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Cosponsor(s):

Co-Sponsored by: IAVCEI, IASPEI, NSF, UNAVCO, USAID

Start Time:

17 August 2009 at 08:30

Ends On:

28 August 2009

Location:

Trieste - Italy

Venue:

AGH (Kastler Lecture Hall)

Organizer(s):

Directors: A. Aoudia, E. Calais, C. Ebinger, M. Miller, T. Wright, G. Yirgu

Description:

PLEASE NOTE: specific priorities for future research were summarized in a White Paper.
Click HERE to download the White Paper and please send your comments to africa-hazard@ictp.it


Material:

17 August 2009
08:30
10:30
Registration and Administrative Formalities
02h00'
10:30
11:30
Opening Ceremony and Welcoming Remarks
01h00'
K.R. Sreenivasan, ICTP Director, and Workshop Organizers
11:30
12:00
ICTP Training Programs and the African Initiative
30'
Abdelkrim Aoudia
ICTP, Trieste, Italy
12:00
14:00
Lunch Break
02h00'
17 August 2009
14:00
14:40
Upper mantle structure beneath eastern and southern Africa: Implications for the origin of the Cenozoic rifting, volcanism and plateau uplift
40'
Andy Nyblade
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
14:40
15:20
An outline of the East African Rift Volcanism
40'
Yirgu Gezahegn
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
15:20
16:00
Seismicity of the East African Rift
40'
Atalay Ayele W.
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
16:30
17:10
Time and length scales of deformation in the East African Rift: Implications for EQ and Volcanic hazards
40'
Cindy Ebinger
University of Rochester, USA
17:10
17:50
Magma intrusion – implications for ‘hidden risks’ in youthful as well as evolved rifts?
40'
Roger Buck
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, New York, USA
17:50
18:30
Constraints on rheology of East African lithoshere from space geodetic observations of deformation following large seismic and volcanic events
40'
Yuri Fialko
University of California at San Diego, USA
19:00
22:00
Reception and get together
03h00'
18 August 2009
09:00
09:30
Seismic monitoring on volcanoes in a multi-disciplinary context
30'
Jürgen Neuberg
University of Leeds, U.K.
09:30
10:00
Modelling and interpretation of different seismic signals on volcanoes
30'
Jürgen Neuberg
University of Leeds, U.K.
10:00
10:30
Coffee Break
30'
10:30
11:00
The Seismicity of the Northern Tanzania. Divergence and its implications to seismic hazard along the Eastern branch of EARS.
30'
Richard Ferdinand Wambura
University of Dar Es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
11:00
11:30
Monitoring and evaluating seismic hazard in Eritrea
30'
Ghebrebrhan Ogubazghi
Asmara University, Eritrea
11:30
11:50
The Goma volcanic observatory around Nyiragongo and Nyamulagira volcanoes
20'
Louis de Montfort Bagalwa Rukeza
Observatoire Volcanologique de Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo
11:50
12:10
Seismic Activity in Madagascar
20'
Gerard Rambolamanana
Universite' d'Antananarivo, Madagascar
12:10
12:40
Monitoring Seismic and Volcanic activity in Cameroon
30'
Bekoa Ateba/Charles Tabod
Inst. for Geological and Mining Research, Yaounde'/Univ. de Yaounde' 1, Republic of Cameroon
12:40
14:00
Lunch Break
01h20'
14:00
14:30
Active- and passive-source seismic imaging of crustal architecture and magmatism in East Africa
30'
Kathleen Keranen
School of Geology and Geophysics, Norman, USA
14:30
15:00
Applying marine geophysics to the East Africa Rift System: a possible strategy for investigating the Western Rift?
30'
Donna Shilington
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, New York, USA
18 August 2009
15:30
16:00
Geological Assessments of Natural Hazards in East Africa: how Real is the Threat?
30'
Giday WoldeGabriel
Los Alamos National Lab., USA
16:00
16:30
Geological structure and seismicity of the Trans-Kalahari Rift, Northwestern Botswana
30'
Motsoptse Modisi
University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
16:30
17:00
Suswa volcano, Kenya rift: evidence of magma mixing, Na-F complexing and eruptions triggered by recharge
30'
Vanessa Espejel
University of Texas at El Paso, USA
17:00
19:00
Short presentations by the participants followed by a poster session
02h00'
20:30
22:00
Computer session
01h30'
Seismic monitoring: controlled source data + seismicity and interpretation
19 August 2009
09:00
09:40
Geodesy Advancing Hazards Science
40'
Meghan Miller
UNAVCO, Boulder, USA
09:40
10:20
Present-day strain rates and large-scale dynamics of the East African Rift
40'
Sarah Stamps
Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA
10:50
11:30
Deformation modelling from multiswaths InSAR data at Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira volcanoes
