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Seismology

Seismology

Early Career Scientist representative? You might be the next one!

Early Career Scientist representative? You might be the next one!

Why Early Career Scientist (ECS) representatives? The EGU SM division tackles cutting-edge research topics covering a large variety of basic and applied scientific fields in the context of both natural resources and natural hazards. The EGU SM division is a space where one can discuss a wide range of scientific questions and their societal impact. To engage in a forward-looking discussion and stre ...[Read More]

Imaging volcanic perturbations induced by large earthquakes

Imaging volcanic perturbations induced by large earthquakes

In a study recently published in Nature Communications [1], an international team led by researchers from the Institut de physique du globe de Paris (IPGP) has sought to better understand how the 2011 Tohoku-Oki mega-earthquake in Japan disrupted volcanic regions, by monitoring the seismic anisotropy in these regions before and after the earthquake.   What is seismic anisotropy? A seismic wav ...[Read More]

Hackathon: when ideas happen

Hackathon: when ideas happen

You live in a developing country and wish for access to safe drinking water [1]. Or, you are at the supermarket and want to jump the endless line at the checkout [2]. Maybe you are a business woman and want to confidently represent yourself as the professional you are [3].   Whether it be inspired by the best of intentions or simply the laziness of a shopper, an idea worth developing always h ...[Read More]

Hackathon in Zurich – ETH Team

Hackathon in Zurich – ETH Team

A colleague, external partners and I organized a hackathon on permafrost which took place from 28/11/2019 to 01/12/2019.   We tried not to follow the traditional competition-like hackathon approach, but wanted to foster interdisciplinary knowledge exchange and collaboration through working jointly on a predefined dataset.   We targeted to bring together computer and environmental scienti ...[Read More]