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A meeting of the Scientific and Technical Council was held at the RSSC

15 February 2024
A meeting of the Scientific and Technical Council was held at the RSSC

On February 15, a meeting of the Scientific and Technical Council was held at the Republican Seismic Survey Center of ANAS. The meeting was attended by members of the Department of Earth Sciences of ANAS, members of the Scientific and Technical Council, the management of the RSSC, heads and employees of relevant departments.

Speaking at the meeting of the Scientific and Technical Council, the General Director of the Republican Seismic Survey Center of ANAS, Corresponding Member of ANAS, Professor Gurban Yetirmishli, informed those present about the issues included in the agenda.

The General Director said that in May of this year (May 13-15, 2024) it is planned to hold an international conference on the topic “Assessment of probable seismic hazard”, dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the birth of Corresponding Member of ANAS Professor Arif Hasanov. In addition, the General Director spoke about the seismic stations that will be installed in the territories liberated from occupation, and about the comprehensive studies to be carried out. Next, reports on research work (interim and final) carried out in 2023 by the relevant scientific departments of the Center were presented.

The following reports were presented. “Modern geodynamics of Turkey, Northern Iran and the Caucasus region (including the Karabakh region) based on GPS data” (2021-2023 – Speakers: head of the department “Dynamics of Earthquake Sources”, PhD in Geology and Mineralogy, Associate Professor Sabina Kazimova and head department of "Geodynamics", Doctor of Philosophy in Geology and Mineralogy, Associate Professor Ilyas Kazimov), "Study of seismicity and seismotectonics of the territory of Azerbaijan, including territories liberated from occupation (2021-2025)" and "Determination of epicentral zones of historical earthquakes in the Greater Caucasus based on paleoseismological data" (2023-2024 - Speaker: head of the department "Dynamics of Earthquake Sources", Doctor of Philosophy in Geology and Mineralogy, Associate Professor Sabina Kazimova), “Comprehensive geophysical research on the territory of Azerbaijan” (2021-2025 - Speaker: Nadirshakh Khanbabayev, acting head of the Magnetometry department), “Study of factors determining seismic hazard on the territory of the Absheron Peninsula” (2021-2024 - Speaker: head of the Department of Macroseismic Research, Doctor of Philosophy in Geology and Mineralogy, Associate Professor Eytibar Garaveliyev), “The Role of Anomalies of Fluid-Hydrogeochemical Fields in Modern Geodynamics” (2023-2024 - Speakers: head of the Department of Dynamics of Earthquake Sources, Doctor of Philosophy in Geology and Mineralogy, Associate Professor Sabina Kazimova and senior researcher in the department of “Complex Geochemical Research” Aybeniz Keramova).

After the presentation, the reports were discussed and accepted by members of the Scientific and Technical Council.

The meeting also discussed the implementation of decision No.1/4 of the Presidium of ANAS dated 01/09/2024, as well as special courses and foreign language courses planned for 2024 for bachelors, masters, doctoral students, dissertation candidates and engineers. The work of the RSSC ANAS also considered the issue of approving the educational program.

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