Participation in the EGU conference in Vienna

From April 23rd to 28th 2023, project associates on the CROSSNET project participated in the European Geosciences Union (EGU) conference in Vienna, the largest and most prominent European geoscience event, which attracted more than 16,000 people from all over the world. During our participation in the conference, we connected with leading experts, exchanged ideas and …

Installation of a new accelerograph at the Puntijarka seismological station

On Tuesday, April 18, 2023. project associates Antonio Brcković, Vedran Damjanović and Marko Pervan, together with project manager Tomislav Fiket, installed a new accelerograph as part of the maintenance and improvement of the existing stations. At Puntijarka station, the Etna 2 accelerograph, manufactured by Kinemetrics Inc., a device used to record strong nearby earthquakes, was …

Installation of mobile stations on the island of Krk

On the morning of February 16th at 09:47 UTC, a strong earthquake occurred near Baška on the island of Krk with an estimated intensity of VI °EMS (European Macroseismic Scale) in the epicentre, which was felt in the broader area of Kvarner, Istria and the hinterland of Rijeka, as well as in the surrounding countries. …

Omnisensor, MBB-2 and mobile equipment education

From February 6th to 10th 2023, engineers Stepa Petrović Čačić and Stevan Plasonja, from Kinemetrics, Inc. held an education for Croatian Seismological Survey employees on devices which were delivered as part of the third equipment contingent. Omnisensor is a combination of the accelerometer (model Episensor) and seismometer (model MBB-2) together in one package ready for direct deployment …

Delivery of the third parcel of equipment

On Monday, 6th of February 2023, the third parcel of equipment which is going to be installed as part of the project CROSSNET was delivered. The shipment includes 50 Omnisensors (a combination accelerometer (model Episensor) and seismometer (model MBB-2) together in one package ready for direct deployment as a conventional sensor or downhole, 20 mobile …

Delivery of the second parcel of equipment

On Thursday, 12th of January 2023, the second parcel of equipment which is going to be installed as part of the CROSSNET project was delivered. The parcel consists of 120 digitizer protective cases, 120 98,8 Ah deep-cycle batteries and associated connection cables. In total, the shipment consisted of 15 crates and 5 pallets with a …

Education on Quanterra Q8 and STS-2.5 devices

From December 12th to December 14th, 2022. engineers Stepa Petrović Čačić and Stevan Plasonja, from Kinemetrics, Inc. held an education for Croatian Seismological Survey employees on digitizers and seismometers, which were delivered as part of the first equipment contingent. The training included understanding the principles of operation of these devices, their capabilities and limitations, and …

Delivery of the first parcel of equipment

On Thursday, December 1, 2022, the first parcel of equipment to be installed as part of the CROSSNET project was delivered. The parcel consists of 100 Etna 2 accelerographs, 120 Quanterra Q8 digitizers, 20 STS-2.5 broadband seismometers, 220 GPS antennas, 100 protective boxes (backup power supply and surge protection), cables and other accessories. The equipment …

Etna 2 accelerograph education

On Monday, November 21 and Tuesday, November 22, 2022, Dr. Edelvays Spassov from Kinemetrics, Inc. held an education about the Etna 2 accelerograph to the employees of the Seismological Survey. The Etna 2 accelerograph is a seismological instrument that records ground acceleration during strong earthquakes. In the territory of the Republic of Croatia, 20 such …

Partners on the project: CGS

As part of the CROSSNET project and in cooperation with the Croatian Geological Survey, Basic Geological Maps and Hydrological Maps of the entire Republic of Croatia were acquired. The goal of the CROSSNET project is to strengthen the infrastructural and organizational capacities of the Seismological Service in order to increase the quality of the collection, …