You are here: Home / 2003 / Archives for May 2003
<< Return to the LFE Archive

Miyagi-Oki

May 26, 2003, M7.0 Earthquake

Available Information


EERI REPORTS


LINKS

Boumerdes (Northern Algeria)

May 21, 2003, M6.8 Earthquake

Available Information

 

A team of American and Algerian-American earthquake professionals, including research and practicing structural engineers, an architect, a bridge engineer and a geologist, assembled in Algeria to volunteer their time and expertise in that quake-stricken country. Team members’ reconnaissance work covered many issues, including the performance of structures and lifelines, emergency response and public policy. The EERI Algerian Reconnaissance Team Members were: Team Leader Fouad Bendimerad, Vice President of Risk Management Solutions, RMS, in Newark, CA; Omar Khemici, a structural engineer with ABS Consulting in Oakland, California; Allaoua Kartoum, bridge engineer, Folsom, California; D.J. Belarbi, Professor of Structural Engineering at the University of Missouri, Rolla; Bert Swan, consulting geologist, San Francisco, California; Jelena Pantelic, architect and disaster management specialist with the World Bank, Washington, D.C.


EERI REPORTS

Bingöl

May 1, 2003, M6.4 Earthquake

Available Information

 

Professor Polat Gülkan of the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, and Professor Mustafa Erdik of the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute of Bogaziçi University in Istanbul, both long-time members of EERI, took teams out into the field for preliminary investigations of the earthquake fault and the damage associated with the earthquake in Bingöl. Seref Polat, a structural designer with the engineering firm of Rutherford and Chekene in Oakland, California, and currently on leave from a PhD program at the Kandilli Observatory, and Professor William Mitchell, a political scientist with Baylor University and an authority on Turkey and past response and recovery efforts for Turkish earthquakes, joined them. Their preliminary report on the earthquake was published as an insert to EERI’s Newsletter. This report, as well as other reports and photos of the event, can be found through the links below.

EERI REPORTS


OTHER REPORTS


LINKS


PHOTO GALLERY