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Division of Chemistry and Earth Sciences

Institute of Geophysics and Engeneering Seismology after A. Nazarov of NAS RA

Founded in: 1961
Specialization: Geophysics, Engineering Seismology, Earthquake engineering, Geophysical instrument engineering
Director: Candidate of Geology Jon K. Karapetyan
Address: 3115, Republic of Armenia, V. Sargsyan 5, Str. Gyumri
Tel.: (+374 312) 31261
Fax: (+374 312) 31261
E-mail: iges@sci.am, jon_iges@mail.ru
URL: http://iges.am

Main Fields of Activity

Study of the constitution and processes of the Earth’s crust of the territory of Armenia, investigation of seismicity and strained-deformed state of focus zones of strong earthquakes of the territory of Armenia, search for earthquakes forerunnes, earth magnetism and paleomagnetism, development of new methods of exploration geophysics, development of methods of ecogeophysical investigations, development and improvement of methods of seismic hazard and risk assessment, quantitative parameters of seismic influence, development of theory and technique of earthquake engineering, geophysical instrument engineering.

Main Results

Methods of construction of the earth's crust two-dimentional and three-dimentional gravitation model are worked out. Consolidated magnetostratigraphic scale for the phanerozoic period of Armenia is made up. The earth's crust structure of the Caucasus Minor and Armenian Plateau is studied by means of three-dimentional and surface seismic waves. Investigations in the sphere of solving linear and non-linear incorrect inverse problems of gravity, magnetometry and seismology are carried out. Fundamental investigations of the theory and practice of engineering seismology and seismostable building are carried out. The institute is recognized as the leading one in the sphere of elaboration of methods for quantitative assessment of seismic influences' parameters. Besides, investigations are carried out, which aim of developing the seismostability theory, specifically, the theory of seismic waves spreading and the fundamental problem of new interpretation of resonance and non-linearity.

Internartional Activity

In the sphere of international collaboration the institute maintains scientific relations with certain CIS countries, such as Russia (The United Institute of Physics of the Earth of Russian AS), the Ukraine (Institute of Geophysics of Ukrainian AS), Georgia (Institute of Geophysics of the Georgian AS, Institute of Building Mechanics and Seismostability of Georgian AS), as well as with France, Iran (International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES), Tehran, Iran), Turkey (Earthquake Research Centre, Ataturk University, Erzroum, Turkey).

News


In the framework of FP7 IncoNet EaP Project (STI International Cooperation Network for Eastern Partnership Countries) National Academy of Sciences of Armenia extends the call for Travel Grant for Participation in Brokerage Events on Climate Change, Energy and Health


Оn 4-11 September, 2016, the Institute of Mathemathics NAS RA, American University of Armenia organize the Tenth International Conference "Stochastic and Analytic Methods in Mathematical Physics" (Yerevan,Armenia). For more information see: http://www.mathphys.org/Armenia2016/


On 12-17 September, 2016, Department of Physics and astrophysics of NAS RA and Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory after V.A. Ambartsumian of NAS RA organize International Symposium “International Summer School for Young Astronomers” in Byurakan. For more information see: http://www.bao.am


On 19-23 September, 2016, Department of Physics and astrophysics of NAS RA and Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory after V.A. Ambartsumian of NAS RA organize International Symposium “Activity phenomena and evolution of cosmic objects” in Byurakan. For more information see: http://www.bao.am


On 19-23 September, 2016, Department of Physics and astrophysics of NAS RA and ICSRANet-Hayastan international centre in Yerevan organize International Symposium “Non-thermal Processes in Galactic and Extragalactic Sources” (E-mail na.sahakyan@gmail.com)


Center of Shirak for Armenian Studies of NAS RA Summits 9th International Conference in Gyumri, September 23-25, 2016, Entitled "Historical and Cultural Heritage of Shirak" Devoted to the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Armenia


On 26-28 September, 2016, the Institute of Molecular Biology NAS RA (Yerevan, Armenia) organizes the International Young Scientists Conference "New Trends in Life Sciences"


On 3-7 October, 2016, the Institute of Mechanics of NAS RA, National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of Armenia, Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Armenia, Russian National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Solid Mechanics Scientific Council of Russian Academy of Sciences, Ishlinsky Institute for Problems in Mechanics of the Russian Academy of Sciences,Yerevan State University, National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia, National Engineering University of Armenia organize the 3th International “Young Scientists School-Conference MECHANICS-2016” (Tsakhkadzor, Armenia).For more information see http://www.mechins.sci.am


On 25-27 October, 2016, the Institute of Geophysics and Engineering Seismology after A. Nazarov NAS RA and the Division of Chemistry and Earth Sciences of NAS RA organize the First International Scientific Workshop "Problems of Improvement of Seismic Intensity Scale", to be held in Gyumri RA and will be dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the IGES NAS RA


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