Presentation on theme: "Downtown Palm Springs SSA 2004 Hosted by the Southern California Earthquake Center April 14-16, 2004 Riviera Resort and Racquet Club, Palm Springs, CA."— Presentation transcript:
Downtown Palm Springs SSA 2004 Hosted by the Southern California Earthquake Center April 14-16, 2004 Riviera Resort and Racquet Club, Palm Springs, CA
LAX Ontario John Wayne
Meeting Site Airport
Our Standard Guestrooms offer a choice of (1) king bed or (2) double beds. In the Standard Room we feature oversized beds, individually controlled central air conditioning and heating units, in-room coffee makers, small refrigerators, in-room irons and ironing boards, cable, color TVs with in- room movies, lighted make-up mirrors, and multi-line phones with data ports. 1-bedroom Petite Suites and a phenomenal 2-bedroom Presidential Suite with a billiards room and private outdoor Jacuzzi. In addition to our standard room amenities, our Petite Suites feature a sitting area with a pullout sleeper sofa and armoire with television.. 1 or 2-bedroom Parlor Suites In addition to our standard room amenities, our Parlor Suites include an oversized living area with a pullout sleeper sofa, television, dining table and wet bar. Several of our Parlor Suites feature oversized balconies or patios. Riviera Resort and Racquet Club
Hotel Room Cost $129 Single/Double $219 Suite 12.55%City Tax $1.25 Utility Tax $6/RoomResort Fee Resort Fee includes: local calls; incoming faxes; in-room coffee service; newspaper; use of fitness center; airport shuttle service Participants make reservations with hotel
Local Organizing Committee Tom Henyey and Tom Jordan, Co-chairs – science program John McRaney, Co-chair – logistics (exhibits, AV, posters, receptions, field trips, program/printing, registration) Sue Hough*, John Vidale, Ralph Archuleta – earthquake seismology Tom Rockwell*, Kerry Sieh, Lisa Grant – earthquake geology Ken Hudnut*, Andrea Donnellan, Bernard Minster – geodesy (including SAR) and IT Paul Somerville*, Tom Heaton – engineering seismology and earthquake engineering Mark Benthien*, John Marquis – education/outreach/press John Marquis – webmaster
Field Trip 1 Precarious Rocks Leader:Jim Brune Friday; April 16 Morning technical session on geology and engineering implications Afternoon field trip to view precarious rocks in the Palm Springs area A post-precarious rock?
Field Trip 2 Southern San Andreas Fault – Mecca Hills Leaders: Tom Rockwell & Michael Rymer Saturday; April 17 Bishop ash – thrust duplex Classic geomorphic and structural features viewed in deep canyons
Local Areas of Interest Palm Springs Aerial Tramway to Mt. San Jacinto Palm Springs Air Museum The Living Desert Spring Flowers – Joshua Tree National Park and Anza Borrego Desert State Park
And Most Important …… More than 100 Championship Golf Courses!!