International training course on seismology, seismic data analysis, hazard assessment and risk mitigation

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
Date:
17 Sep - 21 Oct 2012
Location:
Morocco (Rabat, Ifrane)
Language:
English

Background

The GFZ carries out annual training courses on 'Seismology and Seismic Hazard Assessment'. These 5-weeks courses are part of the educational and training program of UNESCO and the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, in the field of geosciences and disaster mitigation. They are a major German contribution to the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction ISDR. The courses provide theoretical fundamentals and practical training in applied seismology, microzonation, seismic hazard assessment and risk estimation, especially for geoscientists and engineers from developing countries.

Programme

• Fundamentals of Seismology, Seismometry, Instrumentation, Seismogram Analysis,
• Earthquake Source Parameter
• Computer-assisted seismogram analysis and source parameter determination
• Risk Estimation


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How to register

Download and fill out application. The application can be sent by mail, fax or in a scanned form by email and should have reached the secretariat not later than June 15, 2012.

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences(GFZ)
Secretariat of Seismology Training Course
Dr. Claus Milkereit
Telegrafenberg
D-14473 Potsdam
Germany

Fax: +49 3312881296 or 1204
E-mail: course-un@gfz-potsdam.de

Deadline for submission is June 15, 2012.

 


Keywords

Themes:
Risk Identification & Assessment
Hazards:
Earthquake
Countries:
Morocco
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