European Seismological Commission


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Forthcoming events:

 A joint SSA-ESC session

at the SSA 2015 Annual meeting

Pasadena, California

21 - 23 April



The 35th General Assembly of the ESC will be held in Trieste, Italy during 5-9 September 2016  (on-site registration opened on 4 September). Save the date!

The Young Seismologists' Training Course will take place during the preceding week in the vicinity of the city centre.



Prof. Dr. Peter Bormann

Prof. Dr. Peter Bormann passed away at the age of 75 after a period of serious illness. We have lost not only a precious colleague and friend but also an outstanding geoscientist. Read the obituary here.


ECGS & ESC/EAEE Joint Workshop: Earthquake and Induced Multi-Risk Early Warning and Rapid Response

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Betim Mu├žo

A sad farewell to Dr. Betim Muco, who passed away on January 15, 2015, at the age of 68. Betim was a titular member of Albania in the ESC between 1996 and 2002. Read the obituary sent by Prof. Alexey Zavyalov, past president of the European Seismological Commission.