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PATA Days in Busan, Korea, have started

The 5th PATA Days (5th International INQUA Meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archeoseismology) have started with a great icebreaker party on Sunday. On Monday we went on a field trip to Korea’s east coast and had a look at uplifted Late Quaternary terraces and some relatively young thrust faults. Plus, we visited a nuclear waste deposit site. Today the first presentations will start at 10 a.m. and the first poster session will be held. Here are some impressions from the first days:

 

Upliftes marine terraces

Uplifted marine terraces

A creep meter across a faul tnear a nuclear power plant

A creep meter across a fault near a nuclear power plant

A geology lecture in the field

A geology lecture in the field

Nuclear waste to be stored underground.

Nuclear waste to be stored underground.

The waste disposal site, 100 m below sea level

The waste disposal site, 100 m below sea level

Strong safety measures

Strong safety measures…

...even in the bus

…even in the bus

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Christoph Grützner

Christoph Grützner

works at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge. He likes Central Asia and the Mediterranean and is looking for ancient earthquakes.

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2 Comments

  • Rob | September 24, 2014|01:52 (UTC)

    how do I get one of those cool Paleoseismicity T-shirts?

  • Christoph Grützner | September 24, 2014|13:55 (UTC)

    Currently they are exclusively sold at nuclear waste disposal sites… I’ll send you one.

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