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EGU Seismology ECS Team

We are a team coming from mixed places with various interests: Janneke does her DPhil in DIAS, Dublin and is the Seismology ECS point of contact. Javier joint recently from Chile and is doing his DPhil in DGF, Universidad de Chile. Eric is finishing up his DPhil in Vienna, Austria and takes care of our Twitter account. Michaela is doing her DPhil in ETH, Swiss. Maria is doing her first PostDoc in DIAS, Dublin and since recently she is the editor-in-chief for the blog. Nienke hangs around in the University of Cambridge, UK and Walid is starting a PostDoc in Washington University in St Louis, US.

Earthquake Watch March: A trilogy in New Zealand and the Kermadec Islands

Earthquake Watch March: A trilogy in New Zealand and the Kermadec Islands

March 2021 was a busy month for Geoscientists from the seismic sequence in Iceland and their apparent migration towards the emergence of the new volcano Fagradalsfjall, the onshore, shallow earthquake M6.3 in Thessaly (Greece) on March 3rd (the largest in Europe during 2021), and other major shallow earthquake M6.0 in Algeria on March 18th. For this EQ-Watch we focus on the seismic sequence in New ...[Read More]

“State of the ECS”: Pre-EGU madness

“State of the ECS”: Pre-EGU madness

  Ciao, Ohh, March is already over, well it ended how it started… reading, writing, sleep, repeat, but I can see some light at the end of the tunnel of the paper 😆. This work will be the last part of my thesis, and of course, I will present it at #vEGU21, so stay tuned. Besides research, we ECS reps currently focus on the preparation of network activities for the general assembly. So if ...[Read More]

SENSOR: The AWARENESS project

SENSOR: The AWARENESS project

“SENSOR” – stands for Seismological Experiments, Network Systems, Observations and Recovery In this blog series, we share news about recent or upcoming seismic experiments around the globe! The first blog of the SENSOR series follows a young researcher, Dr. Andreia Pereira, from the Instituto Dom Luiz of the University of Lisbon, who is working on the AWARENESS project and has explained to me the ...[Read More]

Earthquake Watch February: Loyalty Islands Mw 7.7

Earthquake Watch February: Loyalty Islands Mw 7.7

The largest earthquake during the second month of 2021 occurred on February 10th in the western Pacific, specifically to the southeast of the Loyalty Islands and New Caledonia, a seismically active region due to the convergence between the Australian Plate subducting beneath the Pacific Plate (Figure 1). This earthquake (Mw 7.7) was preceded by at least three foreshocks earthquakes M>5.5, which ...[Read More]