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About EMSC

 

Organisation



Objectives and activities | Status | EMSC Members

Objectives and activities

The principal scientific objectives of the EMSC are :


Status

Since 1993, the internal structure of the EMSC has been functioning differently from the past. EMSC members include key nodal members, active members and members by rights. Several governing bodies have been created to oversee and coordinate the EMSC activities. There are as follows :

Planning, implementation and execution of the various activities of the EMSC are under the responsibility of the President and the Secretary General. They have to report to the governing bodies, at least once a year, during the Assembly meeting. Additional committees, which are consulted on an ad hoc basis, have been created :

The whole weight of EMSC scientific activities has been shifted towards several key nodal members, whose work is coordinated through the EMSC Coordination Bureau. The key nodal members are committed to the full execution of their specific task to which they devote the necessary manpower and financial means. They report to the Coordination Bureau, that has the duty to inform and disseminate the results to other EMSC members as well as to European and international institutions.

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EMSC Members


Key Nodal Members | Active Members | Members by Right

Key NodalMembers Country Contact
Laboratoire de Détection et de Géophysique (LDG) France Dr. B. FEIGNIER
GeoForschungsZentrum (GFZ) Germany Dr. J. SAUL
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV) Italy, Roma Dr. A. MICHELINI
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV) Italy, Milano Dr. M. LOCATI
Instituto Geografico Nacional (IGN) Spain Dr. E. CARREÑO HERRERO

