SERA - Research Infrastructures for Earthquake Hazard

Time frame

  • 2017-2020


  • EU Research Project

Principal Investigators


Project Website



The overall objective of SERA is to improve the access to data, services and research infrastructures, and deliver solutions based on innovative research and development in seismology and earthquake engineering. It aims to reduce the exposure of our society to the risk posed by natural earthquakes and induced seismic events. Our team is in charge of the development of new methods to evaluate earthquakes activities and ground-shaking models.


Fabrice Cotton
Section Head
Prof. Dr. Fabrice Cotton
Seismic Hazard and Risk Dynamics
Helmholtzstraße 6/7
Building H 6 , Room 211
14467 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1125