Lab Equipment

Instrumentation and recording equipment tools:

  • 23 digital seismic recording systems consisting of: data logger 24bits, 6 inputs, time dependent reference system with GPS, peripheral memory 4GB, external battery 55Ah
  • 11 broad band seismometers
  • 13 short band seismometers
  • 3 geodetic GPS stations
  • 1 Private Satellite Hub consisting of: parabolic antenna 2.4m and of block upconverter BUC and low noise block converter LNB
  • 2 blade servers for protocol processing, 2 servers for network management
  • 10 satellite clients, each consisting of: 1 satellite router, parabolic antenna 1.2m, BUC & LNB.
  • Trailing stand of the portable seismological network for the monitoring of aftershocks sequences and for studies of microseismic activity consisting of 1 satellite router, parabolic antenna 1.2m, BUC & LNB, 4 transceivers at 2.4Ghz, 4 antennas grid 26dbi, 1 routerboard, 2 external batteries 55Αh
  • 4 communication systems of the portable seismological stations consisting of: transceivers at 2.4Ghz, antennas grid 26dbi, 1 router board, power charger 18V/1A
  • High performance cluster consisting of: 16 Quad Core CPUs 2GHz, 128Gb RAM, 3.6Tb storage capacity SAN
  • Cluster consisting of: 6 dual-core CPUs 2.4Ghz, 24GbRAM, 1Tb storage capacity SAN for multiparametric evaluation of seismic hazards and seismological analysis.
  • Electrical Instrumentation system IRIS Syscal applied for electrical soundings and tomographies with maximum electrode deployment of 230 m.
  • Seismic Tomography Instrumentation system Geometrics with 24 channels, maximum electrode deployment of 215 m.
  • Electrical transient wave TEM -Fast instrumentation for soundings with loops of maximum deployment of 100 m at each side.
  • VLF instrumentation with potentially function in VLF and T-LVF mode.
  • Gyroscopic Magnetometer -Geometrics -with dual sensor.
  • Ambient noise vibration –microtremor- recording instrumentation equipped with sensor Lennartz 3-D and recording system City Shark II.
  • Dielectric Spectroscopy System of broad frequency range (BDS) with measuring capacity to temperatures 1400 οC.
  • Magnetic susceptibility measuring samples system (solid, liquid or powder type) with the capability of taking samples in the field.
  • For electromagnetic prospecting of the earth’s interior based on electromagnetic method two systems MT24LF of EMI Inc including advanced dual A/D receiver of high and low frequencies, 24-bits, GPS, laptop PC control, magnetic detection inductance sensors of broad spectrum and low noise and electric field sensors with anti-aliasing electrodes Cu/CuSO4 και Pb/PbCl2.
  • Telemetric Systems for the study of seismo-electromagnetic phenomena.
  • MVC-2DS system with PC and GPS timing, isolated acquisition system 9 inputs, 24-bits, photoelectronic torque magnetometer of very high sensitivity and electric dipoles.
  • CR23X Micrologger system of Campbell Scientific including controlled multiparametric data acquisition system with 16 analog differential inputs, excitation channels, pulse channels, digital ports I/O, magnetometer of MAG-03MCESL type of Bartington Instruments and electric dipoles.
  • Self potential (SP) measuring system quipped with PC and PCMCIA card (DAQCard ΑΙ-16Ε-4 of National Instruments) with 16 single-ended or 8 differential inputs , 12bits, 100kHz sampling, advanced multiplexing and signal setting (SCXI-1300/SCXI-1100/SCXI-1000DC of National Instruments) και electrode clustering of rod type.
  • RCS-5B Chirpsounder HF-Receiver (5-30MHz) for physics research of the upper atmosphere, the improvement of the ionospheric models and the real-time observation of space weather.
  • GPS Ionospheric Scintillation and TEC Monitoring Station (GISTM) including: GPS-L1/L2 Novatel antenna, receiver GSV4004B (Model GPStation-G2 SCINTW) και PC for data acquisition.
  • Advanced PC clustering for network simulation in network overloaded conditions.

Additional instrumentation and operating tools and systems:

  • Satellite analog-digital meter 930-2250MHz
  • Spectrum Analyzer 1Hz to 1MHz
  • 2 servers Intel Xeon@2GHz, 4GbRAM, 1Tb storage capacity for receiving seismological network data
  • 1 server Sun X4200, for real time seismic event analysis, results dissemination and database backup
  • 1 server Dell 2900, for real time seismic event analysis, results dissemination and database backup
  • 1server Intel Xeon@1.6GHz, 4GbRAM, 3Tb storage capacity, for seismological network data storage
  • 1 server Intel Pentium@3.4Ghz, 4GbRAM, for real time cartography applications
  • 1 server Intel Pentium@3.4Ghz, 2GbRAM for monitoring and network management of the seismological stations
  • 1 server Intel Pentium@3.4Ghz, 2 GbRAM  for firewall and network management
  • 1 server SunBlade 1000 for data exchange software development with collaborating seismological networks
  • 3 workstations Intel Pentium@3.4Ghz, 1GbRAM, for the  24-hours seismological data analysis
  • 2 UPS, on line interactive, 9KVA
  • 1 UPS, on line interactive, 4.8KVA
  • 1 UPS, on line interactive, 10KVA
  • Integrated development platform of Cirrus Logic for the research of  the earthquake early warning systems
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