Department of Seismology

Completed

  • Seismotectonic investigation of Tehran region.
  • An analysis of source parameters of earthquakes in Tehran region.
  • Moment tensor solution of earthquakes in Southeast Zagros (Qeshm Island).
  • Quantitative measurement of seismic quiescence as a precursor to large earthquakes in Iranian plateau.
  • The effect of path on propagation of seismic waves in Tehran region.
  • An investigation of Ardekul earthquake and its aftershocks.
  • Compilation of the seismic information of Iran from 1900-1995.
  • Design and implement a comprehensive information system to store and analyze all related information regarding seismic events.
  • mb and Ms relations in Iran.
  • Study of Seismic zones according to analysis of Micro-earthquakes.
  • Calibration program for Iranian National Seismic Network (INSN).
  • Statistical assessment of great aftershocks.
  • Crustal velocity structure beneath Iranian National Seismological Network (INSN) using receiver function method.
  • Aftershocks study of the 26 December 2003 Bam earthquake,Mw=6.6.
  • Seismicity, seismotectonic and crustal velocity structure of the Tabriz strike-slip fault zone.
  • Phase detection and spectral analysis.
  • Discrimination between earthquake and explosions using ML:Mo.
  • Discrimination between earthquake and explosions using time-frequency analysis at regional distances.
  • Pattern recognition of earthquakes before Mainshocks.
  • Evaluation and Calculation of seismic moments in seismic zones.
  • Study of seismic source parameters in Central Alborz region and surrounding area.
  • Evaluation of seismic strain in Bam area and preparing its seismic strain map.
  • Evaluation of seismic delectability of Iranian earthquakes in international network by using broad band data.
  • Calculation of seismic strain of large earthquakes in Eastern Iranian block.
  • Deformation investigation of central Zagros based on GPS measurements in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France.
  • Seismicity and Seismotectonics study in the western Zagros (Brojen region) using microearthquakes recorded by a temporary local seismic network, in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France.
  • Seismic tomography and investigation of seismicity in North of Bandar Abbas in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University France.
  • Seismicity, Seismotectonic and crustal study of the Zagros-Makran(Minab region) Transect zone using microearthquakes recorded by a temporary local seismic network in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France.
  • Seismic tomography and investigation of seismicity profile Yazd-Bandar Bousher in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France.
  • Seismicity ,Seismotectonic and crustal velocity structure of the central Zagros using microearthquakes recorded by a temporary local seismological network. in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France.
  • Seismicity,Seismotectonic and crustal velocity structure of Alborz (Roadbar region) using a temporary local seismological network data. in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of Farnce .
  • Zagros Lithospheric transect 2000-2001 the framework and position in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University France.
  • To build and maintain an on-line database for all earthquakes recorded at IIEES.
  • Application of artificial neural networks in seismic events recognition.
  • Application of artificial neural networks in modeling of the earth layers.
  • Electrical tomographic studies for hidden faults detection.
  • Seismotectonics and velocity structure of the Lorestan province based on dense local seismic network data.

In progress

  • Crustal thickness P and S wave propagation in upper mantle beneath Iranian crust.
  • On the estimation of seismic source parameter using seismic wave modeling.
  • Investigation of seismicity and seisotectonic of Naein region.
  • Iranian crustal structure determination based on ambient noise recorded at INSN.
  • Developments of friction laws in dynamic fracture of earthquakes.
  • Seismotectonics and velocity structure of the Hormozgan province based on dense local seismic network data.
  • Crustal and upper mantle study of Dehloran-Tehran profile using seismic tomography method.
  • Seismicity and Seismotectonic of the Central Alborz using microearthquake recorded by a local seismological network.
  • Continental lithosphere structure beneath the Iranian plateform based on receiver function analysis and dispersion of surface waves.

