Turning Disaster into Knowledge

GEER-023/June 2010
Report of the National Science Foundation-Sponsored Geoengineering Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Team

GEER Team Leaders:
Jonathan P. Stewart, UCLA
Scott J. Brandenberg, UCLA

Scott J. Brandenberg, UCLA
John Fletcher, CICESE, Ensenada
James R. Gingery, Kleinfelder/UCSD
Kenneth W. Hudnut, USGS
Tim McCrink, CGS
Jorge F. Meneses, Kleinfelder
Diane Murbach, City of San Diego
Tomas Rockwell, SDSU
Jonathan P. Stewart, UCLA
John Tinsley, USGS

David Ayres, UCLA
Geoff Faneros, SDSU
Ling-ho, University of Colorado
Tara Hutchinson, UCSD
Dong Youp Kwak, UCLA
Walter Lopez, UCLA
Eulalia Masanal, University of Barcelona
Karl Mueller, University of Colorado
Cynthia Pridmore, CGS
Carlos Reyes, SIDUE
Emel Seyhan, UCLA
Robert Sickler, USGS
Ronald Spelz, CICESE Ensenada
Lisa Star, UCLA
Orlando Teran, CICESE Ensenada
Mario Valdez, SIDUE
Richard Wood, UCSD

GEER Association Report No. GEER-023

Version 1: June 15, 2010


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation through the Geotechnical Engineering Program under Grant No. CMMI-0825734.  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.  The GEER Association is made possible by the vision and support of the NSF Geotechnical Engineering Program Directors: Dr. Richard Fragaszy and the late Dr. Cliff Astill.  GEER members also donate their time, talent, and resources to collect time-sensitive field observations of the effects of extreme events.  The GEER Association web site, which contains additional information, may be found at: