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OpenQuake Online Training
2020 Sessions

TREQ Training and Capacity Building

OpenQuake Training is now available online
At GEM, we are adjusting and tailoring the TREQ Project activities to meet the new challenges of 2020. Join the online training sessions to study the main concepts of earthquake risk assessment, and the basic features of the OpenQuake engine.
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About the OpenQuake
online training
The OpenQuake online training is designed for an audience with a diverse background and expertise. The training activities have been tailored for beginner users, and are divided into four modules that cover different types of calculations using the OpenQuake-engine.

Each module is approached from a technical and practical perspective. It includes a theoretical introduction, followed by step-by-step examples that help to consolidate the concepts, as well as exploring the OpenQuake tools for each type of calculation.


Module I. OpenQuake Introduction
A general introduction to OpenQuake, software installation, and few additional tools to enhance the user experience. read more
Module II. Earthquake Scenarios
Basic concepts for seismic scenario risk assessment. Modelling alternatives in OpenQuake are presented for earthquake ruptures, exposure and vulnerability models. This module is divided in two sessions: 1) Ground motion fields 2) Damage and losses. read more
Module III. Classical PSHA
Brief introduction to the basic concepts of classical Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment (PSHA) and the wide spectrum of alternatives to model seismicity and uncertainties in the OpenQuake-engine. read more
Module IV. Event-based Analysis
Basic concepts of Event-Based Probabilistic Seismic Hazard and Risk Analysis, and its importance on earthquake risk assessment. Explore the required input files for Event-based risk analysis in the OpenQuake-engine, run an example, and visualise the results. read more


Register to the upcoming online sessions. Please note that there are only 30 available places for each training date. To get updates on coming sessions, follow our social media and check our website
Module II - Part 1
18th September, in Spanish
28th September, in Spanish
12th October, in English
Module II - Part 2
25th September, in Spanish
  5th October, in Spanish
19th October, in English

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