Abstracts at Conferences
 

 

 

Chouinard L.E. and Rosset, Ph. (2013). Earthquake mitigation in the Great Montreal, from the soil behaviour to structural damage. Proceeding of the CSCE 2013 Montreal conference.

Wyss, M., Trendafiloski G., Elashvili, M., Jorjiashvili, N. & Javakhishvili, Z. (2011), The mapping of teleseismic epicenter errors into errors in estimating casualties in real time due to earthquakes worldwide., Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 13, EGU2011-9938, 2011, EGU General Assembly 2011

Wyss M., Nekrasova A., and Kossobokov V. (2009), Errors in Expected Human Losses Due to Incorrect Seismic Hazard Estimates, Paper NH12A-04, AGU2011 fall meeting.

Trendafiloski, G., M. Wyss and B. Wyss (2009), Predicting casualties implied by TIPs, Paper NH12A-08, AGU2009 fall meeting.

Trendafiloski, G., M. Wyss and Ph. Rosset (2009), Loss estimation module in the new generation software QLARM, paper presented at Second International Workshop on Disaster Casualties, Cambridge, June 2009.


Wyss, M. G. Trendafiloski and Ph. Rosset (2009), Rapid Earthquake Casualty Estimates for Developing Countries, paper presented at Second International Workshop on Disaster Casualties, Cambridge, June 2009.

Wyss, M. and G. Trendafiloski (2009), Trends in the ratio of injured to fatalities in earthquakes, paper presented at Second International Workshop on Disaster Casualties, Cambridge, June 2009.

Rosset, P., G. Trendafiloski, K. Yelles, F. Semmane and M. Wyss (2009), Application of the loss estimation tool QLARM in Algeria, paper presented at European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna.

Trendafiloski, G, Ph. Rosset, M. Wyss, S. Wiemer, C. Bonjour and G. Cua (2009), Estimation of damage and human losses due to earthquakes worldwide - QLARM strategy and experience, paper presented at European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna.

Wyss, M., and G. Trendafiloski (2009), The ratio of injured to fatalities in earthquakes, estimated from intensity and building properties, paper presented at European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna.

Rosset, P., Bonjour, C., Cua, G., Kaestli, P., Trendafiloski, G., Wiemer, S. and Wyss, M. (2008). The earthquake loss estimating tool QLARM: Applications in real-time and for predictions, 6th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Lugano, Switzerland, 21-23 November.

Bonjour, C., P. Kästli, P. Rosset, G. Trendafiloski, S. Wiemer, und M. Wyss (2008) QLARM – Software and data architecture of the new loss estimation tool. Paper presented at the ESC General Assembly, Hersonissos, 7.-12. September.

Wyss, M. (2008). Expected Human Losses, if TIPs in Sumatra or Chile Should Produce Earthquakes, paper presented at 31st General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, 7-12 September.

Rosset, P., G. Cua, C. Bonjour, G. Trendafiloski, and M. Wyss (2008). Estimating ground shaking intensity for real-time loss estimation, paper presented at General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, 7-12 September.

Trendafiloski, G., C. Bonjour, M. Wyss, P. Rosset, P. Kaestli, S. Wiemer, B. Wyss, and J. Bourquin (2008). The new loss estimation software QUAKELOSS2, paper presented at 31st General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, 7-12 September.


Wyss, M. (2008). The possible usefulness of QUAKELOSS2 for the international Global Earth Model project, US Geol. Survey, Pasadena, 19-20 May.

Zibzibadze, M., and M. Wyss (2008). Delay times of worldwide teleseismic earthquake alerts, paper presented at EGU General Assembly, Vienna, A-00027, 13-18 April.

Wyss, M., and D. Schorlemmer (2008). Earthquake Prediction: A Third Round of Precursor Evaluation and Discussion, paper presented at Seismological Society of America 2008 annual Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 16-18 April.

Trendafiloski, G., M. Wyss, and P. Rosset (2008). New loss estimation module implemented in QUAKELOSS2: Case study M6.6 Bam earthquake, paper presented at European Geosciences Union, General Assembly, Vienna , A-02075, 13-18 April.

Tinti, S., S. Gallazzi, A. Armigliato, M. Elashvili, D. Pantosti, A. Patera, and M. Wyss (2008). Building a unified GIS database for integrating and disseminating tsunami-related data in Europe: a TRANSFER project experience, paper presented at European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, A-06978.

