1. Site effect studies in Khorog (Tajikistan)
    Pilz, M., Bindi, D., Moldobekov, B., Orunbaev, S., Ullah, S., Parolai, S. (2014)
    Scientific Technical Report ; 14/10, Potsdam : Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ, 7 p.
    URN: urn:nbn:de:kobv:b103-14100

  2. Designing efficient earthquake early warning systems: case study of Almaty, Kazakhstan
    Stankiewicz J., D. Bindi, A. Oth , S. Parolai (2013). 
    Journal of Seismology 17:1125–1137, DOI 10.1007/s10950-013-9381-4
  3. 3D passive imaging helps to enable continuous monitoring of complex seismic fault systems: the example of the Issyk-Ata fault (Kyrgyzstan)
    Pilz, M., S. Parolai, D. Bindi (2013)
    Geophys. J. Int. 194 (3): 1955-1965, DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggt214
  4. First Steps toward a Reassessment of the Seismic Risk of the City of Dushanbe (Tajikistan)
    Pilz, M., D. Bindi, T. Boxberger, F. Hakimov, F. Merchant, B. Moldobekov, S. Murodkulov, S. Orunbaev, M. Pittore, J. Stankiewicz, S. Ullah, F. Verjee, M. Wieland, P. Yasunov, S. Parolai
    (2013) Seismological Research Letters, (pdf)
  5. Locations and magnitudes of earthquakes in Central Asia from seismic intensity data: application to earthquakes occurred before 1964
    Bindi D., S. Parolai, Gómez Capera , Locati M.,  Kalmetieva Z.,  Mikhailova N (2013)

  6. Remote sensing and omnidirectional imaging for efficient building inventory data-capturing: Application within the Earthquake Model Central Asia
    Wieland, M. ; Pittore, M. ; Parolai, S. ; Zschau, J.
    Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2012 IEEE International, DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2012.6350792
  7. Improving the spatial resolution of ground motion variability using earthquake and seismic noise data: the example of Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
    S. Ullah • D. Bindi • M. Pittore • M. Pilz • S. Orunbaev • B. Moldobekov • S. Parolai
    Bull Earthquake Eng
    11,2, 385-399, DOI: 10.1007/s10518-012-9401-8
  8. The Bishkek vertical array (BIVA): acquiring strong motion data in Kyrgyzstan and first results
    S. Parolai & D. Bindi & S. Ullah & S. Orunbaev & S. Usupaev & B. Moldobekov & H. Echtler
    Journal of Seismol
    ogy, 17:707–719, DOI: 10.1007/s10950-012-9347-y
  9. Toward a rapid probabilistic seismic vulnerability assessment using satellite and ground-based remote sensing
    Massimiliano Pittore, Marc Wieland
    Natural Hazards
    , DOI: 10.1007/s11069-012-0475-z
  10. Location and magnitudes of earthquakes in Central Asia from seismic intensity data: model calibration and validation
    Dino Bindi, Augusto A. G´omez Capera, Stefano Parolai Kanatbek Abdrakhmatov, Massimiliano Stucchi and Jochen Zschau
    Geophysical Journal International
    , 192, 2, 710-724,  DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggs039
  11. Real-time risk assessment in seismic early warning and rapid response: a feasibility study in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
    M. Picozzi & D. Bindi & M. Pittore & K. Kieling & S. Parolai
    J Seismol August 2012
  12. Exposure Estimation from Multi-Resolution Optical Satellite Imagery for Seismic Risk Assessment
    Marc Wieland, Massimiliano Pittore, Stefano Parolai and Jochen Zschau
    ISPRS International Journal of Geoinformation
    , 1, 69-88,
  13. Estimating building inventory for rapid seismic vulnerability assessment: Towards an integrated approach based on mulit-source imaging. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering.
    Wieland, M.; Pittore, M.; Parolai, S.; Zschau, J.; Moldobekov, B.; Begaliev, U.
    Soil dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
    , 36, 70-83
  14. Report on preliminary Seismic Risk Assesment in Central Asia
    This short report describes the first attempt at obtaining a preliminary cross-border risk model for Central Asia starting from datasets that were already available at the beginning of the EMCA Project. (1114 pdf)
  15. Estimating building inventory for rapid seismic vulnerability assessment in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan: an integrated approach based on multi-source imaging and GIS. pdf
    Wieland, M., Pittore, M., Parolai, S., Zschau, J. (2011)
    Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of GIS in Central Asia - GISCA, 19.-20. May 2011, Almaty.
  16. Intensity Prediction Equations for Central Asia pdf
    D. Bindi, S. Parolai, A. Oth, K Abdrakhmatov, A. Muraliev, J. Zschau
    Geophys. J. Int. 187, 327–337
  17. Seismic hazard assessment in Central Asia: outcomes from a site approach pdf
    D. Bindi, K. Abdrakhmatov, S. Parolai, M. Mucciarelli, G. Grünthal, A. Ischuk, N. Mikhailova, J. Zschau
    Soil Dyn. Earthq. Eng., 37, 84–91. DOI:
  18. Seismic hazard assessment in Central Asia: outcomes from a site approach (Appendix) pdf
    D. Bindi , K. Abdrakhmatov , S. Parolai , M. Mucciarelli , G. Grünthal , A. Ischuk , N. Mikhailova , J. Zschau
  19. Towards an improved seismic risk scenario for Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
    Bindi D, Mayfield M, Parolai S, Tyagunov S, Begaliev UT, Abdrakhmatov K (2011)
    Soil Dyn Earthq Eng 31:521–525, DOI:
  20. Site effect assessment in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) using earthquake and noise recording data.
    Parolai S, Orunbayev S, Bindi D, Strollo A, Usupayev S, Picozzi M, D. Di Giacomo, P. Augliera, E. D’Alema, C. Milkereit, B. Moldobekov, and J. Zschau (2010). 
    Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 3068-3082, DOI:10.1785/0120100044


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