Final Program for the Morelia2012 workshop out now!

The final program of the 3rd INQUA-IGCP 567 Workshop to be held at Morelia (Mexico) from 19 – 23 November 2012 is out now!

Download the pdf here: PROGRAM MORELIA 2012 INQUA WORKSHOP

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3rd INQUA-IGCP567 WORKSHOP PROGRAM Morelia 2012:

SUN, 18th November: Arrival and Accommodation and Registration

  • 16:00 – 20:00 Workshop Registration and documentation (Hotel Alameda)

Av. Madero Pte. 313 Centro Histórico C.P. 58000 Morelia, Michoacán, México

Room Booking for the Workshop

  • 19:00 – 20:00 Reception in the Conference hotel.
  • 21:00 – Dinner

MON, 19th November: 9:00 – 18:00 Centenary of the 1912 Acambay Earthquake

  • 07:00 – 09:30 Travel to Acambay
  • 09:30 – 10:30 Breakfast
  • 11:00 – 12:00 Reception at the Acambay Municipality and Opening Ceremony
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Centenary Outreach Conference (in Spanish) – The 1912 Acambay Earthquake (Victor Hugo Garduño-Monroy & Gerardo Suarez)
  • 13:00 – 15:00 Field-Trip to the 1912 Acambay rupture zone (V.H. Garduño-Monroy; M.A. Rodríguez-Pascua; R. Pérez-López)

Stop1: Normal Acambay fault and surface rupture
Stop2: Secondary Acambay faults and surface ruptures

 

  • 15:00 – 15:30 Tequila Reception offered by the Acambay Municipality
  • 15:30 – 17:00 Lunch
  • 17:30 – 20:00 Back-travel to Morelia
  • 21:00: Dinner

TUE, 20th November: 10:00 – 10:30 Workshop Welcome, Scientific talks, Poster
session (CIAC de Ciudad Universitaria).

 

  • 07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast
  • 08:30 – 09:30 Workshop Registration and documentation (Hotel Alameda)
  • 09:30 – 10:30 Welcome and Workshop Opening Ceremony (Centro Cultural Universitario)

WORKSHOP Organizers: V.H. Garduño-Monroy (Mexico); M.A. Rodriguez-Pascua (Spain)
INQUA Vicepresident: F. Audemard (Venezuela)
INQUA TERPRO President: A. M. Michetti (Italy)
INQUA I.F.G. Paleoseismology: P.G. Silva (Spain)
IGCP 567 Steering Committee: K. Reicherter (Germany)

TUE, 20th November: 10:30 – 18:30. Invited Conferences, Scientific talks, Poster
session

  • 10:30 – 11:00 Session SF.1 Paleoseismology and Earthquake Environmental Effects

20th September Tuesday: Morning A

Session SF.1.1A. Paleoseismology Chairman: C.L. Benavente & F. Audemard

  • 10:30 – 11:00 DAY 1.1. KEY NOTE

Franck Audemard (Venezuela) OVER 4 DECADES OF PALEOSEISMIC STUDIES IN
VENEZUELA: ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES.

  • 11:00 – 11:15 DAY01 1.2.ORAL. PAL

Angela Landgraf (Germany) PALEOSEISMOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS IN THE
NORTHERN TIEN SHAN NEAR BISHKEK

  • 11:15 – 11:30 DAY 01.1.3.ORAL. PAL

Diana C. Soria-caballero (Mexico) PALEOSEISMIC EVIDENCE IN THE SEDIMENTARY
RECORD OF LAS LOMAS IN LA CIENEGA, ZACAPU MICHOACAN.

  • 11:30 – 11:45 DAY 01.1.4.ORAL. PAL

María Ortuño (Spain) HOLOCENE EARTHQUAKES RECORDED AT THE TIP
OF THE PASTORES FAULT SYSTEM, CENTRAL MEXICO

  • 11:45 – 12:00 Coffee break
  • 12:00 – 13:30 Session SF.1 Paleoseismology

20th September Tuesday Morning B

Session SF.1.1B. Paleoseismology Chairman: F. Audemard & C.L. Benavente

  • 12:00 – 12:30 DAY 01.1.5. KEY NOTE

Carlos Lennin Benavente (Perú) SEISMITES AND PALEOTSUNAMIS DEPOSTIS,
ASSESING FOR PALEOSEISMICITY IN PERU

  • 12:30 – 12:45 DAY 01.1.6.ORAL. PAL

Pedro Huerta (Spain) PALEOSEISMIC RECORD IN THE RECENT DEPOSITS
OF URAO LAKE (MERIDA ANDES, VENEZUELA)

  • 12:45 – 13:00 DAY 01.1.7.ORAL. PAL

Magdalena Velázquez-Buccio (Mexico) COSEISMIC STRATIGRAPHY IN HOLOCENE
LACUSTRIAN SEQUENCES OF SAN PEDRO EL ALTO, ESTADO DE MÉXICO

  • 13:00 – 13:15 DAY 01.1.8.ORAL. PAL

M. Luz Rodríguez (Venezuela) PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF PALEOSEISMIC
RESEARCH ON THE SOUTHERN SEGMENT OF THE BOCONÓ FAULT (VENEZUELA)

  • 13:15 – 13:30 DAY 01.1.9.ORAL. PAL

M. Carmen Miranda-Rojas, (CFE México) APPLICATION FOR STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS
TECHNIQUE IN THE CENTRAL PALEOSEISMICITY CERRO PRIETO GEOTHERMAL, MEXICALI, BAJA CALIFORNIA

  • 13:30 – 15:30 Lunch break
  • 15:30 – 16:45 Session SF.2. Earthquake Environmental Effects (Centro Cultural Universitario)

20th September Tuesday Afternoon A

Session SF.2 Earthquake Environmental Effects Chairman: A.M. Michetti & P.G. Silva

  • 15:30 – 16:00 DAY 01.2.1. KEY NOTE

Alessandro M. Michetti (Italy) ASSESSMENT OF SEISMIC SOURCE POTENTIAL
FROM THE EVIDENCE OF PALEOSEISMICITY: EXAMPLES FROM THE PO PLAIN AND THE NEW IAEA TECDOC ON PALEOSEISMOLOGY.

  • 16:00 – 16:15 DAY 01.2.2.ORAL. EEE

Francesca Cinti (Italy) GEOLOGICAL SURVEY EMILIA ROMAGNA
EARTHQUAKE, 2012 (ITALY)

  • 16:15 – 16:30 DAY 01.2.3.ORAL. EEE

Tasakhi Azuma (Japan) ACTIVE FAULTING TRIGERED BY THE LARGE 2011
SUBDUCTION EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN

  • 16:30 – 16:45 DAY 01.2.4.ORAL. EEE

Rafael F. Maldonado (Colombia) COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ENVIRONMENTAL
EFFECTS DURING TWO LARGE EARTHQUAKES: TOHOKU, JAPAN (Mw 9.0, MARCH 11TH

  • 16:45 – 17:00 DAY 01.2.5.ORAL. EEE

Miguel A. Rodríguez-Pascua (Spain) THE 1912 ACAMBAY EARTHQUAKE, REVISITED
AFTER 100 YEARS

  • 17:00 – 17:15 DAY 01.2.6.ORAL EEE

Luca Guerrieri (Italy) GEOLOGICAL EFFECTS INDUCED BY THE 2012 MAY
EMILIA EARTHQUAKE (NORTHERN ITALY): IMPLICATIONS FOR SEISMIC HAZARD ASSESSMENT.

