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212020 - 212805
(was 0102)
Institute of Geodynamics
National Observatory of Athens
P.O. Box 200 48
118 10 Athens, Thissio

Telephone :
0030-10-3490195, 3490181
Telefax : 0030-10-3490180
Director: Dr. George Stavrakakis
Email :
Website :

G.I.' s aim is the study and the promotion of research in the fields of: seismology, physics of the earth's interior, geophysics, plate tectonics, volcanology and geothermy, neotectonics and seismotectonics. The main tasks of G.I. are collection and processing of various seismological - geophysical parameters, the elaboration of research projects and relevant studies, the training and services provided to third bodies.

Present volcanological work is focused on Nisyros volcanic island, a restless caldera. More information can be found at the Geowarn website.

Information updated June 2003

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