14th International Conference of the Geological Society of Greece – deadline 30 Sept.

Greece is a Disneyland for neotectonics and active faulting research. Some of the most important findings in earthquake science have been achieved in Greece, its historical catalogue is one of the longest on Earth, and paleoseismology, archaeoseismology & tsunami studies are abundant. These are many good reasons to consider registration for the 14th Int’l Conference of the Geological Society of Greece (Thessaloniki, May 25-27, 2016), especially since the programme is full of earthquake science stuff. The deadline for submitting papers is September 30.

This is the conference programme, earthquake/tectonics session are highlighted:

Scientific program

General Sessions

  • G01 Structural Geology and Neotectonics
  • G02 Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
  • G03 Applied Geology (Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Urban Geology, etc.)
  • G04 Mineral Sciences, Petrology, Geochemistry, Isotope Geology and Volcanology
  • G05 Seismology, Geophysics and Physics of the Earth’s Interior
  • G06 Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Environment
  • G07 Earth Sciences and Society (Geotopes, Teaching and Education, Health, Sustainable Development, etc.)
  • G08 Physical Geography, Sedimentology, Quaternary Geology, Karst and Speleology
  • G09 Remote Sensing and Information Technologies in Geosciences
  • G10 Marine Geology and Oceanography
  • G11 Environmental Geosciences

Special Sessions

  • S01 Environmental Geochemistry: mobility and speciation of chemical elements in the system rock-soil-water-plant (endorsed by SEGH) – Conveners: Ariadne Argyraki, Athanasios Godelitsas
  • S02 Holocene geomorphological changes of coastal areasConveners: Konstantinos Vouvalidis, Niki Evelpidou, Dorit Sivan
  • S03 Statistical SeismologyConveners: Eleftheria Papadimitriou, Vassilios Karakostas, Georgios Tsaklidis
  • S04 Probabilistic and deterministic seismic hazard, ground motion and permanent deformation assessment from strong earthquakes of the broader Aegean areaConveners: Costas Papazachos, Basil Margaris
  • S05 Site characterization, estimate of seismic site response and its incorporation into the ground motion predictive modelsConveners: Anastasia Kiratzi, Nikos Theodoulidis, Nikos Klimis, Konstantia Makra
  • S06 Earthquake-induced ground deformationsConveners: Ioannis Koukouvelas, George Papathanassiou
  • S07 Geodetic methods for crustal deformation monitoring – Conveners: Dimitrios Rossikopoulos, Christos Pikridas, Aristidis Fotiou
  • S08 Modeling and monitoring crustal deformation and Aegean geodynamics using GPS/InSAR and geophysical/seismological methodsConveners: Athanassios Ganas, Pierre Briole, Issaak Parcharidis
  • S09 Geospatial technology in education, training, capacity building and outreach; towards STEM promotion and development of skills – Conveners: Nikos Lambrinos, Antonios Mouratidis
  • S10 Geohazard analysis with Remote Sensing and GISConveners: Issaak Parcharidis, Constantinos Loupasakis
  • S11 Multitemporal Remote Sensing data analysis for geoscience applications – Conveners: Michael Foumelis, Georgia Doxani
  • S12 Recent advances in Earth Sciences: monitoring networks, services and products – what do scientists deliver and what does society need – Conveners: Nikolaos Melis, Zafeiria Roumelioti
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Christoph Grützner

works at the Institute of Geological Sciences, Jena University. He likes Central Asia and the Mediterranean and looks for ancient earthquakes.

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