The Seismological Center has started the installation of a seismic station in Shusha
On January 18-19, 2023, in order to select the installation sites of the seismic station in Shusha in accordance with the parameters of the instruments, Executive Director of the Republican Seismic Survey Center of ANAS, Ph.D. in Technical Sciences, Associate Professor Rauf Muradov, Chief Engineer Ramiz Iskanderov, head of the International Relations department Telman Djafarov visited Shusha.
As part of the visit, the RSSC employees inspected the sites intended for the installation of a seismic station with the participation of representatives of relevant government agencies. Emin Hadjiyev, Leading Consultant of Department No.4 of Urban Planning Control of the Karabakh Regional Department of Architecture and Urban Planning under the State Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Miraga Agayev, Head of Department No.6 of the Shusha City Branch of the Beylagan Territorial Department of Cadastre and Register of Public Legal Entity of the State Service on Real Estate Affairs under the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chief Advisor of the Special Delegation of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Shusha Kanan Guliyev also took part.
The location for the borehole seismic station of the Seismological Center near the city of Shusha was chosen by experts. In this regard, work on documentation and technical evaluation has begun.
It should be noted that 10 integrated seismic and geophysical stations are planned to be installed by the Republican Seismic Survey Center of ANAS in areas liberated from occupation.
Instruments and equipment of the borehole seismic station to be installed near the city of Shusha are a gift to Azerbaijani seismologists from the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Turkey (AFAD).
In other words, the Shusha seismic station will become a symbol of joint cooperation between Turkish and Azerbaijani seismologists, as well as joint seismic research in Karabakh.