Nino Tsereteli

Head of the sector, Profesor

Data of birth : 1966, July 22

 

Nodia Institute of Geophysics, I. Javakishvili Tbilisi State University; 1 M. Aleksidze str., 0171 Tbilisi, Georgia; Tel.: (99532) 335513; Fax: (99532) 332867; E-mail: nino_tsereteli@tsu.ge

Education:

1988 – I. Javakishvili Tbilisi State University, Master of Science; 1995 – M. Nodia Institute of Geophysics, Ph.D.

Work Experience:

2010 – Head of Sector of Seismology, Seismic hazard and Disaster Risks

2012 – Invited professor at Tbilisi State University

2015- Invited professor at Agricultural University of Georgia

2012 – Chief scientist M. Nodia Institute of Geophysics;

1997-2011 – Senior scientific researcher M. Nodia Institute of Geophysics;

2005-2006 – Secretary of dissertation committee M. Nodia Institute of Geophysics;

 

Additional information: 

 Member of the Scientific Council of M. Nodia Institute of Geophysics (1995-to present).

Founder of Georgian Geophysical Association (2008-to present).

Member of European Geosciences Union

Member of American Geosciences Union

Member of American Seismological Society

Secretary of National IUGG comity

 

 

  1. I. Publications;

Publications in  PR impact factor journals of Web of  Science and Scopus

  1. Elizbarashvili, Sh., Varazanashvili, O. Sh., Elizbarashvili, M. E., Tsereteli,N. S. 2011.Light frosts in the freeze-free period in Georgia. J. Russian Meteorology and Hydrology, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 399-402
  2. Elizbarashvili, Sh., Varazanashvili, O. Sh., Tsereteli,N.S., Elizbarashvili, M. E., Elizbarashvili, E. Sh. 2012.Dangerous fogs on the territory of Georgia. J. Russian Meteorology and Hydrology, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 106-111.
  3. Elizbarashvili, Sh., Varazanashvili, O. Sh., Tsereteli,N. S.,Elizbarashvili, M. E., Kaishauri, M. N. 2012.Icing of wires in mountain areas of Georgia. J. Russian Meteorology and Hydrology, vol. 37, no. 8, pp. 567-569.
  4. Varazanashvili, O., Tsereteli, N., Amiranashvili, A., Tsereteli, E., Elizbarashvili, E., Dolidze, J., Qaldani, L., Saluqvadze, M., Adamia, Sh., Arevadze, N., Gvencadze, A. 2012. Vulnerability, hazards and multiple risk assessment for Georgi J. Natural Hazards. Volume 64, Number 3 (2012), 2021-2056, DOI: 10.10007/s11069-012-0374-3
  5. Sh. Elizbarashvili, O. Sh. Varazanashvili, N. S. Tsereteli, M. E. Elizbarashvili.2013 Hurricane winds on the territory of Georgia. Russian Meteorology and Hydrology. Volume 38(Issue 3), pp168-170. DOI 10.3103/S1068373913030047
  6. Mehdi Zare , Hamideh Amini, PouyeYazdi, Karin Sesetyan, Mine BetulDemircioglu, DoganKalafat, Mustafa Erdik, Domenico Giardini , M. Asif Khan , Nino Tsereteli. 2014. Recent developments of the Middle East catalog. . Volume 18, N4 , pp.749-772, Jul DOI 10.1007/s10950-014-9444-1
  7. Nino Tsereteli, Aysegul Askan, Hossein Hamzehloo. 2016 . Hybrid-Empirical Ground Motion Estimations for Georgi Acta Geophysica. Vol. 64, Issue 5, 1 October 2016, Pages 1225-1256DOI: 10.1515/acgeo-2016-0048, September 2016
  8. Tsereteli, A. Tibaldi, V. Alania, A. Gventsadse, O. Enukidze, O. Varazanashvili, B.I.R. M¨uller. 2016.Active tectonics of central-western Caucasus, Georgia. Tectonophysics. Vol. 691, 22 November 2016, Pages 328-344doi: DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.10.025
  9. Alesandro Tibaldi ,Victor Alania; Fabio L Bonali; OniseEnukidze; Nino Tsereteli; Nino Kvavadze; OtarVarazanashvili. 2017. Active inversion tectonics, simple shear folding and back-thrusting at Rioni Basin, Georgi Volume 96, Pp35-53. Journal of Structural Geology.
