Earthquakes & Tsunamis: What Happened In Japan And What It Means For The U.S.

Monday, March 21, 2011
Senate Visitor Center 202-203
1:00PM – 2:30PM

Invitation Flyer

The Congressional Hazards Caucus is led by Co-Chairs: Senators Mary Landrieu, Lisa Murkowski, and Ben Nelson and Representative Zoe Lofgren



David Applegate, Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards, U.S. Geological Survey
USGS's Role in Earthquake Hazard Reduction: Summary of the Japanese Earthquake

Jenifer Rhoades, Tsunami Program Manager, National Weather Service
NOAA's Role in Tsunami Monitoring and Warning: Summary of the Japanese Tsunami

Dale Lehman, Vice President, URS Corporation, Gaithersburg, MD
Infrastructure Recovery After a Natural Hazard: Rapid Response and First Steps

Tim Canty, Research Scientist, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Maryland
Plumes over the Pacific: Will Japanese Radiation Reach the U.S.?