About the series
Each year in the United States, natural and man-made disasters cause hundreds of deaths and cost billions of dollars by destroying homes and critical infrastructure as well as disrupting commerce. This event will showcase NSF-funded basic research in recognition of National Preparedness Month in September and in light of the re-cent East Coast earthquake and hurricane.
Interactive demonstrations will illustrate the power and potential of new tools that enable policymakers and response teams on the federal, state, and local levels to better predict, prepare for, mitigate and respond to hazards that affect human life and property.
Open-House Exhibitions - 10:30 AM - 2 PM
Official Welcome - 10:45 AM
Luncheon Presentations - 12 PM
More than 30 exhibits will demonstrate research on tornados, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanos, oil spills and hurricanes as well as the human response to these events. Come ask an expert about hazards! And, meet the stars of Discovery Channel's Storm Chasers!
See the flyer (below) for more information.
- American Geophysical Union (AGU)