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The CIG Webinar Series draws from a pool of experts from mathematicians, to computer scientists, and to geoscientists, among others to bring together a cross-cutting community of faculty, students and researchers to both inform and disseminate knowledge on the tools and methodologies employed to further the study of problems in geodynamics.

The one hour webinars will be held the 2nd Thursday of each month October through May. Webinars will be recorded for later viewing. Reminders and details will be sent out through the cig-all mailing list.

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2019-2020 Webinar Schedule

  Date                                               
  November 14     Richard Styron, GEM Foundation & Earth Analysis, LLC.
The Release of the GEM Global Active Faults Database and Global Seismic Hazard Map.
  December              - AGU -
  January       - winter break -
  February 13 Christy Till, Arizona State University
  March 12

Nicole Gasparini, Tulane University, and
Jane Willenbring, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  April 9 Ved Lekic, University of Maryland
  May 7  Brandon Schmandt, University of New Mexico

 

Do you have a suggestion for or have heard a talk recently you think may interest the CIG community? Let us know by contacting events@geodynamics.org  

NEXT WEBINARS ...

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13  @ 2P PT

tbd

Christy Till, Arizona State University

 


Past Webinars

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 14  @ 2P PT

The Release of the GEM Global Active Faults Database and Global Seismic Hazard Map

Richard Styron, GEM Foundation

In late 2018, the Global Earthquake Model Foundation (GEM) released the initial version of several major products relating to seismic hazard and risk, including the Global Seismic Hazard Map, the Global Seismic Risk Map, and the Global Active Faults Database. Though these are intended primarily to support GEM's mission to reduce earthquake risk, they may be of use or interest to geodynamics researchers and the broader Earth science community. The GEM Global Active Faults Database (github.com/GEMScienceTools/gem-global-active-faults) is a dynamic, evolving compilation of active faults worldwide, currently containing ~14,000 fault traces. Associated metadata describe the geometry, kinematics, slip rates and other parameters relevant to seismic hazard analysis. Metadata completeness varies regionally, with ~75% of faults having some slip rate information. The GEM Global Seismic Hazard Map (globalquakemodel.org/gem) displays the geographic distribution of Peak Ground Acceleration with a 10% probability of exceedance in 50 years, and is derived from a mosaic of national or regional seismic hazard models created by a variety of organizations including the GEM Secretariat. Additional topics of collaboration or mutual beneficial research between the geodynamics and seismic hazard communities will be discussed. [pdf] 

 

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