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European Seismological Commission

Member states

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Membership in ESC is by country. Presently, there are a total of 34 member countries and ten observers. They are shown on the map above. Each member country has a Titular member who is responsible for voting, writing national reports and disseminating ESC information. The ESC was formally established in 1952, but there was a long history of European collaboration dating back to the beginning of the century.

 

News

From the Working Groups:

The FAULT2SHA Working Group, formally approved by the European Seismological Commission, at the 35th General Assembly in Sept 2016, promotes a new initiative, open to all researchers interested in contributing to discussions on topics that could improve the assessment of seismic hazard.

Futher information is available here.

If you would like to join the Fault2SHA WG, follow this link.

First announcement:

ESC WG Fault2SHA 3rd Workshop: Role of scaling laws and fault interaction

Barcelonnette (F), May 2-4, 2017

The workshop is financially supported by the CEREGE (F), IRSN (F) and OGS (I).

FURTHER INFORMATION can be found here

 

The Working Group on Induced Seismicity is organizing as its second activity a special session 'Induced Seismicity - The European Perspective' at the annual meeting of the SSA. Please have a look at Forthcoming events. 

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What were the past General Assemblies of the ESC like? Find out! Interesting documentation has been made easily accessible.

This list summarizes the files.

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Sadly we announce the loss of esteemed and beloved colleagues and friends:


 

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