Seismo-at-School in Nepal

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Seismometer installed in schools in Lukla region

Under the framework of Seismology at school in Nepal and supported by the Lukla-Chaurikharka Association (luklass.ch), we have installed a educational seismometer in two schools in Lukla region. These seismometers at Lukla Basic School in Lukla and Mahindra Jyoti Secondary School in Chaurikharka span the network to the east and[…]

National Earthquake Safety Day rhetoric contest

The National Earthquake Safety Day is marked every year on Magh 2 (around mid-January) in commemoration of the earthquake that occurred on Magh 2 in 1990 BS. On the occasion of the 24th such day, we have organized a rhetoric contest for 5-12 grade students: videos up to 4 minutes[…]

Earthquake location tutorial published

Do you want to locate earthquakes?  Seismologists use seismic data collected from at least three different locations to find the epicenter of an earthquake. The idea is to calculate distance and plot circles from each location and searching for the intersection point. The Nepal School Seismology Network data recorded by thirty Raspberry[…]

Hindu article features in temblor

Our review article on the Representation of Earthquakes in Hindu Religion was published earlier in Frontiers in Communication, an open-access journal. Recently, feature news about the article is published in Temblor. It is a good summary for all audiences who wish to understand religious beliefs regarding the source of shaking in ancient[…]

Earthquake and Hindu religion paper

Our review paper on The Representation of Earthquakes in Hindu Religion: A Literature Review to Improve Educational Communications in Nepal is just published in Frontiers in Communication. The paper summaries earthquake-related findings available in Hindu literature. The figure below is showing the Earth is holding by a special snake (Sheshnaag)[…]

Gorkha earthquake memorial day

On the occasion of the 6th Memorial Day of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake, we have involved in two different activities.An article written by our program leader, Dr. Shiba Subedi, about lessons learned from the Gorkha earthquake has been published in a very popular national daily newspaper in Nepal, Kantipur daily[…]