VOLCAPSE is a ERC consolidator project awared to the T. R. Walter and his volcanotectonics group and volcano hazards group at the GFZ Potsdam, studying modes of volcano dome growth, collapse and coupled process by time-lapse imaging methods.
The project aims to investigate the processes which control the multi-scale seismicity of the Alps. We hypothesize that patterns of stress and motion can be quantified from the seismicity which is observed with unprecedented resolution by AlpArray. The observed seismicity will illuminate the structure of faults and their kinematics at depth, providing an important and unique link between surface deformation and deep processes.
One major unresolved questions in magmatic geodynamics is the physical understanding of the complete sequence of melt ascent from the asthenospheric depth to shallow intrusions (crustal dykes): The physics of melt ascent within the asthenospher is usually described by two-phase flow of melt within a rock matrix.
The aim of this project is to obtain a conceptual model of deep fluid pathways (both ancient magmatism and the modern hydrothermal system related to magma stored at depth) in the Eger Graben and the Cheb basin.
In this project, we will reveal how a volcano’s shape (e.g. stratovolcano vs. caldera) and growth history influences the depth and construction of magma storage.
The European Plate Observing System (EPOS) aims at creating a pan-‐European infrastructure for solid Earth science to support a safe and sustainable society. The mission of EPOS is to integrate the diverse and advanced European Research Infrastructures for solid Earth Science relying on new e‐science opportunities to monitor and unravel the dynamic and complex Earth System such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
The HGF Alliance “Remote Sensing and Earth System Dynamics” aims at the development and evaluation of novel bio/geo-physical information products derived from data acquired by a new generation of remote sensing satellites.
HISS is an innovative project to develop and apply new approaches for double difference attenuation tomography to NW Bohemia earthquake swarm regions. The project aims to improve the understanding of the processes of development and formation of mid crustal magmatic reservoirs, their dynamics and associated geothermal systems.
The project aims at the understanding and modelling of an unusual seismic activity under Halmahera (NE Indonesia).
The SHEER EU H2020 project addresses the topic LCE-16-2014: Understanding, preventing and mitigating the potential environmental impacts and risks of Shale Gas Exploration and Exploitation.
Dikes and sills are large sheet-like intrusions transporting and storing magma in the Earth's crust. When propagating, they generate seismicity and deformation and may lead to volcanic eruption.
A monitoring system and network for the future is a 26-partner project funded by FP7 Environment programme of the European Commission, addressing topic “Long-term monitoring experiment in geologically active regions of Europe prone to natural hazards: the Supersite concept”.
Natural hazards and risks are often assessed individually by scientists, engineers and civil protection authorities.
MARsite aims to improve the seismic hazard and risk assessment for the densely populated Marmara region by long-term, multi-disciplinary monitoring activities - both on land and in the sea - related to the earthquake generation processes.
The MINE project intends to develop and implement tools to monitor mining areas and underground reservoirs, by means of continuous time series analysis and inversion, modeling fracturing processes and stress field evolution on a very local scale.
The overall aim of NERA is to achieve a measurable improvement and a long-term impact in the assessment and reduction of the vulnerability of constructions and citizens to earthquakes.
REAKT aims to improve the efficiency of real-time earthquake risk mitigation methods and their capability of protecting structures, infrastructures and populations.