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Building Research Institute (BRI)
Building Research Institute Ministry of Construction in Japan is a public research institute studying safer and healthier housing, buildings and urban communities.

http://www.kenken.go.jp/english/

Consortium of Universities for Research of Earthquake Engineering (CUREE) -
The Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering (CUREE) is a non-profit organization, established in 1988, devoted to the advancement of earthquake engineering research, education and implementation.

http://www.curee.org

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)
The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute is a national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials, and social scientists. Their goal is to reduce earthquake risk by (1) advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering, (2) improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment, and (3) advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.

http://www.eeri.org

Earthquake Research Institute (ERI)
Earthquake Research Institute at The University of Tokyo works on advanced research, technique development, field observations, experiments, theoretical studies, analyses and computer simulations to promote comprehensive research and education in order to achieve two goals. 1) Scientifically unraveling the various phenomena within the earth and seismic / volcanic activities on our planet, 2) Mitigation of disasters from such phenomena.

http://www.eri.u-tokyo.ac.jp/eng/

European Association for Earthquake Engineering

http://www.eaee.boun.edu.tr/eaee.htm

Global Earthquake Model (GEM)
GEM is a global collaborative effort that brings together state-of-the-art science, national, regional and international organizations and individuals aimed at the establishment of uniform and open standards for calculating and communicating earthquake risk worldwide.

http://www.globalquakemodel.org/

International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI) - promotes the study of the structure, properties and processes of the Earth. It is one of the eight Association that comprise the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)

http://www.iaspei.org

International Center for Disaster-mitigation Engineering (INCEDE)
International Center for Disaster-mitigation Engineering, Institute of Industrial Science The University of Tokyo. The International Center for Urban Safety Engineering (ICUS) was established at Institute of Industrial Science (IIS) in response to a need of a center for studying urban safety engineering including maintenance and management of infrastructure from an international point of view. The center consists of three major divisions namely; Sustaining Engineering division, and Urban Safety and Disaster Mitigation division, and Infrastructure Information Dynamics division.

http://icus.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering
Established in 1962, the Institute offers year-long master's level curricula in seismology and earthquake engineering for students from developing countries.

http://iisee.kenken.go.jp

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)
The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) is a strategic framework, adopted by United Nations Member States in 2000, aiming to guide and coordinate the efforts of a wide range of partners to achieve substantive reduction in disaster losses and build resilient nations and communities as an essential condition for sustainable development.

http://www.unisdr.org/

Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering (JAEE)
The Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering carries out activities such as holding an annual meeting, an international symposium, publishing the Association bulletin (twice a year), sending out JAEE NEWS(twice a month), publishing the Journal of Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering (4 times a year), and holding scholarly meetings/study visits(on an irregular basis).



Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER)
Headquartered at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, MCEER is a national center of excellence dedicated to the discovery and development of new knowledge, tools and technologies that equip communities to become more disaster resilient in the face of earthquakes and other extreme events. MCEER accomplishes this through a system of multidisciplinary, multi-hazard research, in tandem with complimentary education and outreach initiatives.

http://mceer.buffalo.edu

National Information Centre of Earthquake Engineering

http://www.nicee.org

National Research Institute for Science and Disaster Prevention / Kyoshin-Net (K-Net)
One of the best strong motion of earthquake data distributors in Japan is Kyoshin-Net (K-Net). This site features data recorded at over 1000 sites in mainland Japan which are immediately transmitted to the Internet. Coverage begins with records for 1996.

http://www.k-net.bosai.go.jp

Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEEShub) - The primary focus of NEES is on the research community and practicing engineers who develop the innovations necessary to reduce the impact of seismic disasters. And also to work diligently to encourage students of all ages to consider study in science and engineering and if they are already on that path, offer tools, knowledge, opportunity and experiences to succeed.

http://nees.org/

Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER)
The Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center is a multi-institutional research and education center with headquarters at the University of California, Berkeley. The PEER mission is to develop, validate, and disseminate performance-based seismic design technologies for buildings and infrastructure to meet the diverse economic and safety needs of owners and society. PEER's research defines appropriate performance targets, and develops engineering tools and criteria that can be used by practicing professionals to achieve those targets, such as safety, cost, and post-earthquake functionality.

http://peer.berkeley.edu

Seismological Society of America (SSA)
The Seismological Society of America (SSA) is an international scientific society devoted to the advancement of seismology and its applications in understanding and mitigating earthquake hazards and in imaging the structure of the earth.

http://www.seismosoc.org/

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Encourages international peace and universal respect by promoting collaboration among nations. Conducts studies, facilitates knowledge sharing, etc.

http://www.unesco.org/

World Housing Encyclopedia (WHE)
an Encyclopedia of Housing Construction in Seismically Active Areas of the World - hosted by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and the International Association for Earthquake Engineering (IAEE)

http://www.world-housing.net/

World Seismic Safety Initiative (WSSI)
The World Seismic Safety Initiative was created in 1992 by the International Association for Earthquake Engineering to actively undertake projects around the world where earthquake engineering capabilities need to be increased. It has provided resources and technical expertise to convene high level meetings attended by political and economic leaders as well as engineers and seismologists in many countries. WSSI also provides technical training to enhance local earthquake engineering capacity.

http://www.wssi.org


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