The workshop will be thematic and several outstanding organizations support the event, INQUA, IGCP-567, and ISSCIAEA. Local supporting is provided by the Michoacan University of Morelia, Mexican Geological Survey (SGM), Geological Society of Mexico, Comisión Federal de Electricidad, Michoacan College, Municipalities of Morelia and Acambay. Federal Government of Mexico, Michoacan State Government. External supporting is also provided by the Spanish Geological Survey (IGME), University of Salamanca (USAL, Spain), RWTH Aachen University (Germany) and the Spanish Society for Quaternary Research (AEQUA)
The workshop aims in the dissemination of the Environmental Seismic IntensityScale (ESI-2007), the completion of the Earthquake Environmental Effects EEE-Catalogue, as well as the application of paleoseismological and archeoseismological studies to case histories and critical facilities.