European Seismological Commission

Resolutions as adopted in Hersonissos, September 2008



that the Joint conference with the colleagues of the EAEE, in Geneva, was very successful and provided opportunities for interaction between our two related communities, and


that there is also great benefit to ESC delegates in holding their traditional, smaller-scale assemblies

The ESC reccomends

that joint conferences with the EAEE be organised once every eight years, with the next one in 2014.



the hard work and warm welcome of the Local Organizing Committee in arranging the XXXI General Assembly of the ESC in Hersonissos, and noting the success of the sessions, and fruitful outcomes of many meetings and debates, the ESC Council


the LOC for all their efforts and expertise in organizing such a successful and memorable occasion in all respects: the quality of the facilities and excellent social program.


ESC/SSA Travel Grant to attend the 2024 SSA Annual Meeting in Anchorage, Alaska

Apply for the ESC/SSA travel grant by the deadline of 30 November 2023! Seismologists from any member state of the ESC are eligble to apply. We encourage in particular students and early-career researchers to consider applying. More information can be found here.

From the ESC Working Groups:

Visit the website of the WG Preservation, valorisation and analysis of seismological legacy data

Visit the website of the WG 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.