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6th Munich Earth Skience School

Berghotel Sudelfeld

February 21-26, 2016


Practical information: Lectures, practicals will be given from 8-11 and after 3pm (open end). Between 11 and 3 (depending on conditions, winter sports facilities can be used, More info on the winter sport programme can be found here.

Costs: 450 € (incl. 5 days half pension, conference facilities, tuition, software). Arrival Sunday 21/2 leaving Fri 26/2 (lunch time). Note that the costs do not cover: lunch, drinks during meals, winter  sports facilities. The number of participants is limited to ~30. First come, first serve basis. The area can be reached by train from Munich Airport (terminal station: Bayrischzell). Please note that there are only a few single rooms. You are encouraged to offer sharing a double room.

Logistics: Please make your way to Bayrischzell Station on Sunday 22nd afternoon, unless you come with your own vehicle. We will provide a shuttle service from the train station to the hotel.


Tentative schedule:


Morning 8-11

Afternoon 15-18

Evening 20-open end

Sun 21 Feb


Arrival - Icebreaker at 18:00

Mon 22 Feb

Python Introduction

ObsPy Introduction

Tue 23 Feb

Detection, network design

Locating earthquakes

Bogner Ski night (movies)

Wed 24 Feb

Magnitue estimation, source characteristics

Free Afternoon - Parallel slalom

Special dinner

Thu 25 Feb

Earthquake statistic, completeness, b-values

Python practicals

Mulled  wine

Fri 26 Feb

Applications, Field studies, open issues



More details on programme, logistics will be given in February, 2016. If you have questions please contact .