2016

Joint Conference: ASC sessions; AEES sessions; (Paper Downloads)

Day 1

Geodynamics 1 (ASC) – Session Chair: Gary Gibson

Fracture induced shear wave splitting in a source area of triggered seismicity by the Tohoku-oki earthquake in northeastern Japan (Paper 84)
Masahiro Kosuga, Hirosaki University, Japan

Elongation of the dominant period of long-period ground motions in the Tokyo bay area (Paper 68)
Kazuo Yoshimoto, Yokohama City University, Japan

Orientation of links connecting pairs of neighbour epicentres on Kamchatka is non-random, and varies in space and time (Paper 23)
Alexander Gusev, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Russian Ac. Sci. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia

Lithospheric Structures in Yunnan area by using ChinArray Data (Paper 94)
Weilai Wang, Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake Administration, China

Geodynamics 2 (ASC) – Session Chair: Brian Kennett

KEYNOTE
Lithospheric discontinuities beneath Australia: interaction of large-scale and fine scale structure
(Paper 43)
Prof Brian Kennett, Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

High-resolution crustal models of Northeast China from Transdimensional Bayesian inversion and Hκ analysis of Receiver functions (Paper 44)
Nita Sebastian, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Teleseismic interferometry in studying shallow subsurface structures: Detection of interfaces beneath Antarctic stations (Paper 26)
Thanh-Son Pham, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P- and S- Wave Receiver Function Images at the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary in Southwest China (Paper 99)
Weilai Wang, Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake Administration, China

Integrated analysis of receiver function and gravity data for crustal parameters (Paper 101)
Lei Shi, Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake Administration, China

Source Process of the 2014 ML5.5 Orkney earthquake, South Africa (Paper 20)
Makoto Okubo, Kochi University, Japan

Outreach & Education (ASC) – Chair: Toshiaki Yokoi

Innovative Structures (AEES) – Chair: Prof Helen Goldsworthy

 

  • Training courses of International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Building Research Institute in the fields of Seismology, Earthquake Engineering, and Tsunami Disaster Mitigation (Paper 37)
    Tatsuhiko Hara, International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Building Research Institute
  • Earthquake alarm and situation awareness outcomes from a local scale seismic monitoring network operating in Eastern Australia (Paper 105)
    Wayne Peck, Seismology Research Centre, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
  • StIRRRD: A disaster risk reduction program in Indonesia (Paper 51)
    Michele Daly, GNS Science Ltd, New Zealand
  • Living along an Active Fault:  the Households Perception of Earthquake Risk (Paper 60)
    Charmaine Villamil, Philippine Institute of Volcanology & Seismology
  • Australian Seismometers in Schools – Inspiring a new generation of Earth Scientists (Paper 106)
    Michelle Salmon, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
  • A seismological interest group in South Australia (Paper 80)
    David Love, Geological Survey of South Australia

KEYNOTE
Some NZ Earthquake Lessons and Better Building Construction (Paper 390)
Gregory MacRae, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Seismic Damage-Resistant System for Modular Steel Structures (Paper 345)
    John Jing, Harrison Grierson, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Ductility of dowelled and nailed CLT and LVL connections under monotonic and cyclic loading (Paper 323)
    Minghao Li, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Improved Performance of Moment Resisting Connections To Concrete Filled
    Square Hollow Sections Using Double-Headed Anchored Blind Bolts (Paper 353))
    Tilak Pokharel, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • The Behaviour of Replaceable Buckling Restrained Fuses (RBRFs) in Composite Structures under Earthquake Events (Paper 363)
    Yusak Oktavianus, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Geoscience poster mini presentations

  • Quantitative estimation of basin effects based on statistical analysis (Paper 324) Chuanbin Zhu
  • Seismotectonic Model for the Australian Plate – Beyond Borders (Paper 325) Vicki-Ann Dimas
  • The Bredbo NSW earthquake near Canberra, January 2016 (Paper 327) Kevin McCue
  • Estimation of TDOA Based on Cross Wavelet Analysis (Paper 329) Linqi Huang
  • 2015 Fraser Island Earthquake Sequence (Paper 356) Elodie Borleis
  • Clustered seismicity in the Southwest Australia seismic Zone, 2015-2016 (Paper 389) Vic Dent
  • A preliminary map of cluster locations in southwest Western Australia, 1990 – 2016 (Paper 391) Vic Dent

Australian Seismic Hazard Map (AEES) – Chair: Jonathan Griffin

Masonry Buildings (AEES) – Chair: Prof Jason Ingham

 

  • Development of the Australian National Seismic Hazard Assessment (NSHA) 2018 (Paper 340)
    Jonathan Griffin, Geoscience Australia
  • Incorporating fault sources into the Australian National Seismic Hazard Assessment (NSHA) 2018 (Paper 339)
    Dan Clark, Geoscience Australia
  • Towards a homogeneous earthquake catalogue for Australia (Paper 341)
    Hadi Ghasemi, Geoscience Australia
  • Earthquake Source Zones in Intraplate Australia without Binning (Paper 342)
    Kevin McCue, Australian Seismological Centre
  • A Proposed PSHA Source Zone for Australia (Paper 335)
    Kevin McCue, Australian Seismological Centre
  • Revised AUS6-Model: Significant Changes & Approaches to the Seismotectonic Model (Paper 371)
    Vicki-Ann Dimas, Seismology Research Centre, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
  • Automatic determination of seismicity rates in Australia (Paper 370)
    Russell Cuthbertson, Seismology Research Centre, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
  • Generation of Synthetic Earthquake Accelerograms based on up-to-date Seismological Ground Motion Models (Paper 336)
    Yuxiang Tang, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

