Glacier Watching

First AlpArray Science Meeting | 29-30 August 2018

The 2 days focus will be on the greater Alpine region with the most recent results using the AASN data and collaborations from the research network. The meeting is a unique occasion to increase collaborations, share results, visions and to discover the Alps.



29 and 30 of August 2018 (Wednesday and Thursday)


ETH Zürich, Focus Terra Sonneggstrasse 5, Room C60, Zurich


Registation is free of charge. If you wish to participate fill the registration form before 20 of July 2018, so we can organize the meeting at best.


(detailed talk and poster session will be scheduled after the registration deadline)

Wednesday 29.08 

9:30 – 11:00                           Open questions on the Alpine orogeny

10:45 – 11:15                          coffee break

10:45 – 12:00                          Open questions on the Alpine orogeny
12:00 – 12:30                          AlpArray Seismic Network Status

12:30 – 14:00                          Lunch

14:00 – 15:30                          Lithospheric structure and seismicity session
15:30 – 16:30                          Data Format, Data and products repository

16:30 -18:30                           Poster session (coffee and snack served)

Thursday 30.08 

8:30 – 10:30                            Geodynamics, geology and tectonics session  

10:30 – 11:00                          Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30                          Collaborations beyond seismology – project, collaborative research

12:45 – 14:00                          Lunch

14:00 – 16:00                          Future Plan and Vision: Ideas and proposal for the next projects

16:00 – 18:00                         Possibility for Research group meetings/posters



Travel and accommodation by participants; meeting costs by organizers (ETH)

Travel to/from Zurich

Zurich is well connected to other European cities by both rail and air. Several direct trains (including overnight trains) reach the Main Station (Zürich HB) and numerous air companies and Swiss fly directly to Zurich Airport. Please refer to for train schedules, or to air company websites, and organize your travel at your convenience.

Accommodation in Zurich

There are several hotels at similar prices in the city centre which is most practical for accessing the Meeting place and for your travel. Book a suitable accommodation for yourself either from the list or at any other place you would like.

Near the main railway station in the city centre (see map below):

Two cheaper hotels, but farther away from the main station and without breakfast:

For a good map with public transportation, hotel and other information: