International training course on seismology, seismic data analysis, hazard assessment and risk mitigation

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 12/06/2014
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Basic Information
06/10/2014 - 31/10/2014
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Event Organisers: 

German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)


Federal Foreign Office, Germany

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota (UN)

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Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
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No certificate issued or not known

The GFZ carries out annual training courses on 'Seismology and Seismic Hazard Assessment'. These 4-weeks courses are part of the educational and training program of the GFZ Potsdam, the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and UNESCO in the field of geosciences and Disaster mitigation. They are a major German contribution to the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction ISDR. The courses provide theoretical fundamentals and practical training in applied seismology, microzonation, seismic hazard assessment and risk estimation, especially for geoscientists and engineers from developing countries