The APSCO Earthquake Research Project Phase II Successfully Passed the Preliminary Design Review Of APSCO Member States

Release Date: 2019-11-25

    The Preliminary Design Review (PDR) Meeting of the “APSCO Earthquake Research Project Phase II: Integrating Satellite and Ground Observations for Earthquake Signatures and Precursors” was organized during November 19-21, 2019 in Pattaya, Thailand. The APSCO Secretariat’s Project Management Board (PMB) members, project management team, delegates from all Member States, the meeting co-organizer the National Digital Economy and Society Commission (ONDE), Thailand attended the meeting. Dr. Manop Aorpimai, Director-General of Strategic Planning and Program Management Department of APSCO, as the Chairman of the meeting, delivered the welcome speech on behalf of the Secretariat and resigned the PDR meeting.

    Prof. Shuxing Yang, the Deputy Director of project leading institute, the Institute Crustal Dynamics, China Earthquake Administration (ICD, CEA) expressed the sincere gratitude to delegates from APSCO and ONDE of Thailand for co-organizing the review meeting. He emphasized the significance of the inter-governmental cooperation under this project to the institute. He assured that ICD, CEA will provide, at its fullest attempt, support for the success of the project. The project leader, Dr. Zeren Zhima, made two presentations on the scientific progress and data collections report. The project assistant Dr Xinyan Ouyang, reported the preliminary design of SOAP and progress of geo-magnetometers in this project. During the meeting, all deliverables submitted by ICD, CEA were intensively reviewed by all experts. It was agreed by the PMB that the project has completed its PDR milestone and is ready to transit into the next stage. 



The group photo of this PDR meeting in Pattaya, Thailand