Although Dr. John Cassidy may not be able to tell you exactly when the next earthquake will hit Canada, he does know that we are due for an earthquake of epic proportions.
Cassidy, a research scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada in Natural Resources Canada and head of the Earthquake Seismology Section, will deliver this year’s Hertzberg lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 9 entitled “Shaken and Stirred: The cost of earthquakes and how science can help.”
When: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Kailash Mital Theatre, Southam Hall. Carleton University
Parking: Free parking in Lot 1- Library Garage. Media are asked to leave their credentials on their dashboards if parking elsewhere.
John Cassidy is an adjunct professor at the University of Victoria, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences. Dr. Cassidy specializes in earthquake hazard studies in Canada, and over the past 20 years he has published more than 150 scientific and public information articles. He served as a member of the Canadian Association of Earthquake Engineers Reconnaissance Team that travelled through the regions of Chile that were hardest-hit by the magnitude 8.8 earthquake of 2010.
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