5th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Geneva 2007


PLENARY SESSION, Friday November 16th

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Catastrophe! - Catastrophes

Museum d'Histoire Naturelle (directions)

Opening address

Urs Schaltegger
President SGM 2007
Local organizing committee

15:00 - 15:30 Assessing volcanic hazards: quantitative models of tephra fall. Costanza Bonadonna
Sciences de la Terre (Université de Genève)
15:30 - 16:00 Climate change and extreme weather events Christoph Schär
Institut für Atmosphäre und Klima (ETH Zürich)
16:00 coffee break
16:30 - 17:00 Earthquakes in the Basel area: natural versus induced hazards Stefan Schmid
Department of Geosciences (Universität Basel)
17:00 - 17:30 Seismically triggered Landslides in the Himalayas Jean F. Schneider
IAG / ZENAR BOKU Vienna
17:30 - 18:00 Volcanic eruptions, global change and evolution of species Vincent Courtillot
Institut de Physique du Globe (Université de Paris)
18:00 - 18:30 New Platform Geosciences
CHGEOL Award
Niggli Medal
Prix ELSTE Augustin Lombard
Helmut Weissert
Pirmin Mader
Christoph Heinrich
François Mariller
18:30 Break
19:00 - 20:00 Séisme au Cachemire sous administration pakistanaise. L'intervention du CICR en 2005" (Conférence publique) Robert Mardini
Chef de l'unité Eau et Habitat, Division de l'Assistance, CICR
20:00 - 22:00 Swiss Geosciences Party