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  • Geology of Shoes – Shoes of Geology

    If you are looking for a last minute Christmas present, these shoes might not be the right choice. Also, I am not exactly sure if it’s too nerdy, but the idea is great and the shoes are beautiful. Think about customized shoes with the geological map of your home area…  more

  • Session on Active Tectonics and the Earthquake Cycle at EGU 2014

    Dear all,
    just before everybody is leaving for the AGU to San Francisco, we want to draw your attention to our session at the EGU 2014 (27 April – 02 May) in Vienna about:

    Active Tectonics and the Earthquake Cycle (TS5.1/NH4.10/SM2.7) co-sponsored by GSA-SGT

    Active Tectonics studies may shed light onto the understanding of the long-term and short-term deformation patterns in intraplate domains and along plate boundaries. A wide range of approaches such as paleoseismology, paleogeodesy, paleotsunami investigations, tectonic geomorphology and high-resolution datation methods bring unprecedented constraints on the identification of active structures, the distribution of associated deformation and the size and timing of past earthquakes. This, in turn, may be used to better understand i) the earthquake cycle through the characterization of its inter-seismic, co-seismic and post-seismic periods and ii) related hazard (including earthquake, tsunami and triggered mass movements) through the characterization of recurrence patterns.
    This session seeks contributions on the study of earthquake-prone areas in interplate and intraplate regions that combine approaches such as earthquake geology and geomorphology, seismotectonics, geophysical imaging (including GPR and seismics) and remote sensing (including InSAR and LiDAR surveys). We also encourage contributions that incorporate such observations into seismic hazard assessment.

    Deadlines are November, 29 for Support Applications and January, 19 for Abstract Submission.

    Looking forward to an interesting session and see you in Vienna,
    the conveners,
    Matthieu Ferry, Geosciences Montpellier, France
    Kris Vanneste, Royal Observatory, Belgium
    Esther Hintersberger, University of Vienna, Austria


  • 4th PATA days Aachen 2013 – Deadline for registration approaching

    Dear colleagues,

    the 4th International INQUA meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archeoseismology (PATA days) will take place from 9 – 15 October, 2013 in Aachen, Germany. Deadline for registration and abstract submission is (4 pages extended abstracts) 15 July 2013.

    We invite you to register and submit extended abstracts to the following sessions: more

  • Registration for the PATA-Days now online (Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics, Archeoseismology; 9-15 October 2013, Aachen)

    Dear friends and colleagues,

    the registration for the PATA-Days is now online at We used the acronym now to avoid the long title (4th International INQUA Meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archeoseismology, 9-15 October, Aachen, Germany) and to do a favour to our Spanish friends…

    Please find all information at the new website, including the abstract template.

    The deadline for registration and abstract submission is 15 July.


  • Geo-sites meme: 101 American Geo-Sites You’ve Gotta See

    Callan Bentley from Mountain Beltway had the idea to list the 101 American Geo-Sites mentioned in Albert B. Dickas’ book and to mark those he has already visited. The whole thing became kind of popular in the geoblogosphere, and this KMZ by one of Callan’s readers allows to explore the 101 outcrops one definitely has to visit in the US. So now here’s my list, in bold the places I’ve visited (as you will see, there are far much still to be seen than I’ve already visited!):

    1. Wetumpka Crater, Alabama
    2. Exit Glacier, Alaska
    3. Antelope Canyon, Arizona
    4. Meteor Crater, Arizona
    5. Monument Valley, Arizona
    6. Prairie Creek Pipe, Arkansas
    7. Wallace Creek, California
    8. Racetrack Playa, California
    9. Devils Postpile, California
    10. Rancho La Brea, California more
  • 10th Symposium on Engineering Geology and the Environment, 15-17 August 2012, Villa Carlos Paz City, Argentina

    The Asociación Argentina de Geología Aplicada a la Ingeniería (ASAGAI), Argentina National Group of the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG), invite you to participate in the Symposium that will be held on August 15, 16 and 17, 2012 at Villa Carlos Paz City, Cordoba Province, Argentina.

    Download the conference flyer here.


    • Groundwater
    • Engineering geological mapping
    • Work cases
    • Contamination of natural resources
    • Applied engineering geology education
    • Geotechnical studies
    • Environmental evaluation of plans, projects and works
    • Geoindicators
    • Environmental geology
    • Water resources management
    • Construction materials
    • Land planning
    • Geologic hazards
    • Engineering-geological problems in works
    • Recuperation of degraded lands

    Größere Kartenansicht

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