Late-breaking AGU session on the 2021 South Sandwich Islands earthquake sequence

Jonathan Weiss jonathan.weiss at uni-potsdam.de
Fri Oct 1 19:52:35 UTC 2021


Correction: Please note that the submission deadline for this special 
session has been extended to *Mon 04 October 2021* 23:59 EDT/03:59 +1 GMT.
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> You still have time to submit an abstract.
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> Thank you.
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> On 9/2/21 10:30 AM, Jonathan Weiss wrote:
>> Dear members of the community,
>>
>> We would like to draw your attention to a newly announced 
>> late-breaking session  at the AGU Fall Meeting 2021!
>>
>> -- 
>>
>> The August 2021 South Sandwich Islands earthquake sequence: What 
>> happened, regional tectonic context, and potential for South Atlantic 
>> hazards
>>
>> On August 12, 2021 a complex earthquake sequence occurred beneath the 
>> South Sandwich Islands along the Scotia Arc. Magnitude estimates for 
>> the two (or more?) possibly slow ruptures are still under debate, 
>> though most estimates suggest that at least one event in this doublet 
>> was a great earthquake (M8+). Additionally, this sequence generated a 
>> far-reaching tsunami, highlighting a clear need for better 
>> understanding of seismic potential and improved geohazard monitoring 
>> in the southern oceans.
>>
>> In this late-breaking session we welcome contributions that 
>> characterize the complex main events and associated aftershocks, 
>> discuss the observations and forecasts of the subsequent tsunami from 
>> both operational and post-event perspectives, address the regional 
>> tectonics of the Scotia Plate, paleo- and historical seismicity, and 
>> potential for future tsunami hazards along the Atlantic coasts of 
>> South America, Africa, and Antarctica.
>>
>> -- 
>>
>> The session is now open for submissions. Log in to your AGU User 
>> Portal (https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm21/gateway.cgi?), select 
>> "Late-breaking Sessions" from the left-hand menu, and choose "The 
>> August 2021 South Sandwich Islands earthquake sequence: What 
>> happened, regional tectonic context, and potential for South Atlantic 
>> hazards".
>>
>> The submission deadline is 29 September 2021 23:59 EDT/03:59 +1 GMT. 
>> Authors may submit to this late-breaking session even if they have 
>> already submitted the maximum number of first-author abstracts 
>> allowed to other sessions.
>>
>> Thank you for your attention. We look forward to seeing you virtually 
>> or in person in December.
>>
>> Conveners:
>> Erica Emry
>> Jonathan Weiss
>> Summer Ohlendorf
>> Matthew Herman
>>
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