  • 17:15 – 17:30 Coffee break (including free poster session)
  • 17:30 – 18:30 Poster Session Guided (Afternoon session A)

TUE, 20th November: 19:00 – 20:30 Evening ice breaker

  • 19:00 – 20:30 Chelas-Ice breaker
  • 21:00 – Dinner

WED, 21st November: Invited Conferences, Scientific talks, Morelia Excursion

  • 7:30 – 8:45 Breakfast
  • 09:00 – 13:00: Session SF.3. Seismic Hazard: Applications, Engineering and Critical Facilities (Centro Cultural Universitario)

21st November Wednesday Afternoon A

Session SF.2 Seismic Hazard Chairman: A.M. Zuñiga & N.A. Mörner

  • 09:00 – 09:30 DAY 02.3.1. KEY NOTE

F. Ramón Zuñiga (Mexico) INCORPORATION OF PALEOSEISMOLOGICAL DATA
IN THE SEISMIC HAZARD: AN EXAMPLE IN CENTRAL MEXICO

  • 09:30 – 09:45 DAY 02.3.2.ORAL. HAZ

Jorge A. Avila Oliveira (Mexico) HAZARDS OF GEOLOGICAL FAULTS IN MORELIA

  • 09:45 – 10:00 DAY 02.3.3.ORAL. HAZ

Iván Suñé-Puchol (Mexico) ANALOGUE MODEL OF THE SAN PEDRO VOLCANO IN
THE ACAMBAY GRABEN (MÉXICO)

  • 10:00 – 10:15 DAY 02.3.4.ORAL. HAZ

Florencio Lechuga-Valderrabano (Mexico) PALEOSEISMIC PARAMETER DETERMINATION USING THE METHOD OF TRENCHES.

  • 10:15 – 10:30 DAY 02.3.5.ORAL. HAZ

Nils Axel. Mörner (Sweden) SEISMIC HAZARD ASSESSMENT ON A NUCLEAR
WASTE TIME SCALE

  • 10:30 – 10:45 DAY 02.3.6.ORAL. HAZ

Allan Lopez (Costa Rica) ANDERSONIAN AND COULOMB STRESSES IN
CENTRAL COSTA RICA AND ITS FAULT SLIP TENDENCY POTENTIAL: NEW INSIGHTS INTO THEIR ASSOCIATED SEISMIC HAZARD

  • 11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
  • 11:30 – 13:15: Session SF.4. Archaeoseismology

21st November Wednesday Afternoon A

Session SF.2 Archaeoseismology Chairman: K. Reicherter & M.A. Rodríguez-Pascua

  • 11:30 – 12:00 DAY 02.4.1. KEY NOTE

J.L. Giner-Robles & M.A. Rodríguez-Pascua (Spain) ORIENTED FALL STRUCTURES: A REVIEW IN INSTRUMENTAL EARTHQUAKES

  • 12:00 – 12:15 DAY 02.4.2.ORAL. ARCH

Laura Alfonsi (Italy) ARCHAEOLOGY AND GEOLOGY TELL ES-SULTA,
JERICHO: NEOLITHIC EARTHQUAKES

  • 12:15 – 12:30 DAY 02.4.3.ORAL. ARCH

Raúl Pérez-López (Spain) DISCUSSING THE SEISMOGENIC SOURCE FOR THE
EMILIA ROMAGNA SEISMIC SERIES (MAY-2012, ITALY) FROM ORIENTED DAMAGE AND EAEs ANALYSIS

  • 12:30 – 12:45 DAY 02.4.4.ORAL. ARCH

Victor Hugo Garduño-Monroy (Mexico) PROGRESS IN SEISMIC AND ARCHEOSEISMIC
STUDIES IN THE ZONE OF MITLA, OAXACA

  • 12:45 – 13:15 DAY 02.4.5.KEY NOTE

Klaus Reicherter (Germany) FROM THE PRESENT TO THE PAST: DAMAGED
BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES AS SEISMOGRAPHS

  • 13:30 – 15:30. Lunch break
  • 15:30 – 20:00. Excursion: Archaeoseismology in Morelia City (J.L. Giner-Robles, V.H. Garduño, M.A. Rodríguez-Pascua, Raúl Pérez-López)
  • 20:00 – UMSNH Chamber Orchestra Concert (optional)
  • 21:00 – Dinner

THU, 22nd November: Invited Conferences, Scientific talks, Poster session

  • 07:30 – 08:45 Breakfast
  • 09:00 – 13:00: Session SF.5. Active Tectonics and Earthquake Geology (Centro Cultural Universitario)

