DAY ONE – MONDAY, AUGUST 21

 

09:00 Opening address

Steinunn S. Jakobsdóttir

 

09:05 Keynote lecture

Presentation of International Centre for Geohazards (ICG) and discussion on challenges in geohazards-related research

Farrokh Nadim

 

09:45 Seismic hazard assessment – engineering seismology

 

The confidence of earthquake damage scenarios; Examples from the capacity spectrum method

Sergio Molina & Conrad D. Lindholm

 

Public usage of a website for real-time seismicity in Iceland: Insights into hazard perception

Deanne Bird, Matthew J. Roberts & Dale Dominey-Howes

 

10:30 – 10:50 Coffee break

 

10:50 Seismic detection - verification

 

The mb(Ms) diagram for Iranian earthquakes obtained from the International Monitoring System

Ingvar Nedgĺrd

 

Data processing and analysis of infrasound signals in Fennoscandia and NW Russia

Tormod Kvćrna, Johannes Schweitzer, Frode Ringdal & Steven J. Gibbons

 

Considerations in event detection and location using small-aperture seimic arrays

Steven J. Gibbons, Tormod Kvćrna & Frode Ringdal

 

Microseismic monitoring at the unstable rock-slope site at Ĺknes, Mřre og Romsdal, Norway

Michael Roth & Lars H. Blikra

 

12:15 – 13:30 Lunch break

 

13:30 Keynote lecture

Earthquake prediction research and the June 2000 earthquakes

Ragnar Stefánsson

 

14:10 Seismicity – noise studies

 

Analysis of seismic noise at Icelandic network (SIL) stations

Kristín S. Vogfjörđ

 

Microseimic studies at Hagfors array, Sweden

Leif Persson

 

Seismicity in Sweden from five years of digital recordings

Reynir Böđvarsson & Björn Lund

 

Seismological monitoring in Lithuania during the period 1999-2005

Andrius Pačėsa

 

15:35 Poster session

 

Strain and stress on the Reykjanes Peninsula

Marie Keiding, Björn Lund, Ţóra Árnadóttir & Erik Sturkell

 

15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break

 

16:00 Seismicity – noise studies (continued)

 

Earthquake activity in the Rana region recorded by a local seismic network and a seismic array

Mathilde B. Sřrensen, Steven J. Gibbons & Jens Havskov

 

Increased earthquake activity along the divergent plate boundary near the Askja volcano, Iceland

Heidi Soosalu, Páll Einarsson, Ásta Rut Hjartardóttir, Steinunn S. Jakobsdóttir, Rikke Pedersen, Erik Sturkell & Robert S. White

 

Increasing seismicity beneath Vatnajökull ice-cap: artifact or reality?

Matthew J. Roberts & Hannah Evans

 

17:05 End of day one

 

17:10 Meeting in “The Nordic seismic educational network”

 

19:00 Dinner

 

After dinner we can take a walk and/or relax in the hot tub

 

 

 

DAY TWO – TUESDAY, AUGUST 22

 

08:30 Keynote lecture

Fire and ice on shaky grounds: Living with natural hazards in Iceland

Freysteinn Sigmundsson

 

09:10 Crustal deformation

 

EarthScope: Exploring the structure and evolution of North America

Michael Jackson, David Mencin, Gregory E. van der Vink & Christel B. Hennet

 

High-rate continuous GPS observations in Iceland

Halldór Geirsson & Ţóra Árnadóttir

 

Crustal stress anomaly before the M=6.5 17 June 2000 earthquake in South Iceland

Björn Lund, Reynir Böđvarsson & Ragnar Slunga

 

Monitoring the crustal stress tensor field by microearthquake analysis - new possibilities for eathquake warning algorithms

Ragnar Slunga

 

10:35 - 10:55 Coffee break

 

10:55 Crustal structure – modelling

 

Subsurface faults in southwestern Iceland mapped by relatively located microearthquakes

Sigurlaug Hjaltadóttir, Kristín S. Vogfjörđ & Ragnar Slunga

 

Asymmetric plume-ridge interaction around Iceland: The Kolbeinsey Ridge Iceland seismic experiment

Bryndís Brandsdóttir & Emilie E.E. Hooft

 

Tomography of Rayleigh wave group velocity in South Greenland from correlation of ambient seismic noise

Peter Voss, Peter Kyhl Knudsen, Ólafur Guđmundsson, Sřren Gregersen, Trine Dahl-Jensen, Winfried Hanka and Tine B. Larsen

 

Lithospheric anisotrophy beneath Greenland from SKS splitting

Nur Ucisik, Ólafur Guđmundsson, Winfried Hanka, Trine Dahl-Jensen, Klaus Modegaard and Keith Priestley

 

12:20 – 13:30 Lunch break

 

13:30 Crustal structure – modelling (continued)

 

Crustal investigation of the Danish Basin based on ESTRID-1 seismic data

Alessandro Sandrin, Lars Nielsen and Hans Thybo

 

A new 3D seismic tomography model reveals the terrane distribution of Svecofennian Orogen

Tellervo Hyvönen, Annakaisa Korja, Timo Tiira, Kari Komminaho and E. Rautioaho

 

Seismic images of the accretionary Svecofennian Orogen

Annakaisa Korja, Pekka Heikkinen, Timo Tiira, Tellervo Hyvönen and FIRE Working Group

 

Receiver function analysis of the broad band data of Finnish seismograph network

Jari Kortström, Monika Wilde-Piórko, Timo Tiira and Kari Komminaho

 

14:55 Special topic

Status of the Lehmann archive

Erik Hjortenberg

 

15:10 Fifteen years of SIL automatic monitoring

Steinunn S. Jakobsdóttir

 

15:50 - 16:20 Coffee break

 

16:20 Discussion on statues for the Nordic Seminar

Introduction by Ólafur Guđmundsson

 

17:00 End of day two

 

17:00 Sightseeing at the Nesjavellir geothermal power plant and a reception invited by Reykjavik Energy

 

19:00 Dinner

 

 

 

DAY THREE – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23

 

09:00 – 19:00 Field trip through the South Iceland Lowland in conjunction with the FORESIGHT meeting. The trip will cover earthquakes, hydrothermal processes, volcanic eruptions, glacial floods etc.