FRAGILE EARTH: Geological Processes from Global to Local Scales and Associated Hazards (4-7 September 2011)
Session No. 3 Monday, 5 September 2011
11:00-16:40, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München: A 014

T5B. Natural Hazards, Catastrophes, and Risk Mitigation I (Munich Reinsurance Company)

Kurosch Thuro, Alex Allmann, Anselm Smolka and Anke M. Friedrich, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 11:00 Introductory Remarks
3-111:05 RISK MANAGEMENT OF NATURAL PERILS: THE VIEW OF A REINSURER: SMOLKA, Anselm, Corporate Underwriting / GeoRisks, Munich Reinsurance Company, Munich 80802 Germany, asmolka@munichre.com
3-211:35 MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF EARTHQUAKE RISK DYNAMICS AND - GLOBALISATION: ZSCHAU, Jochen, Potsdam 14467 Germany, zschau@gfz-potsdam.de
3-312:05 HARMONIZING PROBABILISTIC SEISMIC HAZARD ASSESSMENT IN EUROPE: A MOMENT BALANCED APPROACH: WOESSNER, Jochen1, WIEMER, Stefan1, and GIARDINI, Domenico2, (1) Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich, Sonneggstrasse 5, Zurich, 8092, Switzerland, j.woessner@sed.ethz.ch, (2) Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETHZ), Zurich, 8093, Switzerland
3-412:25 BAD MAPS OR BAD LUCK: WHY EARTHQUAKE HAZARD MAPS OFTEN FAIL AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT: STEIN, Seth, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 1850 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208-2150, seth@earth.northwestern.edu
 12:55 Lunch Break
3-514:00 THE CANTERBURY, NEW ZEALAND EARTHQUAKE SEQUENCE: LESSONS FROM A YEAR OF EARTHQUAKES: FURLONG, Kevin P., Geosciences, Penn State Univ, 542 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, kevin@geodyn.psu.edu
3-614:20 HAZARD COMMUNICATION REQUIRES KNOWING “WHO” AS WELL AS “HOW”: RUBIN, Jeffrey N., Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, 11945 SW 70th Ave, Tigard, OR 97223, jeff.rubin@tvfr.com
3-714:40 ELEVEN TSUNAMIS FROM SUMATRA TO TOHOKU: HAVE WE BECOME WISER?: OKAL, Emile, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, emile@earth.northwestern.edu
 15:10 Break
3-815:30 TSUNAMI EARLY WARNING FOR THE INDIAN OCEAN - LESSONS LEARNED: LAUTERJUNG, Joern, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Telegrafenberg, Haus A40, Potsdam 14473 Germany, lau@gfz-potsdam.de
3-915:50 A PROTOTYPE SYSTEM FOR TSUNAMI EARLY WARNING BASED ON REAL-TIME GPS: BLEWITT, Geoffrey1, BAR-SEVER, Yoaz2, GROSS, Richard2, HAMMOND, William Charles1, HUDNUT, Kenneth W.3, KHACHIKYAN, Robert2, PLAG, Hans-Peter1, SONG, Y. Tony2, WEBB, Frank H.2, and SIMONS, Mark4, (1) Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology and Nevada Seismological Laboratory, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV 89557, gblewitt@unr.edu, (2) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, (3) U. S. Geological Survey, 525 S. Wilson Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106, (4) Department of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125
3-1016:10 GEODYNAMIC INTERACTIONS BETWEEN THE LITHOSPHERE, CRYOSPHERE, ATMOSPHERE AND HYDROSPHERE, AS REVEALED BY MODERN SPACE GEODESY: MILLER, Meghan, UNAVCO, 6350 Nautilus Drive, Boulder, CO 80301, meghan@unavco.org

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