INTRODUCTION

Welcome to GIFT2013




INCREASE OF EXTREME EVENTS IN A WARMING WORLD

Stefan Rahmstorf
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research,
Germany
UNDERSTANDING THE EARTHQUAKE GENERATION PROCESS: KEY RESULTS AND PRESENT GRAND CHALLENGES

Massimo Cocco
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia,
Roma Italy
ESA EARTH OBSERVATION PROGRAMME AND ITS APPLICATIONS TO NATURAL HAZARDS

Francesco Sarti
ESA/ESRIN
Frascati, Italy
CONVERGENT MARGINS AND MEGA
-EARTHQUAKES


Francesca Funiciello
Università of Roma 3,
Roma, Italy
TRIGGERED LANDSLIDE EVENTS: STATISTICS, IMPLICATIONS AND ROAD NETWORK INTERACTIONS

Bruce D. Malamud
King’s College
London, UK
SPACE WEATHER: STORMS FROM THE SUN

Norma B. Crosby
Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy
Uccle, Bruxelles, Belgium
RISK ASSESSMENT OF VESUVIUS VOLCANO

Franco Barberi
Università of Roma 3,
Roma, Italy



Water Evolution and Biodiversity
Energy and Sustainable Development The Earth From Space