Active Members

Institute of Geosciences, Energy, Water and Environment (IGEO) Albania Pr. R. KOCI
Centre de Recherche en Astronomie, Astrophysique et Geophysique (CRAAG) Algeria Dr. H. BELDJOUDI
National Survey for Seismic Protection (NSSP) Armenia Dr. H. PETROSYAN
Central Institute for Meteorolgy and Geodynamics (ZAMG) Austria Dr. W. LENHARDT
Republican Seismic Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (RSSC) Azerbaijan Dr. G.J.YETIRMISHLI
Center of Geophysical Monitoring (CGM) Belarus Dr. V. ARONOV
Royal Observatory of Belgium (ORB/ROB) Belgium Dr. F. COLLIN
Republic Hydrometeorological Institute (RHI) Bosnia-Herzegovina Dr. V. SIPKA
Federal Meteorological Institute (FMI) Bosnia-Herzegovina Dr. I. BRLEK
National Institute in Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography - BAS Bulgaria Dr. E. BOTEV
Andrija Mohorovicic Geophysical Institute and Croatian Seismological Survey (AMGI & CSS) Croatia Dr. M. HERAK
Geological Survey Department (GSD) Cyprus Dr. C. CONSTANTINOU
Institute of Physics of the Earth, Brno (IPE) Czech Republic Dr. P. SPACEK
Geophysical Institute of the Academy of Sciences (GFU) Czech Republic Dr. J. ZEDNIK
Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) Denmark Dr. P. VOSS
Observatoire Geophysique d'Arta (CERD) Djibouti SAAD IBRAHIM
National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) Egypt Prof. ABUO EL ELA AMIN
Institute of Seismology (ISF) Finland Dr. A. KORJA
Bureau Central Sismologique Francais (BCSF) France Dr. F. MASSON
Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minieres (BRGM) France Dr. 0. BOUC
Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Amenagement et des Reseaux (IFSTTAR) France Dr. P-Y. BARD
Bureau of Seismic Risk Evaluation for the Safety of Nuclear Facilities (BERSSIN) France Dr. C. CLEMENT
ISTerre, Institut des Sciences de la Terre France Dr. P. GUEGUEN
Seismic Monitoring Centre of Georgia (SMC) Georgia Prof. T. CHELIDZE
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) Germany Dr. K. STAMMLER
National Observatory of Athens (NOA) Greece Dr. A. TSELENTIS
University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) Greece Dr. E. SCORDILIS
Institute of Engineering Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (ITSAK) Greece Dr. C. PAPAIOANNOU
Laboratory of Seismology, University of Patras Greece Dr. E. SOKOS
Kövesligethy Radó Seismological Observatory Hungary Dr. I. BONDAR
Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) Iceland Dr. G. GUDMUNDSSON
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) Ireland Prof. P. READMAN
Geophysical Institute of Israel (GII) Israel Dr. Y. GITTERMAN
National Data Center (NDC) of Israel, Soreq Nuclear Research Center Israel Dr. Y. BEN HORIN
Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS) Italy Dr. D. PESARESI
Storia Geofisica Ambiente srl (SGA) Italy Dr. E. GUIDOBONI
Jordan Seismological Observatory Jordan Dr. T. AL-YAZJEEN
Seismological Institute of Kosovo Kosovo M. M. SHEMSI
Geophysics Centre at Bhannes (SGB) Lebanon Dr. M. BRAX
Libyan Center for Remote Sensing and Space Science (LCRSSS) Libya Dr. A. BSEEM
European Center for Geodynamics and Seismology (ECGS) Luxembourg M. E. BUTTINI
Seismological Observatory FYR of Macedonia Dr. D. CERNIH
Physics Department, University of Malta (PDUM) Malta Dr. P. GALEA
Academy of Sciences of Republic of Moldova Moldova Dr. V. ALCAZ
Direction de l'Environnement Monaco Ms J. ASTIER
Montenegro Seismological Observatory (MSO) Montenegro Dr. B. GLAVATOVIC
Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique et Technique (CNRST) Morocco Dr. A. I. IBRAHIM
Département des Sciences de la Terre Morocco Pr. B. A. TADILI
University of Bergen (BER) Norway Dr. L. OTTEMOLLER
Norwegian Seismic Array (NORSAR) Norway Dr. J. SCHWEITZER
Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences (IGPAS) Poland Dr. W. DEBSKI
Instituto de Meteorologia (IMP) Portugal Dr. F. CARRILHO
Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST) Portugal Dr. J. FONSECA
Universidade de Evora Portugal Dr. M. BEZZEGHOUD
Universidade de Lisboa Portugal Dr. J. M. A. DE MIRANDA
National Institute for Earth Physics (NIEP) Romania Dr. C. IONESCU
Bucharest Seismic Alert Centre (BSAC) Romania M. A. AILENEI
Center of Geophysical Computer Data Studies (CGDS) Russia Dr. A. GVISHIANI
Geophysical Survey of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GSRAS) Russia Dr. A. MALOVICHKO
King Abdulaziz City for Sciences and Technology (KACST) Saudi Arabia Dr. T. AL-KHALIFAH
Seismological Survey of Serbia (SSS) Serbia Dr. B. DRAGICEVIC
Earth Science Institute, SAS, Department of Seismology Slovakia Dr. A. CIPCIAR
Agencija Republike Slovenije za okolje (ARSO) Slovenia Dr. I. CECIC
Institut Cartografic i Geologic de Catalunya (ICGC) Spain Dr. A. ROCA
Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada (ROA) Spain Dr. J. M. DAVILA
Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM) Spain Dr. M. HERRAIZ
Swedish National Seismic Networc (SNSN) Sweden Dr. R. BODVARSSON
Schweizerischer Erdbebendienst (ETH) Switzerland Dr. F. HASLINGER
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) The Netherlands Dr. R. SLEEMAN
Institut National de la Météorologie (INMT) Tunisia Dr. S. B. ABDALLAH
Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency, Earthquake Department (ERD) Turkey Dr. F. T. KADIROGLU
Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute (KOERI) Turkey Prof. H. OZENER
Main Centre for Special Monitoring (MCSM) Ukraine M. A. LIASHCHUK
Dubai Municipality United Arab Emirates Mrs. E. A. AL KHATIBI
British Geological Survey (BGS) United Kingdom Dr. B. BAPTIE
National Seismological Observatory Centre (NSOC) Yemen Dr. J. M. SHOLAN

Members by Right

European Seismological Commission (ESC) M. S. PAROLAI
Observatories and Research Facilities for EUropean Seismology (ORFEUS) Dr. B. DOST
International Seismological center (ISC) Dr. D. STORCHAK
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) United States M. P. EARLE

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