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Tentative Programme, slight changes possible! Note to all speakers: Check carefully your allocated time!

  • 30 minute time slot will STRICTLY correspond to 20 mins + 10 mins discussion
  • 20 minute time slot will STRICTLY correspond to 15 mins + 5 mins discussion

Poster Wall Format: portrait, height: 150 cm; width: 122 cm


    Sunday, May 19th

    Arrival of participants - Registration

    20:00 Dinner

    Monday, May 20th

    08:45-09:00 Igel: Workshop Introduction
    The noisier the better: Theoretical developments and applications of imaging and monitoring with ambient noise (chairs: Hadziioannou, Weemstra)
    09:00-09:30 Campillo: Introduction to ambient noise session
    09:30-10:00 Nishida: Earth's background free oscillations
    10:00-10:20 Stutzmann: Seismic noise sources
    10:20-10:40 Gualtieri: Modelling seismic noise by normal mode summation
    10:40 Coffee Break
    Montagner: Temporal change of anisotropy in seismogenic zones from noise
    11:30-11:50 Tsai: Extracting seismic core phases with array interferometry
    Poli: Global body waves from seismic noise correlation: a new dataset to probe the Earth's interior
    12:10-12:30 Discussion
    Chairs:  Gualtieri, Rivet
    14:30-15:00 Ekström: Noise tomography of North America using USArray
    Sens-Schönfelder: Listen to the Noise: understanding the message of ambient vibrations
    15:20-15:40 Kennett: Ambient noise studies in Australia and Indonesia
    15:40 Coffee Break
    16:10-16:30 Basini: Ambient noise tomography of Southern California
    16:30 Panel discussion: Ambient Noise (chairs: Gualtieri, Weemstra, Poli, Hadziioannou)

    Tuesday, May 21st

    Improving the waveform inversion engine: (chairs: Valentine, Knaute)
    09:00-09:30 Komatitsch: A full waveform inversion hybrid method based on short period teleseismic body waves for lithospheric imaging
    09:30-09:50 Capdeville: Residual homogenization for seismic forward and inverse problems in layered media
    09:50-10:10 Trampert: Neural Network applications in seismology
    10:10-10:30 Lebedev: Seismic tomography meets millions of waveforms: Exploiting data redundancy to control errors and increase resolution
    Coffee Break
    11:00-11:20 Larmat: Validation of Dynamic North America Models: Benefit from finite frequency
    11:20-11:50 Al Attar: Higher-order adjoint methods, Backus-Gilbert theory, and model resolution
    11:50-12:10 Nissen-Meyer: Inverting for deep earth structure
    12:10-12:30 Discussion
    12:30 Lunch
    15:00-15:30 30 seconds intros to your posters (chairs: Galvez, Baron)
    15:30-18:00 Poster Session I

    Baron: Resolution of the CALIXTO dataset for waveform inversion of the Vrancea subduction
    Bernauer: Sensitivity optimisation of seismic observables
    Beucler: Noise characteristics on the French atlantic coast
    Cance: Homogenization of acoustic waves
    Datta: The significance of mode coupling in surface waveform inversion
    De Wit: Bayesian inversion of seismic observables using neural networks
    Gaudot: Ambient seismic noise tomography of the western France : the VIBRIS project
    Gei: Estimation of anisotropy parameters from surface passive seismic data
    Hanasoge: Source-structure tradeoff in Noise tomography
    Hjorleifsdottir: Detecting seismic events using time reversal methods
    Ho: Improving tomographic models using shorter period surface waves
    Käufl: Probabilistic centroid moment tensor inversion from regional static displacement measurements using neural networks
    Krischer: Current status of a full waveform inversion with US array data
    Martini & Davi: Ambient Noise for hydrocarbons exploration
    Mauerberger: Current developments in Ses3d-nt
    Molina Aguilera: Numerical modelling of seismic wave propagation in realistic media with complex geometry using aDiscontinous Galerkin method
    Mordret: A 3D S-wave model of the Valhall subsurface: results from ambient seismic noise tomography
    Obermann: Locating changes on an active volcano using ambient seismic noise
    Poiata: Array methods for detection and location of seismic sources
    Rivet: Insights on the deep activity of Piton de la Fournaise Volcano from long-term seismic velocity changes
    Saade: Spatio-temporal variations of seismic anisotropy in seismogenic zones
    Sergeant-Boy: Variability of seismic noise sources in North Atlantic
    Seriani: Elastic wave propagation in complex heterogeneous earth structures: numerical modelling by using a poly-grid spectral element method
    Tak: Improving tomographic maps using surface waves
    van Driel: Anisotropy and attenuation in high-frequency axisymmetric wave propagation: methods and applications
    Volk: Investigation on apparent seismic velocity changes related to microseism noise source distribution
    Wang: Intrinsic versus extrinsic anisotropy
    Weemstra: The relation between spectral whitening and the attenuation of the ambient seismic field
    Wenk: Application of the ADER-DG method to simulate Love waves in the ocean generated noise wave field
    Ying: Propagation and source localisation of microseism in the North Atlantic Ocean: a numerical study
    Ying: Time reversal in a heterogeneous solid half-spaces
    18:30 QUEST Board Meetings
    22:00 Pub Quiz