Rosset, P., G. Trendafiloski, and M. Wyss (2008). Use of seismic wave propagation data for loss estimates in QUAKELOSS2 : from regional to local, paper presented at European Geosciences Union, General Assembly, Vienna , A-02459, 13-18 April.

Kästli, P., M. Wyss, C. Bonjour, S. Wiemer, and B. M. Wyss. (2007). A new Tool for Estimating Losses due to Earthquakes: QUAKELOSS2, paper presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco , S13C-1450, 10-14 Dec.

Khidasheli, D., and M. Wyss (2007). 3D Models of Major Cities for Estimating Losses due to Earthquakes, paper presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco , S13C-1450, 10-14 Dec.

Rosset, P., and M. Wyss (2007). Modeling transmission properties for seismic waves near important cities worldwide for loss estimates in real-time after earthquakes, paper presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco , S13C-1451, 10-14 Dec.

Rosset, P., M. Wyss, P. Kaestli, and S. Wiemer (2007). Elements for improving loss estimates in real-time: microzonation of soil conditions in important cities worldwide, paper presented at 5th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Geneva 2007, Geneva, 276-278, 16-17, Nov.

Wyss, B. M., and M. Wyss (2007). Likely Human Losses in Future Earthquakes in Central Myanmar, Beyond the Northern end of the M9.3 Sumatra Rupture of 2004, paper presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, U51A-0017, 10-14 Dec.

Wyss, M. (2007). The loss estimating tool QUAKELOSS2: The new open-source version, paper presented at NERIES-SAFER Meeting, Oslo , 30-31 Aug.

Wyss, M., and P. Kaestli (2007). Estimates of regional losses in case of a repeat of the 1356 Basel earthquake, paper presented at 5th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Geneva 2007, Geneva, 252-253, 16-17 Nov.

Wyss, M., and P. Kästli. (2007). Loss estimates in scenario mode may help to harden those in real-time:  Repeat of the 1356 Basel Earthquake as an example, paper presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, S24B-06, 10-14 Dec.

Wyss, M., and F. Pacchiani (2007). New evidence that b-values inversely correlate with stress: Dips of normal fault planes in the Corinth Rift, paper presented at EGU, Vienna, NP3.06-01WE02O-004, 15-20, Apr. 2007.

Wyss, M. (2006). How can we Persuade Governments to Mitigate Looming Earthquake Disasters?, paper presented at International Disaster Reduction Conference, edited by W. J. Amman, et al., Davos, Switzerland.

Wyss, M. (2006). Real Time Identification of Major Earthquake Disasters Worldwide From Algeria M6.7, 2003 to Kashmir M7.6, 2005 paper presented at First European Conference in Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Geneva.

Wyss, M., and D. Khidasheli (2006). An earthquake disaster assessment center involving civil defense officials in developing countries prone to earthquakes, paper presented at 14th Civil Defence World Conference, Geneva, Switzerland.

Gusiakov V.K., D.G. Khidasheli, A.G. Marchuk, S.S.L.Hettiarachchi A.Karas and T.V. Kalashnikova (2006). Analysis of Tsunami Travel Time Maps for Damaging Historical Tsunamis in the World Ocean, joint report of the NTL/ICMMG and WAPMERR for the IOC/UNESCO, Novosibirsk-Geneva.

Wyss, M. (2005). Applications of Satellite Images for Earthquake and Tsunami Risk Estimates, paper presented at Workshop on the Use of Remote Sensing Techniques for Monitoring Volcanoes and Seismogenic Areas, Napoli.

Wyss, M. (2005). Errors and problems associated with real time loss estimates, after earthquakes in developing countries, paper presented at Seismological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Reno.

Wyss, M. (2005). Earthquake Loss Estimates in the Maghreb and Information about Building Stock from Satellite Images, paper presented at International Workshop on Improving the Earthquake Safety of Public Buildings in the Maghreb Region, Algiers.

Wyss, M. (2005). Earthquake Loss Estimates: Real-time and Scenario Mode, paper presented at Seismological Society of America, Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

Wyss, M. (2005). Real time loss estimates after earthquakes, worldwide, paper presented at International Disaster management, Prague.

