Earthquake Science Center Seminars

June 2016

Joint ESC/VSC Seminar: Fracturing around magmatic dikes as a precursor to the development of volcanic plugs

  • Monday June 27, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
  • Note day
Speaker:Meredith Townsend, Stanford University
Location:Building 3, Room 3240 (main USGS conference room)
Host:Ole Kaven

Sedimentary and Geophysical Investigations Offshore Sumatra: Riddling the Seafloor for Evidence of Earthquakes and Submarine Landslides

  • Wednesday June 29, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
Speaker:Jay Patton, Humboldt State University
Location:Building 3, Room 3240 (main USGS conference room)

July 2016

Deep Structure and Evolution of the Afro-Arabian Rift

  • Wednesday July 06, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
Speaker:Walter Mooney, USGS
Location:Building 3, Room 3240 (main USGS conference room)

TBA

  • Wednesday July 13, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
Speaker:Jon Stewart
Location:Building 3, Room 3240 (main USGS conference room)

TBA

  • Wednesday July 20, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
Speaker:Khalid Mosalam
Location:Building 3, Room 3240 (main USGS conference room)

Identifying potentially induced seismicity and assessing statistical significance in Oklahoma and California

  • Wednesday July 27, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
Speaker:Mark McClure
Location:Building 3, Room 3240 (main USGS conference room)

August 2016

TBA

  • Wednesday August 03, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
Speaker:Men-Andrin Meier, Caltech
Location:Building 3, Room 3240 (main USGS conference room)
Host:Sarah Minson

Fakequakes: generating kinematic rupture scenarios and synthetic displacement data, an example application to the Cascadia subduction zone.

  • Wednesday August 17, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
Speaker:Diego Melgar, UC Berkeley
Location:Building 3, Room 3240 (main USGS conference room)

TBA

  • Wednesday August 31, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
Speaker:Brent Delbridge, UC Berkeley
Location:Building 3, Room 3240 (main USGS conference room)

September 2016

TBA

  • Wednesday September 21, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
Speaker:Maureen Walton, USGS
Location:Building 3, Room 3240 (main USGS conference room)

October 2016

Consideration of ground motion duration in engineering assessment of building safety

  • Wednesday October 05, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
Speaker:Jack Baker, Stanford
Location:Building 3, Room 3240 (main USGS conference room)

TBA

  • Wednesday October 12, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
Speaker:David Sandwell, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Location:Building 3, Room 3240 (main USGS conference room)
Host:Wayne Thatcher

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