ORFEUS Structure

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 an 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
John Clinton ETH, Switzerland
Susana Custódio Instituto Dom Luiz, Portugal
Thomas Meier University of Kiel, Germany
Nicos Melis NOA, Greece
Helle Pedersen RESIF, France
Frederik Tilmann GFZ, Germany

ORFEUS Secretary General (interim)
Lucia Luzi INGV, Italy
Reinoud Sleeman KNMI, Netherlands
Angelo Strollo GFZ, Germany
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ORFEUS-EMSC Coordinating Committee
Wolfgang Lenhardt (Chairman) ZAMG, Austria
Rémy Bossu EMSC, France
Florian Haslinger ETH, Switzerland
Alberto Michelini ORFEUS, Italy

ORFEUS Board of directors
Wolfgang Lenhardt (president) Austria
Brian Baptie UK
Reynir Bödvarsson Sweden
Michel van Camp Belgium
Fernando Carrilho Portugal
Bernard Dost Netherlands
Winfried Hanka Germany
Annakaisa Korja Finland
Constantin Ionescu Romania
Anastasia Kiratzi Greece (Earthquake Planning and Protection Organization)
Alessia Maggi France
Salvatore Mazza Italy
Lars Ottemöller Norway
Haluk Özener Turkey
Peter Voss Denmark
Stefan Wiemer Switzerland
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