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Program Agenda and Presentations

Colloquium: Lessons from the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

Click on the links below to view the slideshows that accompanied the speakers' presentations.

1:00 PM

Welcoming Remarks and Introduction of Distinguished Guest Lecturers

Dr. James R. Luyten, Acting President and Director, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

1:10 PM

Shocks and Aftershocks: Lessons from the 2004 Tsunami in Thailand and Indonesia (ppt) 

Stephen J. Atwood, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Advisor and recent Director of Tsunami Operations in Indonesia

50-minute lecture followed by 20 minutes of questions and answers

Moderator: Dr. Di Jin, Marine Policy Center, WHOI 

2:20 PM

Break (10 minutes)

2:30 PM

Tsunamis:  Bridging Science and Society (pdf)

Dr. Emile A. Okal, Professor and expert on tsunami and earthquake research, Northwestern University

50-minute lecture followed by 20 minutes of questions and answers

Moderator: Dr. Jian Lin, Geology & Geophysics Department, WHOI 

3:50 PM

After the Tsunami: Linking Coastal Ecosystem Restoration to Disaster Recovery in Thailand (ppt)

Dr. Philip R. Berke, Professor and award-winning author on environmental planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

50 -minute lecture followed by 20 minutes of questions and answers

Moderator: Dr. Di Jin, Marine Policy Center, WHOI 

5:00 PM

Morss Colloquium adjourns

 

Last updated: September 7, 2007