California Institute of Technology
Seismological Laboratory Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences

Centennial

Preliminary Program

 

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Morning Session
The Earthquake Machine
Measuring earthquakes and earthquake physics

Invited Speakers:

Ryo Okuwaki (University of Tsukuba)
Title: Accounting Epistemic Uncertainty in Earthquake Source Inversion: Investigating Complex Rupture Processes

Alice-Agnes Gabriel (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and University of California, San Diego)

Diego Melgar (University of Oregon)
Title: Geophysical modeling meets paleoseismology: can we know the details of past Cascadia earthquakes?

Open Discussion with Panelists and Symposium Participants

Discussion Leader: Valère Lambert (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Afternoon Session
Planet Earth
Composition, structure, and dynamics of the earth’s interior

Invited Speakers:

June Wicks (Johns Hopkins University)
Title: Chasing transport properties in the deep earth: new experiments to measure thermal conductivity and viscosity

Juliane Dannberg (University of Florida)
Title: Subducted Slabs, Mantle Plumes, and the Plate Tectonic Cycle

Sunyoung Park (Unversity of Chicago)
Title: Earth's response to deep earthquakes: new insights into mantle viscosity structure

Evening
Reception
Sponsored by Kinemetrics
Seismological Laboratory

Friday, November 11, 2022

Morning Session
Geophysics and Climate
Ice, ocean, and the near surface of a Dynamic Earth

Invited Speakers:

Brent Minchew (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Title: What the future may hold for ice sheets and our understanding of them

Zhongwen Zhan (Caltech)
Title: Seismic monitoring of the hydrosphere

Ben Hamlington (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
Title: Emerging Golden Age for Satellite Measurements of Sea Level and the Need for More

Open Discussion with Panelists and Symposium Participants

Discussion Leader: TBD

Afternoon Session
Fluids inside the Earth

Invited Speakers:

Zach Ross (Caltech)
Title: Evidence for latent crustal fluid diffusion transients in California

Wenlu Zhu (University of Maryland) 
Title: The role of fluid pressure in mechanics of faulting and earthquakes

Robin Matoza (University of California at Santa Barbara)
Title:  Volcano seismo-acoustics: from local to global scale observation and monitoring systems

Open Discussion with Panelists and Symposium Participants

Discussion Leader: David R. Shelly (United States Geological Survey)

Evening
Symposium Banquet
The Athenaeum
Banquet Speaker: Dr. David Zierler (Caltech)
Title: The Heritage of the Seismological Laboratory