INDES-MUSA accelerometric network: Installation of a free-field accelerometric station at the Cereal Institute – Hellenic Agricultural Organization “Demeter” (premises of Kalochori)
Within «D2.2: Design and implementation of permanent Aceelerographic and GNSS network» action of INDES-MUSA research program, a 24bit accelerometric station was installed on 15th of September 2014 at the Cereal Institute – Hellenic Agricultural Organization “Demeter” (premises of Kalochori) (Figure 1). The exact locations of the stations shown in Figure 1 meet the research needs of seismic motion monitoring in freefield conditions.
KLH7 station was installed on the ground surface at the opposite side of Kalochori bay representing a free-field reference station away from the build environment. A small R/C slab of 70x70cm plan dimensions and 20cm thickness was constructed at the place of the installation to mount KLH7 station. The R/C slab was founded on four micropiles to achieve sufficient bonding to the surrounded soil (Figure 2). KLH7 accelerometric station was mounted on the R/C slab (Figure 3) representing the free-field installation of the INDES - MUSA project. The exact location of KLH7 station (40.6178οΝ, 22.8322οΕ) was selected to comply with the criterion of sufficient distance from the building environment. The station was configured on a continuous recording stream allowing real-time transfer data to the central data acquisition server of the project at premises of EPPO-ITSAK in Thessaloniki.
Figure 1: Location of KLH7 accelerometric station installed at the Cereal Institute – Hellenic
Agricultural Organization “Demeter” (premises of Kalochori) within INDES-MUSA
project. Stations coordinates: 40.6178οΝ, 22.8322οΕ. (Google earth image).
Figure 2: Reinforced concrete slab of dimensions 0.70m x 0.70m x 0.20m founded through
four micropiles on open ground to mount KLH7 accelerometric station.
Figure 3: Complete KLH7 station installed at Cereal Institute – Hellenic Agricultural
Organization “Demeter” (premises of Kalochori) within ΙNDES-MUSA