GeoRisk events 2002-2011

This page contains a quick reference to GeoRisk events listed by year. Click on the year for more details about the events.

2011

Conferences, workshops, events

  • Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Africa
  • Natural Hazards and Disaster Risks in the Middle East Region
  • Grand Challenges in Natural Hazards Research and Risk Analysis
  • Predicting Extreme Events in Natural and Socio-Economic Systems: State-of-the-Art and Emerging Possibilities
  • Predicting natural disasters from a shaking Earth

2010

Conferences, workshops, events

  • Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Natural Hazards and Climate Changes
  • Extreme Natural Events: Modeling, Prediction and Mitigation

2009

Conferences, workshops, events

  • Electronic geophysical year: State of the art and results
  • Pereslavl-Zalessky Declaration
  • Tsukuba Declaration
  • Fluid Mechanics and Geophysics of Environmental Hazards
  • An international scientific conference was organized celebrating the 600th anniversary of the University Leipzig
  • UNISDR Global Platform meeting was held in Geneva
  • Conference of the Parties 15

2008

Conferences, workshops, events

  • 29th General Assembly of the International Council for Science (ICSU),
  • Second United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop: "Disaster Management and Space Technology - Bridging the Gap"
  • International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC)
  • GeoRisk Commission Business Meeting (full details covered inMeetings)
  • International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway

2007

Conferences, workshops, events

  • IUGG General Assembly, July 2-13, 2007, Perugia, Italy
  • US007: High-Performance Computations in Geosciences
  • US012: Early Warning of Natural Hazards
  • IUGG-AOGS Session on Strategy of Reducing Predictive Uncertainty of Geophysical Hazards
  • Workshop “Natural and Human-induced hazards and disasters in Africa”

Related meetings

  • Third International Geohazards Workshop, 6-9 November 2007, Frascati, Rome, Italy

News

  • Business meeting with Prof. K. Sassa, President, International Consortium on Landslides, January 15, Kyoto
  • 57th Executive Committee meeting of IUGS, January 16-20, 2007, Nara
  • Opening Ceremony of the International Year of Planet Earth in Japan, January 22, 2007, Tokyo
  • First Session of the International Program on Landslides, January 23-25, 2007, United Nations University, Tokyo
  • Business meeting with the IUGG Vice-President, January 30, Tokyo
  • EGU Symposium “Earthquake Prediction: What can be done with the best science available?”
  • IUGG General Assembly, July 2-13, 2007, Perugia, Italy
  • US007: High-Performance Computations in Geosciences
  • US012: Early Warning of Natural Hazard
  • IUGG-AOGS Session on Strategy of Reducing Predictive Uncertainty of Geophysical Hazards, 30 July – 4 August 2007, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Workshop on geohazards in Africa, Kampala, Uganda, August 2007
  • Third International Geohazards Workshop, 6-9 November 2007, Frascati, Rome, Italy

2006

Conferences, workshops, events

  • International Conference on Global Change, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • 26th International Conference on Mathematical Geophysics “Coupling in Earth Systems: Solids, Fluids, Life”
  • ESOF2006, 2nd European General Science Meeting

Related meetings

  • 6th General Assembly of the Asian Seismological Commission, November 7-10, 2006 in Bangkok, Thailand
  • OECD Global Science Forum
  • Workshop on Earthquake Science and its Contribution to Society, 1-2 June 2006, Potsdam, Germany
  • Cities on Volcanoes, IAVCEI, Quito, Ecuador, January 23-27, 2006

News

  • IOC/UNESCO International Workshop on Post-Disaster Assessment and Monitoring of Changes in Coastal, Ocean, and Human Systems in the Indian Ocean and Asian Waters
  • OECD Global Science Forum Workshop on Earthquake Science and its Contribution to Society, 1–2 June 2006, Potsdam, Germany
  • 6th International Conference on Mathematical Geophysics “Coupling in Earth Systems: Solids, Fluids, Life”, June 4-8, 2006, Israel
  • 11th International Symposium on Natural and Human Induced Hazards and 2nd Workshop on Earthquake Prediction
  • SOF2006, 2nd European General Science Meeting, Munich , Germany, July 15th to 19th, 2006
  • 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly
  • General Assembly of the Asian Seismological Commission and Symposium "Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation", Bangkok, Thailand, 7-10 November 2006.
  • The tenth General Assembly of the ASC and Symposium "Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation" was held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 7 to 10 November 2006.
  • International Conference on Global Change, Islamabad, Pakistan, 13-17 November 2006.
  • International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management

Business meetings

  • T. Beer and A. Ismail-Zadeh met in Paris.
  • Business meeting at the IGOS-GeoHazards Secretariat in Paris.
  • Science Symposium and Reception in honor of the ICSU 75th Anniversary, 4 July 2006
  • Business meeting with A. Gvishiani of CODATA.
  • Commission Proposals funded

2005

Conferences, workshops, events

  • The 2nd International Conference of The Nigerian Union of Planetary and Radio Sciences (NUPRS), 24-26 August, 2005
  • 8th Workshop on Non-linear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, The Abdus Salam International Centre
  • Dynamic Planet 2005, Cairns, Australia, 22-26 August, 2005
  • International Workshop - Recent geodynamics, georisk and sustainable development in the Black Sea to Caspian region, Baku, Azerbaijan, 3 to 6 July, 2005
  • World Conference on Disaster Reduction (WCDR), Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, 18-22 January 2005

Related meetings

  • 42nd Annual Convention and Meeting on "Earth system processes related to Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanic Eruptions" organised by the INDIAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION to be held at Barkatullah University, Bhopal, India from 7 - 9 December, 2005.

Other meetings

  • Symposium “Computation Fluid and Solid Geodynamics: Methods and Challenges”, M.I.T., Boston, June 14-17, 2005

News

  • University of Yamanashi 21st Century COE Invited Lecture, 24 November 2005
  • 8th Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, Miramare-Trieste, Italy, 3 - 15 October 2005
  • Marine Risk and Sustainability Session at “Dynamic Planet 2005”, 26 August, 2005, Cairns, Australia
  • The 2nd International Conference of The Nigerian Union of Planetary and Radio Sciences (NUPRS), 24-26 August, 2006
  • IUGG/UNESCO/AGU International Workshop "Recent Geodynamics, Georisk and Sustainable Development of the Black Sea to Caspian Sea Region", 3-6 July, 2005
  • IGOS Geohazards Workshop
  • AOGS Annual Meeting
  • Press Conference at the European Geoscience Union General Assembly
  • ICSU Proposals
  • GeoScience Unions Initiatives
  • Statement of the IUGG GeoRisk Commission on the Great Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake of 26 December

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