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

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
Other organizer:
Federal Foreign Office; Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota) (UN)
Date:
06-31 Oct 2014
Location:
Colombia (Bogotá)
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 developing countries

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How to register

Please download and fill in the application form.
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 12, 2014.
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

Keywords

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