Earthquake Insight Field Trip

Earthquake Insight Field Trip

Depart from Holy Family Catholic Church,
116 Church St., Cahokia, Illinois 62206

March 28-30, 2014
Cost: $350 ($400 after March 14, 2014)
or $300 for students ($350 after March 14, 2014).
Includes food, transportation, and lodging

CPDU or CEU documentation is available (upon request).

The overall purpose is to educate and reduce earthquake risk. The fieldtrip route includes natural and manmade features, historic sites, and engineered structures that show a basic overview of the earthquake hazards and earthquake risks in the central US.

This field trip starts and ends in Cahokia, IL. Along the way we will make about a half-dozen stops in southern Illinois, southeast Missouri, western Kentucky, and western Tennessee. We will see field evidence of past earthquakes on the New Madrid fault system and related earthquake source zones, as well as engineering projects and challenges unique to central US earthquake country.

Earthquake Insight Fieldtrip

For more information, contact:

Earthquake Insight LLC
Phyllis J. Steckel, RG
PO Box 2002
Washington, MO 63090
636-239-4013 (tel: 636-239-4013)
psteckel@charter.net

 

Melissa Lenczewski
Northern Illinois University
Associate Professor-Geology and Environmental Geosciences
Director-Environmental Studies
DeKalb, 60115
815-753-6563
water@niu.edu

Earthquake Insight Fieldtrip