CRL School 2018

 

Friday 21 September to Tuesday 25 September 2018

Download the programme (version of 23/08/2018)

Photos of the CRL School 2018

Objectives of the CRL School 2018

    • Gather students from various Greek and foreign universities working together at CRL and with different background

 

    • In the framework of EGU-GIFT and EDUMED, associate school teachers and high schools to the didactic program and activities

 

    • Discover the research performed in Geophysics and Geology in the Rift of Corinth

 

    • Learn more about SAR interferometry (SAR interferometry, the SENTINEL mission, the Geohazards Exploitation Platform (GEP) and its application to CRL)

 

    • Learn more about GPS (theory, measurements in the field)

 

    • Learn more about seismology (with didactic tools) and learn more about the seismicity in the Corinth Rift

 

    • Learn more about sea, sea level, tsunami, …

 

    • Go on board of a marine geophysics vessel

 

  • Learn more about geotechical aspects of the seismic hazard in the area, the case of the Rio-Antirio bridge
Press Release for the School:
  • Document disseminated through the municipality of Nafpaktos to the media
  • Dissemination from the National Observatory of Athens
  • Dissemination from the National & Kapodestrian University of Athens 
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GEP Courses material:

Friday 21 September

  • Welcome to the CRL School 2018 (Vassilis Anastassopoulos, University of Patras)
  • Seismic network of the Corinth Rift Laboratory and micro-seismicity in the last 20 years (Anne Deschamps, CNRS/Université Côte d’Azur/EduMed)
  • Monitoring the deformation with GPS (Pierre Briole, CNRS/ENS/PSL)
  • Monitoring the deformation with InSAR (Panagiotis Elias, Observatory of Athens)
  • Coherence normalized difference for an earthquake with magnitude > 5 in GEP (Fabrice Brito, Terradue)
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Saturday 22 September

  • Tectonics, structural setting and tectono-sedimentary processes in the Corinth Rift (Haralambos Kranis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
  • How to build a half-graben (Jean-Arthur Olive, CNRS/ENS/PSL)
  • Paleomagnetic studies of rotational deformations in western Greece at large and small geographic scale (Carlo Laj, ENS/PSL, Catherine Kissel, LSCE/CNRS/CEA, Massimo Mattei, Università Roma Tre)
  • Paleomagnetic data in the Corinth and Megara basins (Greece) and comparison with existing GPS results (Massimo Mattei, Università Roma Tre)
  •  Corinth rift seismicity and applications (George Kaviris, NKUA)
  • Deterministic seismic risk assessment with the use of stochastic simulation of strong ground motion taking into account site-effects and empirical vulnerability. case of the city of Aigion (Ioannis Kassaras, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
  • Discussing the origin of rythmicity and/or cyclicity of few outcrops around Nafpaktos (Christian Beck, Université de Savoie)

Tuesday 25 September

  • Presentation of the Seismology Laboratory, University of Patras (Anna Serpetsidaki, University of Patras)
  • Structural monitoring and geometric control of the Rio-Antorio bridge (Akis Panagis, Gefyra)
  • Recent sedimentary processes in the Gulf of Corinth. Seismic and aseismic turbidites (Spyros Sergiou, University of Patras)

 

Video

Welcome talk by Vassilis Anastassopoulos

 

 

CRL School 2017

Objectives of the school

  • Gather students from various universities working together at CRL and with different background
  • Associate school teachers and high schools to the didactic program and activities
  • Discover the research performed in Geophysics and Geology in the Rift of Corinth
  • Learn more about SAR interferometry (SAR interferometry, the SENTINEL mission, the GEP-TEP and its application to CRL)
  • Learn more about GPS (theory, measurements in the field)
  • Learn more about seismology (with didactic tools) and learn more about the seismicity in the Corinth Rift
  • Go on board of a marine geophysics vessel
  • Learn more about geotechical aspects of the seismic hazard in the area, the case of the Rio-Antirio bridge

Participants (students and school teachers in bold)

