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ORFEUS (Observatories and Research Facilities for EUropean Seismology) is a non-profit foundation under Dutch law and is governed by an international Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The Board of Directors consists of representatives of the Corporate Founders and appoints members of the Executive Committee. The European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) in Paris is the European Center for seismological parameter data. There is a strong link between ORFEUS and EMSC, which is explicit in the ORFEUS-EMSC coordinating committee and a joint ORFEUS-EMSC Scientific Advisory Board. Both ORFEUS and EMSC have close links to the European Seismological Commission.

Board and Committee members

ORFEUS Executive Committee (ExeCom)
Alberto Michelini (president)INGV, Italy
Thomas MeierUniversity of Kiel, Germany
Nicos MelisNOA, Greece
John ClintonETH, Switzerland
Helle PedersenRESIF, France
Frederik TilmannGFZ, Germany
Susana CustódioInstituto Dom Luiz, Portugal

ORFEUS-EMSC Coordinating Committee
Rémy BossuEMSC, France
Alberto MicheliniORFEUS, Italy
Torild van Eck ✝ORFEUS, Netherlands
Florian HaslingerETH, Switzerland
Wolfgang Lenhardt (Chairman) ZAMG, Austria

ORFEUS Board of directors
Wolfgang Lenhardt (president) Austria
Michel van Camp Belgium
Peter Voss Denmark
Alessia Maggi France
Winfried Hanka Germany
Anastasia Kyratzi Greece
Salvatore Mazza Italy
Bernard Dost Netherlands
Lars Ottemöller Norway
João Fonseca Portugal
Constantin Ionescu Romania
Josep Gallart Spain
Reynir Bodvarsson Sweden
Stefan Wiemer Switzerland
Mustafa Erdik Turkey
Brian Baptie UK
Rémy Bossu (observer) EMSC
Stefano Parolai (observer) ESC
Dmitry Storchak (observer) ISC

Working Group Chairmen
Jan Zednik (GFU, Czech Republic) Observatory coordination (WG1)
vacancy Mobile stations (WG3)
Joachim Saul (GFZ, Germany) Seismological Software (WG4)
Lucia Luzi (INGV, Italy) Acceleration and Strong Motion Data (WG5)
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