22th November Thursday Session SF.5 Earthquake Geology

Chairman: C. Costa & R. Pérez-López

  • 09:00 – 09:30 DAY 03.5.1. KEY NOTE

Carlos H. Costa (Argentina) NEOTECTONIC STUDIES OF HAZARDOUS FAULTS IN
THE CENTRAL ANDES: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES

  • 09:30 – 09:45 DAY 03.5.2.ORAL. QUAKE

Yasmin S. Martínez-Marmolejo (Mexico) SEARCHING FOR THE CONTINUATION OF THE FAULT IN THE NORTHEAST FRONTIER IN SONORA; BY MORPHOSTRUCTURAL ANALYSIS

  • 09:45 – 10:00 DAY 03.5.3.ORAL. QUAKE

Choi Jin-Hyuck (Korea) SLIP COMPENSATION AND STRUCTURAL MATURITY
OF LINKED FAULT SEGMENTS: A CASE STUDY OF THE BOGD RUPTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE 1957 GOBI-ALTAY EARTHQUAKE, MONGOLIA

  • 10:00 – 10:15 DAY 03.5.4.ORAL. QUAKE

Graciela M. Suvires (Argentina) ANALYSIS MORPHOTECTONIC CONTROLS IN THE
CENTRAL ANDES OF ARGENTINA.

  • 10:15 – 10:30 DAY 03.3.5.ORAL. QUAKE

Pablo G. Silva (Spain) THE ZANCLEAN FLOODING IN THE GIBRALTAR ARC
(SOUTH SPAIN): PROXY DATA ON PLIOCENE INDUCED SEISMICITY BY THE MEDITERRANENA SEA REFILLING

  • 10:30 – 11:00. Coffee break11:00 – 12:00. Poster Session Guided (Morning session B)
  • 12:00 – 13:30. INQUA I.F.G. Paleoseismology and Active Tectonics Business Meeting
  • 13:30 – 15:30. Lunch break

22th November Thursday

Workshop on Earthquake Data Bases, Management and Social Media
Chairman: L. Guerrieri & C. Grützner

  • 15:30 – 15:50 DAY 03.4.1. SPECIAL TALK

Christoph Grützner (Germany) SOCIAL MEDIA AND WEB 2.0 IN EARTHQUAKE
GEOLOGY

  • 15:50 – 16: 00 DAY 03.4.2. SPECIAL TALK

Luca Guerrieri (Italy) INTRODUCTION TO THE INQUA EEE CATALOGUE.

  • 16:00 – 18:00 DAY 03.4.3.

L. Guerrieri (Italy); E. Vittori (Italy); A. M. Blumetti (Italy); P.G. Silva (Spain)
TRAINING COURSE ON THE ON_LINE INQUA EEE CATALOGUE MANAGEMENT

  • 18:30 – 19:30. Closure Ceremony and Conference

22th November Thursday Workshop Closure Conference

  • 18:30 – 19:15 DAY 03.4.4. CONFERENCE

Gerardo Suarez (Mexico) QUANTITATIVE EVALUATION OF HISTORICAL
EARTHQUAKES ON THE MEXICAN VOLCANIC BELT.

  • 19:30 Closure Ceremony
  • 20:00 -Bola Suriana Concert
  • 21:00 Dinner

FRI, 23rd November: FIELD-TRIP Active Faults in the Pátzcuaro Lake

  • 07:30 – 08:45 Breakfast
  • 09:00: Field-trip: Active Faults in the Pátzcuaro Lake

V H Garduño Monroy, I Israde Alcantara, M A Rodríguez Pascua, A Pola, J L Macias
Stop1: El Estribo Landslide
Stop2: Jaracuaro Blocks and Trenches
Stop3: Uricho deformation
Stop4: Patazcuaro 1858 earthquakes

  • 18:00: Comeback to Morelia
  • 20:00 – Conference Dinner Traditional Mexican food and live folk music

