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  • Sep. 9, 1996: 1st. Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium on Enviromental and Safety Concerns in Underground Construction, Seoul, KOREA, Oct. 13-15, 1997, contact Prof. Hi-Keun Lee, irram@plaza.snu.ac.kr

  • July 15, 1996: Bulletin of the Natural Disaster Science Data Center, Hokkaido, Vol.11 (in Japanese including abstracts in English) was published, collecting papers on the accident at Toyohama tunnel. Contact the center (Fax: +81-11-737-5449).

  • July 9, 1996: NYRocks '97, ISRM Int. Symp., 36th U.S. Rock. Mech. Symp. at Columbia Univ., June 29-July 2, 1997. Try web site. Contact Prof. Kunsoo Kim, kk21@columbia.edu.

  • July 9, 1996: Int. Symp. on Rock Support at Lillehammer, Norway, June 22 -25, 1997. Contact Norwegian Group for Rock Mechanics, P.O.Box 2312 Solli, N-0201 Oslo, Norway.

  • July 8, 1996: Workshop: "Wellbore Stability - Don't Ignore It!" will be held. Friday, July 26, 1996 at The University of Oklahoma. Musharraf Zaman at (405)325-4236 for more information.

  • June 7, 1996: An atricle on the Toyohoma tunnel, "Slope Failure Along the Shakotan Peninsula" by Y. Ishijima and J.C. Roegiers, appeared on ISRM News Journal, Vol.3, No.3, pp.28-29, 1996

  • May 26, 1996: Prof. Jean Claude Roegiers' stay in Hokkaido University was over.

  • Jan. 9, 1996: Prof. Jean Claude Roegiers at The University of Oklahoma is visiting us. He will stay here until the end of May.