40'
Valerie Cayol
Universite' Jean Monnet, St. Etienne, France
11:30
12:00
The current rifting episode of Manda Hararo-Dabbhu (Afar depression, Ethiopia): what can we learn from InSAR data?
30'
Raphael Grandin
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France
12:00
12:30
The contribution of gravimeteric work at IGSSA in the quest to understanding the tectonic setup in Ethiopia
30'
Teklemariam Elias Lewi
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
12:30
14:00
Lunch Break
01h30'
19 August 2009
14:00
14:40
Volcanic degassing and ground-based geochemical monitoring
40'
Marie Boichu
University of Cambridge, U.K.
14:40
15:20
Remote sensing of volcanic gas emissions in the East African Rift
40'
Simon Carn
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, USA
15:50
16:30
Geochemical and Gas Monitoring: field observations and interpretations
40'
Tobias Fischer
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA
16:30
17:00
The January 2002 Volcano-Tectonic Eruption of Nyiragongo volcano, Democratic Republic of Congo
30'
Dario Tedesco
University of Naples, Caserta, Italy
19 August 2009
17:00
17:45
Top science questions in East African Rift - East African Rift unsolved issues - Processes we don’t understand - Identification of key areas where additional research is needed.
45'
17:45
18:30
Long-term funding and students training in volcanic and earthquake research in Africa.
45'
19 August 2009
20:30
22:00
Geochemical and gas monitoring
01h30'
20 August 2009
09:00
09:40
Modeling of volcanic and tectonic phenomena
40'
Roger Buck
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, New York, USA
09:40
10:20
The assessment of volcanic hazards, vulnerability, risk and uncertainty
40'
Steve Sparks
University of Bristol, U.K.
10:20
10:50
Coffee Break and Group Photograph
30'
10:50
11:30
The management of a volcanic crisis at the Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat
40'
Steve Sparks
University of Bristol, U.K.
11:30
11:50
Anomalous earthquakes associated with Nyiragongo Volcano
20'
Ashley Shuler
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, New York, USA
12:30
14:00
Lunch Break
01h30'
20 August 2009
14:00
14:40
Effective Communications: Imperative in Reducing Volcano Risk
40'
Bob Tilling
US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, USA
14:40
15:10
Emergency management in volcanic crisis: Italian cases
30'
Vittorio Bosi
Volcanic Risk Service, Dept. of Civil Protection of Italy, Roma, Italy
15:10
15:40
An Exercise In Hazard Communication: Examples From Ol Doinyo Lengai Volcano In Tanzania, A M 7.0 Earthquake In Mozambique, and Crater Lake Degassing Events In Cameroon
30'
Gari Mayberry
U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, Washington, USA
15:40
16:10
Eruptive Activity of Nyiragongo Volcano lessons learned: the scenarios of the contingency plan of the city of Goma
30'
Dario Tedesco
University of Naples, Caserta, Italy
16:40
17:00
Impacts of the Oldoinyo lengai eruptions on the local communities
20'
Crispin Kinabo
University of Dar Es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
17:00
17:20
Creation and development of the "Volcanic Risk Management Unit in Goma"
20'
Innocent Badriyo Agama
UNOPS-Unité de Gestion des Risques Volcaniques et Environnementaux, Goma, DRC
17:30
18:00
Earthquake and Volcano Monitoring in the East African Rift - Potential Problems and the Way Forward
30'
Atalay Ayele W.
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
18:00
18:30
Discussion and report from different African countries on hazard communication issues
30'
20 August 2009
20:30
22:00
Modeling of volcanic and tectonic phenomena
01h30'
21 August 2009
09:00
10:00
Infrastructure issues for volcanic and seismic monitoring and data management/sharing
01h00'
10:30
12:00
Short presentations by the participants followed by a poster session
01h30'
12:00
14:00
Lunch Break
02h00'
21 August 2009
14:00
15:30
Short and long term needs of African geoscientists in research, infrastructure and education. Role of the international scientific community and suggestions for new actions and possible course corrections that may be necessary for greater impact, regional data centers/Sub-Saharan volcano and earthquake observatory, Diploma- Master- PhD (SANDWICH) programmes, strategy for effective hazard communication,...
01h30'
16:00
17:00
Definition of thematic areas/groups with a list of issues to be discussed (For each group a rapporteur and a note-taker will be nominated).
01h00'
Saturday, 22 August 2009 (Saturday)

Description: A similar session will be organized during the second week in order to update and close-up.