SAT, 24th November: End, Departure

  • 07:30 – 08:45 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Departure, End of the workshop

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POSTER SESSIONS (Guided): TUE, 20th November (Afternoon Session A)

 

  1. Castro Valerio 04.1.1 POSTER POSIBLES DEFORMACIONES SISMICAS SEDIMENTARIAS EN EL MAAR LA ALBERCA, VALLE DE SANTIAGO, GUANAJUATO (MEXICO)
  2. Da-qua Yao 04.1.2 POSTER PILOT STUDY OF TECTONIC ACTIVE BEHAVIOR IN AREA OFXIAN SINCE LATE- QUATERNARY
  3. Giner_Robles Jorge L. 04.1.3 POSTER GEOLOGICAL STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF SURFACE DEFORMATIONS OF MORELIA FAULT SYSTEMS
  4. Perez-Lopez Raúl 04.1.4 POSTER SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL ANYSOTROPY FOR THE QUATERNARY TECTONIC SLIP-RATE WITHIN THE TRANSMEXICAN VOLCANIC BELT
  5. Hiun-Tae Kim 04.1.5 POSTER PRELIMINARY STUDY ON AIRBORNE LIDAR PROCESSING AND INTERPRETATION FOR LOCATING POSSIBLE ACTIVE FAULTS IN SOUTH KOREA
  6. Porfido Sabina 04.1.6 POSTER APPLICATION OF THE ESI SCALE: CASE STUDY OF THE FEBRUARY 4, 1976 GUATEMALA EARTHQUAKE
  7. Rodríguez-Pascua Miguel A. 04.1.7 POSTER POLIGENETIC SAND VOLCANOES GENERATED BY A SINGLE EVENT: THE EARTHQUAKE OF THE EMILIA ROMAGNA (2012/05/20; MW=5.9) (ITALY)
  8. Giner_Robles Jorge L. 04.1.8 POSTER POSTSEISMIC EARTHQUAKE ARCHAEOLOGICAL EFFECTS (EAES) IN MORELIA AND PATZCUARO CITIES (MICHOACAN, MEXICO)
  9. Giner_Robles Jorge L. 04.1.9 POSTER MEASURES OF ORIENTED DAMAGE AFFECTING BUILDINGS BY THE LORCA 2011 EARTHQUAKE (MW 5.2): APPLICATION TO ARCHAEOSEISMOLOGY
  10. Martín-González Fidel 04.1.10 POSTER ORIENTATION OF EARTHQUAKE ARCHAEOLOGICAL EFFECTS IN THE 6.3 ML CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES (2011) (NEW ZEALAND)

 

POSTER SESSIONS (Guided): THU, 22nd November (Morning Session B)

