110 Works

PASSEQ 2006-2008: Passive Seismic Experiment in Trans-European Suture Zone

Monika Wilde-Piórko, Wolfram H. Geissler, Jaroslava Plomerová, Brigitte Knapmeyer-Endrun, Marek Grad, Vladislav Babuška, Ewald Brückl, Jolanta Cyziene, Wojciech Czuba, Richard England, Edward Gaczyński, Renata Gazdova, Søren Gregersen, Aleksander Guterch, Winfried Hanka, Endre Hegedűs, Barbara Heuer, Petr Jedlička, Jurga Lazauskiene, G. Randy Keller, Rainer Kind, Klaus Klinge, Petr Kolinsky, Kari Komminaho, Elena Kozlovskaya … & Paweł Wiejacz
The Teisseyre-Tornquist Zone (TTZ) as part of the Trans-European Suture Zone (TESZ) is one of the most prominent suture zones in Europe separating the young Palaeozoic platform from the much older Precambrian East European craton. The knowledge of deep structure of the TESZ is very important for the understanding of various tectonic processes in Europe. The PASSEQ 2006-2008 seismic experiment was performed thanks to a big international effort of 17 institutions from 10 countries. A...

Lithospheric Dynamics in the Southernmost Andean Plateau (PUDEL)

Benjamin Heit, Xiaohui Yuan, Rainer Kind & Günter Asch
The seismic array is part of a collaborative international passive-source seismic experiment in the southern Puna (25°S to 28°S) that aims to address fundamental questions on the processes that form, modify and destroy continental lithosphere and control lithospheric dynamics along Andean-type continental margins. The southern Puna is anomalous with respect to the rest of the Andean plateau in having a distinct magmatic and structural history, a large deficit in crustal shortening compared to its elevation...

Tienshan Pamir Geodynamics Project (TIPAGE)

Xiaohui Yuan, James Mechie & Bernd Schurr
We study deep structures and geodynamic processes in the Tien Shan and Pamir collision zones, central Asia, with passive source seismic experiments in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. In 2008, a total of 40 seismic stations were deployed predominantly along a 350 km long N-S profile and partly as a sparse 2D seismic network covering an area of 300x300 km of the central Pamir plateau. In 2009, the array was rearranged into a 2D network with higher...

Egelados project 2005/07, RUB Bochum, Germany

W. Friederich & T. Meier
The network, which consisted of both land and ocean bottom seismographs, functioned from October 2005 until its deinstallation in March 2007 as part of the Exploring the Geodynamics of Subducted Lithosphere Using an Amphibian Deployment of Seismographs (EGELADOS) project. The network, which covered the entire southern Aegean Sea from the Peloponnesus region in the west to western Turkey in the east, was designed to study seismicity as well as the distribution of the elastic and...

DESIRE - Seismology (2006/2008)

G. Asch, A. Mohsen, B. Bräuer, R. Hofstetter, D. Jaser, R. El-Kelani & M. Weber
For the seismology part of DESIRE 38 short period stations and 27 broadband stations were deployed in the area of the southern Dead Sea basin in Israel and Jordan. The deployment was covering the basin as well as the shoulders of the basin. The average spacing was 2.5 km in Jordan and 4.5 km in Israel. Due to problems with vandalism and thefts in some locations in Israel so we lost some stations and had...

SELASOMA Project, Madagascar 2012-2014

Frederik Tilmann, Xiaohui Yuan, Georg Rümpker & Elisa Rindraharisaona
The island of Madagascar occupies a key region in both the assembly and the multi-stage breakup of Gondwanaland, itself part of the super-continent Pangaea. Madagascar consists of an amalgamation of continental material, with the oldest rocks being of Archaean age. Its ancient fabric is characterised by several shear zones, some of them running oblique to the N-S trend, in particular in the south of the island. More recently during the Neogene, moderate volcanism has occurred...

DESTRESS - Demonstration of soft stimulation treatments of geothermal reservoirs

M. Pittore, T. Boxberger, K. Fleming, K. Megalooikonomou, S. Parolai & M. Pilz
DESTRESS is a Horizon-2020 supported project (Topic: Demonstration of renewable electricity and heating/cooling technologies) that is concerned with creating EGS (enhanced geothermal systems) for the more economical, sustainable and environmentally responsible exploitation of underground heat. The international consortium, representing academic, geothermal sites and industry, will utilize the latest developments in the use of hydraulic, chemical and thermal treatments for enhancing the productivity of geothermal reservoirs, with considerable interaction with various interests groups and the thorough...

