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The Volcano Institute
Earthquake Administration
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
KOREA


Telephone : to be advised
Telefax : to be advised
Director: Dr Yun Yong Gun
Email : jijin-guk@star-co.net.kp
Website : to be advised

Main contact: Dr Yun Yong Gun, Vice Secretary General of the Earthquake Administration
and Dr. Pak Gil Jong, Manager of the Volcano Institute
and Dr. Kim Ju Song, Vice Manager of the Volcano Institute

The Volcano Institute
Earthquake Administration
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Founded in 1997

 The Volcano Institute operates several observatories and stations on and
around Mount Paektu and carries out monitoring (seismology, geophysical
surveys, fluid geochemistry) and evaluation of the geological record of
Mount Paektu and volcanic hazards.

Basic functions include evaluation of activity of Mount Paektu, eruption
forecasting, and damage mitigation, contributing to the prosperity of
the DPR Korea, the PR of China and other nations of the world.

Information updated September 2015