Cathinka Schanning-Forsberg & Brian Carlton SLATE webinar #21 Useful Information
One year of SLATE webinars completed! Join in on the anniversary webinar #21 with Cathinka Schanning-Forsberg & Brian Carlton talking about Geohazard assessment related to submarine instabilities in Bjørnafjorden, Norway, on Wednesday, 11 November, 12 pm (GMT+1), via Zoom.
Derek E. Sawyer SLATE webinar #20 Useful Information
Seismic Strengthening: Impacts on Slope Stability and Post-Failure Behaviour of Submarine Landslides: That's the topic of our next webinar, coming up on Wednesday, October 27, 12 pm (GMT+2), via Zoom.
Stefano Collico SLATE webinar #19 Useful Information
SLATE webinar #19 coming up! Stefano Collico presents his topic "Optimal characterization of marine sediments via statistical analysis" on Wednesday, 29 September, 12 pm (GMT+2), via Zoom.
Davide Mencaroni SLATE webinar #18 Useful Information
Whatch out for the next webinar! In SLATE webinar #18, Davide will talk about Pore pressure build-up in mixed contourite-turbidite systems. Join in on Wednesday, 15 September, 12 pm (GMT+2), via Zoom.
Ricarda Gatter SLATE webinar #17 Useful Information
Summer break ends: Ricarda Gatter will provide some information on her thesis and the key role of weak layers. Join in on Wednesday, September 1, 12 pm (GMT+2), via Zoom.
Nan Wu SLATE webinar #16 Useful Information
SLATE webinar #16 is coming up! Nan Wu from Tongji University in Shanghai will present his work on The formation and implications of giant blocks and fluid escape structures. Join in on Wednesday, July 21, 12 pm (GMT+2), via Zoom.
Anthony Shorrock SLATE webinar #15 Useful Information
Coming up next: Anthony Shorrock gives us some insights of the IODP Expedition 372B/375. Join in on Wednesday, July 7, 12 pm (GMT+2), via Zoom.
Euan L. Soutter SLATE webinar #14 Useful Information
SLATE webinar #14 coming up! Euan L. Stoutter will inform us about the fingerprint of tectonics on submarine canyon enception and evolution. Make sure to join: Wednesday, 16 June, 12 pm (GMT+2)
Dr. Benjamin Bellwald SLATE webinar #13 Useful Information
We are excited to welcome Dr. Benjamin Bellwald (VBPR Oslo, Norway) in the upcoming SLATE webinar #13! Topic will be the influence of climatic processes on the sedimentation of the North Sea Fan. Join in on Wednesday, 2 June, 12 pm (GMT+2), via Zoom.
Michael J Steventon SLATE webinar #12 Useful Information
Michael J Steventon from Shell / Imperial College London (UK) will be our guest speaker for the upcoming SLATE webinar #12! He'll take us to the mass-transport setting at Magnus Field in the northern North Sea. Wednesday, 19 May, 12 pm (GMT+2), via Zoom.
Tugdual Gauchery SLATE webinar #11 Useful Information
Join in on SLATE webinar #11! Tugdual will tell us about causes and recurrences of submarine landslides in the Mediterranean Sea. Wednesday, 5 May, 12 pm (GMT+2), via Zoom.
Ting-Wei Wu SLATE webinar #10 Useful Information
Coming up next: at the SLATE webinar #10, Ting-Wei will talk about her experimental investigation on small earthquakes. Join in on Wednesday, 14 April, 12 pm (GMT+2), via Zoom.
Lewis Bailey SLATE webinar #9 Useful Information
Right before Easter, SLATE webinar #9 will bring you some interesting information: Lewis Bailey talks about his findings regarding controls on turbidity current activities. Join us on Wednesday, 31 March, 12 pm (GMT+1), via Zoom.
Jonathan Ford SLATE webinar #8 Useful Information
In the SLATE webinar #8, Jonathan will give an insight on his topic of siesmic diffraction imaging. Make sure to join: Wednesday, 17 March, 12 pm (GMT+1), via Zoom.
