7th Munich Earth Skience School

Berghotel Sudelfeld

February 19-24, 2017

The Winter School is fully booked. If you register you will enter a waiting list.

Lecturers: Mike Afanasiev (ETH Zurich), Christian Böhm (ETH), Lion Krischer (ETH), Kuangdai Leng, Tarje Nissen-Meyer (Oxford), Yann Capdeville (Nantes), Heiner Igel (LMU Munich)

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

Philosophy: This workshop combines the thrill of learning, studying, and practicing seismology, with the thrill of wintersports and being out in nature. Beware that the hotel is isolated in the mountains, no shopping, no public transport to anywhere. WLAN is available free of charge at the hotel.

Costs: 500 € (incl. 5 days half pension, conference facilities, tuition, software). Arrival Sunday 19/2 leaving Fri 24/2 (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 19th 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 19 Feb

Arrival - Icebreaker at 18:00 Opening

Mon 20 Feb

Python/ObsPy Introduction

(Lion Krischer)

Challenges in Computational Seismology

Introduction to the Spectral Element Method

(Heiner Igel)

Tue 21 Feb

The spectral-element method (Salvus)

(Michael Afansiev)

Salvus - Practical

(Michael Afanasiev)

Bogner Ski night (movies)

Wed 22 Feb

Salvus - Adjoint-based waveform inversion

(Christian Böhm)

Free Afternoon - Parallel slalom

Thu 23 Feb

Axisem3D - global synthetic seismograms

(Tarje Nissen-Meyer)

Homogenization - dealing with heterogeneous Earth models

(Yann Capdeville)

Mulled  wine

Fri 24 Feb

Homogenization (cont'd)

More details on programme, logistics will be given in February, 2017. If you have questions please contact heiner.igel@lmu.de.