Public Safety and Education Abroad

IndonesiaSumtra outreach

Current TO educational outreach efforts focus on distributing posters, brochures, and GPS station data sheets to people living on the Mentawai and Batu islands. These materials explain the regional tectonic processes and the purpose of GPS stations. (See Sumatra Plate Boundary Project Outreach)


TO geodesy specialist John Galetzka has given many presentations in Nepal about earthquake hazards and safety. Watch his latest presentation (March 29, 2012):

"Nepal: Japan-size earthquakes,
Haiti-like infrastructure

In collaboration with colleagues from the Nepal Department of Mines and Geology, the TO produced a brochure that explains the seismological network in Nepal, which is used throughout the country as a reference guide by government departments and the general public.

See Indo-Asian Collision Zone (IACZ) Project Outreach | Download brochure

Nepal outreach


In a program developed by Professor Xyoli Pérez Campos, students at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) make presentations to high schools. The presentations range from powerpoint talks to "Tectonics Puzzles". (See MesoAmerican Subduction Experiment [MASE] outreach) (Read article)

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