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An open data infrastructure for the study of anthropogenic hazards linked to georesource exploitation

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    0523164 - GFÚ 2021 RIV GB eng J - Journal Article
    Orlecka-Sikora, B. - Lasocki, S. - Kocot, J. - Szepieniec, T. - Grasso, J. R. - Garcia-Aristizabal, A. - Schaming, M. - Urban, P. - Jones, G. - Stimpson, I. - Dineva, S. - Salek, P. - Leptokaropoulos, K. - Lizurek, G. - Olszewska, D. - Schmittbuhl, J. - Kwiatek, G. - Blanke, A. - Saccarotti, G. - Chodzińska, K. - Rudziński, L. - Dobrzycka, I. - Mutke, G. - Barański, A. - Pierzyna, A. - Kozlovskaya, E. - Nevalainen, J. - Kinscher, J. - Šílený, Jan - Sterzel, M. - Cielesta, S. - Fischer, Tomáš
    An open data infrastructure for the study of anthropogenic hazards linked to georesource exploitation.
    Scientific Data. Roč. 7, č. 1 (2020), č. článku 89. E-ISSN 2052-4463
    EU Projects: European Commission(XE) 676564 - EPOS IP
    Institutional support: RVO:67985530
    Keywords : induced seismicity * earthquake * injection
    OECD category: Volcanology
    Impact factor: 6.444, year: 2020
    Method of publishing: Open access

    Mining, water-reservoir impoundment, underground gas storage, geothermal energy exploitation and hydrocarbon extraction have the potential to cause rock deformation and earthquakes, which may be hazardous for people, infrastructure and the environment. Restricted access to data constitutes a barrier to assessing and mitigating the associated hazards. Thematic Core Service Anthropogenic Hazards (TCS AH) of the European Plate Observing System (EPOS) provides a novel e-research infrastructure. The core of this infrastructure, the IS-EPOS Platform ( connected to international data storage nodes offers open access to large grouped datasets (here termed episodes), comprising geoscientific and associated data from industrial activity along with a large set of embedded applications for their efficient data processing, analysis and visualization. The novel team-working features of the IS-EPOS Platform facilitate collaborative and interdisciplinary scientific research, public understanding of science, citizen science applications, knowledge dissemination, data-informed policy-making and the teaching of anthropogenic hazards related to georesource exploitation. TCS AH is one of 10 thematic core services forming EPOS, a solid earth science European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) (
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