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Armenia will host International Seismological School

17:00 / 29.05.2014

On May 29, the Minister of Emergency Situations of Armenia A. Yeritsyan received the Director of Geophysical Center of the National Academy of Sciences of the Russian Federation, doctor of technical sciences, professor, corresponding member of National Academy of Sciences Alexander Malovichko and employee at the same center Yelena Malovichko.

9-15 September 2014 in Armenia will be held International Seismological ninth school on the theme: “Modern methods of processing and interpretation of seismic data”.
Proposal to co-promote was obtained from the Academy of Sciences Geophysical Service of the Russian Federation and the purpose of the meeting with the Minister of
Emergency Situations was to discuss organizational issues related to seismological school.
Welcoming the guests, Minister A. Yeritsyan noted, that it is a great honor for us to hold an international seismological school in Armenia:
-In our country, there had been strong earthquakes, and again may be, that's why science should go ahead, and we must try to be ready for that- said the Minister of Emergency Situations.
Director of Geophysical Center noted that, especially in recent years the cooperation between the Armenian and Russian seismologists has become more active.
-I am sincerely happy to see by what pace is upgraded the Seismological Network of Armenia and is restored Geophysical Observatory in Garni. I am sure that it can become a powerful international scientific center.

The first International Seismological School was held in 2006 in Peterhof in Leningrad region, in the Institute of Physics in State University of St. Petersburg. By 126 participants of the school were presented 14 oral and 30 poster presentations. They discussed a wide range of the most urgent problems of modern seismology.

According to preliminary data, for participation in an international school, carried out in our country, have applied for about 130 scientists, which is as Malovichko assured, more than previous years.

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