  1. Zamora Natalia 04.2.1 POSTER SEISMOTECTONIC AND GEODYNAMIC DATA FOR TSUNAMI MODELING IN CENTRAL AMERICA. A FIRST STEP FOR PROBABILISTIC TSUNAMI HAZARD ASSESSMENT (PTHA).
  2. Zamora Natalia 04.2.2 POSTER TSUNAMI NUMERICAL MODELING ALONG NICOYA PENINSULA, NW COSTA RICA
  3. Perez-Lopez Raúl 04.2.3 POSTER LICHENOMETRIC AGE MEASURED ON ROCK-FALLS RELATED TO THE HISTORICAL SEISMICITY AFFECTING LORCA (MURCIA, SE OF SPAIN).
  4. Mendoza-Ponce Avith 04.2.4 POSTER STUDY OF THE STABILITY OF b-VALUE TO SEISMOTECTONICS REGIONS OF MEXICO.
  5. Garduño Monroy Victor H. 04.2.5 POSTER EVIDENCE OF PAST SEISMS IN CUSCO (PERU) AND TZINTZUNTZAN (MEXICO): CULTURAL RELATIONS
  6. Azorla Grecia 04.2.6 POSTER MACROSEISMIC DATA IN MICHOACAN, MEXICO,  DURING THE 19TH CENTURY
  7. Carranza Ana 04.2.7 POSTER STRATIGRAPHY AND PALEOENVIROMENTS  FROM ACAMBAY PALEO LAKE BASED IN A 21.5 M CORE FROM THE DEPOCENTER OF THE BASIN)
  8. Garduño Erica 04.2.8 POSTER LICACIONES DEL ANÁLISIS DE ANILLOS DE  CRECIMIENTO DE LOS ÁRBOLES EN EVENTOS GEOLÓGICOS-AMBIENTALES  EN MICHOACAN: DENDROCRONOLOGÍA Y DENDROGEOMORFOLOGÍA.
  9. Danielle Pinti 04.2.9 POSTER (U-TH)/HE THERMOCHRONOLOGY OF FAULT  REACTIVATION OF THE ST. LAWRENCE RIFT SYSTEM, QUEBEC, CANADA.
  10. Jimenes Adrian 04.2.11 POSTER POSTER ANALISIS DEL FALLAMIENTO Y  FRACTURAMIENTO DEL VOLCAN CHICHONAL Y SU RELACION CON LOS  PELIGROS GEOLOGICOS POR SISMICIDAD
  11. Israde Isabel 04.2.12 POSTER EVOLUCIÓN DE LA SEDIMENTACIÓN LACUSTRE  DEL SECTOR ORIENTE DEL GRABEN DE ACAMBAY EN BASE AL REGISTRO DE DIATOMEAS DEL PLEISTOCENO TARDIO

 

Workshop Leaders

Victor Hugo Garduño Monroy (Michoacan University, Mexico) – vhgardunom@gmail.com
Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Pascua (Geological Survey of Spain, Spain) – ma.rodriguez@igme.es
Pablo G. Silva (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain) – pgsilva@usal.es
Klaus Reicherter (RWTH Aachen University, Germany) – k.reicherter@nug.rwth-aachen.de

Organizing Committee

Secretary: Pablo G. Silva (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain) – pgsilva@usal.es
Edition Coordination: Raúl Pérez-López (IGME, Spain)  – r.perez@igme.es
Raúl Pérez López (IGME, SPAIN), Victor Hugo Garduño Monroy (UMSNH, MEX), Miguel Angel Rodríguez Pascua (IGME, SPAIN), Pablo G. Silva (USAL, SPAIN), Gerardo Suárez (UNAM, MEX), Ramón Zúñiga (UNAM, MEX), Arturo Oliveros (INAH, MEX), Jorge Luis Giner Robles (UAM, SPAIN), Gerardo Sánchez Díaz (UMSNH, MEX), José Luis Macías (UNAM, MEX), María del Sol Hernández (UNAM, MEX), Ramón Zuñiga (MEX), Klaus Reicherter (RWTH Aachen, GER), Christoph Grützner (RWTH Aachen, GER),

Scientific Committee

F. A. Audemard (VEN), S. Baize,(FRA), S. Barba (ITA), T. Bardají (SP), C.L. Benavente (Perú); C. Costa (ARG), T. Fernández-Steeger (GER), V. H. Garduño-Monroy (MEX), J. L. Giner-Robles (SP), C. Grützner (GER), L.,Guerreri (ITA), I. Israde (MEX), Y.S. Kim (KOR), J. L. Macías (MEX), S. Marko (ISR), J. McCalpin (USA), A.M.Michetti (ITA), K. Okomura (JPN), A. Oliveros (MEX), I. Papanikolaou (GRE), R. Pérez-López (SP), K. Reicherter (GER),T. Rockwell (USA), M. A. Rodríguez-Pascua (SP), P. G. Silva (SP), G. Suárez (MEX), R. Zuñiga (MEX).

