The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute’s (EERI) mission is to reduce earthquake risk by advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering; improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment; and advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.

At this year’s annual meeting, Ramon Gilsanz (shown here with reconnaissance team member Guillermo Diaz-Fanas and the report poster) and colleagues from the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) and the Applied Technology Council (ATC) presented their observations of the 4/16/16 Ecuador earthquake.

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