | March 1, 2013 Television coverage. Story covers NEES@San Diego shake tests studying non-structural systems.  See attached audio clip.

    https://nees.org/resources/5810

  7. UCLA Engineers Study Stability of Watts Towers

    18 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    KTLA 5 TV | March 18, 2013 Web copy of KTLA TV news coverage. Quotes NEES engineer Bob Nigbor.

    https://nees.org/resources/5805

  8. Earthquake-resilient pipeline to keep water flowing to Los Angeles

    12 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    WaterWorld | March 12, 2013 Covers impact of NEES research to imrove water line resiliency. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/5807

  9. Study swings cargo containers to build stronger structures for tsunamis

    11 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Equipment World | Feb. 11, 2013 Online news. See attached PDF. T-Rex in Christchurch. Quotes NEES researcher Brady Cox. Mentions NEES sites at Lehigh and Oregon State University. Story author:...

    https://nees.org/resources/5885

  10. T-Rex heading to New Zealand to test Christchurch's soils

    07 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Scoop Regional Independent News | Feb. 7, 2013 Newspaper Covers T-Rex tests in Christchurch. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/6033

  11. T-Rex to test soil in Christchurch

    07 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Radio New Zealand News | Feb. 7, 2013 Radio show. See attached files.

    https://nees.org/resources/6031

  12. Hoosiers prepare for Great American Shakeout

    07 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    WTHR Television News | Channel 13 Indianapolis | Feb. 7, 2013 TV news and online article covers the "Shakeout." Quotes NEES researcher Shirley Dyke.

    https://nees.org/resources/5879

  13. Schools to take part in earthquake drill

    07 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Chicago Tribune | Feb. 7, 2013 News article covers the Great ShakeOut, NEES facilities, the NEEShub. Quotes NEES Director Julio Ramirez. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/5877

  14. Purdue engineers work to create a more quake-ready world

    07 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    WLFI TV, Lafayette, Indiana | Feb. 7, 2013 Covers the Great Shakeout Lab. Interview with NEES researcher Shirley Dyke and engineering student Gaby Ou. See attached article.

    https://nees.org/resources/6138

  15. Cargo container research to improve buildings' ability to withstand tsunamis

    07 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    IndiaVision | Feb. 7, 2013 Article cites use of NEES facilities to test building resiliency, Lehigh University's multidirectional testing and Oregon State's Tsunami Research facility.

    https://nees.org/resources/5803

  16. Purdue lab shakes up earthquake showcase

    06 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Lafayette Journal and Courier (jconline.com) | Feb. 6, 2013 Online article covers NEES and the Bowen Lab at Purdue. Quotes NEES researcher Shirley Dyke and student Gaby Ou. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/5875

  17. Purdue students research earthquake impacts on buildings, bridges: Research will help minimize damage, save lives

    06 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    WRTV Indianapolis | Feb. 6, 2013 Television and online news coverage of the Bowen Laboratory at Purdue. Quotes Shirley Dyke and Jeanne Norberg. See attached video footage.

    https://nees.org/resources/5873

  18. Cargo container research to improve buildings' ability to withstand tsunamis

    06 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Asian News International | Feb. 6, 2013 Wire story. Covers U of Hawaii tsunami research and the use of NEES testing facilities at Oregon State University and Lehigh University. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/6003

  19. Cargo container research to improve buildings' ability to withstand tsunamis

    05 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    e! Science News | Feb. 5, 2013 Covers U of Hawaii research and NEES facilities. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/5883

  20. Monster Truck Shakes to Simulate Earthquake

    31 Jan 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Mashable | Jan. 31, 2013 Online news T-Rex in Christchurch. Credits photo to NEES. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/5887