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Publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Operational network improvements and increased reporting in the NOA (Greece) seismicity catalog

G. Chouliaras; Nikolaos S. Melis; George Drakatos; Konstantinos Makropoulos;
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Published: 02 Mar 2018 Journal: Advances in Geosciences, volume 36, pages 7-9 (issn: 1680-7340, eissn: 1680-7359, Copyright policy )
Publisher: Copernicus Publications

International audience; The seismological network of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) has systematically improved the detection capabilities in the Southeastern Mediterranean, by the continuous expansion and upgrading of the seismic stations and improvements in the operating and reporting procedures. As aresult of these improvements, the number of detected events of smaller magnitudes has increased and today a homogeneous magnitude is determined and disseminated towards the scientific community.

Subjects by Vocabulary

Library of Congress Subject Headings: lcsh:Science lcsh:Q lcsh:Geology lcsh:QE1-996.5 lcsh:Dynamic and structural geology lcsh:QE500-639.5

Microsoft Academic Graph classification: Seismology Homogeneous Mediterranean climate Induced seismicity Environmental science Magnitude (mathematics) Observatory


[ SDU.STU.GP ] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Geophysics [physics.geo-ph], General Medicine

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Funded by
European Plate Observing System
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 262229
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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