  • Stavroula Alatza (NTUA) PhD student
  • Alexandre Barboni (Ecole Normale Supérieure) MSc student
  • Christian Beck (Université de Savoie)
  • Jean-Luc Berenguer (Université de la Côte d’Azur)
  • Pierre Briole (CNRS)
  • Simon Bufferal (Ecole Normale Supérieure) MSc student
  • Panagiotis Elias (National Observatory Athens)
  • Muriel Gagneron (Lycée Français d’Athènes)
  • Athanassios Ganas (National Observatory Athens)
  • Faustine-Albert Gendron (Lycéen Henri Bergson Paris)
  • Maria Geraga (University of Patras) [More]
  • Maya Ilieva (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
  • Ioannis Karamitsos (Aristotle University Thessaloniki) MSc
  • Chris King (European Geophysical Union)
  • Georgia Koukiou (University of Patras)
  • Christos Kontopoulos (Geosystems-Hellas)
  • Chrysanthi Kosma (NKUA) MSc student [application]
  • Carlo Laj (European Geophysical Union)
  • Evangelos Maltezos (NTUA) PhD student
  • Anastasia Nikolopoulou (NKUA)
  • Paraskevi Nomikou (NKUA)
  • Akis Panagis (GEFYRA)
  • Alexandros Papadopoulos (HUA) MSc student
  • Helena Partheniou (NKUA) MSc student
  • Hélder Pereira (Escola Secundária de Loulé, Portugal)
  • Maria Privitera ()
  • Marine Roger (Newcastle University) PhD student
  • Luca Terray (University of Clermont Ferrand) PhD student 
  • Athina Tsapanou (NKUA) PhD student
  • Vassilis Sakkas (NKUA)
  • Spiros Sergiou (University of Patras) PhD student
  • Efthimios Sokos (University of Patras)
  • Sotiris Valkaniotis (Freelance Geologist) [More & More]

*CNRS = Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, HUA = Harokopio University of Athens, NKUA = National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, NTUA = National Technical University of Athens

Preparation of the School: Vassilis Anastasopoulos, Pierre Briole, Panagiotis Elias, Carlo Laj, Annita Panteleli

Organisation of the sessions in the laboratory and in the field: Jean-Luc (Iannis Lukas) Berenguer, Pierre Briole, Panagiotis Elias, Maria Geraga, Georgia Koukiou,  Petros Pitsiakkas,  Spyros Sergiou, Efthimios Sokos

Acknowledgements: Akti Hotel Nafpaktos, the municipality of Nafpaktos, the university of Patras, GEFYRA, ESA

Programme of the school (download the initial programme)

Friday 22 September afternoon (University of Patras)

  • Introduction of the School (P Briole)
  • Presentation of the Corinth Rift Observatory (P Elias)
  • Introduction to SAR interferometry (P Elias)
  • Theoretical and practical aspects of GNSS measurements (M Ilieva)
  • Hands on the GEP (P Elias) [SNAP S1 tutorial]
Saturday 23 September morning (field work)
 
  • Panoramic view of the western Corinth rift from Monastiraki (A Ganas)
  • Visit of the seismic antenna of Magoula (P Briole)
  • Visit of the seismic station of Vomvokou (E Sokos)
  • Installation of a school seismometer in the high school of Nafpaktos (JL Berenguer)
  • Didactic seismology (JL Berenguer)
Saturday 23 September afternoon (Municipality house, Nafpaktos)
 
  • Seismic observation of the West Gulf of Corinth (E Sokos)
  • Marine Geophysics (E Nomikou)
  • Hands on the « seismo box » experiments for schools (JL Berenguer)
 
Sunday 24 September morning (field work)
 
  • Visit at the CRL multiparameter station of Psaromita
  • GPS work in sub-groups
    • group 1: kinematic GPS at Psaromita (Stavroula, Maria, Hélder, )
    • group 2: installation of a GPS station at Kalithea
    • group 3: installation of a GPS station at Sergoula
    • group 4: installation of a GPS station at Klima
    • group 5: test of Geosystems Hellas kinematic GPS
 
Sunday 24 September afternoon (Municipality house, Nafpaktos)
 
 

Monday 25 September (Patras harbour)

  • Marine Geophysics on board of the vessel of the University of Patras

Tuesday 26 September morning (University of Patras)

  • Structural intrumented monitoring and geometric control of Rion-Antirrion Bridge (A Panagis)
  • Offshore exploration of the western Gulf of Corinth (C Beck)
  • Visit of the seismology laboratory (A Serpetsidaki, E Sokos)
  • Recent sedimentary processes in the western Gulf of Corinth, Greece: seismic and aseismic turbidites (S Sergiou)
  • Presentation and analysis of submarine borehole samples (M Geraga & S Sergiou)
  • Simple tsunami model for schools (C King)
 Tuesday 26 September afternoon (Trizonia island)
 
  • Visit of the stations of the CRL array (P Briole)
 
Photos : See the photos of the CRL School 2017

 

