"Ettore Majorana" Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture (EMFCSC)
International School of Geophysics
Director: E. Boschi

21st Course
Workshop "Investigating the records of past earthquakes"
Directors: V. Garcia Acosta,R.W.M. Musson,M. Stucchi

Erice (Sicily), Italy, 1-7 July 2002

Sponsored by Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV)


2nd circular

Milano, 12 June 2002

Dear colleague,
we are pleased to inform you that more than 70 participants from about 30 countries will attend to the Workshop.

We remind you that participants should arrive at Erice by the evening of July 1 and remain throughout the whole duration of the conference, which ends on July 6 in the evening. The Ettore Majorana Centre for Scientific Culture will have buses and vans available from and to Palermo airport to and from the conference Centre on July 1 and 7.

Special requests must be addressed to Carmen Mirto (mirto@mi.ingv.it).

Persons who have not been confirmed for the post-conference field-trip can still join the first part of it (visit to Selinunte) on July 7; a bus will take them to Palermo airport on July 7, afternoon, according to the flights schedules.

Please, confirm your participation by e-mail to the address erice@mi.ingv.it as soon as possible and transmit in the following days - if not already done and in any case not later than June 24 - your precise arrival and departure schedule (date, time and number of flight). This is necessary in order to make the transportation arrangements from/to Palermo airport.

On June 30 and July 1 you can make reference to the following phone numbers:

Ettore Majorana Centre +39 0923 869068 or 869133
M. Stucchi (cell. ph.) +39 348 5123025
Carmen Mirto (cell. ph.) +39 338 8611818
Paola Albini (cell. ph.) +39 333 4524525

The final program of the course will be posted ASAP on the conference web page http://emidius.mi.ingv.it/erice2002/.

Those of you who are not invited lecturers and would like to contribute to the Open Session with a short presentation or to present a poster, please contact as soon as possible Paola Albini (albini@mi.ingv.it) if they have not yet submitted their request.

Poster boards will be available outside the meeting room for the whole duration of the meeting. The size of each individual poster board is 1x1 metres. Two poster boards can be joined together if needed.

We remind that in the meeting room we will have at least:

We look forward to meeting you in Erice.


V. Garcia Acosta, R.W.M. Musson, M. Stucchi