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

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
Date:
12 Aug - 06 Sep 2013
Location:
Germany (Potsdam)
Venue:
GFZ, Telegrafenberg, Potsdam
The GFZ carries out annual training courses on 'Seismology and Seismic Hazard Assessment'. These 4-weeks courses are part of the educational and training program of the GFZ Potsdam, the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and UNESCO, 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 earthquake-prone developing countries.
The courses are sponsored by Federal Foreign Office of Germany.

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How to register

Please download the application form. Deadline for submission is May 15, 2013.


Keywords

Themes:
Risk Identification & Assessment, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Earthquake
Countries:
Germany
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