Matthias Rauter SLATE webinar #7 Useful Information
SLATE webinar #7 is around the corner! This time, Matthias presents his work on the numerical simulation of granular flows and their interaction with the water surface. Join us on Wednesday, 3 March, 12 pm (GMT+1), via Zoom.
Dr. Irena Schulten SLATE webinar #6 Useful Information
For our 6th SLATE webinar we invited a guest speaker! Dr. Irena Schulten will revisit the failure mechanisms of the 1929 Grand Banks submarine landslide. Wednesday, 17 February, 12 pm (GMT+1), via Zoom.
Kate Heerema SLATE webinar #5 Useful Information
Join us for SLATE webinar #5! This time, Kate shares direct field measurements capturing the evolution of turbidity currents. Make sure to join in: Wednesday, 3 February, 12 pm (GMT+1), via Zoom.
Maarten Heijnen SLATE webinar #4 Useful Information
We are back from the winter break with the 4th SLATE webinar! Maarten reveals exciting insights into the evolution of submarine channels. You don't want to miss out on this! Wednesday, 20 January, 12 pm (GMT+1), via Zoom.
Shray Badhani SLATE webinar #3 Useful Information
The third talk in the SLATE webinar series is coming up next week! This time, Shray Badhani will take us on a tour to the seafloor instabilities in the Gulf of Lions, NW Mediterranean. Save the date! Wednesday, 9 December, 12 pm (GMT+1), via Zoom.
Thomas Zengaffinen-Morris SLATE webinar #2 Useful Information
The second talk in our new SLATE webinar series is around the corner! Thomas Zengaffinen-Morris will be speaking on “Effect of landslide failure and flow on tsunami genesis”. Don't miss it! Wednesday, 25 November, 12 pm (GMT+1), via Zoom.
Rachel Barrett kicks off SLATE webinar #1 Useful Information
We are excited to announce the kick-off of our new SLATE webinar series. Join Rachel Barrett’s talk on “Understanding subaqueous landslides and their morphology: From qualitative to quantitative analysis”. Wednesday, 11 November, 12 pm (GMT+1), via Zoom.
Observing turbidity currents in the wild: Michael Clare on recent measurements Useful Information
Turbitidy currents are a fascinating sediment transport process! Don't miss Mike talking about new insights from direct field-scale measurements in the upcoming virtual MARUM Research Seminar on September 28 at 1:15 pm. Make sure to register for the ZOOM link!
Postponement due to COVID-19 @ ISSMMTC, Dublin, Ireland General, Useful Information
In light of the COVID-19 situation the ISSMMTC conference has been postponed to June 2021. Exact dates will be announced soon. Registrations are now suspended and refunds are offered to those already registered.
Sharing Geoscience Online @ EGU 2020, Online General, Useful Information
The EGU has announced to cancel the physical EGU General Assembly 2020 in Vienna. Instead, they will host EGU2020: Sharing Geoscience Online (#shareEGU20), a week-long series of online activities held on May 4-8.
Abstract Deadline Approaching @ EGU 2020, Vienna Useful Information
Just one week left to submit your abstract for EGU 2020 in Vienna, Austria. If your work is related to subaqueous mass movements, then our session NH5.6 on their triggers, dynamics and hazards is the right one for you!
First papers of Special Publication for 9th ISSMMTC available online Useful Information
Early Bird registration deadline @ 9th ISSMMTC conference, Dublin Useful Information
Just two weeks left for the early bird registration deadline of the upcoming 9th International Symposium on Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences (ISSMMTC). Make sure to register before Nov 30th (regular €475, student €200).
Call for Abstracts @ EGU 2020, Vienna Useful Information
Abstract submissions for the EGU General Assembly 2020 are now open! Make sure to submit your abstract in time to participate in the biggest European conference for geoscientists, taking place in Vienna, Austra. Abstract deadline is 15 January 2020.
