European Seismological Commission

In Memory of Ü. Yalçın Kalyoncuoglu

Yalcin KalyoncuogluProf. Dr. Kalyoncuoglu passed away in 2020 after an heart attack. Prof. Dr. Kalyoncuoglu graduated from Karadeniz Technical University in 1991 and received his M.Sc. in 1995 from Süleyman Demirel University and Ph.D. from Kocaeli University. His research areas were seismology, applied geophysics, geotechnics, soil mechanics. During his academic life Prof. Dr. Kalyoncuoglu acted as the Director of Süleyman Demirel University Earthquke And Geotechnic Research Center, Head of Süleyman Demirel University Department of Geophysics and Dean of İstanbul Medeniyet University. He acted as the member of Turkish National Union of Seismology and Earth’s Interior (TUSAK).


From the ESC Working Groups:

Visit the website of the newest WG titled Harmonizing Internet Macroseismology in Europe 

Contribute to the Portal of the ESC WG on Communication here

Get to know the website of the FAULT2SHA Working Group and find out forthcoming activities! The WG promotes a new initiative, open to all researchers interested in contributing to discussions on topics that could improve the assessment of seismic hazard.


Find out about the Young Seismologist Training Course here.


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

This list summarizes the files.


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

Older obituaries can be found here.