We are aiming to organize a special issue titled: Earthquakes and active tectonics in regions of slow lithospheric deformation: towards a re-evaluation of Stable Continental Regions (SCRs). This special issue will complement a session on Intraplate Tectonics and Seismicity at the 37th International Geological Congress to be held in Busan, Korea in September 2024. The abstract for the IGC session is below, followed by our solicitation for contributions to the special issue. If you are interested in submitting an article to the special issue, please let us know a tentative title your list of authors by the 15th of December 2023.
We hope that you will join us in Busan and consider submitting your intraplate research to our special issue.
The editors: Klaus Reicherter, Beau Whitney, Sambit Naik, Pierre Arroucau, Christoph Grützner, Stéphane Baize, Jim McCalpin
The 12th international PATA Days will be held in Los Andes, Chile, 6-11 October, 2024. PATA stands for Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics, Archaeoseismology and it is the main activity of the paleoseismology community within INQUA’s TERPRO commission.
The 2022 PATA Days were held in Provence, France, from 25 – 30 September. Traditionally, we publish 4-page extended abstracts. The full volume containing 58 contributions is now available for download here: https://zenodo.org/record/7736477. You can cite it as: Baize, S., & Rizza, M. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th International INQUA Workshop on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archaeoseismology (“PATA Days”) 25 – 30 September 2022, Aix-En-Provence, FRANCE. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7736477
INQUA TERPRO‘s project Lemon will run a winter school on “Active Tectonics And Climate Change Driven Landscape Evolution” from 16-19 January, 2023, in Palermo, Sicily.
During the 16th and 17th of January, there will be talks by young and experienced researchers. Attendants are invited to share research and gather helpful tips and new collaborations through Pico-Talks (a 5-minutespeech followed by an interactive Q&A session).
During two days of fieldwork, experienced researchers will show crucial locations in western Sicily (the 18thand 19thof January).
To date, scheduled field trips are:
Relative sea-level changes evidence in the Vito Peninsula (led by Fabrizio Antonioli);
Active tectonics and its interaction with sea level changes in South Western Sicily (led by Luigi Ferranti & Pierfrancesco Burrato);
Archaeo-seismological evidence of historical earthquakes within the Archaeological Park of Segesta (led by Carla Bottari).
Please follow the link for detailed information on the Winter School:
The PATA Days in France are just a few days away. Get in the right mood by checking out the programme or by reading the (short) abstracts. The field trip guide for the post-conference excursion is also available for download here. The official website has all the important news concerning logistics etc.: https://patadays-2022.sciencesconf.org/
Here is the 2nd circular for the PATA Days in Southern France, September 2022. First important deadline: 30 April for submitting the short abstract (300 words). For more information visit http://patadays-2022.sciencesconf.org
We are happy to announce that the organization of the PATA Days in France has progressed: the conference will occur during the last week of September 2022, i.e. from 26th (Monday) to 30th (Friday). Save the dates! PATA stands for Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics, Archaeoseismology and is supported by INQUA‘s TERPRO commission. Learn more about the history of the PATA Days here.
The venue and further details will be fixed in the upcoming weeks. Also, registration is not possible yet. Meanwhile, have a look at the website with info on the programme, the scientific sessions, and the planned excursions: pata-days.org. See you all in France!
This year’s EGU will be held from 19-30 April. It will be another virtual conference, which is why it’s named vEGU21. Anyway, there are many interesting sessions, and a couple of them could be very interesting for paleoseismologists, earthquake geologists, and active tectonics aficionados. For example, EDITH is also a project of INQUA‘s TERPRO commission.
The 2020 PATA Days in Chile, originally planned for November this year, had to be postponed to November 2021. Let’s keep the enthusiasm for the realization of this nice congress in the coastal Atacama Desert of northern Chile! On 18 December, 2020 there will be a webinar including lectures on paleoseismology and seismic hazard, as well as an introduction to recent advances in active tectonics along the major northern Chile seismic gap. In addition, the first short-abstract volume in digital version will be released.
Paleoseismicity.org is a page dedicated to scientists and everyone else interested in paleoseismology, archeoseismology, neotectonics, earthquake archeology, earthquake engineering and related topics. Different authors irregularly write about recent papers, field work, problems, conferences or just interesting things that they come across. We intend to provide a platform for discussion and scientific exchange. Interested in joining as an author? Please contact us!