Milestones

2014

 

November

Public Release OpenQuake Platform v1.0

April

Start testing, evaluation, calibration and integration of models and tools

 

Delivery Tools and Indices Social Vulnerability and Disaster Resilience

2013

 

December

Delivery Global Physical Vulnerability Estimation Methods (internal)

 

OpenQuake Engine v1.0

November

Delivery Global Earthquake Consequences Database (internal)

 

Delivery Global Exposure Database (internal)

September

Public release Global Historical Earthquake Catalogue

July

Delivery proof-of-concept global hazard model, incorporating models for Alaska, Australia, Canada, Caribbean & Central America Japan, United States) using OpenQuake tools, GEM methods and different approaches, not just smoothed seismicity (internal)

 

Public release Geodetic Strain Rate Model

May

Delivery Inventory Data Capture Tools (internal)

April

Public release GMPE reports

January

Public release ISC-GEM Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue

2012

 

December

Delivery Global Historical Earthquake Catalogue (internal)

 

Delivery Global Ground Motion Prediction Equations (internal)

 

Delivery Global Geodetic Strain Rate Model (internal)

July

Delivery Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (internal)

 

Delivery Beneficiaries Needs report

2011

 

November

Start activities Testing and Evaluation

September

Start Socio-Economic Vulnerability and Resilience Project

July

Web-service active for trying and using the OpenQuake Engine [OATS]

January

Release OpenQuake Engine in the open (sandbox-version)

2010

 

December

Start Beneficiaries Needs project (needs of drr-practitioners)

October

Start global projects ‘Risk Global Components’:

 

- Exposure Database

 

- Inventory Data Capture Tools

 

- Consequences Database

 

- Physical Vulnerability Estimation

 

- Ontology and Building Taxonomy

July

Start global projects ‘Hazard Global Components’: Historical Earthquake Catalogue

 

Start global projects ‘Hazard Global Components’: Geodetic Strain Rate

April

End first user needs assessment exercise

 

Start global projects ‘Hazard Global Components’:

 

- Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue

 

- Ground Motion Prediction Equations (GMPEs)

 

- Active Faults and Seismic Sources

March

Proof-of-concept hazard and risk calculations [end of GEM1]

2009

March

Establishment of GEM as a legal entity; incorporation of the GEM Foundation

January

Start GEM1 Pilot project