Session No. 120 Wednesday, November 7, 2001

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hynes Convention Center: 310
T64. Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Geology and Risk Assessment in the 21st Century
William C. Haneberg and Scott F. Burns, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
120-08:00 AM IMPLICATIONS OF NATURAL LEVELS OF METALS IN SOILS TO CDC'S EXPOSURE REPORT CARD RESULTS: BOWERS, Teresa S., Gradient Corporation, 238 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02142-1016, tbowers@gradientcorp.com.
120-08:15 AM ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO REDUCE THE RISK OF OIL EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION: WEISS, William W.1, BROADHEAD, Ronald F.2, BALCH, Robert S.1, WO, Shaochang3, and RUAN, Tongjun1, (1) Petroleum Recovery Research Center, New Mexico Tech, NM Tech Campus, Socorro, NM 87801, weiss@prrc.nmt.edu, (2) New Mexico Bureau of Mines, New Mexico Tech, New Mexico Tech Campus, Socorro, NM 87801, (3) Algorithm Development, Lasso Innovations, 301 N. Market St, Dallas, TX 75201
120-08:30 AM GET READY FOR TOP DRIVEN TECHNOLOGY: RIIS, Torben, BLINTEN, Jerry S., and KOOSH, Victor H., Caesar Petroleum Systems, 2500 Citywest, Suite 300, Houston, TX 77042, riist@caesarsystems.com
120-08:45 AM THE ROLE OF THE GEOLOGIST IN EARTHQUAKE LOSS ESTIMATION: A CASE STUDY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA: GROSSI, Patricia, Operations and Information Management, The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6366, pgrossi@opim.wharton.upenn.edu.
120-09:00 AM A PORTFOLIO APPROACH TO EVALUATING NATURAL HAZARD MITIGATION POLICIES: AN APPLICATION TO LATERAL-SPREAD GROUND FAILURE IN COASTAL CALIFORNIA: BERNKNOPF, Richard L., DINITZ, Laura B., RABINOVICI, Sharyl J.M., and EVANS, Alexander M., Western Geographic Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd., MS 531, Menlo Park, CA 94025, rbern@usgs.gov
120-09:15 AM THE EXPECTED EFFECT OF LOCAL SURFICIAL GEOLOGY ON THE GROUND MOTIONS OF FUTURE EARTHQUAKES IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: EBEL, John E. and URZUA, Alfredo, Weston Observatory, Dept. of Geol. and Geophys, Boston College, 381 Concord Rd, Weston, MA 02493, ebel@bc.edu
120-09:30 AM DEPOSITS OF THE ~5000 Y B.P. SCIARA DEL FUOCO TSUNAMI, STROMBOLI VOLCANO, ITALY: TANNER, Lawrence H., Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, lhtann@planetx.bloomu.edu and CALVARI, Sonia, Sezione di Catania, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Piazza Roma 2, Catania, 95123, Italy, sonia@iiv.ct.cnr.it
120-09:45 AM DAM FAILURE IN SOUTHEASTERN WASHINGTON: CARSON, Robert J., Department of Geology, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA 99362, carsonrj@whitman.edu.
120-010:00 AM AN APPROACH FOR RAPIDLY ASSESSING RELATIVE POST-WILDFIRE DEBRIS-FLOW AND FLOOD HAZARDS FROM RECENTLY BURNED BASINS: CANNON, Susan H., Central Region Geologic Hazards Team, U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, MS 966, DFC, Denver, CO 80225, cannon@usgs.gov and GLEASON, J. Andrew, Colorado Geological Survey, 1313 Sherman Street, Suite 715, Denver, CO 80401
120-010:15 AM ESTIMATING LANDSLIDE HAZARD ON COASTAL BLUFFS NEAR SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: BAUM, Rex L.1, ROBERDS, William J.2, HARP, Edwin L.3, and MICHAEL, John A.3, (1) U.S. Geol Survey, Box 25046, M.S. 966, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, baum@usgs.gov, (2) Golder Associates, Inc, Redmond, WA, (3) U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, Box 25046, M.S. 966, Denver, CO 80225
120-010:30 AM SPATIALLY DISTRIBUTED PROBABILISTIC LANDSLIDE HAZARD MODELING AS A FIRST STEP TOWARDS QUANTITATIVE RISK ASSESSMENT: HANEBERG, William C., Haneberg Geoscience, 4434 SE Land Summit Court, Port Orchard, WA 98366, bill@haneberg.com.
120-010:45 AM RETHINKING LANDSLIDE MODELS FOR DECISIONS SUPPORT: MILES, Scott B.1, MONTGOMERY, David R.2, and KEEFER, David K.1, (1) U.S. Geol Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd, MS 977, Menlo Park, CA 94025, smiles@usgs.gov, (2) Earth and Space Sciences, Univ of Washington, Box 351310, Seattle, WA 98195
120-011:00 AM RICHARD H. JAHNS DISTINGUISHED LECTURE: REALISM IN VOLCANO HAZARD ZONATION: DOES GEO-ENGINEERING HELP PROVIDE A MORE ACCURATE ASSESSMENT?: WATTERS, Robert J., Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, watters@mines.unr.edu.

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