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What is SIGMA?
SIGMA is a research and development programme of characterization of seismic ground motion assessment in France Northern Italy and nearby regions.


The main goal is to improve knowledge on data, methods and tools to better quantify uncertainties in seismic hazard estimates.

Scope of Work
Scope of Work


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The programme is organised in five main
Work Packages:


Work Package 1

Improve the knowledge of seismic source
Work Package 1 Improve seismic ground motion prediction
Work Package 1 Improve local site conditions presentation
(site effects)
Work Package 1 Improve seismic hazard models
Work Package 1 Improve on characterization and expoitation of seismic ground motion
News and Events
Scientific Committee Meeting n° 8:
12th - 14th November 2014, Aix en PXSrovence
Scientific Committee Meeting n° 9:
22nd - 24th June 2015
Final SIGMA International Symposium:
23rd - 26th November 2015