Photos of observed ground deformation

October 30, 2011 by  
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These photos were provided by Professor I. Bedirhanoglu, Dicle University. Click on thumbnail to view full-size image. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border:...


Initial Impressions from Prof. Erdem Canbay, METU

October 28, 2011 by  
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27 October 2011 İlk gozlemlerim soyle:  My first impressions. Van’da sadece 6 bina toptan gocmus. Sayi cok az ve bundan dolayi cok ilginc. 6 binanin kalintilari kaldirildiktan sonar kalanlar (bodrum ve zemin kat) incelenmeli. Hepsinde de tuyler urpenten ipucalari bulunabilir diye dusunuyorum. Soylentiler...


Information on the earthquake (Bogazici University – Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute)

October 26, 2011 by  
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The links below cover the most recent information about the October 23, 2011,Van, Turkey earthquake. They will be updated as new information and data become available. Introduction Seismotectonics Earthquake Hazard Strong Ground Motion Earthquake Damage Images Air Photographs Source: Bogazici University...


Focal mechanism and source time function (M. Vallée – GeoAzur, France)

October 25, 2011 by  
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Pictures posted on the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

October 25, 2011 by  
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Source: European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre. Go to this link to view the photos. More information on the earthquake is also available on this website.


Tears of joy and sorrow: Survivors rescued, bodies recovered after Turkey quake

October 24, 2011 by  
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As death toll rises to 279, a relative of three victims says, ‘May God protect us from this kind of grief’. Turkish families wept in joy and sorrow Monday as a few lucky survivors and many more victims were pulled out of the rubble after a 7.2-magnitude quake leveled more than a hundred apartment...