Research Programmes for Prevention and Forecasting of Earthquakes

Athens, Greece
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12/12/1996 to 14/12/1996
International Workshop on the
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Research Programmes for Prevention and Forecasting of Earthquakes

ECPFE / EPPO

The International Workshop concerning the presentation of research programmes, was organized and sponsored by the European Centre on Prevention and Forecasting of Earthquakes (ECPFE) and Earthquake Planning and Protection Organization (EPPO).

The presented research programmes covered subjects of seismotectonic, earthquake resistance design and social earthquake defense.

In particular, the results presented were of the following research programmes:

  • Presentation of the Neotectonic Map of ‘Thessaloniki-Lagadas’, (D. Moundrakis)
  • Presentation of the Neotectonic Map of ‘Korinthos’, (D. Papanikolaou)
  • Geological-Geotechnical - Neotectonic research in archaeological areas - monuments, (I.Mariolakos)
  • A multidisciplinary study of earthquake precursors at the Eastern part of Central Greece (Thessalia), (E.E. Papadimitriou)
  • Stress measurements using tomographic methods in boreholes, (A. Tselentis)
  • Analysis of existing recordings of the Earth’s electric field for the detection of long period variations as earthquake precursors, (A. Tselentis)
  • Pilot study: Earthquake emergency plan for the Municipality of Athens, (I. Vasenhoven)
  • Operational emergency plan for the Municipality of Herakleion in response to seismic disaster situations, (P. Delladetsimas)
  • Earthquake behavior of Ancient Greek and Roman monumental structures. Preliminary study of ancient monuments in Macedonia and Thrace, (G. Manos)
  • Criteria for the evaluation of local soil effects on seismic motions, (G. Boukovalas)
  • Stusy of the influence of infill walls in the seismic response of buildings and proposals for the improvement of their response, (P. Karydis)
  • Eurocode 8 in the form of Expert System, (B. Koumousis)
  • Torsional ground motion of the base and torsional response of buildings, (E. Mitsopoulou)
  • Seismic behaviour and design of masonry buildings and infill reinforced concrete frames, (M. Fardis, E. Vintzileou)
  • The last day of the International Workshop, a geological field trip to the faults of Korinthos area took place, leaded by Prof. D. Papanikolaou.