We would like to thank all participants for a successful workshop.
An interview regarding the workshop can be read, downloaded or listened to.
The following presentations have been cleared for publication:
The meeting continues the successful 1st workshop held jointly by FKPE / ECGS in Luxembourg 2010. We invite contributions to all fields of Induced Seismicity with special focus on geothermal and shale gas reservoirs. The workshop will offer a mix of invited tutorial lectures, submitted contributions, and ample time for discussions.
Download the second circular here
Download the program here
Download the schedule here
Download the abstracts here
Download the directions here
Invited speakers for tutorial lectures
DePater, H. Fenix Consulting, Netherlands: ”Seismicity induced by shale-gas-fracking - The Bowland Shale case study”
The scientific committee
Local Organizing Committee
Müller, B. (LFZG, Karlsruhe, Germany)
With the Support of
Scope of the Workshop
Awareness of induced seismicity has further increased since the last
ECGS-FKPE-workshop in 2010: guidelines have been published as well as
explicit measures have been taken. Actual advances in research increased
the understanding of induced seismicity and help to identify
parameters which influence unwanted induced seismicity. However, the
processes of induced seismicity are still not completely understood.
Organizations like the Department of Energy (Majer et al. 2012) or the
working group Induzierte Seismizität of the FKPE are working on
guidelines in avoiding, dealing, and measuring induced seismicity.
Almost all current underground projects and projects related to the
energy storage and renewable energies (geothermal, carbon capture and
storage, hydropower reservoirs, dams, mining, underground gas storage)
require sensitive local networks for monitoring induced seismicity.
Fundamental is also an adequate and transparent information of the
public as well as the disclosure of data to increase public acceptance.
Abstracts: 16.09.2012 EXTENDED
Karlsruhe, the city of inventions in the sunny south-west of
Germany, was founded ca. 300 years ago and is situated in a beautiful
countryside between the Black Forest and the Vosges Mountains. It is
famous for its fan-shaped historic street plan and excellent ideas such
as the bicycle invented by Drais or the discovery of electromagnetic
waves by Hertz.
The Dinner will be held in the "Badisch Brauhaus".
BADISCH BRAUHAUS Braugesellschaft mbH
Telefon: +49 721 144 – 4400
A hotel contingent is reserved until 10.10.2012. The following hotels offer limited rooms under the keyword "FKPE-Workshop":City Partner Hotel Berliner Hof Douglasstraße 7 76133 Karlsruhe 69,-€ per single room /night incl. breakfast
The Berliner Hof is located in the city center, 5 minutes via train to the station next to the venue (Durlacher Tor).IBIS Karlsruhe City Poststraße 1 76137 Karlsruhe 81,-€ per single room /night incl. breakfast
The IBIS is located next to the train station, 10 minutes via train to the station next to the venue (Durlacher Tor).
The Gastdozentenhaus is located on campus in a distance of about 1.5 km from the venue.
Due to booking requirements, we are obliged to apply the following refund rates:
Method of Payment
Payment of the registration fee by bank transfer to Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
The sessions will include a introduction by extended
keynote lectures (45 min) followed by talks (15 min). After each
presentation there will be ample time for discussion. Authors presenting
posters will be given 3 min (one slide only) for introducing their
poster in a dedicated session. Posters will be displayed during the
entire workshop. For smooth transitions, speakers are requested to
upload their presentation on the organization computer at least during
the break before the session.
This workshop is focused on special topics of induced seismicity, namely:
Submitting an abstract is required for program selection to present a talk or poster at the workshop. The abstract will be reviewed by the scientific committee. Authors will be notified latest by October 1, 2012.
Compilation of workshop contributions to a special issue of JOSE (with extra review) is planned. Details will be announced at the workshop.
Visa: A visa is required for all non-EU member state residents. Please contact the German embassy or consulate in your country for more detailed information. If you need an invitation letter from the Local Organizing Committee in order to obtain your visa, please specify it in the registration form.
Weather: Karlsruhe at its protected Location in the upper Rhine graben enjoys rather mild winters. Daily temperature ranges from 2-9°C in November although freezing is not unusual. Rain is frequent with an average of 65 mm in 11 days in November accompanied by the typical high fogs of the Rhine valley.
Currency: Euro (€) (Banks are usually open between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.).
Electricity: 220V, 50Hz. (European plug with two circular metal pins).
Ms Karen Jasper, IfG secretary