EMSEV 2024 in Greece

EMSEV2024 in Crete, Greece


EMSEV2024 will be held from 6 to 9, October 2024.

Please visit the following official site.


Venue: The "Great Arsenal" from the 15th century to 2022.

The "Great Arsenal" in the city of Chania traces a historical course through the centuries. The residents and visitors to the city pass by this emblematic building every day knowing its importance and usefulness throughout the ages.
The architecture of the building excites both lovers and scholars of architectural history, as well as any pedestrian who happens to pass in front of him. The arched passageways, the ornate sheds, the sturdy construction with the carved sandstones, and the art of masonry throughout the entire scope of the building, dominate the heart of the Old Venetian port.
The arsenals existed in the port area of Chania since 1497. The "Great Arsenal" began to built in 1585-1600.
Over the years, its premises successively hosted the school of the Christian Community (1872), a number of theaters (1892), the public hospital (1923), and the Town Hall (1928-1941).
Coming today, from a roofless ruin, it has been transformed into an impressive event space.It functions as a Mediterranean Architecture Center, hosting important Greek and international events.



IUGG 2019 in Montréal

IUGG 2019 in Montréal, Canada, July 2019.

Two EMSEV related sessions will organize.

JA10 - Electromagnetic Signals Generated by Volcanic Eruptions/Activity, Fluid Pressure, Earthquakes and Aseismic Fault Slip (IAGA, IAVCEI, IASPEI)



AOGS 2019 in Singapore

AOGS 2019 in Singapore
28 July to 2 Aug.2019.

ST33: Ionospheric Weather Induced by Solar and Terrestrial Activities


Conveners: Prof Jann-Yenq (Tiger) Liu (National Central University, Taiwan)
Dr Katsumi Hattori (Chiba University, Japan)
Dr Dimitar Ouzounov (CEESMO, Chapman University, United States)
Prof Xuhui Shen (China Earthquake Administration, China)
Prof Valerio Tramutoli (University of Basilicata, Italy)


IWEP6 in Chiba, Japan

6th Internatonal Workshpop on Earthquake Preparation Process (IWEP6)
31 May to 1 July,2019.

Scope of the workshop


The most recent catastrophic earthquakes (1999 Chichi, Taiwan, 2004 Sumatra, 2008 Sichuan, China, 2011 Tohoku, Japan and 2015 in Nepal) claimed thousands of lives and caused extensive economic losses. Year of 2019 is also the 20th year of remembering the 1999 Chichi Earthquake and 15th year of remembering of the 2004 Sumatra Great Earthquake disasters in Taiwan and Indonesia. Still the International science community is looking for solutions in the early detection of major seismic events in order to minimize the loss of human life. Multiple detections of earthquake precursory signals have been reported before and the new observations from space and ground have provided new evidences about the existence of pre-earthquake processes. The latest studies reviled the pre-earthquake signals statistical significance, repeatability, universality, and effectiveness for the forecast. In this workshop, while still discussing the applicability of pre-earthquake signals towards short-term earthquake forecasting, we contemplate to explore different physical mechanisms for generation and propagation of pre-earthquake signals. Discussions on earthquake forecast testing, multi-parameter observation and international joint research are also included.


EGU 2018 in Vienna

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018 was held from April 8-13, 2018, Vienna Austria.

One EMSEV related session was organized.

NH4.5/EMRP4.27/SM3.03 Short-term Earthquakes Forecast (StEF) and multi-parametric time-Dependent Assessment of Seismic Hazard (t-DASH) (Co-sponsored by JpGU) (co-organized)


Convener: Valerio Tramutoli | Co-Conveners: Pier Francesco Biagi , Katsumi Hattori , Jann-Yenq Liu , Giovanni Martinelli , Gerasimos Papadopoulos , Michel Parrot , Sergey Pulinets , Filippos Vallianatos


EMSEV 2018 in Italy

EMSEV2018 in Potenza, Italy
September 17-21, 2018.


The 2018 EMSEV workshop will focus on the observation and understanding of various kinds of electromagnetic phenomena associated with earthquakes and volcanic eruptions particularly from a multidisciplinary point of view. It would be a great opportunity for students and young researchers to present their scientific research, and achievements as well as a valuable occasion for exchanges and interdisciplinary co-operation among researchers worldwide.


IAVCEI 2017 in Portland

IAVCEI Portland 14-18 Aug, 2017

This session aims at different geophysical monitoring techniques which can be combined and integrated to achieve two major goals: Firstly, the imaging of volcanic source processes from the surface to the deep plumbing system, and secondly, the interpretation of geophysical signals that enable us to assess the state of volcanic activity. We aim to identify geophysical signals that are characteristic in defining background levels, detecting unrest and evaluating ongoing volcanic activity.

Seismic monitoring, including infra sound, remains at the core of any monitoring program. While well-established seismic monitoring techniques are routinely applied, major advances in volcano seismology have been made in recent years allowing us to identify several categories of volcanic seismic signals, and interpret them in terms of different magmatic or tectonic processes encountered at a volcano. This session will review the wide range of seismic monitoring techniques and interpretation methods from low-cost, basic set-ups to the latest sophisticated seismological applications and modelling methods. Accordingly, we aim to cover the entire seismic frequency range from short-period to ultra-long period seismicity, tilt and other deformation signals in different volcanic settings.

Volcanoes arrive at a critical state after weeks or even years of unrest before the onset of surface activity. During this period electromagnetic and geochemical methods appear to be sensitive to transient anomalous signals caused by the movement of magmatic and hydrothermal fluids. Only at a later stage seismic activity as well as ground deformation become more obvious. Therefore, we particularly welcome case studies that combine monitoring or modelling techniques of seismicity, electromagnetic signals, ground deformation, infrasound, gas monitoring, gravimetry, petrology and fluid dynamics of magmatic systems.


IAG-IASPEI 2017 in Kobe

IAG-IASPEI 2017 in Kobe will be held from July 30 to August 4.

During the meetig, two EMSEV related sessons are prganized.

S11 Geo & space technologies to study pre–earthquake processes:
Observation, modeling, forecasting
Convener: Dimitar Ouzounov
Co-convener: Katsumi Hattori, J.Y Liu, Masao Nakatani


S12 An interdisciplinary approach towards earthquake prediction studies
Convener: Dimitar Ouzounov
Co-convener: S. Pulinets, Katsumi Hattori, J.Y. Liu, Q. Huang


Prof. P. Varotsos got Greek President awards

The VAN method – named after P. Varotsos, K. Alexopoulos and K. Nomicos, authors of the 1981 papers describing it – measures low frequency electric signals, termed "seismic electric signals" (SES). SES are emitted by rocks under stresses caused by plate-tectonic which Varotsos and colleagues have successfully predicted earthquakes in Greece. The respected Professor will be awarded a prize on Saturday 17th December 2016, 12:00hrs in Athens at the TEI Athens.


EMSEV 2016 in Lanzhou

EMSEV2016 in Lanzhou was successfully organized


During EMSEV2016, The two best presentations done by students were awarded by Chairpersons of the sessions and by EMSEV bureau to Ms Kaiyan Hu and Mr Tao Ye.