Item 35670 - PHOTO0000001827

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FR PUNES AG 12-Photo-SC-35670




  • 1969 (Creation)

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English transcription: International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering. In an effort to alleviate the destructive effects of earthquakes, the United Nations Development Programme, with UNESCO acting as executing Agency, is assisting the Japanese Government in the expansion of the International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering. The purpose of this project is to further develop the training programme for specialists as well as the advisory services offered to developing countries located in the seismic zones of the world. By means of this shaking table Makoto Watabe chief of earthquake engineering studies at the ILSEE can study the effects of simulated earthquake shocks on scale models of buildings.
French transcription: L'Institut National de Sismologie et de Génie Parasismique. Afin de lutter plus efficacement contre les effets des tremblements de terre, le Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement - dont l'UNESCO est l'agent d'exécution - a conclu un accord avec le Gouvernement japonais pour l'expansion de l'Institut International de Sismologie et de Génie parasismique. Le but de ce projet est de développer le programme de formation de spécialistes en sismologie et de fournir l'assistance technique nécessaire aux pays en voie de développement situés dans les zones sismiques de notre globe. Cette table à secousses permet à M. Makoto Watabe chef du bureau d'étude du génie parasismique de l'institut d'observer les effets des mouvements sismiques simulés sur des maquettes de constructions.
Description: A man is watching an earthquake shake table.

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UNESCO / Dominique Roger. See Reproduction notice here: Photographic Archives

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  • French

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