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Giovanni Forte
2021-01-05 15:11:00
Dear Colleagues,

I would like to remind you that the* abstract submission **deadline* for
the upcoming EGU General Assembly (vEGU21: Gather Online | 19–30 April 2021)

*is very close* (13 January 2021, 13:00 Central European Time).

You can submit your abstract for this session at:
All scientific sessions will apply the virtual PICO (vPICO) format.

All first authors of abstracts submitted to the General Assembly 2021 have
to be a 2021 EGU member. Please acquire or renew your membership through
the abstract submission form. Please find more information at:

More information on the EGU General Assembly 2021 is available at:

NH 4.1 *Earthquake-induced hazards: ground motion amplification and ground

Convener: Giovanni Forte

Co-conveners: Céline Bourdeau, Paolo Frattini, Hans-Balder Havenith,
Janneke van Ginkel


The *abstract submission deadline *is on *13 January 2021, 13:00 CET*.


*The main concern of the occurrence of an earthquake is the ground shaking,
although past events worldwide demonstrated that damage and death toll
depends on both the strong ground motion and the ground effects. The
variability of earthquake ground motion is caused by local geological
conditions beneath a given site, due to the stratigraphic or topographic
setting that can give rise to amplification and resonances.
Earthquake-induced ground effects are mainly landslides, soil liquefaction,
and ground subsidence. They can affect an area with damages related to the
full collapse or loss in functionality of facilities, roads, pipelines, and
other lifelines. The purpose of this session is to provide a forum for
discussion among researchers and other professionals who study seismic
amplification of the ground motion and the related hazards and to encourage
multidisciplinary research in these fields.Topics of interest include the
following:- Subsoil investigation and characterization for Seismic
Microzonation mapping;- Evaluation of seismic site response (1D-2D-3D)-
Case histories of earthquake-triggered landslides analyzed at either local
or regional scale- Slope stability analyses and runout modeling of
seismically/volcanically-induced landslides;- Studies on Soil liquefaction
and earthquake-induced subsidence*

*A focused special issue in an EGU-journal will be edited based on the
contributions of this session.*

We would also appreciate it if you could forward this to your team members
and colleagues who may also be interested in the topic.

Thank you for your consideration and please contact us if you have any
questions or suggestions.

Note, the EGU2021 will also be organized via tele-conferencing, and a full
online presentation of the talk shall be organized, allowing also for
direct feedback.

Best Regards

*Giovanni Forte*

*Céline Bourdeau*

*Paolo Frattini*

*Hans-Balder Havenith*

*Janneke van Ginkel*

Dott. Giovanni Forte (PhD)
Dipartimento d'Ingegneria Civile, Edile e Ambientale (DICEA)
Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II"
via Claudio 21, 80125, Napoli.
telefono: +390817682161

priva di virus.

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