Dr. Michèle Marti

Head of Communication and the Risk Communication Research Group

Dr.  Michèle Marti
Swiss Seismological Service (SED)
ETH Zürich
Dr. Michèle Marti
NO FO 61.1
Sonneggstrasse 5
8092 Zürich

+41 44 632 30 80

The group "Communication and Research Group Risk Communication", headed by Dr. Michèle Marti, is responsible for the internal and external communication of the SED. This includes the technical, content and design support of the websites, the editing and production of information materials, the support of information dissemination in case of an incident, the conception and realization of exhibitions and events as well as the contact with media representatives.

The employees are also the contact point for questions from the population. Furthermore, Michèle Marti represents the SED in federal bodies dealing with communication on natural hazards, such as the Steering Group of the Federal Natural Hazards Portal, or the Communication Expert Group of the Steering Committee on Intervention in Natural Hazards (LAINAT). The Communication Group is also responsible for the internal and external communication of some national and international research projects involving the SED. This wide range of tasks is supported by the group's research work in the field of risk communication. The group addresses the question of how to best design scientific information to support different audiences in making informed decisions.

Collection of publications on ResearchGate