The 15th Swiss Geoscience Meeting is held in Davos on November 17-18. Our group will present the following posters:
- Scarponi M, Hetényi G, Plomerová J, Solarino S, Berthet T, Baron L (2017) High resolution imaging of the Ivrea Geophysical Body: A receiver function and gravity approach.
- Hetényi G, Pistone M, Nábělek PI, Baumgartner L (2017) Lhasa Block partial melt zones: matching geophysical characteristics and petrological origin.
- Hetényi G, Molinari I, Clinton J, Kissling E, Alparray Seismic Network Team, Alparray OBS Cruise Crew, Alparray Working Group (2017) The completed AlpArray Seismic Network.
The German component of the AlpArray program runs under a special program (SPP) of the German Science Foundation, under the title Mountain Building Processes in 4D. The kick-off meeting was held in Potsdam on November 9-10, and hosted all German participants (and more) as well as a number of international AlpArray colleagues. More information on MB-4D can be found on their website: www.spp-mountainbuilding.de
Shiba Subedi has participated at the workshop organized by SERA as part of the National Conference of the Community for Science Education, held in Bucharest, Romania from 2 to 4 November 2017. Shiba presented his work on Seismo@school in Nepal during the workshop. The aim of the workshop was not only to train school teachers but also to exchange expertise in earthquake education from around the world. Keynote speakers were invited from UK, Greece, France, Switzerland, Portugal, and Romania. More than 200 teachers have benefited from the workshop.
SERA (Seismology and Earthquake Engineering Research Infrastructure Alliance for Europe) is working to reduce the risk posed by natural and anthropogenic earthquakes based on innovative research and development projects. The next meeting will be held in London on 15-16 February 2018.
The IvreaArray seismic network (an AlpArray Complementary Experiment) installed earlier this year, now has a DOI and can be officially cited:
Hetényi G, Plomerová J, Solarino S, Scarponi M, Vecsey L, Munzarová H, Babuška V, Jedlička P, Kotek J, Colavitti L (2017) IvreaArray – an AlpArray Complementary Experiment. doi:10.5281/zenodo.1038209
The workshop report of the new ICDP initiative DIVE has been accepted for publication in Scientific Drilling. A link to the publication and doi will follow.
David Whipp from University of Helsinki will be visiting us on 9-10th October. He will give the ISTE institute seminar on Tectonic and geomorphic evolution of the Himalaya from two perspectives on Monday 9th at 17:15 in Géopolis-1620. Everyone welcome!
In the first two weeks of September, we carried out a gravimetry campaign together with Théo Berthet in the Ivrea-Verbano Zone. After surmounting some obstacles and during the >100 stops along the >3000 km journey, we could (sometimes) enjoy the scenery as well:
Even the finest instruments need calibration! For this purpose, Matteo Scarponi has joined a team lead by swisstopo to calibrate UNIL’s CG-5 relative gravimeter on the Interlaken-Jungfraujoch line. The weather was ideal for the survey…
We are happy to announce that the 33rd HKT workshop will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland, from September 10th to 12th, 2018. Further news will appear with time on the conference website: www.unil.ch/hkt2018
We look forward to see you at the meeting and at the pre-conference field-trip in the Alps!