EGU 2018 Environmental Seismology session GM2.3/CR2.6/GI3.15/GMPV10.3/HS11.18/NH4.6/SM 1.04/SSS13.22

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EGU 2018 Environmental Seismology session GM2.3/CR2.6/GI3.15/GMPV10.3/HS11.18/NH4.6/SM 1.04/SSS13.22

Anne Schöpa
Dear colleagues, 

Happy New Year! 
The abstract submission deadline for the 2018 EGU is fast approaching. 
Therefore, we would like to take the liberty again to invite you to submit an abstract to the EGU 2018 session on Environmental Seismology. 

The EGU General Assembly 2018 that will take place in Vienna from 08–13 Apr 2018. 

GM2.3/CR2.6/GI3.15/GMPV10.3/HS11.18/NH4.6/SM 1.04/SSS13.22 
Environmental Seismology: 
Deciphering Earth’s surface processes with seismic methods (co-organized)
Convener: Anne Schöpa  Co-Conveners: Wei-An Chao, Velio Coviello, Florent Gimbert, Andrea Manconi 

The deadline for the receipt of abstracts is Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 13:00 CET.

Piero Poli, MIT

Seismic techniques are becoming widely used to detect and quantitatively characterise a wide variety of natural processes occurring at the Earth’s surface. These processes include mass movements such as landslides, rock falls, debris flows and lahars; glacial phenomena such as icequakes, glacier calving/serac falls, glacier melt and supra- to sub-glacial hydrology; snow avalanches; water storage and water dynamics phenomena such as water table changes, river flow turbulence and fluvial sediment transport. Where other methods often provide limited spatial and temporal coverage, seismic observations allow recovering sequences of events with high temporal resolution and over large areas. These observational capabilities allow establishing connections with meteorological drivers, and give unprecedented insights on the underlying physics of the various Earth’s surface processes as well as on their interactions (chains of events). These capabilities are also of first interest for real time hazards monitoring and early warning purposes. In particular, seismic monitoring techniques can provide relevant information on the dynamics of flows and unstable slopes, and thus allow for the identification of precursory patterns of hazardous events and timely warning.

This session aims at bringing together scientists who use seismic methods to study Earth surface dynamics. We invite contributions from the field of geomorphology, cryospheric sciences, seismology, natural hazards, volcanology, soil system sciences and hydrology. Theoretical, field based and experimental approaches are highly welcome.

We look forward to receiving your contributions. 

“From process to signal - advancing environmental seismology” 
You are also invited to submit your scientific papers to this special issue until the end of July 2018. 

Sincerely yours, 
the session conveners

Anne Schöpa
Wei-An Chao
Velio Coviello
Florent Gimbert
Andrea Manconi

Dr. Anne Schöpa
Section 5.1 Geomorphology
Building F, Room 427
Tel.: +49 (0)331/288-28828
Fax: +49 (0)331/288-1814
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Public Law Foundation State of Brandenburg
D-14473 Potsdam

Seismic signal analysis of the Askja caldera July 2014 landslide: 

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