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Mauna Kea Observatories Earthquake Workshop

Keauhou Beach Resort, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

March 23, 2007

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  1. Introduction - Doug Simons
  2. CHFT 
       
    1. CFHT as a seismometer - Derrick Salmon
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  3. Gemini 
       
    1. Gemini Seismic Hazard Analysis, Seismic Design and Safety Restraint Features - Mike Sheehan
    2.  
    3. Gemini Initial Response - Steve Hardash
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    5. Earthquake Recovery Planning and Execution - Rolando Rogers
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    7. Telescope Bearings Issues - Chas Cavedoni
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    9. M2 Reference Sensor Failure and Recovery - Chris Carter
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    11. Ongoing Work to Prepare for Future Earthquakes - Steve Hardash
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  4. UH 2.2m  
       
    1. An Overview of the Damage to the UH88� Telescope and Subsequent Operational Consequences - Colin Aspin
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  5. CSO 
       
    1. The CSO earthquake response and recovery - Richard Chamberlin
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  6. SMA 
       
    1. The Impact of the Oct 17 2006 Earthquake on SMA Operations - Glen Petitpa
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  7. Keck 
       
    1. Team Introductions and Presentation Overview (includes overall recovery strategy and timeline, return to science requirements, and overall cost of recovery) - Hilton Lewis
    2.  
    3. Photo narrative of HQ facility damage and recovery (includes overall safety precautions and protocol during recovery) - Steve Shimko
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    5. Photo narrative of summit structural, electronics, optics and control system damage and recovery - Rich Matsuda
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    7. Photo narrative of summit instrumentation damage and recovery, and observing logistics - Grant Hill
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    9. Current recovery status, remaining challenges and next steps, and conclusions of post-quake recovery survey - Hilton Lewis
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  8. Subaru Telescope 
       
    1. Telescope/Enclosure etc. - Daigo Tomono
    2.  
    3. HDS - Akito Tajitsu
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    5. A micro-crack alert system for large mirror - Masanori Iye
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  9. UKIRT and JCMT  
       
    1. By Luck or Design - Simon Craig
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  10. All Observatories - Subaru-Tetsuo Nishimura; Keck-Hilton Lewis; Gemini-Mike Sheehan; CFHT-Drrick Salmon; UKIRT & JCMT-Simon Craig; UH 2.2m-Colin Aspin; CSO-Richard Chamberlain; SMA-Glen Petitpa 
       
    1. Round table discussion
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    3. Availability of inter-observatory engineering resources to perform quake or emergency preparedness infrastructure upgrades common to MKO facilities.
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    5. Technical aspects of earthquake damage
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    7. Why did the big telescopes sustain more damage?
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    9. Management response to earthquake
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    11. Summit-wide preparation for future earthquakes
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    13. Staff sharing
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