The Beijing DISC was held in Zhouzhou city, which is southwest of Beijing itself. With the airport on the northeast side of Beijing, this means a 50 mile taxi ride. But I was met by Prof. Jie Zhang of the
Of note is 85 year-old S. X. Qian who sat on the front row, asked questions, and is working his way through my book Elements of 3D Seismology. He is good friends with Roy Lindseth who was at my Calgary DISC.
The DISC in progress
The Beijing DISC class of 2012
Zhouzhou City is far from the city crowds
S. X. Qian at 85 and going strong
Back in Beijing for an afternoon it was time for sightseeing