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Merida 2016 GIFT Workshop - Natural Hazards, Disaster Risks and Societal Implications

Wednesday, 5 October 2016

  • Welcome Address
    Víctor Caballero Durán, Minister of Education of Yucatán
  • Welcome and practical instructions for the workshop
    Carlo Laj, Chair, Committee on Education, European Geosciences Union
    Presentation (PDF, 2.4 MB)
  • Introduction to Natural Hazards
    Jaime Urrutia Fucugauchi, Mexican Academy of Sciences & Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    Presentation (PDF, 3.2 MB)
  • Origin of earthquakes in Latin America
    Raúl Madariaga, École Normale Supérieure, Paris France & Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Presentation (PDF, 4.5 MB)
  • Virtual Volcanoes: Computer Simulations of Volcanic Eruptions
    Paolo Papale, Instituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy
    Presentation (PDF, 8.9 MB)
  • Earthquake studies in the Classroom: Presentation of «The Seismo box: do it yourself»
    François Tilquin, Lycée Marie Curie, Echirolles, France
    Francesca Cifelli, Università degli Studi Roma TRE
    Presentation (PDF, 26.8 MB)

Thursday, 6 October 2016

  • Volcanic hazards, Eastern Mexican volcanic belt
    Gerardo Carrasco, Centro de Geociencias, Juriquilla, Querétaro
    Presentation (PDF, 9.3 MB)
  • Seismic hazards in Mexico
    Xyoli Perez Campos, Unión Geofísica Mexicana
    Presentation (PDF, 7.5 MB)
  • Geophysical studies and volcanic hazards
    Jaime Urrutia Fucugauchi, Mexican Academy of Sciences
    Presentation (PDF, 6.2 MB)
  • Discover floods: Suggestion to educate kids and young to flood prevention
    Giorgio Boni, University of Genova, Italy & Natural Hazards Division EGU
    Presentation (PDF, 6.9 MB)
  • Tsunamis
    David Salas de León, Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, UNAM
    Presentation (PDF, 3.3 MB)
  • Instructions and materials for building the Seismobox
    François Tilquin, Lycée Marie Curie, Echirolles, France
    Francesca Cifelli, Università degli Studi Roma TRE
    Presentation (PDF, 26.8 MB)

Friday, 7 October 2016

  • Eruptions from calderas: The most devastating the least understood
    Paolo Papale, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy
    Presentation (PDF, 7.7 MB)
  • Risk Analysis
    Zenón Medina Cetina, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Communicating science through humor, does it work?
    Susana Alaniz, Centro de Geociencias, National University of Mexico
  • Vulnerability of karstic aquifers in Yucatan
    Mario Rebolledo Vieyra, CICY, Yucatán
    Presentation (PDF, 6.2 MB)
  • The Amatrice Earthquake, Italy:geophysical and social aspects
    Alessandro Amato, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy

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