European Plate Observing System (FIN-EPOS)


The national FIN-EPOS consortium is a joint community of universities and research institutes with the task of maintaining geophysical observatories and laboratories in Finland. EPOS, the European Plate Observing System, is a long-term plan to facilitate integrated use of data, data products, and facilities from distributed research infrastructures for solid Earth science in Europe.

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University of Helsinki Institute of Seismology

Project description

The goal of the FIN-EPOS portal and website, which enables the community – scientists, students, authorities and regular citizens – to search and access multidisciplinary research material and data. Most of the available material will be open and free to access.The first stage in the FIN-EPOS project is to help in making the available research material and data EPOS compatible and develop a Finnish website where the users can log in and have their data usage rights defined.FIN-EPOS project is coordinated by the Institute of Seismology.

Partners: University of Helsinki, Aalto University, Geological Survey of Finland, National Land Survey of Finland, University of Oulu, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, CSC – IT Center for Science.