  10. Zare, M., Amini, H., Yazdi, P., Sesetyan, K., Demircioglu, M.B.,Kalafat, D.,Erdik, M., Giardini, D., Khan, M.A., Tsereteli, 2017.Reply to “comment on ‘recent developments of the Middle East catalog’ Journal of Seismology. Volume 21, Issue 1, 1 January 2017, Pages 269-271.
  11. Tibaldi, A.,Russo, E.,Bonali, F.L.,(…),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, pp.253-269
  12. Victor Alania, Alexander Chabukiani, Rusudan Chagelishvili, Onise Enukidze, Kakha Gogrichiani, Alexander Razmadze and Nino Tsereteli. 2017. Growth structures, piggy- back basins and growth strata of Georgian part of Kura foreland fold and thrust belt: implication for Late Alpine kinematic evolutio In: Tectonic Evolution of the Eastern Black Sea and Caucasus (eds. Sosson M., Stephenson R., Adamia Sh.). Geological Society, London, Special Publications no. 428. (1), pp. 171-185 doi:10.1144/SP428.5.
  13. Alessandro Tibaldi and Nino Tsereteli. 2017. International Effort Tackles Landslide Hazards to Keep the Peac Eos, 98(4) pp.24-28, https://doi.org/10.1029/2017EO065815
  14. Varazanashvili, N. Tsereteli,F. L. Bonali, V. Arabidze, E. Russo, F. Pasquaré Mariotto, Z. Gogoladze, A. Tibaldi, N. Kvavadze, P. Oppizzi. 2018 GeoInt: the first macroseismic intensity database for the Republic of Georgia. Journal of Seismology, 22(3), pp. 625-667. DOI: 10.1007/s10950-017-9726-5
  15. Şeşetyan, K., Danciu, L., Demircioglu, M.B., Giardini, D., Erdik, M., Akkar, S., Gülen, L., Zare, M., Adamia, Sh., Ansari, A., Arakelyan, A., Askan, A., Avanesyan, M., Babayan, H., Chelidze, T., Durgaryan, R., Elias, A., Hamzehloo, H., Hessami, Kh., Kalafat, D., Kale, Ö., Karakhanyan, A., Khan, M. A., Mamadli, T., Al-Qaryouti, M., Sayab, M., Tsereteli, N., Utkucu, M., Varazanashvili, O., Waseem, M., Yalcin, H., Yılmaz, M.T. 2018. The 2014 seismic hazard model of the Middle East: overview and results. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 16(8), pp. 3535-3566
  16. Danciu, L., Şeşetyan, K., Demircioglu, M., Gülen, L., Zare, M., Basili, R., Elias, A., Adamia, Sh., Tsereteli, N., Yalçın, H., Utkucu, M., Asif Khan, M., Sayab, M., Hessami, Kh., Rovida, A. N., Stucchi, M., Burg, J. P., Karakhanian, A., Babayan, H. Avanesyan, M., Mammadli, T., Al-Qaryouti, M., Kalafat, D., Varazanashvili, O., Erdik, M., Giardini, D. 2018. The 2014 Earthquake Model of the Middle East: seismogenic sources. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 16(8), pp. 3465-3496
  17. Tibaldi, A.Korzhenkov, A.M.Mariotto, F.P.Rust, D.Tsereteli, N. NATO and earth scientists: An ongoing collaboration to assess geohazards and contribute to societal security in Central Asia and the Caucasus. Episodes. 41(3), pp. 193-205
  18. Tibaldi, A.Oppizzi, P.Gierke, J., (…), Tsereteli, N.Gogoladze, Z. Landslides near Enguri dam (Caucasus, Georgia) and possible seismotectonic effects. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 19(1), pp. 71-91

 

  1. II. Publications in journals of  Web of Science, Scopus, SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  1. Adamia, Sh., Mumladze, N., Sadradze, N., Tsereteli, E., Tsereteli, N., Varazanashvili, 2011. Late Cenozoic tectonics and geodynamics of Georgia (SW Caucasus). GeorgianScience and Technology Developments. pp. 65-94
  2. Kereselidze, Z.Gegechkori, T.Tsereteli, N.Kirtskhalia, V.2011. Modelling of elastic waves generated by a point explosion. Focus on Science and Technology from a Georgian Perspectiv P.s 155-166
  3. Adamia, Sh., Zakariadze, G., Chkhotua, T., Sadradze, N., Tsereteli, N., Chabukiani, A.,Gvencadze, A. 2011.Geology of The Caucasus: A ReviewTurk Turkish Journalof Earth Science

 

