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The Government of Myanmar takes full responsibility for the Sittwe seismic station operation and maintenance

The ownership of Sittwe seismic station, the first real-time broadband seismic station in Myanmar to share data globally, has been transferred from ESCAP to the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology of Myanmar on 27 November 2013; the Government of Myanmar takes now full responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the Sittwe seismic station. The…

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RIMES provides expertise on Performance Based Seismic Design at AIT Seminar-Workshop

A two-day seminar on “Performance Based Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings” has been organized by the Asian Center for Engineering Computations and Software (ACECOMS) in collaboration with Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Consulting, from 27-28 August, at the AIT Hotel and Conference Center (Bangkok, Thailand). RIMES Scientist and Seismic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation, Dr. Teraphan…

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Research paper on the Mw 6.8 earthquake in Myanmar on 24 March 2011, featured in the Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering

The Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, an official publication of the European Association for Earthquake Engineering, has published the paper “A note on the strong ground motion recorded during the Mw 6.8 earthquake in Myanmar on 24 March 2011″, written by our Seismic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Specialist at RIMES, Dr. Teraphan Ornthammarath.   Dr. Ornthammarath investigated the Mw 6.8…

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