NOA National Observatory of Athens (Greece)

The National Observatory of Athens (NOA) was founded in 1842, the first research centre of Modern Greece. The Geodynamic Institute (GI) of NOA specializes in physics of the Earth’s interior and Earth surface deformation monitoring using remote sensing methods, in seismology, geophysics, volcanology, satellite geodesy and marine seismology.

Key Research Facilities

Include the Greek seismic network and strong motion network, consisting of 45 telemetric, digital seismic stations equipped with broadband, 3D component seismometers. In addition a network of GPS stations and tsunamimeters is available as well as a portable seismological network.