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CONNECTION OF MUD VOLCANOES WITH THE EARTHQUAKE HAPPENED ON NOVEMBER 25, 2000 ARE STUDIED


ANAS Institute of Geology and Italian State University of Milan - Bikokka study the relations of earthquakes and volcanoes in Azerbaijan. The leading scientific worker of Geodynamics and Seismology department of the institute, PhD in geological-mineralogical sciences Gulam Babayev visited Italy on October 12 and conducted joint researches within two months.

The works will be completed on December 12 are realized by the support of Kariplo Fund under “Working out of new methods for valuing of relation between mud volcanism and seismicity in
Absheron Peninsula” theme. The purpose is to study the development of mud volcanoes in Absheron before and after the earthquake happened on November 25, 2000 in the Caspian Sea with modern methods and approaches.

G.Babayev, and the professor of Earth and environmental sciences department of
University of Milan - Bikokka Alessandro Tibaldi had got some results already.

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