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Department of Seismology

Projects (In progress):

  • 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 Transect zone using microearthquakes recorded by a temporary local seismic network in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France .

  • Crustal and upper mantle study of Dehloran-Tehran profile using seismic tomography method.

  • Seismicity and Seismotectonics study in the western Zagros (Brojen region) using microearthquakes recorded by a temporarey local seismic network, in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France.

  • Discrimination between earthquake and explosions using time-frequency analysis at regional distances.

  • Study of Source parameters of central Alborz, and Surrondig area.

  • Determiantion of Shear wave velocity and crustal model using spectral Analysis of Surface waves.

  • Deformation investigation of central zagros based on GPS measurements in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France .

  • Seismicity and Seismotectonics study of the central Alborz using earthquakes recorded by temporary seismological network in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France and Combridge University of England .

  • Crustal and Upper mantle study of the central Alborz using Receiver Function in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France and Combridge University of England .

  • To build and maintain an on-line database for all earthquakes recorded at IIEES.

  • Design and implement a comprehensive information system to store and analyse all related information regarding seismic events.

  • Evaluate of stress area in Bam region , and preparing stress map.

  • Crustal velocity structure beneath Iranian National Seismological Network (INSN) using receiver function method.

  • Aftershocks study of the 26 December 2003 Bam earthquake.

Projects (Completed):

  • The effect of path on propagation of seismic waves in Tehran region.

  • Application of artificial neural networks in seismic events recognition.

  • Application of artificial neural networks in modeling of the earth layers.

  • Evaluation and Calculation of seismic moment parameters in seismic zones.

  • Compilation of the seismic information of Iran from 1900.

  • Study of Seismic zones according to analysis of Micro-earthquakes.

  • Seismic tomography and investigation of seismicity profile Yazd-Bandar Bousher in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France.

  • Seismotectonic study of the central Zagros using microearthquakes recorded by a temporary local seismological network. in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France.

  • Crustal study of central zagros using microearthquakes and teleseismic events recorded by a temporary local seismological network. in co-operation with Joseph Fourier  University of France.

  • Seismicity and Seismotectonic study of Alborz (Roadbar region) using a temporary local seismological network data. in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of Farnce .

  • Crustal study of Roudbar region (Alborz) using microearthquakes and teleseismic events recorded by a  temporary local seismological network  in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University of France.

  • Discrimination between earthquake and explosions using ML:Mo

  • Pn phase detection and spectral analysis.

  • An investigation of Ardekul earthquake and its aftershocks.

  • mb and Ms relations in Iran.

  • Zagros Lithospheric transect 2000-2001 the framework and position in co-operation with Joseph Fourier University France.

  • Statitical  assessment of great aftershocks.

Department of Seismotectonic

Projects (In progress):

  • 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.

  • Structural analysis of the Hezardareh formation (A-Horizon), between Jajrud and Kordan.

  • Historical sources of earthquakes in Alborz and Northern Iran.

  • Neotectonic study of the transition zone between Zagros and Makran in Co-operation with Orsi and Joseph Fourier universities (France).

  • Investigation of deformation measurement of shortening of local zone between Zagros and Makran (Minab zone).

  • Seismic Hazard assessment of the Zagros collision Vs. Makran subduction transfer deformation zone (SE Iran) in Co-operation with Orsi and Joseph Fourier universities (France).

  • Active deformation in Zagros - Makran transition zone inferred from GPS measurements in Co-operation with Mont Pellier university (France).

  • Kinematics and geometry of Kazerun fault zone and its related active structures.

  • Geological effects of the December 26,2003 Bam earthquake.

Projects (Completed):

Department of Earthquake Engineering

Projects (In progress):

  • Preliminary estimation of earthquake hazard for provinces of Iran.

  • Investigation of attenuation coefficients in crust of Iran

  • Preparation of Earthquake hazard map for Tehran (1:100,000 Scale).

  • A study of the strong ground motion, and the attenuation factors,in order to studyof Iran crust,in comparison with neighboring region.

  • A study on the seismic hazard analysis in the Tehran rectangle and a investigation on the microseisms and site effects and preparameters of 1:100,000 hazard maps.

  • A strong ground motion simulation and hazard analysis for the epicentral region of December 26,2003 Bam earthquake.

Projects (Completed):

  • Geomorphological Study of Mosha Fault and Damavand Valley.

  • Topography effect investigation on amplification of strong ground motions in earthquake.

  • Site effect on strong ground motion in Manjil earthquake, the Abbar and Abhar sites comparison.

  • Earth Acceleration and landslides relationship with an outlook over seismotectonic sources of great landslides in Iran.

  • Study the Natural period of soil dynamics and its comparison in near and far fields.

  • Study ground motion simulation using Green's function method.