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Network 2A
Station Code CHVI1
Station Description Visp, Zur Schuetzenlaube, VS
Latitude (WGS84) 46.2908
Longitude (WGS84) 7.88033
Station altitude (CH1903) 650.0
running from 2009-09-24
...until 2010-07-21
Sensor Types Accelerometer
Geological Unit Flysch of Roignais-Versoyen
Site Morphology Class T1
T1: flat; T2: slope; T3: ridge and T4: steep ridge;
following Pessina and Fiorini (2014) A GIS procedure for fast topographic characterization of seismic recording stations, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 63, p248-258
Site Morphology Description Small rock outcrop at the edge of the Rhone valley
Ground type EC8 A
Ground type SIA A
Basin Information not in a sedimentary basin with possible 2D/3D effects
Reference Burjanek Jan, Fäh D., Michel C., Dalguer L., Baumann C., Gassner-Stamm G., Poggi V., Roten D., Laue J., Marin A., Lestuzzi P., Karbassi A., "Earthquake Damage Scenario in Visp (Switzerland): From Active Fault to Building Damage", Lisbon, Portugal, 2012
Resonance Frequency (Hz) -
Uncertainty Factor -
Vs 30 (m/s) 1111
Location Map


Federal Office of Topograpy: National Map 1:25‘000
Topography Map


Federal Office of Topograpy: DHM25: Digital Height Model 1:25000
Geology Map

Federal Office of Topograpy: Geological map of Switzerland 1:500‘000

Sensor locations

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Opening Date
End Date -
Housing Class Building
Housing Description Ground floor of a masonry house (concrete slab)
sensor depth below station
Distance to Building (m) -

Current Instrumentation

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Location code (none)
On date 24-09-2009 00:00:00
Off date 2010-07-21 00:00:00
Sensor model EpiSensor ES-T
Sensor manufacturer Kinemetrics
Digitizer model Taurus
Digitizer manufacturer Nanometrics
Channels HGE , HGN , HGZ

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