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Geotechnical Engineering

Urban Seismic Microzoning for: Spitak, Yerevan, Hrazdan, Kapan, Ashtarak, Sissian, Goris, Sevan, Arouch, and Yeraskh.

Country / Region of Study:
Armenia
Financing:

Urban Development Ministry of Armenia

Project Title:

Urban Seismic Microzoning for: Spitak, Yerevan, Hrazdan, Kapan, Ashtarak, Sissian, Goris, Sevan, Arouch, and Yeraskh

In cooperation with "ArmEngProject"

Main Features:
Seismic hazard assessment, seismic zoning maps at the scales of 1:200,000, 1:50,000, 1:10,000, and 1:5,000
Type of Services:
Research activities, Expert estimations
Period:
1991-1993

Seismicity of Active Faults.

Country / Region of Study:
Armenia, Anatolia, Iran
Financing:

National Soros Foundation (NSF) Grant # RYX000

Project Title:

Seismicity of Active Faults

In cooperation with the Institute of Geology, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)

Main Features:
Study of space-time and space-genetic dynamics of seismicity in active fault zones
Type of Services:
Scientific and methodological research activities
Period:
1994-1996

Geotechnical Surveys at the Site Allocated for the "Zvartnots" Airport Cargo Terminal Construction, Code # 18-95.

Country / Region of Study:
Armenia
Financing:

Atkins (United Kingdom)

Project Title:

Geotechnical Surveys at the Site allocated for the "Zvartnots" airport cargo terminal construction, Code # 18-95.

In cooperation with State RA Administration on Architecture and Urban Planning, "ArmEngProject"

Main Features:
Estimation of ground motion accelerations and ground response spectra with respect to remote, nearside and local seismic events
Type of Services:
Research activities, expert estimations
Period:
1995

Geo-environmental Assessment for 3 Sites.

Country / Region of Study:
Armenia
Financing:
American Embassy, Yerevan
Project Title:
Geo-environmental Assessment for 3 Sites
Main Features:
Geo-environmental Assessment and preparation of reports for 3 potential New Office Building sites (Lake Yerevan Site, Film Studio Site, and Red Cross Site)
Type of Services:
Expert estimations
Period:
2000

Geotechnical Engineering for a New U.S. Embassy Compound in Yerevan-Armenia at Lake Yerevan Site.

Country / Region of Study:
Armenia
Financing:
American Embassy, Yerevan
Project Title:
Geotechnical Engineering for a New U.S. Embassy Compound in Yerevan-Armenia at Lake Yerevan Site
Main Features:
Preliminary investigation of soils and geotechincal engineering to characterize subsurface conditions at the site and to develop necessary requirements for the foundations, excavations, earthwork activities, erosion control, drainage, etc.
Type of Services:
Expert estimations, professional research services
Period:
2000 - 2001

Additional investigation of soils and geotechnical engineering for the new US Embassy Compound in Armenia.

Country / Region of Study:
Armenia
Financing:
J. A. Jones Construction Company, USA
Project Title:

Additional investigation of soils and geotechnical engineering for the new US Embassy Compound in Armenia

Main Features:
Drilling with core recovery, geotechnical investigation of soils, laboratory testing of soil samples
Type of Services:
Research activities, Expert estimations
Period:
2001