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A.Ya. Sidorin

Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia



– Very weak modern seismicity and evidence on powerful paleo-earthquakes

– Need of regional parametric models of wave radiation and propagation

– High frequency nature of seismic effects at platforms

– Quarry blasts, infrasound and seismic monitoring by small aperture arrays

Abstract. The territory of the Kola Peninsula and Karelia is characterized by a very weak level of modern seismicity, but traces of numerous paleo-earthquakes with an intensity of up to 9–10 are revealed here. Their account can significantly change the current seismic hazard assessment of the territory. This and some other problems associated with seismic hazard assessment for nuclear and radiation hazardous objects in the region are considered.

Keywords: seismic hazard assessment, NPP, Kola Peninsula, Karelia

Cite this article as: Sidorin A.Ya. Problems of seismic hazard assessment for nuclear facilities in the Kola Peninsula and Karelia, Nauka i Tekhnologicheskie Razrabotki (Science and Technological Developments), 2018, Vol. 97, no. 2, pp. 45–52. [Special issue “Precise Geophysical Monitoring of Natural Hazards. Part 2. Safety of Nuclear Energy Facilities”]. [in Russian]. DOI: 10.21455/std2018.2-3


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About the author

SIDORIN Alexander Yakovlevich – Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Head of Laboratory. Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 123242, Moscow, ul. Bolshaya Gruzinskaya, 10, building 1. E-mail: