Programme Groups

SM – Seismology

SM1 – General Seismology Symposia
SM2 – Earthquakes & Tectonics
SM3 – Geophysical Imaging of the Earth's Interior
SM4 – The Lithosphere & the Earth's deep Interior
SM5 – Early warning, Prediction & Hazard
SM6 – Co-listed Sessions

Beno Gutenberg Medal Lecture by Thomas Guy Masters
Convener: Ramon Carbonell 
SM1 –  General Seismology Symposia
Open Session on Seismology (including Beno Gutenberg Medal Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Ramon Carbonell  | Co-Convener: CharLotte Krawczyk 
Large Scale European Research Facilities/Infrastructures: Data acquisition; Data Storage; Data Access (co-organized)
Convener: Massimo Cocco  | Co-Convener: Wim Spakman 
Improving seismic networks performances: from site selection to data integration (co-organized)
Convener: Damiano Pesaresi  | Co-Convener: John Clinton 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD144 
TOPOEUROPE, The Evolving Topography of Europe (co-organized)
Convener: Sierd Cloetingh  | Co-Conveners: Jörg Ebbing , Josep Gallart 
The Alpine-Himalayan convergence zone: from the Mediterranean to SE Asia (co-organized)
Convener: Rob Govers  | Co-Conveners: Claudio Faccenna , Alastair Robertson , Zohar Gvirtzman , Laurent Jolivet 
Geodynamics of the Westernmost Mediterranean and Northwest Africa (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Manel Fernandez , Laurent Jolivet , Guillermo Booth-Rea 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD54 
Challenges of Polar Seismology: Logistics and technology, glacial and tectonic events (co-organized)
Convener: Trine Dahl-Jensen 
Recent Large Earthquake and Tsunami Activity (co-organized)
Convener: Ramon Carbonell  | Co-Conveners: Fabrizio Storti , Stefano Tinti , Mourad Bezzeghoud 
Science in tomorrow’s classroom (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Stephen Macko , Angelo Camerlenghi , Jean Luc Berenguer , Eve Arnold 
Global capacity building efforts in Seismology
Convener: Florian Haslinger  | Co-Convener: Lars Ottemoller 
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD101 
Whole mantle dynamics: Linking surface and deep processes (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Rob Van der Voo , Clinton Conrad , Michael Gurnis 
SM2 –  Earthquakes & Tectonics
New developements and Results on Seismotectonics (co-organized)
Convener: Mourad Bezzeghoud  | Co-Convener: Elisa Buforn 
Earthquake source processes: source parameter scaling relations, and outstanding issues
Co-Conveners: Grzegorz Kwiatek , Joachim Ritter 
Earthquake Geology and the imprint of seismic cycles (co-organized)
Convener: Riccardo Caputo  | Co-Conveners: Spyros Pavlides , Mustapha Meghraoui 
Continental rifting & mid-ocean ridges : the role and mechanisms of tectonics, mantle dynamics, sedimentation and magmatism (co-organized)
Convener: Gwenn Peron-Pinvidic  | Co-Conveners: Cecile Robin , Kay Achenbach , Arjan Dijkstra 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD55 
Crustal faulting and deformation processes observed by interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Thomas R. Walter , Riccardo Lanari 
Intraplate faulting and seismicity with special reference to the Fennoscandian postglacial fault province (co-organized)
Co-Convener: Maria Ask 
SM3 –  Geophysical Imaging of the Earth's Interior
Seismic Imaging of the Earth's Interior: Theoretical and Methodological Achievements in Seismic imaging
Convener: Edi Kissling  | Co-Conveners: Jean-Xavier Dessa , Ivan Koulakov , Stefan Buske 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD146 
Seismic Imaging of the Earth's Interior: Results of active and passive tomography on local, regional and global scales. (co-organized)
Convener: Andrea Morelli  | Co-Conveners: Dapeng Zhao , Ivan Koulakov 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD32 
The QUEST project: progress on inverting seismic waveforms for sources and Earth's structure using 3-D wave propagation
Convener: Heiner Igel  | Co-Convener: Jean-Paul Montagner 
Noise Interferometry: What can we learn from noise ? (co-organized)
Convener: Antonio Villaseñor  | Co-Conveners: Florent Brenguier , Martin Schimmel 
Active seismic investigations of the Earth's crust (co-organized)
Convener: Alireza Malehmir  | Co-Convener: Stefan Buske 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD33 
Imaging the shallow subsurface with seismic and GPR methods (co-organized)
Convener: Lars Nielsen  | Co-Conveners: Klaus Holliger , Hansruedi Maurer , Matthew Yedlin 
Multi-dimensional electromagnetic modelling and inversion
Co-Convener: Pilar Queralt 
Exploring crust and mantle under the oceans: innovative instrumentation, processing and interpretation of ocean-bottom data (co-organized)
Convener: Wolfram Geissler  | Co-Conveners: Hisashi Utada , Karin Sigloch , Daisuke Suetsugu 
Geophysical methods applied to geological storage of CO2 (co-organized)
Convener: Christopher Juhlin  | Co-Convener: Stefan Buske 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD3 
SM4 –  The Lithosphere & the Earth's deep Interior
The Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary (LAB) Dilemma (co-organized)
Convener: Ulrich Achauer  | Co-Conveners: Rainer Kind , Valentin Mikhailov , Alan G. Jones , Jaroslava Plomerova 
Thermal, chemical, and rheological boundary layers: How do they relate to each other? (co-organized)
Convener: Irina M. Artemieva  | Co-Conveners: Nicholas T. Arndt , Lev Vinnik 
Whole mantle and transition zone structure, dynamics and evolution: multidisciplinary perspectives (co-organized)
Convener: Paul Tackley  | Co-Conveners: Andreas Stracke , J. Huw Davies , FUMIKO TAJIMA , Heiner Igel , Hitoshi Kawakatsu , Fenglin Niu 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD47 
The subduction interface: cross-disciplinary views from Geodynamics-Geochemistry-Seismology (co-organized)
Convener: Philippe Agard  | Co-Conveners: Bradley Hacker , Aral Okay , Taras Gerya , José Alberto Padrón-Navarta , Frederik Tilmann , Nina Kukowski , Vicente López Sánchez-Vizcaíno 
Subduction zone dynamics from the surface to the lower mantle (co-organized)
Convener: Susanne Buiter  | Co-Conveners: Francesca Funiciello , Jeroen van Hunen , Marina Manea , Vlad Constantin Manea , Yujiro Ogawa 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD49 
Structure, Composition and Dynamics of the Deep Earth (co-organized)
Convener: Jon Mound  | Co-Convener: Michael Ammann 
SM5 –  Early warning, Prediction & Hazard
Seismic hazard evaluation, precursory phenomena and reliability of prediction (co-organized)
Convener: Michael E. Contadakis  | Co-Conveners: Thomas Xenos , Pier Francesco Biagi 
Time-dependent earthquake occurrence and seismic hazard: physics and statistics (co-organized)
Convener: Gert Zöller  | Co-Conveners: Massimo Cocco , Mark Naylor 
Advancements in Passive Seismic Monitoring of Induced Seismicity
Convener: Roland Gritto  | Co-Conveners: Marco Bohnhoff , Philippe Jousset 
Research and Development in Nuclear Explosion Monitoring (co-organized)
Convener: Dr. Andreas Becker  | Co-Conveners: David Brown , Martin Kalinowski , Lars Ceranna , Yan Jia 
Earthquake Risk and Loss Estimates: New Directions (co-organized)
Geodesy and natural and induced hazards: Progress during 30 years of the WEGENER initiative (co-organized)
Convener: Susanna Zerbini  | Co-Convener: Mustapha Meghraoui 
Seismo electro-magnetic phenomena and earthquakes precursors (co-organized)
Convener: Pier Francesco Biagi  | Co-Conveners: Masashi Hayakawa , Oleg Molchanov , Tommaso Maggipinto 
SM6 –  Co-listed Sessions
Fault zone structure, mechanics and evolution in nature and laboratory
Convener: Fabrizio Agosta  | Co-Conveners: Bob Holdsworth , Steven Smith , Renaud Toussaint 
Inverse Problems and Data Assimilation in Geosciences
Convener: Olivier Talagrand  | Co-Convener: Peter Jan van Leeuwen 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD17 
Signals from subsurface mass transport beneath volcanoes
Convener: Gilberto Saccorotti  | Co-Conveners: Gareth O'Brien , Roberto Scarpa