PRAGUE CENTRE OF MATHEMATICAL GEOPHYSICS, METEOROLOGY, AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
(MAGMA)


Seminars in 2003

Geodynamics Seminar

Feb 19: M. Kukačka (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Does water in a lithospheric slab influence its dip angle?
Feb 26: J. Matas (ENS Lyon, France)
Thermodynamics of phase interfaces
Mar 5: L. Vecsey (Geophysical Institute of Czech Academy of Sciences)
Wavelets and their application
Mar 12: J. Velímský (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Time-domain modelling of electromagnetic induction
Mar 19: M. Pauer (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
What do we know about dynamic processes in Venus?
Mar 26: E. Petrovský (Geophysical Institute of Czech Academy of Sciences)
Magnetomineralogy and its application to environmental studies
Mar 27: H. Schmeling (University of Frankfurt)
Iceland plume modelling
Apr 2: R. Inovecký (Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University)
Weak formulation of equations for viscoelastic response of the Earth
Apr 16: J. Šafanda (Geophysical Institute of Czech Academy of Sciences)
Impact of climate changes on underground temperature field
Apr 23: J. Laštovička (Institute of Physics of Atmosphere, Czech Academy of Sciences)
Role of human activity and solar effects in long-term changes of asthenosphere and ionosphere
Apr 30: D. Uličný, L. Špičáková (Geophysical Institute of Czech Academy of Sciences) and M. Rajchl (Faculty of Sciences, Charles University)
Sediments as indicators of tectonic and surface processes
May 7: J. Laurin (Geophysical Institute of Czech Academy of Sciences), B.B. Sageman (North-western University, Evanston, US) and D. Waltham (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK)
Orbitally controlled sea level changes during cretaceous: New arguments from a combination of field data (Colorado Plateau) and numerical models
Oct 15: M. Pauer (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Gravitational field and topography of Venus
Oct 22: J. Hagedoorn (GFZ Potsdam)
Glacial isostatic adjustment and recent sea-level change
Oct 29: L. Vecsey (Institute of Geophysics, Czech Academy of Science)
High Rayleigh number thermal convection
Nov 5: L. Inovecky and T. Pergler (Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University)
Weak formulation and finite element approximation of viscoelastic response of the Earth to postglacial and postseismic loading
Nov 12: A. Galsa and B. Sule (Eotvos University, Budapest)
Thermal convection modelling in Budapest
Nov 26: A. Spicak, J. Vanek and V. Hanus (Institute of Geophysics, Czech Academy of Science)
Deep structure and seismotectonics of convergent lithospheric margins obtained from the analysis of global seismic data
Dec 3: L. Hanyk (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Dissipation heating in the Earth's mantle induced by glacial forcing
Dec 10: C. Matyska (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Bullen's parameter in the Earth's mantle
Dec 17: M. Behounkova (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles Univ.)
Tomographic inversion of synthetic data

Meteorological Talks (seminar of Czech Meteorological Society, Prague, with participation of MAGMA members)

Mar 4: J. Kalvova (Dept. of Meteorology and Env. Prot., Fac. of Math. and Phys., Charles Univ.)
Climate change and what we can expect from up to date global climate models?
Oct 21: T. Halenka (Dept. of Meteorology and Env. Prot., Fac. of Math. and Phys., Charles Univ.)
Regional climate modeling in Czech Republic – how to go ahead?

Seismology Seminar

Feb 21: P. Kolinsky (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Group-velocity dispersion of surface waves from earthquakes in Europe and Asia
Feb 28: K. Zacek (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Depth migration by Gaussian packets
Mar 7: J. Zahradnik (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Discussion on the uncertainty estimates in seismology inverse problems
Mar 14: F. Gallovic (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Discussion on synthetic attenuation curves
Mar 21: J. Burjanek (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Composite models of the finite-extent seismic source
Mar 28: T. Fischer, J. Horalek, Z. Hudova, A. Plesinger (Inst. of Geophysics, Czech Acad. of Sci.)
West-Bohemia earthquake swarm 2000: Source parameters of stronger events and structure of the fault plane
Apr 4: V. Plicka (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Empirical Green function method (the EGTD version) and its application in Western Bohemia
Apr 25: J. Malek (Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics, Czech Academy of Science)
Induced seismic events in vicinity of the underground gas storage in Pribram
May 2: J. Jansky (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Location of the 2001 earthquake sequence close to city of Aegion, Greece
May 9: K. Rezba (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Point-source inversion of teleseismic earthquake records using SYN4 code, IASPEI software library
May 16: B. Ruzek (Institute of Geophysics, Czech Academy of Science)
Seismic profile experiment CELEBRATION 2000, and preliminary application of the VISTA software
Jun 17 and Jun 18: A. Caserta (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Roma, Italy)
Interaction of earthquakes and noise with near-surface geological structures: data analysis and numerical modeling
Sep 5: K. Irikura (Disaster Prevention Research Institute, University of Kyoto, Japan)
Recipe of strong motion prediction for future earthquakes
Oct 3: E. Sokos (National Observatory of Athens and the University of Patras, Greece)
User-friendly software for the seismic-source inversion; linking Fortran, Matlab and GMT
Oct 7: A. Emolo (University of Naples, Italy)
Non-linear seismic-source inversion of high-frequency data
Oct 10: A. Emolo (University of Naples, Italy)
Source mechanism of the 1930 Irpinia earthquake, Italy, based on a kinematic model
Oct 17: J. Zahradnik (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Instrumental problems of CMG-3T and CMG-5T seismographs, the Charles University stations in Greece
Oct 24: F. Gallovic, J. Burjanek and J. Zahradnik (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Blind experiment on the aftershock prediction (in the framework of EC project PRESAP), and our results in the experiment
Oct 31: J. Zahradnik (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Inversion of regional seismic data (moment-tensor, multiple point-source model); new code and its application to the 2003 Lefkada earthquake, Greece
Nov 7: V. Vavrycuk (Institute of Geophysics, Czech Academy of Science)
Anisotropy of subduction zone in Tonga region from moment tensors of deep earthquakes
Nov 14: J. Burjanek (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Composite-source model; effects of finite-extent subsources and the so-called effective source parameters; application in strong-motion simulation of the 2000 Tottori earthquake, Japan
Nov 14: J. Malek and M. Broz (Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics, Czech Acad. of Sci.), J. Jansky and O. Novotny (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles Univ.)
Investigation of the upper-crustal structure using quarry blasts
Nov 28: K. Rezba (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Point-source inversion of teleseismic earthquake records using SYN4 code, IASPEI software library – part
Dec 12: J. Zednik (Institute of Geophysics, Czech Academy of Science)
Professional ANTELOPA software for data acquisition and analysis; its use in the Czech national seismic network
Dec 19: V. Plicka (Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Math. and Phys., Charles University)
Slip inversion by the Patch Method (after M. Vallee and M. Bouchon)


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