Technical visit to the areas affected by strong earthquakes in central Italy from August to October 2016

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Between 4th and 7th December 2106, research scientists from our Institute will lead a delegation of the National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR), Taiwan, led by Prof. Hongey  Chen, in the areas hit by the recent earthquakes in Central Italy.

The Taiwanese delegation will visit the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV) and the Command and Control Directorate (Dicomac) of Rieti, established by the Itlian National Department of Civil Protection.

In Rieti, researchers of the  Inter-University Centre for Three Dimensional Seismotectonics Analysis — CRUST, led by Prof. Giusy Lavecchia, and of the CNR Institute of Environmental Geology and Geoengineering, will illustrate to the Taiwaneese delegation on aspects of the seismotectonic of the Central Apennines, and on seismic micro-zoning activities in Italy.

Thanks to the collaboration of theDepartment of Civil Protection, the NCDR delegation will have the unique opportunity to visit some of the towns most affected by the recent distruttive earthquakes in central Italy.

 

NCDR research scientists visit the Operational Seismic Monitoring Room at INGV, in Rome.

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NCDR research scientists visit the DICOMAC in Rieti.

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Lead by the Italian fire fighters and the Department of Civil Protection, NCDR research scientists visit the village of Pescara del Tronto destroyed by  the earthquakes.

Visita dei ricercatori dell'NCDR a Pescara del Tronto

 

Lead by the Italian fire fighters and the Department of Civil Protection, NCDR research scientists visit the tunnel along state road SS685 damaged by the earthquakes.

Tunnel SS685 6 Sep 2016