Room: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall

09:30
10:30
Meeting of the thematic groups and discussion of the different issues and strategies to be followed
01h00'
10:30
11:30
Coffee Break and wrap-up meeting of the Rapporteurs
01h00'
11:30
12:30
Presentation from one of the Rapporteurs: summary of actions and solutions.
01h00'
24 August 2009
09:00
11:00
GPS theory and principles
02h00'
Eric Calais
Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA
11:00
11:30
Coffee Break
30'
11:30
12:30
Education and Outreach
01h00'
Susan Eriksson
UNAVCO, Boulder, USA
12:30
14:00
Lunch Break
01h30'
14:00
15:00
Field operations and integrated monitoring systems
01h00'
David Mencin
UNAVCO, Boulder, USA
15:00
16:30
Lab on GPS data processing -- from raw data to positions and velocity
01h30'
17:00
18:30
GPS data processing -- from raw data to positions and velocity (continued)
01h30'
19:00
22:00
Reception and Get together
03h00'
25 August 2009
09:00
11:00
InSAR fundamentals and Advanced Methods
02h00'
Tim Wright/Juliet Biggs
University of Leeds, U.K./University of Oxford, U.K
11:30
12:30
Volcano Deformation - models and examples
01h00'
Tim Wright/Juliet Biggs
University of Leeds, U.K./University of Oxford, U.K
12:30
14:00
Lunch Break
01h30'
14:00
16:00
Lab. on DORIS software
02h00'
Sami Samieiesfahany
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
16:30
18:00
Lab. on DORIS software
01h30'
Sami Samieiesfahany
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
26 August 2009
09:00
09:45
Plate motions and strain distribution in deforming regions (emphasis on regional deformation, mapping strain)
45'
Eric Calais
Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA
09:45
10:30
The seismic cycle 1. Co-seismic deformation
45'
Tim Wright
University of Leeds, U.K.
26 August 2009
11:00
11:45
The seismic cycle 2. Inter-seismic and post-seismic deformation
45'
Juliet Biggs
University of Oxford, U.K
11:45
12:30
Afar Case Study
45'
Tim Wright /Eric Calais
Leeds University, U.K./Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA
12:30
14:00
Lunch Break
01h30'
14:00
14:30
Borehole Strainmeters
30'
David Mencin
UNAVCO, Boulder, USA
14:30
16:00
Lab on elastic surface displacements (InSAR + GPS) for simple sources (earthquakes, dikes, Mogi source)
01h30'
Tim Wright
Leeds University, UK
16:30
18:30
Lab on elastic surface displacements (InSAR + GPS) for simple sources (earthquakes, dikes, Mogi source), continued
02h00'
Tim Wright
Leeds University, UK
20:30
22:00
Extra Lab session if needed
01h30'
09:00
10:00
Introduction to earthquake interaction and stress triggering
01h00'
Ross Stein
US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, USA
10:30
12:30
Coulomb 3.1 basics demonstration (displacement, strain, stress)
02h00'
Ross Stein
US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, USA
12:30
14:00
Lunch Break
01h30'
14:00
17:00
Trip to Grotta Gigante
03h00'
17:30
18:30
The Global Earthquake Model initiative and Africa; presentation and open discussion
01h00'
Ross Stein
US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, USA
20:30
22:30
Coulomb 3.1 advanced features (Coulomb stress, volcano interaction)
02h00'
Ross Stein
US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, USA
09:00
10:20
Education and Outreach
01h20'
Susan Eriksson
UNAVCO, Boulder, USA
10:50
12:20
East African Rift GPS Infrastructure
01h30'
Reports from different countries, ongoing international activities and what next?
12:20
14:00
Lunch Break
01h40'
14:00
15:00
Final Discussion Session: Finalize the strategic document drafted during the first week
01h00'
15:30
16:00
Closing ceremony
30'
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