UT FRREC Lecture Series: Earthquake Hazards in East Tennessee

The Forest Resources Research & Education Center
Oak Ridge
Thursday, April 11, 2019
7 - 8 pm

Could we have a major earthquake in East Tennessee? Do we live in an active seismic zone? These and other questions will be addressed by Dr. Robert Hatcher, University of Tennessee Distinguished Scientist Emeritus, in a lecture, “Living with East Tennessee Geology and Earthquakes,” Thursday, April 11, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the UT Arboretum Auditorium, 901 South Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge.

Hatcher was a faculty member for 32 years in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Science Alliance Center of Excellence at the University of Tennessee. He earned his BA and MS degrees at Vanderbilt University and his Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee. In addition to his teaching and research, Dr. Hatcher has worked as a geologist for an oil company and has also served on the faculties of Clemson University, Florida State University and the University of South Carolina. He was a UT Distinguished Scientist and Professor of structural geology and tectonics.

This is a free program sponsored by the UT Arboretum Society, Strata-G, Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning and the UT Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center. No registration is required.


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