KEYNOTE
Recent developments in the seismic assessment of masonry buildings  (Paper 396)
Prof Michael Griffith, The University of Adelaide, South Australia

  • Controlling and predicting effects on masonry buildings of ground vibrations from blasting (Paper 328)
    Bill Jordan, Bill Jordan & Associates, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
  • Characterisation of Heritage Masonry Construction in NSW – State Heritage Register (Paper 394)
    Milon Howlader, The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
  • A case study of seismic performance of retrofitted URM electrical distribution substations (Paper 354)
    Noor Aina Misnon, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Seismic Design of Tunnels in the Sydney Region: Selection of Earthquake: Parameters and Approach (Paper 347)
    Beatriz Estrada, Pells Sullivan and Meynink
  • A multidisciplinary evaluation of URM buildings successfully retrofitted prior to the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquake sequence (Paper 388)
    Shannon Abeling, University of Auckland and QuakeCoRE, New Zealand

Engineering mini poster presentations

  • Failure of structures: can you see it coming? (Paper 368) Hinke Osinga
  • Non-seismic and seismic qualification and design of anchor channels with channel bolts (Paper 326) Christoph Mahrenholtz
  • Numerical Study on the Effectiveness of Using Viscoelastic TMD to Mitigate Seismic Response of Above-Ground Pipelines (Paper 334)  Kaiming Bi
  • Retrofitting RC Beam-Column Joint in Australia using Single Diagonal Haunch (Paper 378) Alireza Zabihi
  • Replaceable reduced web link section for link-to-column connections in EBFs (Paper 367) Daniel Abebe
  • Seismic Performance of Buried Cables during the Canterbury Earthquake Sequence (Paper 372) Sheng Lin Lin
  • Displacement Based Design of Bridge Abutments (Paper 337) Rohit Tiwari 

 Day 2

Recent Earthquakes

KEYNOTE
The Kumamoto, Japan, earthquake series of April 2016 (Paper 41)
Kenji Satake,  Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan

The Mw 7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake, New Zealand
Gregory MacRae, Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand

The Petermann Ranges Mw 6.1 Earthquake of 2016-05-20 1814 UTC and its Aftershocks (Paper 383)
Gary Gibson/Tamarah King, Seismology Research Centre, Richmond; University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 

ISC Contribution to Global and Regional Seismic Hazard Assessment and Civil Engineering (Paper 387)
Dmitry Storchak – ISC, United Kingdom

Recent Earthquakes (ASC) Chair: Kevin McCue

Hazard, Fragility & Damage (AEES) – Chair: Elisa Lumantarna

 

  • Rupture directivity effects during the April 15, 2016 Kumamoto Mw7.0 earthquake in Japan (Paper 102)
    Junju Xie, Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake Administration, Beijing, China
  • “Strong Ground Motion Assessment Scheme for Specified Source Faults” and the Kumamoto Earthquake (Paper 90)
    Kazuki Koketsu, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Recent Earthquakes in Queensland, Australia (Paper 27)
    Russell Cuthbertson, Seismology Research Centre, Queensland, Australia
  • Widespread ground motion distribution caused by rupture directivity during the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake (Paper 65)
    Kazuki Koketsu, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • The 2015 Mw7.8 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake: Earthquake relocation, seismogenic structure and prospective seismic risk (Paper 15)
    Ling Bai, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 

KEYNOTE
Design Ground Motion Time Histories using the Conditional Mean Spectrum (Paper 46/365)
Paul Somerville, AECOM and Risk Frontiers, Sydney, NSW, Australia

  • The historical socioeconomic cost of earthquakes vs. other natural disasters types globally – an argument for greater funding for research and prevention (AEES Paper 343)
    James Daniell, Geophysical Institute/Center for Disaster Management & Risk Reduction Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Comparison of Earthquake Loads and Wind Loads for Low and Mid Rise Concrete Buildings with Respect to Ductility Requirements and Reinforced Concrete Detailing (AEES Paper 355)
    Natalie O’Brien, Bonacci Group
  • Earthquake Scenario-based Assessment for Empirical Seismic Fragility Functions (AEES Paper 358)
    Muriel Naguit, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
  • Structural Monitoring Policy: What Australia Could Learn from the Philippines (Paper 384)
    Adam Pascale, Seismology Research Centre, Richmond, Australia
  • Simplified Probabilistic Aftershock Hazard Analysis (AEES Paper 364)
    Tim Mote, ARUP
  • Seismic Hazard Modelling for Malaysia (Paper 386)
    Nelson Lam, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Hazard & Risk – PSHA (ASC) Chair: Raj Chadha

