Description
The school will focus on earthquake dynamics covering theory, simulations and observations also highlighting the most important areas where significant progress has been achieved recently. The programme will involve a series of lectures, seminars, discussions, practical and computer exercises.

TOPICS:
  • Theoretical earthquake dynamics
  • Computational earthquake dynamics
  • Earthquake cycle modeling
  • Connecting earthquake models to observations
  • Kinematic earthquake source inversion
  • Dynamic source inversion
  • Rupture imaging
  • Applications and recent progress

GRANTS:
A limited number of grants are available to support the attendance of selected participants, with priority given to participants from developing countries. There is no registration fee.
Go to day
  • Monday, 2 September 2019
    • 08:30 - 10:00 Free time to collect living allowance and travel reimbursement at Enrico Fermi Building, Travel unit (Open Mon. and Fri. only)
      • 09:30 Coffee break 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
    • 10:00 - 18:00 Introduction
      • 10:00 Overview, motivations, observations, open questions 1h30'
        Speaker: Jean Paul Ampuero (GEOAZUR, Nice, France / CALTECH, Pasadena, USA)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:30 Fracture Mechanics 1h30'
        Speaker: Jean Paul Ampuero (GEOAZUR, Nice, France / CALTECH, Pasadena, USA)
        Material: Slides
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h30'
      • 14:30 Fracture mechanics (continued) 1h30'
        Speaker: Jean Paul Ampuero (GEOAZUR, Nice, France / CALTECH, Pasadena, USA)
      • 16:00 Coffee break 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
      • 16:30 Fault friction for dynamic rupture modeling 1h30'
        Speaker: Jean Paul Ampuero (GEOAZUR, Nice, France / CALTECH, Pasadena, USA)
        Material: Slides
    • 18:30 - 19:30 Ice-Breaker ( Adriatico Guesthouse Cafeteria )
  • Tuesday, 3 September 2019
    • 09:00 - 19:30 Theoretical and computational earthquake dynamics
      • 09:00 Fault friction for dynamic rupture modeling (continued) 1h30'
        Speaker: Jean Paul Ampuero (GEOAZUR, Nice, France / CALTECH, Pasadena, USA)
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Beyond friction: off-fault dissipation 1h30'
        Speaker: Jean Paul Ampuero (GEOAZUR, Nice, France / CALTECH, Pasadena, USA)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30'
      • 14:00 Dynamic rupture simulation methods 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Luis Dalguer (Kyoto University, Osaka, Japan)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Practice: Dynamic rupture in 2D and 2.5D 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Informatics Lab )
        Speaker: Huihui Weng (GEOAZUR, Nice, France)
        Material: Slides
  • Wednesday, 4 September 2019
    • 09:00 - 17:30 Computational earthquake dynamics
      • 09:00 3D rupture effects: seismogenic width and rake 1h30'
        Speaker: Huihui Weng (GEOAZUR, Nice, France)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 3D dynamic rupture modeling 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Alice Gabriel (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30'
      • 14:00 Practice: dynamic rupture in 3D 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Informatics Lab )
        Speaker: Alice Gabriel, Duo Li (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Practice (cont’d): dynamic rupture in 3D 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Informatics Lab )
        Speaker: Alice Gabriel, Duo Li (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany)
  • Thursday, 5 September 2019
    • 09:00 - 18:30 Connecting earthquake models to observations
      • 09:00 Ground motions from dynamic models, contribution of earthquake dynamics to strong ground motion prediction 1h30'
        Speaker: Luis Dalguer (Kyoto University, Osaka, Japan)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Ground motions from dynamic models, contribution of earthquake dynamics to strong ground motion prediction (continued) 1h30'
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30'
      • 14:00 IUGG, natural hazards and society 1h0'
        Speaker: A. Ismail-Zadeh, IUGG
      • 15:00 Effect of seismogenic width on stepover rupture jumps 1h30'
        Speaker: Jean-Paul Ampuero
        Material: Slides
      • 16:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 17:00 Practice: dynamic rupture (continued) 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Informatics Laboratory )
        Speaker: Huihui Weng, Duo Li
    • 18:30 - 20:00 Reception buffet ( Adriatico Guesthouse Cafeteria )
  • Friday, 6 September 2019
    • 09:00 - 17:30 Kinematic earthquake source inversion
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Macroscopic source properties: source time functions, corner frequency, radiated energy, scaling laws 1h30'
        Speaker: Jean-Paul Ampuero
        Material: Slides
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Finite source inversion 1h30'
        Speaker: Jean-Paul Ampuero
        Material: Slides
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30'
      • 14:00 Finite source inversion (continued) 1h30'
        Speaker: Jean-Paul Ampuero
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Practice: finite source inversion 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Informatics Lab )
