Swiss Geocomputing Centre kick-off workshop

The Swiss Geocomputing Centre hold its kick-off workshop on the 15, 16 and 17 October 2018. Most of the presentations are now available according to the program and submitted abstracts.

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The Swiss Geocomputing Centre will hold its kick-off workshop on the 15, 16 and 17 October 2018 (register below). There will be scientific talks from researchers from within the faculty as well as external guests. Have a look to the preliminary program, submitted abstracts and register below.


Download abstracts booklet here

Monday 15 October – room Geopolis 2129
Time Title Presenter
15h00-15h15 Welcome words Gregoire Mariethoz
Yury Podladchikov
15h15-16h00 Computational Seismology: Imaging the Earth’s internal structure from local to global scales Andreas Fichtner
16h00-16h15 BioGeoComputing: predicting species distribution in an era of global changes Antoine Guisan
16h15-16h30 CHCLIM25: generating high spatial and temporal resolution climate maps for Switzerland Olivier Broennimann
16h30-17h00 Pause + posters
17h00-17h30 Crustal-scale geophysics and geocomputing applications György Hetényi
17h30-18h00 Forward and inverse modeling for seismic fracture characterization Klaus Holliger
18h00-18h30 Near-surface applied geophysical applications of geocomputing James Irving
From 18h30 Aperitif
Tuesday 16 October – room Geopolis 1612
Time Title Presenter
15h00-15h45 Quantifying and reducing uncertainties on target parameter regions with Gaussian Process models David Ginsbourger
15h45-16h15 Rheological controls on fluid escape structures Yury Podladchikov
16h15-16h45 2D and 3D numerical modelling of crustal- and lithospheric-scale rock deformation during the Alpine orogenic cycle Lorenzo Candioti
Richard Spitz
16h45-17h15 Pause + posters
17h15-17h45 A multi-level networks’ perspective on complex urban systems Céline Rozenblat
17h45-18h15 Environmental data mining: current achievements and new challenges Mikhail Kanevski
18h15-19h00 pTatin3D, an example of problem driven new development in Petsc Library Laetitia Le Pourhiet
Dave May
From 19h00 Workshop Dinner in Lausanne
Wednesday 17 October – room Geopolis 1620
Time Title Presenter
15h00-15h45 Numerical simulations of solid Earth and planetary evolution over billions of years Paul Tackley
15h45-16h15 Reconstructing glacier mass balance over a mountain range using Octopus Vjeran Visnjevic
16h15-16h45 Fast computers for slow geostatistics Gregoire Mariethoz
16h45-17h15 Pause + posters
17h15-17h45 Geophysically-based uncertainty quantification and model selection with geological priors Niklas Linde
17h45-18h15 3D rockfall simulations Francois Noel
18h15-18h30 Closing remarks Gregoire Mariethoz
Yury Podladchikov
From 18h30 Aperitif

Stay tuned and looking forward to meet you in Lausanne !

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Kick-off workshop registration