Hazard & Risk – Site Response (ASC)

  • Seismic hazard in major cities in close vicinity to the Himalayan collision boundary (Paper 34)
    Raj Chadha, CSIR: National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, India
  • Modelling Subduction Zone Seismogenic Hazards in Southeast Asia for Seismic Hazard Assessments (Paper 13)
    Vicki-Ann Dimas, RMIT University/Seismology Research Centre, Victoria, Australia
  • Oceania Region Seismic NETwork (ORSNET) (Paper 108)
    Esline Garaebiti, Vanuatu Meteorology & Geohazards Dept
  • Earthquake databases for seismic hazard assessment (Paper 25)
    Ruben Tatevosyan, Institute of Physics of the Earth, RAS
  • The ISC Products and Services for Asia (Paper 63)
    Dmitry Storchak, International Seismological Centre, UK
  • Will the next damaging earthquake in Australia occur on a fault line? (Paper 79)
    David Love, Geological Survey of South Australia 
  • The numerical simulation of sediments ground motion on variation in thickness and wave velocity (Paper 100)
    Li Yiqiong, Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake Administration
  • Application Research of Topographic Slope as a Proxy for Seismic Site-Conditions and Amplification in China Earthquake Risk Analysis (Paper 104)
    Zhou Jian, Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake Administration

Earthquake Geology Workshop (ASC) – Chairs: Mark Quigley/Gary Gibson

Study on the seismic hazard in the southern part of North-South Seismic Belt using the potential rupture surface Model (Paper 96)
Guangyin Xu, Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake Administration

Historical and Paleoseismic Evidence of the 1879 Mw7.4 Surigao Earthquake, Philippines (Paper 52)
Jeffrey Perez, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Department of Science & Technology (PHIVOLCS-DOST)

Day 3

Volcano Seismology (ASC)

Australian Ground Motion Hazard Map (AEES) – Chair: Prof John Wilson

 

  • Temporal variation of the ACROSS signals associated with 15-Aug-2015 intrusive event in Sakurajima volcano, Japan (Paper 83)
    Koshun Yamaoka, Nagoya University, Japan
  • Checking the relation between volcanic eruptions and large earthquake activity in and around Philippine (Paper 50)
    Yuzo Ishikawa, Geological Survey of Japan, AIST
  • A potential indicator of earthquake and volcanic eruption – trend changes of resistivity image: evidence from experiments (Paper 95)
    Tao Zhu, Key Laboratory of Seismic Observation and Geophysical Imaging, Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake Administration, Beijing, P. R. China

KEYNOTE
Seismic source models for building code seismic hazard maps (Paper 385)
Mark Leonard, Geoscience Australia, Canberra, ACT, Australia

  • Inclusion of 3rd party models & the expert elicitation process (Paper 397)
    Trevor Allen, Geoscience Australia

 

Observation & Interpretation (ASC) – Chair: Alexander Ponomorev

Concrete Structures (AEES) – Chair: Peter McBean

KEYNOTE
ChinArray: Update, on-going progress, and implication for earthquake disaster risk reduction (Paper 109)

Wu Zhongliang

KEYNOTE
Three-corner representation of earthquake source spectra at Kamchatka
(Paper 22)
Alexander Gusev, Institute of Volcanology & Seismology FEB Russian Academy of Sciences, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, 683006, Russia

  • Matched Filter Technique for Microearthquake Detections: Recent Development and Future Directions (Paper 75)
    Zhigang Peng, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Seismometers & Accelerometers: Are you using the right sensor for the job? (Paper 86)
    Adam Pascale, Seismology Research Centre, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
  • Framework for Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Australia (Paper 377)
    Hing-Ho TsangSwinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
  • Displacement Capacity of Lightly Reinforced Rectangular Concrete Walls (Paper 362)
    Ryan HoultThe University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Modelling non-ductile reinforced concrete columns (Paper 393)
    Anita AmirsardariThe University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Asymmetrical Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Australia (Paper 379)
    Elisa LumantarnaThe University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Analytical Simulation of Limited Ductile RC Beam Columns (Paper 331)
    Alireza MehdipanahThe University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Behaviour of RC spandrel beam in exterior wide beam-column connections (Paper 348)
    Hamdolah Behnam – The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Plastic Hinge Development in Limited Ductile Rectangular Reinforced Concrete Walls (Paper 373)
    Scott Menegon, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia
  • Seismic performance of high-rise buildings featuring a transfer plate taking into account displacement-controlled behaviour (Paper 357)
    Mehair Yacoubian, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Observation & Interpretation Magnitude Workshop 1 (ASC) – Chair: Gary Gibson & Alexander Gusev

Alexander Gusev – Magnitudes – Why important, why variety, how to manage

Local Magnitude Scale for the Philippines: Preliminary Results (Paper 32)
Johnlery Deximo, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology

DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTIBAND MAGNITUDE SCALE FOR KAMCHATKA (Paper 48)
Alexander Gusev, Kamchatka Branch of Geophysical Survey of RAS

Magnitude – Apples and Pears (Paper 322)
Kevin McCue, Australian Seismological Centre