Institute of Geology, Earthquake Engineering and Seismology of the Academy of Sciences, Republic Tajikistan

Institute of Geology, Earthquake Engineering and Seismology of the Academy of Sciences, Republic Tajikistan (IGEES AS RT) was created by Tajikistan's Government Resolution No34 dated 04.02.2011 on the base of two Institutes – Institute of Geology, AS RT (founded in 1941) and Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (founded in 1951). IGEES AS RT is the full successor of both mentioned Institutes.

At present IGEES AS RT consists of 10 research laboratories:
palaeontology and stratigraphy, petrology and geochemistry, lithosphere, minerals, seismic hazard assessment and geoecology, complex geophysical investigations, regional seismology, seismic stability of buildings, seismic stability of hydropower structures, theory of earthquake engineering and modeling. In addition, the Institute has the four scientific supporting subdivisions: seismic monitoring survey, group of physics-chemist researches providing, geoinformation technologies group, and geological museum.
IGEES AS RT is the leading organization in Tajikistan on scientific research in geology structure and minerals, seismology and earthquake engineering and determined to work out both fundamental theoretical and applied problems.


Specific role in SENSUM:

Participant in all WPs.
Participant Cross-border activities with Kyrgystan, test-sites, WP7 Validation.