Training Course on Earthquake data bases mamagement (EEE Catalogue) and Social Media

L. Guerrieri (ITA), C. Grützner (GER), E. Vittori (ITA), A.M. Blumetti (ITA), P. G. Silva (SPAIN)

Field trip – organization

V. H. Garduño Monroy (Mexico), M. A. Rodríguez Pascua (Spain), R. Pérez López (Spain), J. L. Giner Robles (Spain), I Israde Alcantara (Mexico), A Pola (Mexico), J L Macias (Mexico), L. Susana Osorio Ocampo (Colombia)

Secretary Assistants

Mireya Martinez(UMSNH, MEX)
Begoña Bautista (USAL, SPAIN)
Mexico Student Helpers UMSNH
Diana Soria Caballero
Magdalena Velázquez-Buccio
Erika Garduño
Gerardo Bermejo Santoyo
Emmanuel Olvera Garcia
L. Susana Osorio Ocampo

 

HOW TO GET MORELIA :

MEXICO CITY AIRPORT
It is very important to take a certified taxi from the airport. You will find the ticket offices inside the airport, once you purchase the ticket, they will lead you to your official taxi.
If you feel adventurous you can take the metro from the airport. The closest station is TERMINAL AEREA (yellow line); it is located just outside terminal 1 of the airport. The ticket costs MX$ 3.00
NOTE: As in most big cities be careful with pick pocketing

 

HOW TO GET TO MORELIA
By Bus: If you are traveling from Mexico city the easiest and most comfortable way is to get a bus from OBSREVATORIO bus station which is located on the west side of the city. The best bus to get is the ETN Company; they are very reliable and comfortable buses. Buses to Morelia depart every 30 minutes and it will cost you MX$ 400 (€ 25). The bus takes four hours to get to Morelia. ETN – http://www.etn.com.mx
Business Class
Reservations (Morelia)
(443) 313-7440
Reservations (México, D.F.)
5277-6529
BUS TIME-TABLES
MÉXICO (OBSERVATORIO)-MORELIA
1:00, 6:15, 7:00, 7:45, 8:30, 9:15, 10:00, 10:45, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30, 17:00, 17:30, 18:00, 18:30, 19:00, 21:15, 22:30, 24:00
MORELIA – MÉXICO (OBSERVATORIO)
2:00, 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 7:45, 8:45, 9:15, 10:00, 10:45, 11:20, 11:45, 12:30, 13:00, 13:15, 13:45, 14:15, 14:45, 15:30, 16:15, 16:45, 17:15, 17:45, 18:30, 19:30, 20:45, 24:00 24:00.

By metro: It is possible to take the metro from the airport to arrive to bus station
OBSERVATORIO in which you can take the bus to Morelia. The closest station is TERMINAL AEREA (yellow line); it is located just outside the terminal 1 of the airport. Get off at PANTITLAN and change to the pink line which goes all the way to OBSERVATORIO station.

By plane: There is also the possibility of taking a flight from Mexico City’s airport with
AEROMEXICO or AEROMAR. Unless your flight is connected to arrive straight to Morelia form another country, this option is not recommended as it is very expensive and it will take you the same time as the bus, by the time you have checked in and travelled from the airport to Morelia City Centre. There are direct flights to Morelia from major cities in the US (Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston and others).

CURRENCY
The currency in Mexico is Peso (MX$), although dollars are accepted in certain hotels, restaurants and shops.
Exchange rates:
€ 1 = $ 16.08
US$ 1 = $ 13.10
You can exchange money in banks or in casas de cambio. We recommend:
Scotia bank Inverlat
Av. Las Americas s/n. Col. Las Americas
Open from Monday to Friday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm

WEATHER
During the month of November the average high is 26ºC and the average low 8ºC. Early  morning and night is when you get the lowest temperatures. It is recommended to dress in layers wearing a warm jumper over shirts or t-shirts.

WHAT TO BRING
Light jackets and jumpers are recommended for the morning and evening, shorts for warm days or fieldtrips, Hats, caps and sunglasses are also useful to cover from the sun, insect repellent is advised for fieldtrips

TOURIST OFFICE
The tourist office is located in:
Nigromante 79, Col. Centro
Tel 312-8081
FULL INFORMATION
http://www.acambay1912.org

Where is it?

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Who was it?

Christoph Grützner
works at the Neotectonics and Natural Hazards Group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany. He likes the Mediterranean and uses geophysics to search for ancient earthquakes.