Seismic Network MN Mediterranean Very Broadband Seismographic Network

DOI: 10.13127/SD/fBBBtDtd6q
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Start Date: 1988-01-01T00:00:00
End Date: --
Data Restriction: open
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Number of stations: 35

Bibliographic citation:

MedNet Project Partner Institutions. (1990). Mediterranean Very Broadband Seismographic Network (MedNet). https://doi.org/10.13127/SD/FBBBTDTD6Q

Abstract:

The Mediterranean Very Broadband Seismographic Network (MedNet) constitutes a backbone network of highest quality broadband stations in the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. The Mediterranean region is characterised by a very complex tectonic environment and by high seismicity due to the over-all convergence of two major plates. Therefore, and to ensure regional coverage at a time where availability of seismic broadband instruments was still scarce, the MedNet project established this network primarily as a scientific research infrastructure of high-quality, state-of-the-art seismographic instrumentation at (particularly) seismically quiet and thermally stable sites. Initially, such remote sites and related logistical constraints implied, that data were recorded on local storage media at these stations and became available only after recovery and physical shipment. Later, several technological upgrades established real-time data connectivity and made these stations available for seismic monitoring purposes in Italy and other the Euro-Mediterranean countries. The MedNet project, which operates and maintained the network, is led by the National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology (Italian: Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, INGV), but receives significant contributions from many cooperating geophysical institutes from the countries involved. All stations transmit sensor data in real time to the INGV datacentre in Rome. Data is distributed through the Orfeus European Integrated Data Archive (EIDA) federation and International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks (FDSN) standard protocols under an open definition compliant license.

License: CC BY 4.0

Station List

Code Name Start Date End Date
AIO Antillo, Italy 01-01-2000 30-05-2012
AQU L'Aquila, Italy 01-08-1988
ARPR Arapgir, Turkey 23-01-2014
BGY Beograd, Serbia 26-03-1991 31-12-2001
BLY Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina 21-05-2009
BNI Bardonecchia, Italy 30-04-1988
BZS Buzias, Romania 23-11-2005
CEL Celeste, Italy 29-10-2003
CII Carovilli, Italy 19-10-1994 23-06-2006
CLTB Caltabellotta, Italy 07-09-2000
CUC Castrocucco, Italy 16-07-2003
DIVS Divcibare, Serbia 14-07-2005
DPC Dobruska/Polom, Czech Republic 01-01-1993
GFA Gafsa, Tunisia 10-06-1989 31-12-1999
IDI Anogia, Greece 02-10-1994
ISP Isparta, Turkey 24-10-1996
KEG Kottamya, Egypt 03-12-1990 31-12-1999
KEK Kerkira Island, Greece 02-03-2000
KLV Kalavryta, Achaia, Greece 08-04-2009
MALT Malatya, Turkey 26-05-2000 31-12-2011
MDT Midelt, Morocco 15-11-1989 31-12-1999
MEB Medea, Algeria 20-05-1992 31-08-1994
PDG Podgorica, Montenegro 18-07-2008
RTC Rabat, Morocco 22-07-2002
THL Klokotos, Thessalia, Greece 28-11-2006
TIP Timpagrande, Italy 10-09-2003
TIR Tirana, Albania 13-07-1994
TRI Trieste, Italy 15-05-1996
TTE Trieste, Italy 22-01-1991 06-04-1995
TUE Stuetta, Italy 14-11-2001
VAE Valguarnera, Italy 01-01-2000
VLC Villacollemandina, Italy 01-01-2001
VSL Villasalto, Italy 19-07-1989
VTS Vitosha, Bulgary 10-05-1996
WDD Wied Dalam, Malta 06-07-1995