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Bogazici University Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute

Description Boğaziçi University - Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute (KOERI) is a multidisciplinary earthquake research organization providing graduate education in the Earthquake Engineering, Geophysics and Geodesy departments and encompassing earthquake observation, research and application services within a single, integrated body. KOERI conducts graduate level training, research and implementation with emphasis on: earthquake hazard and risk analysis for major infrastructures and urban areas; geophysics, seismology and geodesy. KOERI encompasses seismology, astronomy, meteorology and magnetism observatories with state-of-the-art technology. The teaching and research staff with PhD degrees number 42 and there are 60 graduate students. Observational studies include the seismic and tsunami monitoring and early warning array for Turkey, Marmara earthquake rapid response and early warning dense strong motion networks and structural health monitoring instrumentation. KOERI has taken active roles in the following EU FP7 projects: NERA, REAKT, SHARE, TRIDEC, SERIES and STREST.
URL http://www.koeri.boun.edu.tr/eng/topeng.htm
Status Operational since 1896
Being upgraded (1923 - 1930)
Being upgraded (2004 - 2010)
Scientific Domains Environmental Sciences
RI Categorization Earthquake Simulation Laboratories
Location Rumeli Hisarı Mh., Istanbul, 34684, Turkey
MERIL URL http://portal.meril.eu/meril/view/facilitys/15221