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Spring Luncheon: Frank Gonzalaz, "Tsunamis: Recent Disastrous Events, Basic Physics, and the Threat to the Pacific Northwest"
Join us 11:30 a.m., Wed., March 13
$15 CRI members | $26 general public
Join us for lunch with Frank Gonzalez, PhD, founding Director of NOAA Center for Tsunami Research and Affiliate Professor UW Department of Earth and Space Sciences, for his presentation, “Tsunamis: Recent Disastrous Events, Basic Physics, and the Threat to the Pacific Northwest,” which will focus on the recent tsunamis in the Indian Ocean (2004) and Tohoku (2011), physical mechanisms of tsunamis and the threat to our region.
Dr. Gonzalez has been instrumental in establishing the first deep-ocean tsunami monitoring network, developing inundation and evacuation maps for coastal communities, compiling post-disaster field surveys, documentation of tsunamis, and development of the NOAA Tsunami Forecast System.
This event is sponsored by the Dr. Maybelle Chapman Speakers Series. Seating begins at 11:30 am, Wednesday, March 13th, on the second floor of Woodway Hall on the main campus of Edmonds Community College, followed by lunch and the presentation.
The luncheon cost is $15 for CRI members. The event is open to the public. Tickets for the luncheon and speaker are $26 and available for purchase at the CRI office (T-F 10am-2pm) in the Edmonds Conference Center (201 – 4th Ave. N., downtown Edmonds) or by mail using a registration form. Register for the luncheon or purchase your tickets before February 26, 2013. No phone reservations.
Check out Spring classes!
- The Margins of Evolution
- Our Energy Future: New Developments
- Philosophy of Technology
- Shake, Rattle and Roll!! Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics
- Solar Systems Beyond Our Own
See the complete calendar.
The Creative Retirement Institute (CRI) of Edmonds Community College is a member-driven, self-supporting organization whose mission is to provide quality, affordable educational opportunities for adults in a supportive environment.