Announcement

Eastern Section - Seismological Society of America

The University of South Carolina will be hosting the 73rd Annual Meeting of the ES-SSA in Columbia, South Carolina, October 14-16, 2001.

Conveners:  Pradeep Talwani and Tom Owens

Department of Geological Sciences

The following events are planned:

Sunday, October 14, 2001:Field Trip to Summerville and Charleston area to see visible effects of 1886 earthquake.

Sunday, October 14, 2001, PM:Ice Breaker and Registration

Monday, October 15, 2001, PM:Banquet

Monday-Tuesday, October 15-16, 2001:Technical Sessions

Special Sessions:

*SCR Earthquakes and Lessons Learned from the Bhuj, India   earthquake of   January 26, 2001

*Seismic Hazard in Southeastern U.S. (seismology and engineering   aspects)

*Seismology in Education (K-12, College)

*Active Tectonics in Southeastern U.S

Abstract Deadline: September 27, 2001