Wyss, M., R. Wang, J. Zschau, and Y. Xia (2005). Near real-time source parameters for earthquake loss estimates: Bam, 26 December 2003, paper presented at Seismological Society of America, Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

Gusiakov V.K. (2005). Tsunami Hazard and Risk Assessment for the World Ocean Coasts. Proceedings of the International Conference “PACEM in Maribus”, Townsville, Australia 31 October – 3 November.

Gusiakov V.K. (2005). Tsunami as destructive aftermath of submarine earthquake and volcanic eruptions. International Coordination Meeting for the Development of a Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System for the Indian Ocean within a global framework, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris 3-8 March : http://ioc3.unesco.org/indotsunami/paris_annotated_agenda.htm

Gusiakov V.K. (2005). Global Tsunami Database : Current status of the Joint ICG/ITSU-IUGG/TC Project. // The International Workshop "Large Recent Tsunamis in the Indian Ocean and Other Regions ", Santiago, Chile, September 29-30.

Gusiakov V.K. (2005). Tsunami Hazard and Risk Assessment for the World Ocean Coasts. // International Conference “PACEM in Maribus”, Townsville, Australia, 31 October – 3 November.

Wyss, M. (2004). Can Asperities be Mapped by Seismicity Patterns?, paper presented at Workshop on Seismic Activity and Probabilities of Major Earthquakes in the Kanto and Tokai area, central Japan, Tsukuba.

Wyss, M. (2004). Human losses expected in Himalayan earthquakes, paper presented at European Geophysical Union, Annual Assembly, Nice.

Wyss, M. (2004). Nucleation Points of Main Shocks in Southern Iceland, Mapped by b-Values, paper presented at European Geophysical Union, Annual Assembly, Nice.

Wyss, M. (2004), Problems with real-time loss estimates after earthquakes, paper presented at Conference on Applications and Challenges of Rapid Global Earthquake Impact Assessment, US Geological Survey, Golden,Colorado.

Wyss, M. (2004). Real-time loss estimates after earthquakes, paper presented at Conference on Applications and Challenges of Rapid Global Earthquake Impact Assessment, US Geological Survey, Golden,Colorado.

Wyss, M. (2004). Real-time loss estimates after earthquakes with a calibrated data set and loss scenarios, paper presented at 5th Asian Seismological Commission, General Assembly, Yerevan, Armenia.

Wyss, M. (2004). Verifying the validity of human loss estimates due to earthquakes, using Quakeloss, paper presented at European Geophysical Union, Annual Assembly, Nice.

Wyss, M., and F. Wenzel (2004). Quantitative Estimates of the Numbers of Casualties to be Expected due to Major Earthquakes Near Megacities, paper presented at Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet, San Francisco.

Schorlemmer, D., S. Wiemer, and M. Wyss (2004). Linking Earthquake Size Distribution to Stress, paper presented at Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet, San Francisco.

Wyss, M., and A. S. Al-Homoud (2003). Seismic Risk in the United Arab Emirates, an Approximate Estimate, paper presented at IUGG Assembly, Sapporo.

Wyss, M., G. Sobolev, and J. D. Clippard (2003). Seismic Quiescence Precursors to Two M7 Earthquakes on Sakhalin Island, Measured by Two Methods, paper presented at IUGG Assembly, Sapporo.

Wyss, M., J. Zschau, and V. Larionov (2003). Consequences for communities around the Marmara Sea due to possible future earthquakes near Istanbul, paper presented at European Geophysical Union, Annual Assembly, Nice.

Al-Homoud, A. S., and M. Wyss (2003). An approximate estimate of the earthquake risk in the United Arab Emirates, paper presented at European Geophysical Union, Annual Assembly, Nice.

Schorlemmer, D., D. D. Jackson, S. Wiemer, M. Wyss, and D. Giardini (2002). Competing Earthquake Forecasts Test Relationship Between Small and Large Earthquakes: Application to California, Eos Trans. AGU, 83, S51D-08.

Wyss, M., D. Schorlemmer, A. Koerner, S. Wiemer, and D. Giardini (2002). B-value: What about focal mechanisms ?, Eos Trans. AGU, 83, S72E-02TI.

Wyss, M. (2001). The World Agency of Planetary Monitoring and Earthquake Risk Reduction, paper presented at 12th Civil Defence World Conference, edited, Geneva, 25-27 June.