The AlpArray initiative

AlpArray is a European initiative to advance our understanding of orogenesis and its relationship to mantle dynamics, plate reorganizations, surface processes and seismic hazard in the Alps-Apennines-Carpathians-Dinarides orogenic system. The initiative integrates present-day Earth observables with high-resolution geophysical imaging of 3D structure and physical properties of the lithosphere and of the upper mantle, with focus on a high-end seismological array.

How is the station deployment so far? Check here!

Check here for interesting stories from the OBS deployment: e.g. the last weekly report from the research vessel life!

AlpArray seismic network - Final configuration 2017

6th Annual AlpArray scientific meeting (12-14 October 2022)

6th AlpArray scientific meeting 2022

the 6th annual AlpArray scientific meeting to be held in Prague and co-hosted by the IGCAS in Prague and 4D-MB in Germany.
You will find the registration information and a preliminary program on our website by clicking this link:



The registration deadline is 16th of September 2022.

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April, 2022

As of 1.4.2022, all Z3 network waveform data is openly available on EIDA. The data policy and citation information is also updated.


May, 2020

Open access SPECIAL ISSUE on Solid Earth EGU Journal

New insights on the tectonic evolution of the Alps and the adjacent orogens.

Editors: Emanuel Kästle, Mark Handy, Giancarlo Molli, Anne Paul, Claudia Piromallo, Christian Sue, Mirijam Vrabec, and Charlotte Krawczyk

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