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The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute/ORFEUS

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) is the national Netherlands center for weather, climate and seismology research. The seismology division of the KNMI is involved in applied research in regional seismicity (natural and induced). It also hosts the National Data Center in the framework of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty and the European center for broad-band seismology: ORFEUS. Observatories and Research Facilities for European Seismology started in 1988 with the aim to "coordinate broad-band seismology in Europe". ORFEUS is funded by 13 European countries and has at present 55 institute participants. In the past 11 years the ORFEUS Data Center built up a large database of on-line and off-line broad-band data from European stations. Also, ORFEUS coordinates station planning, technical support, mobile experiments and software developments devoted to broad-band seismology. This coordination is organized through a series of working groups that communicate through the ORFEUS website (

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