        Material: Slides
  • Saturday, 7 September 2019
    • 08:30 - 13:00
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 08:30 Active deformation and Earthquakes in Italy and surroundings 1h30'
        Speaker: Karim Aoudia (ICTP, Trieste, Italy)
      • 10:00 Coffee break 30'
      • 10:30 Bridging the gap between seismology and engineering 1h30'
        Speaker: Stefano Parolai (INOGS, Trieste, Italy)
      • 12:00 Lunch 1h0'
    • 13:00 - 22:00 Field trip to Civil Protection headquarters in Palmanova, followed by visit to Venzone, near the epicenter of the 1976 Friuli earthquake, dinner, return by 22:00
      Location:
  • Monday, 9 September 2019
    • 09:00 - 17:30 Dynamic source inversion and strong motion
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 How to use seismological data to infer fault friction properties and stress 1h30'
        Speaker: Elisa Tinti (INGV, Rome, Italy)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Terrace )
      • 11:00 How to use seismological data to infer fault friction properties and stress (continued) 1h30'
        Speaker: Elisa Tinti (INGV, Rome, Italy)
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Impact of uncertainties of crustal model and source variability on ground motions 1h30'
        Speaker: Elisa Tinti (INGV, Rome, Italy)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Terrace )
      • 16:00 Dynamic source inversion 1h30'
        Speaker: Jean Paul Ampuero (GEOAZUR, Nice, France / CALTECH, Pasadena, USA)
        Material: Slides
  • Tuesday, 10 September 2019
    • 09:00 - 17:30 Earthquake cycle modeling
      • 09:00 Friction laws for seismic and aseismic faulting 1h30'
        Speaker: Marco Scuderi (La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Friction laws for seismic and aseismic faulting (continued) 1h30'
        Speaker: Marco Scuderi (La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy)
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30'
      • 14:00 The stability of frictional sliding and the spectrum of fault slip behavior from slow to fast stick-slip 1h30'
        Speaker: Marco Scuderi (Universita' di Roma, La Sapienza)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Practice: Earthquake cycle modeling 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Informatics Lab )
        Speaker: Jean-Paul Ampuero (GEOAZUR, Nice, France)
        Material: Slides
    • 18:30 - 20:00 Reception buffet ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
  • Wednesday, 11 September 2019
    • 09:00 - 17:30 Rupture imaging by back-projection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Array seismology and rupture imaging 1h30'
        Speaker: Lingsen Meng (Earthquake Research Institute of Tokyo, Japan)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Array seismology and rupture imaging II 1h30'
        Speaker: Lingsen Meng (Earthquake Research Institute of Tokyo, Japan)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30'
      • 14:00 Practice: MUSIC teleseismic back-projection 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Informatics Lab )
        Speaker: Lingsen Meng (Earthquake Research Institute of Tokyo, Japan)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Applications to earthquake early warning, tsunami warning, rapid hazard assessment 1h30'
        Speaker: Lingsen Meng (Earthquake Research Institute of Tokyo, Japan)
        Material: Slides
    • 19:30 - 21:00 Dinner at Leonardo Building
      Adriatico Guesthouse Cafeteria will be reserved for a reception. Dinner will be served exceptionally at the Leonardo Building cafeteria.
      Location:
  • Thursday, 12 September 2019
    • 09:00 - 17:30 Earthquake cycle modeling
      • 09:00 Discussion of questions by participants 1h30'
        Material: Slides
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Micro-mechanical friction models 1h30'
        Speaker: Martijn van den Ende (GEOAZUR, Nice, France)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30'
      • 14:00 Practice: Earthquake cycle modeling with QDYN 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Informatics Laboratory )
        Speaker: Martijn van den Ende (GEOAZUR, Nice, France)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Induced Seismicity 1h30'
        Speaker: Yihe Huang (University of Michigan, USA)
        Material: Slides
  • Friday, 13 September 2019
    • 09:00 - 17:30 Machine learning in seismology
      • 09:00 General overview of machine learning 1h30'
        Speaker: Martijn van den Ende (GEOAZUR, Nice, France)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Machine learning in geosciences 1h30'
        Speaker: Martijn van den Ende (GEOAZUR, Nice, France)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30'
      • 14:00 Best practices and pitfalls 1h30'
        Speaker: Martijn van den Ende (GEOAZUR, Nice, France)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Random forest method 1h30'
        Speaker: Martijn van den Ende (GEOAZUR, Nice, France)
        Material: Slides
  • Saturday, 14 September 2019
    • 09:00 - 12:30 Workshop recap and closing
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Earthquake nucleation 1h30'
        Speaker: Jean-Paul Ampuero
        Material: Slides
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Closing remarks 1h30'