Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society (EEGS)

1720 South Bellaire Street 
Suite 110
Denver, CO 80222-4303 USA
Phone: (303) 531-7517
Fax: (303) 820-3844
E-mail: staff@eegs.org 
Web: www.eegs.org

 

General Chair

William E. Doll, PhD
DollW@battelle.org

Technical Chair

Gregory S. Baker, PhD 
gbaker@tennessee.edu

SAGEEP 2011 Co Sponsors

SAGEEP Field Trips/Tours

SAGEEP 2011 conference attendees are offered two great choices this year:

CHARLESTON HISTORIC EARTHQUAKE WALKING TOUR

SUNDAY, APRIL 10 Afternoon 

1:30 - 3:30pm

Tour Leader:  Dr. Norman Levine, Director of Information and Data, South Carolina Earthquake Education and Preparedness Program (SCEEP)

Join Dr. Levine, a renowned expert in the seismic history of Charleston, SC, on an earthquake walking tour of the city.  Many are not aware that Charleston is one of the most active seismic areas in the eastern US.  Walk the beautiful landscape of downtown Charleston while viewing damage that persists today in many of historic buildings from the major earthquake that caused severe damage in 1886.  A bonus is the wonderful display of azaleas and other botanical treats visible in Charleston in springtime. Tour includes transportation to the Cistern at the College of Charleston.  Group will meet in Charleston Marriott hotel lobby 20 minutes prior to start time.  (For those driving, tour departs from the Cistern at the College of Charleston at 1:30 p.m.) 

US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS SURVEY VESSEL “EVANS” FIELD TRIP

THURSDAY, APRIL 14

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

SAGEEP registrants are offered an opportunity to tour the new, state-of-the-art survey vessel, “Evans.”  Tour includes a short cruise on the Charleston Harbor and a demonstration of the survey systems in real time. The 43-foot Evans supports the latest in dual frequency side scan, multi-beam bathymetric, and single beam sonar.  Space is limited to 10 persons per trip from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.  Field trip Includes vessel tour, demo (cruise) and lunch.  Tour participants will meet in the Charleston Marriott hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to event start time.  (Tour departs from across the street at the marina near Brittlebank Park.)