About the NYNE Chapter

The purpose of the New York-Northeast (NY-NE) Chapter shall be to reduce earthquake risk in the Northeast U.S. by creating an interdisciplinary organization in which relationships are built and information is shared, by advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering in the northeast, by improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political and cultural environment and by advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.

The service area for the NY-NE chapter is the area within an approximately 2 hr commute from the City of New York, including southern New York State, Long Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, and eastern Pennsylvania.