Publications (2016-2017)


Tibaldi A., F.L Bonali, E. Russo, F. Pasquaré Mariotto, 2017. Structural development and stress evolution of an arcuate fold-and-thrust system, southwestern Greater Caucasus, Republic of Georgia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, submitted.

Varazanashvili, O., Tsereteli, N., Bonali, F.L., Arabidze, V., Russo, E., Pasquaré Mariotto, F., Gogoladze, Z., Tibaldi, A., Oppizzi, P., 2017. GeoInt, the first macroseismic intensity database for the Republic of Georgia. Journal of Seismology, submitted.

Tibaldi A., A.M. Korzhenkov, F. Pasquaré Mariotto, D. Rust, N. Tsereteli, 2017. NATO and Earth scientists: An ongoing collaboration to assess geohazards and contribute to societal security in Central Asia. Episodes, submitted

Tibaldi, A., Pasquaré Mariotto, F., 2017. The struggle between Abkhazia and Georgia, as observed from NATO-supported scientists. ASRIE – Associazione di Studio, Ricerca ed Internazionalizzazione in Eurasia ed Africa,

Tibaldi, A., Alania, V., Bonali, F. L., Enukidze, O., Tsereteli, N., Kvavadze, N., & Varazanashvili, O., 2017. Active inversion tectonics, simple shear folding and back-thrusting at Rioni Basin, Georgia. Journal of Structural Geology, 96, 35-53.

Tibaldi A. and N. Tsereteli, 2017. International effort tackles landslide hazards to keep the peace. EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, Vol. 98, no. 4, April 2017.

Tibaldi, A., Russo, E., Bonali, F. L., Alania, V., Chabukiani, A., Enukidze, O., & Tsereteli, N. (2017). 3-D anatomy of an active fault-propagation fold: A multidisciplinary case study from Tsaishi, western Caucasus (Georgia). Tectonophysics, 717, 253-269.

Tsereteli N. et al., 2017. The 2014 Earthquake Model of the Middle East: Seismogenic Sources. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 21 February, Pages 1-32.

Zare, M., Amini, H., Yazdi, P., Sesetyan, K., Demircioglu, M.B., Kalafat, D.,Erdik, M., Giardini, D., Khan, M.A., Tsereteli, N., 2017. Reply to “comment on ‘recent developments of the Middle East catalog’ Journal of Seismology, 21, 1, 269-271.

Adamia S., V. Alania, N. Tsereteli, O. Varazanashvili, N. Sadradze, N. Lursmanashvili, and A. Gventsadze 2017. Postcollisional tectonics and seismicity of Georgia. GSA Special Papers Online First,

Alania V., Alexander Chabukiani, Onise Enukidze, Alexander Razmadze, Marc Sosson, Nino Tsereteli, and Otar Varazanashvili, 2017.  Structural model of the eastern Achara-Trialeti fold and thrust belt using seismic reflection profiles. EGU General Assembly 2017. Vienna, Austria.

Tsereteli N., Aysegul Askan, Otar Varazanashvili, Viktor Alania and Nino Kvavadze, 2017. Development of seismic hazard maps for Georgia. CTBT Science and Technology (SnT2017) 26 – 30 June Vienna, Austria.

Tsereteli N., Otar Varazanashvili, 2017. Historical Earthquake of Georgia. IAG-IASPEI Scientific Assembly 2017. 30 July – 4 August.  Kobe, Japan.

Sharia T., Nino Tsereteli, Otar Varazanashvili, Zurab Gogoladze, Fabio Luca Bonali, Alessandro Tibaldi, Victor Alania, Elena Russo, Federico Pasquaré Mariotto, 2017.  Intensity prediction equation for Georgia. IAG-IASPEI Scientific Assembly 2017. 30 July – 4 August.  Kobe, Japan.


Tsereteli, N., Tibaldi, A., Alania, V., Gventsadse, A., Enukidze, O., Varazanashvili, O., & Müller, B. I. R. (2016). Active tectonics of central-western Caucasus, Georgia. Tectonophysics691, 328-344.

Tibaldi A., F.L. Bonali, V. Rigoni, F. Pasquarè Mariotto, N. Tsereteli, 2016. Compressional tectonics and volcanism in Lesser and Greater Caucasus. In: From Deep Earth to Surface processes: integrating lithosphere dynamics with rift basins and margins, (Eds: B. Van Wyk de Vries and A. Tibaldi), Proceedings meeting TOPO-EUROPE-ILP, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2-6 October 2016.

Tsereteli N., Aysegul Askan, Hossein Hamzehloo, 2016. Hybrid-Empirical Ground Motion Estimations for Georgia. Acta Geophysica. ISSN (Online) 1895-7455, DOI: 10.1515/acgeo-2016-0048, September 2016.

Tsereteli N., Varazanashvili O., Tibaldi A., Bonali F.L., Gogoladze Z., Kvavadze N., 2016. New Intensity Attenuation in Georgia. Proceedings AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.

Acciaro M.D., Gierke J.S., Oommen T., 2016. Regional probabilistic landslide hazard assessment for the enguri dam (Jvari, Georgia). GSA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, Paper No. 298-8.

Tsereteli Nino, Otar Varazanashvili, Victor Alania, Aleksander Gventsadze, Nino Kvavadze and Zura Gogoladze, 2016. Historical Earthquake scenario and Seismic risk for Big Cities in Georgia. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU) 2016, 17-22 April, Vienna, Austria.

Tsereteli, Nino; Varazanashvili, Otar; Kvavadze, Nino, Gogoladze Zurab, 2016. Magnitudes of the Caucasus earthquakes 1903–1908. 35th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission (ESC 2016) 4 -10 September, Trieste, Italy.

Tsereteli N., O. varazanashvili, V. alania, N. Kvavadze, A. Gventsadze, 2016. Seismic hazard and risk assessment for Georgia. Festival of Science and Innovation. 6 – 23 September. Tbilisi Georgia.