Learning from earthquakes

Title: Learning from Earthquakes: Building Resilient Communities Through Earthquake Reconnaissance, Response and Recovery

Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (£457,939) -  Funder website

Duration: 03 April 2017 – 02 April 2022

Lead partner: Dr Sean Wilkinson, Newcastle University

UoP Co-investigator: Prof Alison Raby

The University of Plymouth has played an active role in several EEFIT missions over the years, and Alison Raby is currently a Co-Investigator on this EPSRC grant. Alison has acted as the tsunami-specialist on the post-disaster missions to the South Pacific (2009), Japan (2011, 2013) and Sulawesi (2018). In addition to taking part in missions, Alison has also contributed to training events, so that others are well-prepared for conducting observation missions.

EEFIT website