Earthquakes & Seismology
The Geophysical Institute of Israel (GII), has been assigned by the Earth Sciences Research Administration of the Ministry for National Infrastructures of Israel, to perform studies and surveys to reduce earthquake risk in the State of Israel. In that capacity, the Seismology Division provides services and initiates R&D projects in many fields of seismology for better understanding the earthquake phenomena in our region and their possible consequences.
Our Seismological services include:
- Site effect surveying - how seismic amplification will effect specific local sites
- Consultancy on national construction regulations with respect to seismological hazards
- Construction of National Seismological Networks
To learn more about the active monitoring system in Israel and past earthquakes CLICK HERE.