School Chair DesRoches Testifies at Oversight Hearing on Advances in Earthquake Science

This morning, Karen and John Huff School Chair and Professor Reginald DesRoches testified before the House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, on the topic of "Advances in Earthquake Science: 50th Anniversary of the Great Alaskan Quake."

Other witnesses included:

  • Dr. William Leith, Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards U.S. Geological Survey
  • Dr. Lisa Grant Ludwig, President - Elect, Seismological Society of America Graduate Director, Program in Public Health Un iversity of California, Irvine
  • Dr. John Vidale Director, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network Professor, Department of Earth and Space Sciences University of Washington

CSPAN broadcast the Oversight Hearing and has provided written copies of each testimony here. Dr. DesRoches' testimony begins at 01:10:00 (one hour, ten minutes).

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