A group of villagers cross a riverbed in the midst of the dry season in Nepal.

The Envirovibe Minibuggy sticks out from the usual traffic on a dusty road in Nepal. This high-tech vehicle sends seismic waves deep into the earth, where they are reflected back.

Against the backdrop of Phewa Lake in Pokhara, Nepal, is a full view of the three peaks of the Himalayan range - Machapuchare in the middle, Dhaulagiri on the left, and Anapurna on the right.

A building in Kathmandu Durbar Square that was damaged by the magnitude 7.9 Gorhka earthquake in Nepal, 2015.

We investigate how communities and households are recovering, mobilising, and rebuilding in urban areas of Nepal following the devastating 2015 earthquake.

In 2014 and 2015, the Structural Geology group at EOS conducted seismic reflection acquisition in Nepal across the Main Frontal Thrust to constrain its geometry and kinematics.

Post-Disaster Damage Assessments: Room for Improvement?

On 25 April 2015, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, destroying buildings and infrastructure across 31 of Nepal’s 70 districts. Approximately 9,000 people lost their lives to the earthquake that day, 22,000 suffered from injuries, and eight million were affected. I arrived in Kathmandu one week after the quake to support the government of Nepal in various response and recovery activities.


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