Seismology Division Events for EGU24

Seismology Division Events for EGU24
Hello fellow Seismologists!

The exciting time of the EGU General Assembly is upon us, and we are looking forward to reconnecting with all of you at EGU24. Through this blog, we would like to bring your attention to the events that are organised by the Seismology Division and ECS Representatives of the Seismology Division during EGU24. Grab your calendar, and make sure to come and meet us on many of these events!



Sunday April 14th

15:00-18:00 – ECS Icebreaker (CopaBeach Vienna)

Join us on Sunday afternoon for the joined SM, G, and GD division pre-GA BYO Icebreaker to connect with each other before the official GA starts. We will meet at 15h at the Copa Beach, which is next to Austria Center Vienna. This event is a Bring Your Own event, so don’t forget to bring your own drinks and snacks!





18:30 – EGU24 Opening Reception (Foyer F)

Join us to the EGU24 opening reception after the initial social event. It’s just a few minutes walking away.







Monday April 15th, 14:00-15:00

Meet the ECS Representatives, EGU booth

Overwhelmed and want to take a short break during your first day? Come to the EGU booth and meet SM division ECS representatives and find out what we are doing and what we have planned for you this GA.


Feeling intersdisciplinary?

Attend Geodesy 101: Monday April 15th, 12:45-13:45 – Geodesy 101, Room 1.15/16



Tuesday April 16th, 12:45 – 13:45

12:45 – Short Course Seismology 101 (Room N2)

New to seismology? Want to pull your friends into seismology? Or are you need of digging up the basics of seismology? Join us at the Seismology 101 short course (SC5.4). We will take you through the basics of seismology, from earthquake location techniques to tomographic imaging. We will also touch upon useful tools like and more. Questions are highly encouraged! Be sure to also have a look at the other 101 short courses!


Feeling interdisciplinary?

Attend Geodynamics 101: Tuesday April 16th, 16:15 – 18:00- Geodynamics 101: Numerical modelling, Room -2.85/86



19:00 – 20:00 – Beno Gutenberg Medal Lecture and SM Division Outstanding ECS Award Lecture (Room G2)


Join us for these medal and award lectures!

Beno Gutenberg Medal Lecture by Jaroslava Plomerová, and SM Division Outstanding ECS Award Lecture by Stephen P. Hicks.




Wednesday April 17th, 12:45–13:45

12:45 – Seismology Division Meeting (Room D2)

Join us for this year’s Seismology Division Meeting. Here the Division President Alice-Agnes Gabriel will present the newest information about our division and the ECS Seismology Team will inform you about their activities of the last year.


Feeling interdisciplinary?

Attend Geology 101 and Tectonics 101:



19:00 – SM Early Career Scientist social dinner (Bier und Bierli, Vienna)

Join us on Wednesday for the Early Career Scientist (ECS) social dinner of the Seismology Division. This will be the perfect opportunity to meet/reconnect with fellow ECSs of the Seismology Division. Also, you can meet the ECS Seismology Representatives Team and hear all about our activities and how to join. The dinner will be at Bier und Bierli ( at 19:00. Please sign up here by April 9th.



Additional events:

All the networking events can be found on the pop-up event page of EGU.

Do you want to know more about the different geoscientific fields? All of the short courses and 101 courses can be found here.

Looking forward to seeing you all at EGU24!

All the best,
The ECS Representatives of the Seismology Division



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