Tuesday, 11 December, 2018

About the Institute

Seismology Institute is the leading organization in the field of basic and applied research on the seismic support in the Republic of Kazakhstan. It was created by Government of the Kazakh SSR and the Decree of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR on 16 June 1976, and during its existence has undergone structural changes in the way most appropriate to optimize and solve scientific problems. At present, the structure of the Institute, there are six research laboratories conducting basic and applied research on the major problems of seismology, seismological Experimental Methodical Expedition (Someya), to carry out continuous monitoring of the instrumental seismic regime, geophysical fields, gas chemical composition of groundwater in the south East Kazakhstan, organized by Centre for analysis and prediction. Established in the territory of Almaty Engineering seismometric service of 15 points, has a digital strong motion stations. The information obtained is used to solve the problems of seismic zoning.