Dr. Garry Rogers Lecture

Dr. Garry Rogers
Head, Earthquake Hazards West
Natural Resources Canada
Sidney, B.C.

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on November 24, 2007 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


The Earthquake Threat to British Columbia


A graduate of UBC and the University of Hawaii, Dr. Rogers is the leading authority on Canada’s west coast earthquakes. He is a senior research scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada and a professor at the University of Victoria. He currently serves on the Canadian National Committee for Earthquake Engineering, which is responsible for earthquake provisions in the National Building Code, on advisory committees to the Earthquake Program of the US Geological Survey, the Southern California Earthquake Center, NEPTUNE Canada and the New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics and as a national representative on the Pacific Tsunami Warning System.

Background Information

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