Seismotectonics of the Marmara Sea region (co-organized)
Convener: Oliver Heidbach  | Co-Convener: Marco Bohnhoff 
Oral Programme
 / Fri, 07 May, 10:30–12:00  / Room 32
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Fri, 07 May, 15:30–17:00  / Hall A

The Izmit 1999 earthquake east of the Sea Marmara has triggered a number of research projects all with the overall goal contribute to understand the structure, kinematics and dynamics of the seismic gap in the Sea of Marmara south of Istanbul. The main goal of this session is to bring together researchers from various geodisciplines that contribute to a thorough understanding of the driving geodynamical processes below the Sea of Marmara. Furthermore, it is intended to identify open key-questions and future challenges. Contributions may regard, but are not limited to, studies of:
- Co-, inter- and post-seismic observations after the 1912 Ganos and 1999 Izmit events framing the Marmara seismic gap
- Seismic Monitoring of the Marmara seismic gap
- Seismic hazard and risk assessment
- Historical seismicity and paleoseismological investigations
- Structural investigations from active profiling, receiver functions and tomography
- Interpretation and modelling of stress and strain observations
- Finite geologic strain versus geodetic strain
- Relationship between crustal deformation and heat flow