Department of Seismotectonic

Completed

  • Paleoseismological investigations in Iran;phase I, the Kahrizak and North Tehran faults.
  • Paleoseismological investigations along the Ipak fault.
  • Historical sources of earthquakes in Alborz and Northern Iran.
  • Major active faults of Iran.
  • Geological effects of the December 26, 2003 Bam earthquake.
  • Paleoseismological investigations along the Southeastern segment of the North Tabriz fault.
  • Active tectonics along the Kashan fault.
  • Paleoseismological investigations along the North Tabriz fault.
  • Investigation of Tehran active faults (from Varamin to Robat-Karim) using water table snomalies.
  • Structural analysis of the Hezardareh formation (A-Horizon), between Jajrud and Kordan.
  • Morphotectonic investigations on Mosha fault in Mosha valley.
  • Kinematics and geometry of Kazerun fault zone and its related active structures.
  • The study of fault mechanism of Pishva fault and its related neotectonic activities.
  • Kinematic of faulting in Tehran’s piedmont (Tehran-Karaj).
  • Neotectonic Stress direction in Southern Part of Central Alborz.
  • Seismotectonic and geometry of deforming zones in central and Eastern Alborz with an outlook over areas with former seismicity.
  • Calibration of seismic stations for warning system.
  • Crustal and Upper mantle study of the central Alborz using Receiver Function.
  • Structural geology of the Hezar-Darreh formation its relation with seismic hazard in the Tehran region.
  • Estimation of seismic hazard in Tehran based on structural evidence and active tectonic.
  • Seismic Hazard assessment of the Zagros collision Vs. Makran subduction transfer deformation zone (SE Iran) in Co-operation with Marseille and Joseph Fourier universities (France).
  • Active deformation in Zagros – Makran transition zone inferred from GPS measurements in Co-operation with Mont Pellier University (France).
  • Geometry of fault ruptures of the Avaj region earthquake
  • An investigation of some active faults in Azerbaijan region.
  • West-trending Oblique Sinistral-Reverse fault system in Northern Iran.
  • Morphotectonics and recent tectonic movements in the Tehran-Karaj area.
  • Neotectonic study of the transition zone between Zagros and Makran in Co-operation with Marseille and Joseph Fourier universities (France).
  • Investigation of deformation measurement of shortening of local zone between Zagros and Makran (Minab zone).
  • Active fault in the Zanjan province.
  • Investigation of fault Mechanism in NE-Iran (Kopeh Dagh).

 

In progress

  • Revised version of active faults of Iran (1:1000000).
  • Morphotectonic and active tectonic investigations along the Doruneh fault.
  • Study of Possible Earthquake Occurrences’ Effects on Hydrocarbon Production Rate Using Marun Oil-Field Data.
  • The study of b-value variation in two tectonic settings of Iran.
  • Using GPS measurements for determining slip rates along the Central Alborz active faults.

Department of Earthquake Engineering

Completed

  • Seismic hazard map of Iran (1:2,500,000 Scale).
  • Determination of fault parameters using near field data.
  • A strong ground motion simulation-Tehran city.
  • A strong ground motion simulation and hazard analysis for the epicenter region of December 26, 2003 Bam earthquake.
  • A Seismic hazard study in Tabas region.
  • A spectral attenuation of ground motion for Iran based on empirical regression.
  • Geomorphological study of Mosha fault and Damavand valley.
  • A study of the strong ground motion, and the attenuation factors, in order to study of Iran crust, in comparison with neighboring region.
  • A study on the seismic hazard analysis in the Tehran rectangle and an investigation on the microseisms and site effects and preparameters of 1:100,000 hazard maps.
  • Development of synthetic seismogram program for strong motion.
  • Study ground motion simulation using Green’s function method.
  • Site effect on strong ground motion in Manjil earthquake, the Abbar and Abhar sites comparison.
  • Earth scceleration and landslides relationship with an outlook over seismotectonic sources of great landslides in Iran.
  • Topography effect investigation on amplification of strong ground motions in earthquake.
  • Investigation of attenuation coefficients in crust of Iran.
  • Estimation of coda and body waves attenuation and theoretical attenuation relationship for east central Iran.
  • Strong ground motion modeling based on SH-wave analysis and Green Function for Silaghor, Dahoeye- zarand and Firoozabad- Kojor.

In progress

  • Realistic strong ground motion modeling.
  • Q- Velocity model in Iran by using surface waves for simulation of SGM.
  • Seismicity study and probabilistic prediction of seismic hazard in relation to volcanic Activity of Damavand.
  • Study the natural period of soil dynamics and its comparison in near and far fields.
  • Spectral acceleration maps for different return periods for Iran for scale 1: 2,500, 000
  • Background noise study of broadband seismic network of Iran in 2009.
  • Long-term forecasting models on earthquake catalogue of Iran.
  • An investigation of earthquake intensity and an experimental analysis on the attenuation of intensities in the Dahuiyeh, Zarand 2005 Earthquake acroseismic region.
  • Developing a system of shake maps using strong motion data in Alborz zone.
  • Topography effect on the amplification of seismic waves in Tehran Plain.
  • A study on strong ground motions on the Bam earthquake of 26 Dec. 2003.
  • Seismic source zone identification based on the local network for the purpose of earthquake hazard analysis.