CCARA Kick-off meeting

Goals of the workshop:

  • Presentation of the Central America and Caribbean Earthquake Risk Assessment project.
  • Planning earthquake hazard activities
  • Introduction to exposure, vulnerability and risk assessment
  • Introduction to socio-vulnerability component

The meeting is structured in two days as follows:




Joint Opening Session

Time Title Presenter
9:30am-10:00am Opening ceremony
10:00am-10:30am The Global Earthquake Model
10:30am-11:00am The Central America and Caribbean Earthquake Risk Assessment
11:00am-11:30am Coffee break

Hazard Workshop [part 1]

From 11:30am until 1:00pm

Time Title Presenter
11:30am-12:00pm GEM hazard regional modelling M. Pagani and J. Garcia
12:00pm-12:30pm The SARA project: hazard component J. Garcia
12:30pm-1:00pm The Resis II project A. Climent

From 2pm until 6pm

Time Title Presenter
2:30pm-2:55pm Amenaza Sísmica en Nicaragua E. Talavera
2:55pm-3:20pm Seismic hazard assessment and site effect evaluation for Central America and the Caribbean W. Salazar
3:20pm-3:45pm Seismotectonics of southern Haiti: A new faulting model for the 12 January 2010 M7.0 earthquake N. Saint Fleur
3:45pm-4:10pm Legislaciòn sobre fallamiento sismicamente activo y su implicaciòn sobre el ordenamiento territorial en Costa Rica W. Rojas
4:10pm-4:25pm Coffee break
4:25pm-4:50pm The Trinidad & Tobago Microzonation Project: From macro- to micro-scale I. Papadopoulos
Seismic Hazard Assessment of the Eastern Caribbean: Current Status and Future Directions L. Lynch
4:50pm-5:15pm The Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Seismic Hazard Map V. Huerfano
5:15pm-5:40pm Towards a regional hazard model: a tectonic strain rate model ingredient S. Stamps

Risk Workshop [part 1]

Hazard Workshop [part 2]

From 9:30am until 1:00pm

Time Title Presenter
9:00am-9:30pm The CCARA hazard component GEM
9:30am-10:00pm Overview of available hazard models for Caribbean and Central America GEM
10:00am-10:30pm Modelling shallow seismicity sources in CCARA: distributed seismicity, faults and available tools GEM
10:30am-11:00pm Modelling subduction sources: examples from Central America and Caribbean, past-models, tools GEM
11:00am-11:30am Coffee break GEM
11:30am-12:00pm Building an homogenised earthquake catalogue: datasets, past examples and tools GEM
12:00pm-12:30pm Modelling ground motion: database, GMPE selection and epistemic uncertainties GEM
12:30pm-1:00pm Discussion All

From 2:30pm until 5:30pm

Time Title Presenter
2:30pm-3:45pm Moving forward: the CCARA earthquake source model: tectonics, shallow crust seismicity, subduction. All
3:45pm-4:15pm Coffee break
4:15pm-5:00pm Moving forward: GMPEs selection and logic tree definition All
5:00pm-5:30pm Wrap up All

Risk Workshop [part 2]

Name Organization email
Guillermo Alvarado Red Sismológica Nacional (UCR-ICE) GAlvaradoI@ice.go.cr
Rosey Piedra Ampiée Red Sismológica Nacional (UCR-ICE) rpiedraam@ice.go.cr
Silvia Chacón-Barrantes National University of Costa Rica silviachaconb@gmail.com
Alvaro Climent Red Sismológica Nacional (UCR-ICE) acliment@ice.go.cr
Julio Garcia GEM marco.pagani@globalquakemodel.org
Victor Huerfano Puerto Rico Seismic Network - University of Puerto Rico victor@prsnmail.uprm.edu
Llloyd Lync SRC-UWI llynch@uwiseismic.com
Marco Pagani GEM julio.garcia@globalquakemodel.org
Ilias Papadopoulos SRC-UWI ilias@uwiseismic.com
Jessica Pentecost VirginiaTech jpent8@vt.edu
Newdeskarl Saint Fleur Bureau des Mines et de l'Energie newdeskarl@gmail.com
Walter Salazar Universidad Catolica de el Salvador walter.salazar.guerra@gmail.com
Sarah Stamps VirginiaTech stamps.dsarah@gmail.com
Wilfied Strauch INTER wilfried.strauch@yahoo.com n.a.
Steeve Julien Symithe Bureau of Mines and Energy symithesteevej@gmail.com n.a.
Emilio Talavera INETER emilio.talavera@gf.ineter.gob.ni
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