European Seismological Commission


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Open Call has been extended to the end of August: enter your proposals here


Forthcoming events:

The 35th General Assembly of the ESC 2016

The next ESC meeting will be held in Trieste (Italy) from the 4th to 10th of September. This will be the 35th General Assembly. The LOC, the National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics (OGS), is glad to invite seismologists, geologists and engineers to attend. The standard registration fee is valid before the 26th of August.

The Young Seismologists' Training Course (YSTC), organized this time by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), together with the European Seismological Commission, will take place during the preceding week at the ICTP campus in the vicinity of the city centre. The ESC dedicates the course to Peter Bormann.


Guidelines for Convenors and Session Chairpersons are available.


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


Sadly we announce the loss of colleagues and friends:

Urmas Luosto
Victor Kuksenko
Ragnar Sigbjörnsson
Erik Hjortenberg
Georgios Stavrakakis
Peter Bormann
Betim Muço
Torild van Eck


blog on the L'Aquila Appeal trial in Italy.
The last hearing took place on 10 November 2014.