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EMSO-Preparatory Phase ESONET-EMSO All regions Workshop 5-7 October 2009. SEA OF MARMARA NODE EMSO ACTIVITIES Namık Çağatay İ T Ü. Morpho-tectonics: Geohazards. 1912 Ms=7.4. 1999 Mw=7.4. Fault lines modified after Armijo (2003) and Le Pichon (2001).
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ESONET-EMSO All regions Workshop
5-7 October 2009
Fault lines modified after Armijo (2003) and Le Pichon (2001)
Marmara Region: Anthropogenic inputs
30 % of Turkey’s population
more than 50% Turkey’s
industry located in this region
Natural sediment inputs mainly
from the southern drainage basin
Mater and Gürpınar (1992)
Three important observation site
a) Tekirdağ B.-W. High b) İstanbul c) east Çınarcık
Sea of Marmara
and connection of new sensors
Copper + Optical cable
Gas bubble monitoring
10) Union of municipalities in the Marmara region
11) Marine Sciences and Technology Institute of Dokuz Eylül University İzmir (http://www.deu.edu.tr/DEUWeb/Icerik/Icerik.php?KOD=74)
12) Marine Sciences and Management Institute of the Istanbul Univeristy (http://www.istanbul.edu.tr/enstituler/denizbilimleri/turkce/turkish.htm)
13) Turkish Marine Research Foundation (http://www.tudav.org/new/eng/)
14) İnönü Foundation Marine Research Centre (www.ismetinonu.org.tr/)
D2.4. Reaching an official agreement between key stakeholders for the work in the Sea of Marmara Node.
Attended by the Vice-Rector of ITU for Research and
representatives of stakeholders (major research
institutes and government organizations)
The main points of consensus reached:
Considering EMSO project being important for the SoM,
the stakeholders will constitute a consortium, and apply to
Turkish Government with a project proposal for the
establishment of the EMSO Marmara node infrastructure
Project proposal to be submitted to Turkish Government by
May 2010 will cover Capex and Opex for three years.
The proposal need to justify:
Meeting with SMEs planned during November 2009
a) Merty Energy and Petroleum Exploration
b) Toreador Turkey Limited
c) Thrace Basin Natural Gas Türkiye Corporation
To generate funding in Turkey, we need support throughworkshops demonstrating the use of seafloor observatories to funding organizations, related industries,scientific community and public at large
National Legislation (Task 3.2)
should be informed.
The deployment and security issues for seafloor
observatories concerns mainly twogovernmental
Departments in Turkey :
We had meetings with these organizations concerning
Trawling and ship anchorage are important risks for
seafloor cables and observatory stations.