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An article co-authored by Azerbaijani seismologists was published in the American scientific journal «Tectonics»

12 March 2024
An article co-authored by Azerbaijani seismologists was published in the American scientific journal «Tectonics»

In collaboration with Azerbaijani seismologists (Vice-President of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Academician Ibrahim Guliyev, General Director of the Republican Seismic Survey Center of ANAS, Corresponding Member of ANAS, Professor Gurban Yetirmishli, Professor of Oxford University Rashid Djavanshir, Executive Director of the RSSC, Ph.D. in technical Sciences, Associate Professor Rauf Muradov, Professor of Oxford University Richard Walker, Ian Pierce, head of the department “Dynamics of Earthquake Sources”, PhD in Geology and Mineralogy, Associate Professor Sabina Kazimova) the article “Surface Rupturing Earthquakes of the Greater Caucasus Frontal Thrusts, Azerbaijan.

Based on new paleoseismological data, the article examines uplift faults, which are a sign of historical earthquakes that occurred in 1139, 1668 and 1902 in the Agsu region, located on the territory of the Greater Caucasus Range, and also determines the time and strength of paleoearthquakes.

It should be noted that the scientific journal “Tectonics,” which is part of the international indexing system Web of Science Core Collection: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), has an impact factor of 5.26 and is in the Q1 category.

The article can be found at the link:

https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2023TC007758

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