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IISEE Newsletter No.195 (issued on July 30, 2021)

Contents

  1. Interim Presentation held on July 9
  2. Report on Niigata Study Trip (July 1-2)
  3. Report on the 30th International Tsunami Symposium (July 1-3)
  4. Visit to National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (July 14)

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[1] Interim Presentation held on July 9

By Dr. Tatsuya Azuhata, Director of IISEE

On July 9, we held an interim presentation as a part of individual training. 
In this session, all participants presented the interim results of their study. 
We value these opportunities, which allow them to practice and brush up on their presentation skills.

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 1.

[2] Report on Niigata Study Trip (July 1-2)

By Mr. DEY Bidhan Chandra (Bangladesh, E-Course)

The International Institute for Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (IISEE) – Building Research Institute (BRI) conducted a two-day study trip in Nigata prefecture.

By Ms. Nepal Nityam (Bhutan, S-Course)

The two days` study trip to Nagaoka city was very informative and enjoyable. 
The trip mainly focused on observing the Chuetsu earthquake of 2004 that 
caused tremendous damage to the Yamakoshi village of Nagaoka city.

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 2-3.

[3] Report on the 30th International Tsunami Symposium (July 1-3)

By Mr. Geronimo Pulido I. (Chili, T-Course)

The 30th International Tsunami symposium was in Sendai, the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, the largest city in the Tōhoku region.
The overall reason to attend this symposium was to see from first hand the current research and development in the field of tsunami forecasting, early warning, instrumentation, interaction with structures, experimental methods, field surveys, education, and more.

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 4.

[4] Visit to National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (July 14)

By Dr. Bunichiro Shibazaki, Chief Research Scientist, IISEE

12 participants visited National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED) on July 14th morning. 
3 participants participated in the online lectures from their respective countries.

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 5.

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