ready European Archive of Historical EArthquake Data


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The European Archive of Historical Earthquake Data (AHEAD) is a distributed archive aimed at preserving, inventorying and making available, to investigators and other users, data sources on the earthquake history of Europe, such as papers, reports, Macroseismic Data Points (MDPs), parametric catalogues. AHEAD was created and then maintained via the NERIES NA4 and SHARE Task 3.1 projects. AHEAD consists of independent regional archives, a general repository and a collaborative inventory.


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Created in 2006

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Record added: Nov. 13, 2020, 2:04 p.m.
Record updated: Nov. 13, 2020, 2:35 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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The AHEAD Portal: A Gateway to European Historical Earthquake Data

Locati M., Rovida A., Albini P., and Stucchi M.
Seismological Resource Letters 2014

Archive of Historical Earthquake Data for the European-Mediterranean Area

Rovida A., Locati M.
Perspectives on European Earthquake Engineering and Seismology 2015

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