Environmental Seismology at the Seismology of the Americas 2018 Meeting

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Environmental Seismology at the Seismology of the Americas 2018 Meeting

Lipovsky, Bradley
Dear Colleagues,

We invite you to submit Abstracts for this Environmental Seismology session at this year’s joint Seismological Society of America/Latin American and Caribbean Seismological Commission Meeting in Miami (14-17 May).   The abstract deadline is 24 January, and the abstract link is at https://www.seismosoc.org/meetings/abstract-submissions.

Happy New Year,

Brad, Kate, and Rick


Environmental Seismology: Glaciers, Rivers, Landslides and Beyond

Environmental seismology is the study of seismic signals generated at and near the surface created by environmental forces in the atmosphere, hydrosphere or solid Earth. Contributions to this session are welcome on a wide variety of topics including (but not limited to) the seismic signals associated with landslides, rock falls, debris flows, lahars, snow avalanches, cliff or pinnacle resonance, bedload transport, fluid flow in open and confined channels, open water waves, tides, glacial stick-slip, iceberg calving, crevassing, extreme wind and weather and wind turbines or other anthropogenic sources. Contributions that seek to conduct monitoring, create physical or statistical models of source processes or systems, detect events, characterize a wave propagation environment, or interact with other branches of the Earth or social sciences are additionally encouraged.
Session Conveners
Bradley P. Lipovsky, Harvard University, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, <[hidden email]>
Kate Allstadt, U. S. Geological Survey, Geologic Hazards Science Center, <[hidden email]>
Rick Aster, Colorado State University, Geosciences Department, <[hidden email]>
Additional Information on the meeting:

Seismology of the Americas, 14-17 May 2018

Join us this May in Miami, Florida for our first joint international conference with the Latin American and Caribbean Seismological Commission (LACSC). 

This year, our conference will start with an official joint welcoming ceremony and reception on Monday, 14 May at 5 PM.  The conference will feature more than 50 sessions and many events, such as our Women in Seismology Reception, Pint & Poster hours and Mentoring Breakfast. 

In addition to the technical program of poster and oral presentations, there will be an evening of Lightning Talks: quick, five-minute presentations that cover a range of interesting topics. The SSA Award Ceremony and LACSC Business Meetings will be held early evening on Wednesday, 13 May. 

The Seismology of the Americas 2018 Program Committee is led by Co-Chairs Carol Prentice (United States Geological Survey) and Elizabeth Vanacore(University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez).

We hope to see you there! 


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