International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI)
Association internationale de séismologie et de physique de l'intérieur de la Terre (AISPIT)
1901 Strasbourg France
Founded as Central Bureau of Seismology -- Bureau central de séismologie. Original organization dissolved and present body formed 1922, Rome (Italy), as constituent association of A-XA2722 - International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG). Current statutes adopted by General Assembly, 1975, Grenoble (France), and amended by General Assembly, 1981, London ON (Canada), 2011, Melbourne (Australia), 2015, Prague (Czech Rep), and 2017, Kobe (Japan).
Promote study of the structure, properties and processes of the Earth; advance theoretical and observational development of seismology and its applications to Earth structure, resource exploration, earthquake science, earthquake hazards, nuclear testing, related treaty monitoring and environmental monitoring.
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General Assembly (every 2 years, alternate assemblies being held with a full assembly of IUGG); Executive Committee; Bureau; Secretariat, headed by Secretary General.
IASPEI Commissions (7); Joint Association Activities (6):
- IAPSO/IASPEI/IAVCEI Joint Tsunami Commission;
- E-XE2723 - IASPEI/IAVCEI Joint Commission on Physics and Chemistry of Earth Materials;
- E-XE2832 - IASPEI/IAVCEI Commission on Volcano Seismology;
- Structure of the Earth's Deep Interior (SEDI);
- 'IAGA/IASPEI/IAVCEI Working Group on Electromagnetic Studies of Earthquakes and Volcanoes'.
Regional Commissions (4):
- J-XJ7419 - Africa Seismological Commission (AfSC);
- E-XJ7421 - Latin American and Caribbean Seismological Commission (LACSC);
- E-XD8301 - European Seismological Commission (ESC);
- K-XK1244 - Asian Seismological Commission (ASC).
Commission Status (2):
- E-XE1296 - International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks (FDSN);
- E-XE2180 - International Heat Flow Commission (IHFC).
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