Development of Strong Motion Network in Georgia

Nino K. Kvavadze, Konstantine D. Kvavadze, Nino S. Tsereteli, Alexandre B. Gventsadze, Zurab R. Gogoladze


In frame of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation project “Accelerometer and Very Low Frequency electromagnetic waves receivers network implementation in Georgia: basis for specifying seismic hazard” project, 6 strong motion recorders were installed on territory of Georgia. This is the beginning of restoration of old accelerometric network, which stopped working in 2006. We are studying soil properties for each station, using active and passive methods and ground resonance frequencies, with HVSR method. Accelerometric database is being created.


seismic hazard, accelerometric network.

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