CRL School 2017 in the media and other link

Themes

  • Theme 1: SAR interferometry (Friday 22)
  • Theme 2: Seismology (Saturday 23)
  • Theme 3: GPS positioning (Sunday 24)
  • Theme 4: Marine Geophysics (Monday 25)
  • Theme 5: Geotechnics, Monitoring and Geology (Tuesday 26)

FTP site for direct download of documents: list of documents

CRL School 2016

Objectives of the school
- Discover the research performed in Geophysics and Geology in the Rift of Corinth
- Learn more about SAR interferometry (the SENTINEL mission, how to find data and software, how to process data, the GEP-TEP and its application to CRL)
- Learn more about GPS (how to make measurements in the field, how to process data)
- Gather students from various universities working together at CRL and with different background

Participants (students in bold)
- Nikos Argyropoulos (UPAT) – n.argiropgeo@gmail.com
- Pavlos Batsios (HUA) – gp215110@hua.gr
- Christian Beck (Université de Savoie) – christian.beck@univ-savoie.fr
- Pierre Briole (CNRS-ENS) – briole@ens.fr
- Michael Delagas (NKUA) – delagas@hotmail.com
- Dimitar Dimitrov (BAS-NIGGG) – clgdimi@bas.bg
- Panagiotis Elias (NOA-IAASARS) – pelias@noa.gr
- Michael Foumelis (ESA) – Michael.Foumelis@esa.int
- Athanassios Ganas (NOA-IG) – aganas@noa.gr
- Maria Geraga (UPAT) – mgeraga@upatras.gr
- Dimitrios Kalliantas (HUA) – gs213127@hua.gr (Sunday 25 only)
- Elisavet Kollia (NKUA) – kolliaelisavet@gmail.com
- Alexandros Kostaras (UPAT) – alexkost1988@gmail.com
- Aggeliki Kyriou (UPAT) – aggelikh_kyr@hotmail.gr
- Evelyn Moraitini (HUA) – gs21223@hua.gr
- Asterios Papastergios (HUA) – asteriospapas@gmail.com
- Dora Perrou (HUA) – dperrou@hua.gr
- Marine Roger (EOST) – marine.roger.28@gmail.com
- Nikolaos Roukounakis (NOA-IERSD) – nrouk@noa.gr
- Spiros Sergiou (UPAT) – sergiou@upatras.gr
- Varvara Tsironi (NKUA) – barbara.tsir@gmail.com
- Panagiota (Naya) Varouta (Λεόντειο Λύκειο) – naya-var@hotmail.com

A school organized With the contributions of Vassilis Anastassopoulos (UPAT), Georgia Koukiou (UPAT), Carlo Laj (ENS), Issaak Parcharidis (HUA), Thimios Sokos (UPAT)

Thanks also to Akti hotel (Nafpaktos), GEFYRA (Akis Panagis, Aris Stathopoulos-Vlamis), ESA and the GEP-TEP (TerraDue) project (for InSAR, elements for the school were prepared in July and early September by Asterios and Marine)

Programme of the school

Friday 23 September: conferences and classes at the University of Patras
- Presentation of Nikos Roukounakis (Modelling of the tropospheric delay for correcting SAR interferometric data)
- Presentation of Michael Foumelis
- Class of Michael Foumelis

Saturday 24 September: participation to CRL fieldwork
- Team 1: maintenance of the Trizonia CRL station (Panagiotis, Dora, Pavlos, Michael)
- Team 2: visit at campaign GPS sites (Nikos, Elisavet, Evelyn, Varvara, Nikos)
- Team 3: visit at campaign GPS sites and permanent CRL stations (Pierre, Marine, Naya, Alex)
- Team 4: visit at campaign GPS stations (Dimitar, Asterios)

Sunday 25 September:
- Cruise from Xania (Trizonia) to Agios Nikolaos
- Visit of the Psaromita CRL station
- Kinematic GPS exercise around Trizonia
- Exercise of sea level measurement
- Visit of the seismic antenna of Magoula
- Evening: school dinner

Monday 26 September
- Class of Thanassis Ganas (active faults and tectonics of the CRL area)
- Class on Pierre Briole (GPS and the processing of GPS data)
- Presentation of Christian Beck on the marine aspects of CRL
- Presentation of Univ Patras on cores sampled in the Corinth rift

Photos : See the photos of the CRL School 2016 and September 2016 CRL campaign

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Themes
- Theme 1: SAR interferometry
- Theme 2: GPS positioning (static and kinematic)
- Theme 3: Sea level
- Theme 4: Marine geology

FTP site for direct download of documents: list of documents