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Tag Archives: earthquake engineering
23 Apr 2013 Christoph Grützner
Kind of surprising M4.5 earthquake in NE Hungaryhttp://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2013/04/23/kind-of-surprising-m4-5-earthquake-in-ne-hungary/
Last night (22:29 UTC on 22 April) a M4.5 earthquake rattled NE Hungary. The event was shallow (~10 km) and the epicentre was only about...
28 Feb 2013 Christoph Grützner
Earthquake Engineering and Seismology Summer Course in Iceland 2013http://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2013/02/28/earthquake-engineering-and-seismology-summer-course-in-iceland-2013/
The following mail reached us today: “A new International Graduate Summer Course in Iceland 2013: EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING SEISMOLOGY Iceland, 30 May –...
18 Jan 2013 Christoph Grützner
What’s up? The Friday links (53)http://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2013/01/18/whats-up-the-friday-links-53/
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are one of the most important tools in geosciences and can be helpful in almost every discipline. They are widely...
11 Jan 2013 Christoph Grützner
What’s up? The Friday links (52)http://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2013/01/11/whats-up-the-friday-links-52/
The RealClimate blog network published two long articles on the state of the art of sea level rise estimations. Part 1 was written by...
6 Nov 2012 Christoph Grützner
Earthquake prediction – some thoughts and four interviewshttp://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2012/11/06/earthquake-prediction-some-thoughts-and-four-interviews/
Since the L’Aquila trial has caused a lot of attention and an outcry of the scientific community, topics like earthquake prediction and earthquake forecasting...
2 Nov 2012 Christoph Grützner
What’s up? The Friday links (47)http://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2012/11/02/whats-up-the-friday-links-47/
The German research vessel R/V Polarstern is an ice-breaking mega laboratory and the heart of the German arctic and antarctic research. It is maintained...
26 Oct 2012 Christoph Grützner
What’s up? The Friday links (46)http://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2012/10/26/whats-up-the-friday-links-46/
For me the most important geo news this week was the court decision on the L’Aquila trial on Monday. A local court sentenced six...
11 Sep 2012 Christoph Grützner
New paper on archeoseismological investigations in Cologne, Germanyhttp://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2012/09/11/new-paper-on-archeoseismological-investigations-in-cologne-germany/
A new paper has been published online first by Hinzen et al. on their archeoseismological study in Cologne, Germany. During recent archeological excavations, a...
14 Jul 2012 Christoph Grützner
What’s up? The Friday links (38)http://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2012/07/14/whats-up-the-friday-links-38/
Annals of Geophysics (former Annali di Geofisica) published a special volume “Geoethics and geological culture. Reflections from the Geoitalia Conference 2011“. This is pretty...
22 Jun 2012 Christoph Grützner
What’s up? The Friday links (36)http://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2012/06/22/whats-upthe-friday-links-36/
Today is GeoScience Day (Geotag) at RWTH Aachen University! Organized by the Chair of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, this event will start at 9:30...
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works at the Neotectonics and Natural Hazards Group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany. He likes the Mediterranean and uses geophysics to search for ancient earthquakes.See all posts by Christoph Grützner
is a young geologist working on neotectonics and geophysics in arid environments. He is a research staff member of the Neotectonics and Natural Hazards group, RWTH Aachen University.See all posts by Andreas Rudersdorf
is a Senior Lecturer in the Mineralogy-Geology Lab of the Agricultural University of Athens, member of the Aon Benfield-UCL Hazard Research Centre and Hons Research Fellow at the Dept of Earth Sciences at University College London (UCL).See all posts by Ioannis Papanikolaou
has no clue about paleoseimics or geology in general. He is just a freenlancing webdesigner from Aachen, Germany who helped to develop this website.See all posts by Martin Schmidt
Senior seismologist at INGV (Rome), works on earthquake deformation models. Lecturer of seismology and seismic hazard, he believes that we do not understand yet the risk associated to large earthquakes.See all posts by Salvatore Barba
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