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  • BSSA Special Issue on the Wenchuan Earthquake

    Beautiful fold and faultThe Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America has published a Special Issue on the 2008 Wenchuan, China, Earthquake. This event, also known as the Sichuan Earthquake, was one of the most devastating natural disasters in the last decade. On 12 May, 2008, an earthquake with a magnitude of Mw7.9 happened on the Beichuan fault, leaving at least 69,000 people dead and millions homeless. It is estimated that some $140 billion will be needed to rebuild the damaged infrastructure and houses. more

  • New Paper on Neotectonics of the Lake Ohrid Basin out

    Nadine published a paper on Lake Ohrid at Biogeosciences (open access): Evolution of ancient Lake Ohrid: a tectonic perspective. Authors are N. Hoffmann, K. Reicherter, T. Fernández-Steeger and C. Grützner, Biogeosciences, 7, 3377–3386, 2010; www.biogeosciences.net/7/3377/2010/ – doi:10.5194/bg-7-3377-2010. Enjoy reading!

    Klaus more

  • EGU2011 Vienna

    Not EGU, but Baelo2009 conference. The EGU General Assembly 2011 will take place in Vienna from April, 3 – 8. Deadline for financial support is December, 3. Young scientist can apply for support to attend the meeting, see here for details. Abstract submission is possible online until January, 10. Please note that due to the increasing number of no-shows in the last meetings the EGU committee decided to introduce an abstract submission fee of 40€! In exchange, the registration is 40€ cheaper. Pre-registration will be possible until February, 28. more

  • New publication on Ancient Earthquakes

    GSA has published a new Special Paper on Archaeo- and Paleoseismicity!

    ANCIENT EARTHQUAKES
    M. Sintubin, I.S. Stewart, T. Niemi & E. Altunel, Eds., Geological Society of America Special Papers 471, 280 p., 2010 (ISBN 9780813724713)

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  • Registration for the Corinth 2011 conference

    Kaparelli FaultRegistration

    The online-registration will be available on this website from 15th February 2011. It will be possible to register for the conference, for accommodation and to book excursions. The venue will be at the Kalamaki Beach Hotel close to the Isthmus.

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  • Sessions of the Corinth 2011 conference

    Delphi FaultSessions

    Oral communications and posters are welcome! The sessions will cover a wide area of research fields related to paleoseismicity. Local case studies will be included as well as contributions on methods, latest developments and technological advances. more

  • Organization of the Corinth 2011 conference

    Deformed walls in DelphiOrganization

    The Corinth 2011 conference will be organized by Ioannis D. Papanikolaou (Agricultural Univ. of Athens, Greece; Aon-Benfield Hazard Research Centre, UCL, UK), Klaus Reicherter (RWTH Aachen University, Germany), Andreas Vött (Univ. of Mainz, Germany) and Pablo G. Silva (Univ. of Salamanca, Avila, Spain).

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