Registration now open! 9th ISSMMTC conference, Dublin Useful Information
The registration for the 9th International Symposium on Subaqueous Mass Movements and Their Consequences (ISSMMTC) is now open - make sure to register before 30 November 2019 for early bird registration (regular €475, student €200)!
Registration deadline approaching @ 34th IAS meeting, Rome Useful Information
The 34th International Meeting of Sedimentology organized by the IAS and the University of Roma is approaching fast. Make sure to meet the regular registration deadline on 15 August 2019.
Open position within SLATE @MARUM, Universität Bremen Useful Information
Apply for a newly offered Early Stage Researcher position (full-time, duration of 18 month) within SLATE to work in the area of marine geosciences, particularly geophysics and numerical modelling. Deadline for the application is 8 August 2019.
Abstract submission deadline approaching @ AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco Useful Information
A little more than two weeks left to submit abstracts for the AGU Fall Meeting 2019 - after two dynamic meetings in New Orleans and Washington, D.C., this year’s meeting returns to the Moscone Center in San Francisco! Abstract deadline is 31 July 2019.
PhD opportunity on submarine landslides @ GEOMAR Useful Information
GEOMAR offers a PhD within the DFG funded TRISCO project. 3D seismic reflection and OBS data will be explored to map submarine landslides, identify gas migration pathways & estimate gas quantities. Application deadline is 15 January 2019.
Abstract submission deadline approaching @ AGU Fall Meeting, Washington D.C. Useful Information
Just three weeks left to submit abstracts for the Fall Meeting 2018 of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) - marking the beginning of AGU’s Centennial in 2019, this year’s meeting takes you to Washington, D.C.! Abstract deadline is 1 August 2018.
Call for Conference Venue of the 9th ISSMMTC in 2020 (IGCP-640/S4SLIDE) Useful Information
IGCP-640/S4SLIDE is soliciting applications to host the 9th International Symposium on Subaqueous Mass Movements and Their Consequences (ISSMMTC) in 2020 - what will be the conference venue this time? Submissions need to be received by 9 July 2018.
PhD opportunity on submarine landslides @ University College Dublin Useful Information
The iCRAG offers a PhD sholarship @ University College Dublin - "Characteristics of slow-moving submarine landslides". The project is fully funded for four years with a stipend of €18,500 per annum. Application deadline is 22 June 2018, start date 3 September 2018.
Apply for travel grants to attend 20th ISC @ Quebec, Canada Useful Information
The Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) will be awarding several student travel grants to attend the upcoming 20th International Sedimentological Congress (ISC) in Quebec, Canada. Application Deadline is 15 June 2018.
PhD opportunity on submarine landslides @ Sorbonne Université (Paris, France) Useful Information
The Sorbonne Université offers a PhD opportunity - "The Alboran Sea submarine landslides: links between tectonic activity, seismicity and sedimentation and their impact in hazard assessment". Application deadline is 15 June 2018.
Upcoming: ISSMMTC conference 2018 @ Victoria, British Columbia Useful Information
The 8th International Symposium on Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences (ISSMMTC) will be held in Victoria (BC, Canada) on 7-9 May 2018. The event is administered under the auspices of UNESCO IGCP project 640 – S4SLIDE and gathers together international researchers concerned with offshore geohazards
Upcoming: ECORD Training Course 2018 @ MARUM, Bremen Useful Information
"Virtual Drillship Experience" – a one-week course (23-27 April 2018) at the IODP core repository at MARUM in Bremen offering a basic training on IODP core flow procedures and preparing the participants for sailing in an offshore drillship expedition. Application deadline is 15 January 2018
Call for abstracts @ EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna Useful Information
The EGU General Assembly 2018 will take place from 8-13 April at the Austria Center Vienna (ACV) in Vienna, Austria. The scientific programme includes oral, PICO, and poster sessions on disciplinary and interdisciplinary topics covering the full spectrum of the geosciences and the space and planetary sciences. Get involved and submit an abstract!