NTNU to Hold the 3rd International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO)
Year 2009 is the 10th anniversary of the 921 Earthquake, and the 3rd International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO) will be held in Taiwan by NTNU from September 15th to 21st. More than a hundred high school students and teachers from 18 countries will participate in this event. To commemorate 921 Earthquake 10 years ago, NTNU will take contestants to the Earthquake Memorial Park in Nantou for field study, allowing them to witness the impact of natural disasters on human race and on the environment. A press conference was held by the Ministry of Education.