Earthquakes on heating-plant construction site – no one quite knows the risks

Associate Professor Gregor Hillers from the Institute of Seismology wants to raise the awareness of the geothermal heating plant being built in Otaniemi in Espoo, and stresses the importance of a proper risk assessment to minimize potential damage associated with the induced earthquakes caused by the fluid pumping.

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Associate Professor Gregor Hillers, the Institute of Seismology, University of Helsinki
Email: gregor.hillers@helsinki.fi
Phone: +358 50 3118206

Head of Department of Geosciences and Geography Annakaisa Korja
Email: Annakaisa.Korja@helsinki.fi
Phone: +358503185745