Reverse Linkage (Pakistan & Turkey) Earthquake Seismological Research


The project aims to enhance Pakistan’s capacity in detecting and monitoring earthquakes and assessing their risks.

Main Activities

  • Introducing the GPS technology in PMD, and mastering its use for monitoring Pakistan’s active faults.
  • Expanding the National Seismology Network to improve the accuracy of locating earthquakes in Pakistan.
  • Upgrading the central software system for processing seismological data to ensure it is highly available and reliable.
  • Providing theoretical and practical training to the PMD staff on advanced methods of analyzing earthquake data.
  • Introducing the practice of site classification and training to the PMD staff on its uses, to produce reliable seismic risk assessment and land-use plans.

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