III. Publications in Books of  Web of Science or Scopus

  1. Tsereteli, N.,Varazanashvili, O., Arabidze, V., Mukhadze, T., Arevadze 2011.Seismic hazard and risk assessment for Tbilisi – new approaches. Stimulus for human and societal dynamics in the prevention of catastrophes. Ed. by A. Avagyan, D. L. Barry, W. G. Coldewey, D.W.G. Reimer. ISBN 978-1-60750-737-6.Published by IOS Press, vol. 80, pp. 109-130.
  2. Tsereteli, G. Tanircan, E. Safak, O. Varazanashvili, T. Chelidze, A. Gvencadze, N. Goguadze. 2012 Seismic Hazard Assessment for Southern Caucasus – Eastern Turkey Energy Corridors: The Example of Georgia. Correlation Between Human Factors and the Prevention of Disasters. Edited by David L. Barry, Wilhelm G. Coldewey, Dieter W.G. Reimer, Dmytro V. Rudakov. IOS Press. Volume 94, Pp. 96 -111. 2012.
  3. Nino Kvavadze, Nino Tsereteli, Konstantin Kvavadze Development of strong motion acceleration and VLF electromagnetic detectors network in Geogria. XVIII International Seminar-Workshop Direct and Inverse problems of electromagnetic and acoustic wave theory (DIPED-2013), Lvov, 2013, pp. 197-201.
  4. Nino Tsereteli, VakhtangArabidze, OtarVarazanashvili, TengizGugeshashvili, TeimurazMukhadze and Alexander Gvencadz 2014. Vulnerability Analysis and GIS Based Seismic Risk Assessment Georgia Case. Improving Disaster Resilience and Mitigation – IT Means and Tools. ISBN:NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security 143, pp.307-321.
  5. Kvavadze, K., Kvavadze, N., Tsereteli, N. 2015. Geophisical and radio physical methods for observation of seismic activity in Georgi Proceedings of International Seminar/Workshop on Direct and Inverse Problems of Electromagnetic and Acoustic Wave Theory, DIPED 2015-November, 7324285, pp. 159-161.
  6. Chelidze, T., Tsereteli, N., Tsereteli, E., Kaldani, L., Dolidze, J., Varazanashvili, O., Svanadze, D., Gvencadze, A. Multiple Risk essessment for various natural hazards for Georgia. Optimization of disaster forecasting and prevention measures in the context of human and social dynamics. Published by IOS Press. ISBN 978-1-58603-948-6, ISSN. 1874-6276, pp. 11-32.

 

  1. IV. Other Publications

 

  1. Varazanashvili, O., Tsereteli, 2010.Seismic situation’s probability prediction in Great Caucasus during the period 2005-2025. Journal of Seismology & Earthquake Engineering. JSEE, v. 12, No 1&2, pp. 1-11.
  2. Nino Tsereteli, Viktor Alania, Otar Varazanashvili, Vakhtang Arabidze, Teimuraz Mukhadze, Tengiz Gugeshashvili, Emil Tsereteli.2014. Loss Estimation Modeling for Earthquake Scenario ECCE-GSCE-WCCE International Conference Seismics 2014 . “Seismic resistance and rehabilitation of buildings”. Pp104 – 111. Tbilisi, Georgia. 29-30 May
  3. Elizbarashvili, Sh., Varazanashvili, O. Sh., Tsereteli, N.S., Elizbarashvili, M. E., Elizbarashvili, S. E., Gorgisheli, V. E. 2014. Droughts in Georgia. J. European Researcher. Vol. 68, no. 2-1.Academic Publishing house Researcher
  4. Elizbarashvili, E., Sh., Amiranashvili, А., G., Varazanashvili, O., Sh., Tsereteli N., S., Elizbarashvili, M., E., Elizbarashvili, S., E., Pipia, M., G.2014. Hailstorms in the territory of Georgi J.European Geographical. Studies. Vol. 2, no. 2. Academic Publishing House Researcher
  5. Shota Adamia, V. Alania, Tsereteli, O. Varazanashvili, N. Sadradze, N. Lursmanashvili, and A. Gventsadze.2017. Postcollisional tectonics and seismicity of Georgia. GSA Special Papers Online First. http://specialpapers.gsapubs.org/online-first/525)

 

 

Local Publications

 

  1. Varazanashvili, O., Tsereteli, N.,Adamia, Sh., Butikashvili, N., Mukhadze, 2008.

Seismotectonic Features of the April 25, 2002 Tbilsi, Georgia, Earthquake (Ms=4.6). Journal of    Georgian Geophysical Society (A).

  1. Sadradze, N., Tsereteli, N., Varazanashvili, O., Gvencadze, A. Some Issues of

Neotectonics of the Javakheti Volcanic Highland (Central South Georgia). Proceedings of the Institute of Geology, New Series, V. 124, pp. 79-9.