    Wednesday, May 22nd

    Modeling and inverting earthquake source processes (chairs: Lentas, Dionicio)
    08:30-09:00 Archuleta: Using high frequencies to constrain low-frequency inversions
    09:00-09:30 Ishii: How to hide earthquakes
    09:30-09:50 Vallee: Strain drop invariance indicated by a new global and complete catalogue of earthquake source time functions
    09:50-10:10 Shapiro: Observing nonvolcanic tremors and low frequency earthquakes
    10:10 Coffee Break
    Dionicio: Broadband characterization of the 2010 Mw 8.8 Maule earthquake combining coherent rupture imaging and kinematic modeling
    11:00-11:20 Galvez: Modelling 2011 Mw9 Tohoku Earthquake : Earthquake rupture dynamics and ground motion
    Lentas: Earthquake source parameters from low-frequency normal mode data using the Neighbourhood Algorithm
    11:40-12:00 Mangeney: Landslide flow history from long period seismic data
    Departure for Glenan Islands

    Thursday, May 23rd

    New Earth models and their significance: (chairs: Käufl, Parisi)
    Sigloch: Seismic tomography explains where the North American Cordillera came from
    09:30-10:00 Tromp: Adjoint tomography (Europe, China, Middle East & Globe)
    10:00-10:20 Fichtner: Towards a comprehensive seismic model of Europe
    10:20 Coffee Break
    Rickers: A new full-waveform model of the North Atlantic region
    11:10-11:30 Ferreira: Global radially anisotropic mantle structure from multiple data sets
    11:30-11:50 Ritsema: Testing tomography with 3D synthetics
    11:50-12:10 Thomas: Improving resolution of lowermost mantle structures
    12:10-12:30 Deuss: Advances in normal mode modelling of Earth's mantle and core
    15:00-15:30 30 seconds intros to your posters (chairs: Rezanzhad, van Driel)
    Poster Session II
    Cambaz: Investigation of the crustal velocity structure and active tectonics of Turkey

    Chang: Global radially anisotropic mantle structure from multiple datasets
    Dalguer: Evaluating the Compatibility of Dynamic-Rupture-Based Synthetic Ground Motion with Empirical GMPE

    Domingues: Tomographic study of the East African Rift in Mozambique
    Garth: Numerical simulations of dispersed waveforms from Wadati-Benioff zone seismicity

    Gilligan: New velocity models for the Kyrgyz Tien Shan

    Hosseini: Diffracted P-wave measurements for waveform tomography

    Kang: Subsoil structure of a simple basin: a case of limitation of noise study

    Koelemeijer: Using new CMB Stoneley mode splitting function measurements to constrain seismic structures in the D'' region

    Lythgoe: The radial dependence of anisotropy in Earth's inner core

    Malytskyy: Seismic waves in layered media and the inversion of source parameters

    Martin Leon: Comparison of 3D Earth Models for Iberia
    Maurya: Upper mantle tomography of the Indian continent
    Mäkinen: Normal mode observations and models of attenuation anisotropy of the Earth's inner core
    Molinari: Local geological structure for realistic seismic shaking simulations: Po Plain case of study
    Morency: Adjoint tomography of the Middle East: insights into the upper mantle structure
    Nita: Retrieving the information about the mantle structure beneath Europe from surface and body waves
    Parisi: Approximate vs. purely numerical approaches for full waveform modeling of global Earth structure
    Pitarka: Broadband ground motion simulation of an intra-slab earthquake using a hybrid deterministic and stochastic approach
    Rezanezhad: Bayesian Inference in Linear Mixed Models for fault slip of the 2004 M6.0 Parkfield earthquake
    Schaeffer: Heterogeneity and anisotropy of the Earth's upper mantle and crust
    Schuberth: Dispersion of seismic waves in isotropic elastic mantle heterogeneity derived from a geodynamic model
    Shogenov: Seismic numerical modelling to monitor CO2 storage in the Baltic Sea offshore structure
    Simon: VERCE project
    Twardzik: Insight into the dynamic inversion procedure using strong motion data of the 2004, Mw6.0, Parkfield, California, earthquake
    Valentova: Resolution of group velocity models obtained by adjoint inversion in the Czech Republic region
    Vallee: Seismic source properties extracted from a new global and complete catalogue of earthquake source time functions
    Waszek: The layered seismic attenuation structure in Earth's uppermost inner core
    Zhang: How the network density and geometric distribution affect kinematic source inversion models
    Kennett: Soft skills-Managing Science
    Conference Dinner

    Friday, May 24th

    General session: Multicomponents, industrial applications, e-infrastructure
    09:00-09:20 Igel: Going beyond 3C in seismology: translations, rotations, and strain
    09:20-09:50 Knaute: Full waveform inversion of the near surface in exploration seismology
    09:50-10:10 Krischer: Obspy meets seishub: An e-infrastructure for waveform inversion
    Coffee Break

    Python/Obspy Practical
    10:40-12:30 Hadziioannou, et al.: Python/Obspy practical: processing, noise correlation

    The road ahead: challenges in inversion technologies and geoscientific applications
    14:30-15:00 Short teaser presentations (tbd)
    15:00 Final panel discussion: Where to go from here (animated and chaired by QUEST researchers)
    16:30 End
    17:00 Soccer game
    20:00 Dinner
    Final evening (Eric Beucler’s band, disco)

    Saturday, May 25th

    Participants leave
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