Earth System Physics Section

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Earth System Physics Section – ASSOCIATES Joint Colloquium:
“towards excellence for a scientific network to mitigate seismic hazard 
in Asia”
Contributions from:  India, Bangladesh, Nepal and China

ICTP, Main Building
Seminar Room (1st floor)

Friday 9 June, Main Building Seminar Room, 10:30 – 12:30

10.30 - 10.35	Introduction	Prof. G.F. PANZA

10:35 – 10: 55
Quantification of earthquake hazard in India
by Imtiyaz Ahmed PARVEZ, Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Computer 
Simulation, Bangalore, India

10:55 – 11:15
Microtremors, an effective tool to estimate the site effects and 
basinal characteristics: A case study from Mahanadi basin, India.
by William MOHANTY, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

11:15 – 11:35
Seismicity and Seismic hazard assessment of Bangladesh
by Tahmeed AL-HUSSAINI, Bangladesh University of Engineering & 
Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

11:35 – 11:55
Seismicity of Nepal and neighbouring regions
by  Harihar PAUDYAL, Physics department, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

11:55 – 12:15
Estimation of Strong Ground Motion Input for Important Engineering 
Structures by Guoxin WANG, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 
Dalian University, China

12:15 – 12:35

Everyone is most welcome to attend

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