  1. Tsereteli E., Gaprindashvili M., Gaprindashvili G. Chelidze T.,Varazanashvili O.,

Tsereteli N.(2013) problems of natural and anthropogenic disasters in Georgia. Journal of Georgian Geophysical Society (13A).

  1. Э. Элизбарашвили, А. Амиранашвили, О. Варазанашвили, Н. Церетели.2014.

Градобитие на территории Грузии.

  1. N.Tsereteli. 2015. Simulation of point explosion’s seismic energy by means of the frequency spectrum of body waves. Journal of the georgian geophysical society 17 (a).
  2. А.Г.Амиранашвили, О.Ш.Варазанашвили, М.Г.Пипия, Н.С.Церетели, Э.Элизбарашвили, М.Элизбарашвили.2014.Некоторые данные о градобитиях в Восточной Грузии и экономическом ущербе от них.
  3. Tsereteli, O. Varazanashvili, M. Kupradze, N.kvavadze, Z. Gogoladze. 2016. Seismic catalog for Georgia Journal of The georgian Geophysical Society. Vol.19A. PP62-70
  4. Nino K. Kvavadze, Konstantine D. Kvavadze, Nino S. Tsereteli, Alexandre B. Gventsadze, Zurab R. Gogoladze. Development of Strong Motion Network in Georgia. Journal of the Georgian Geophysical Society, Issue A. Physics of Solid Earth, v.20A, 2017, pp.3 -9

 

Books

  1. Varazanashvili, O., Tsereteli, N., Tsereteli, 2011.Historical earthquakes in Georgia (up to1900): source analysis and catalogue compilation. Monograph, Pub. Hause MVP, Tbilisi, 81p.
  2. Tsereteli, N., Varazanashvili, O., Chelidze, T., Gvencadze, ,Arabidze, V., Mukhadze, T.,Arevadze, N., Chachava, N. 2010.SeismicriskassessmentforTbilisi. Monograph, SDC, GNCDR, UNDP, Tbilisi, 44 p.

 Participation in national and international research projects:

 

  1. 2015-2018. Evaluation seismic hazard for Georgia and seismic risk for city-museum Mtskheta (as examples) with modern aproaches. SRNSF-216758 – Project director.
  2. 2015-2018. Security Against Geohazards at the Major Engury Hydroelectric Scheme inGeorgia. NATO SFP-G4934 – Project director.
  3. 2016-2019 [#217942] Structure, time and magnitude of deformation of the eastern Achara-Trialeti fold and thrust belt – Key personal
  4. 2015-2017. Preliminary study of seismic risk at strategic cities in Georgia. SRNSF-CNR – Project director
  5. 2014 –2017 International research Group – Earthe Sciences in SC: Seismic Risk , natural resources Rustaveli Natianl Scince Fondation – Key personal
  6. 2011 – 2014 Date Natural analogue investigation for CCS in the Southern Caucasus BLACK SEA ERA.NET Networking on Science and Technology in the Black Sea Region – Key personal
  7. 01/11/2011 –06/06/ 2013 Geodynamic evolution of the Lesser Caucasus mountain belt: consequences on the natural resources, active tectonics and risks locations (Part of Georgia) GNSF grant – IRG Project South Caucasus GeoSciences – Key personal
  8. 2010-2013. Earthquake Model of the Middle East Region EMME, WP1, WP6. JTI – Key Personnel
  9. 2010-2013. Earthquake Model of the Middle East Region EMME, WP2, JTI – Key Personnel.
  10. 2010-2013. Earthquake Model of the Middle East Region EMME, WP3 JTI – Group Leader
  11. 2010-2013. Earthquake loss Scenario for the city of Tbilisi, Key Personnel. JTI Project director.
  12. 2008-2013. Seismic Hazard and Risk Assessment for Southern Caucasus-Eastern Turkey Energy Corridors. NATO SFP-983038 – Key Personnel.
  13. 2006-2009. Reducing natural disasters multiple risk: a positive factor for Georgia development. GNSF/ST06/5-068 – Key Personnel.
  14. 2007-2009. Stress related Geohazards in South Caucasus. INTAS-South Caucasus 9130 – Project director
  15. 2010 Three-dimensional modeling of geological – geophysical structure in 1:500000 scale for Georgia Georgian National Science Foundation Key Personnel
  16. 2007 – 2010 წწ The study of the structure of the lithosphere of Caucasus by means of surface wave tomography and three-dimensional modeling ISTC Key Personnel

 

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