Building Monitoring and Decentralized on-site Earthquake Early Warning network, Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)

J. Lauterjung, M. Pittore, D. Bindi, T. Boxberger, K. Fleming, M. Haas, B. Moldobekov, S. Orunbaev, S. Parolai, B. Petrovic, M. Pilz & A. Zubovich
Building monitoring and decentralized, on-site Earthquake Early Warning system for the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek. Several low cost sensors equipped with MEMS accelerometers have been installed in eleven buildings within the urban area of the city. The different sensing units communicate with each other via wireless links and the seismic data are streamed in real-time to data centres at GFZ and the Central Asian Institute for Applied Geoscience (CAIAG) using internet. Since each sensing unit has...

The Finnish National Seismic Network

University Of Helsinki Institute Of Seismology
The Institute of Seismology, University of Helsinki (ISUH) was founded in 1961 as a response to the growing public concern for environmental hazards caused by nuclear weapon testing. Since then ISUH has been responsible for seismic monitoring in Finland. The current mandate covers government regulator duties in seismic hazard mitigation and nuclear test ban treaty verification, observatory activities and operation of the Finnish National Seismic Network (FNSN) as well as research and teaching of seismology...

Landscape Response to the Mw7.9 Gorkha Earthquake

Christoff Andermann, Christoph Sens-Schönfelder & Jens Turowski
Strong earthquakes cause transient perturbations of the near Earth’s surface system. These include the widespread landsliding and subsequent mass movement and the loading of rivers with sediments. In addition, rock mass is shattered during the event, forming cracks that affect rock strength and hydrological conductivity. Often overlooked in the immediate aftermath of an earthquake, these perturbations can represent a major part of the overall disaster with an impact that can last for years before restoring...

The ReFuCA project: Receiver Functions Central Andes

Günter Asch, Benjamin Heit & Xiaohui Yuan
A set of 60 seismological stations (45 short period and 15 broadband) was installed at 21°S between the coast in Chile (70°W) and the Eastern Cordillera in Bolivia (64°W) along a 600 km long profile and operated during two years in the Central Andes region. The stations operating at a rate of 50 samples per second (sps) recorded large and local events as well as quarry blasts from the copper mines in the vicinity of...


Eric Larose
The experiments are performed down the Edward Bailey valley, in the Renland peninsula, Scoresby Sund, Greenland. General purpose: ambient seismic noise recordings are obtained to characterize the geometry/structure of the valley the geometry/structure of the glaciers the microseismicity of the glacier, the friction process, crack orientation and mechanisms the seismic activity of glacial rivers, the relation between hydrological flow and noise spectrum the localization and characterization of sub-glacial flow from surface recordings. Seismic stations were...

West--Fissure- and Atacama-Fault Seismic Network (2005/2012)

P. Wigger, P. Salazar, J. Kummerow, W. Bloch, G. Asch & S. Shapiro
We installed a temporary seismic network that consists of two sub-nets in order to monitor micro-seismicity at the Atacama and West Fissure Fault System in Northern Chile. The net around the West Fissure Fault System was operated during the period between November 2005 and November 2009 and again from March 2010 until March 2012. The net around the Atacama Fault System recorded from March 2010 to March 2012. Both sub-nets consist of surface stations with...

The ANCORP Seismic Network

C. Haberland, A. Rietbrock, G. Asch & G. Chong
Local seismic network in Northern Chile, Southern Bolivia. (Grant-number: GIPP199604) Waveform data is available from the GEOFON data centre. License: “Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License” (CC BY-SA).

SEISVOL - Seismic and Infrasound Networks to study the volcano Oldoinyo Lengai

Miriam Christina Reiss & Georg Rümpker
Oldoinyo Lengai in the North Tanzanian Divergence is the only active natrocarbonatite volcano world-wide and presents an important endmember magmatic system in a young rift segment of the East African Rift System. This volcano typically experiences long-duration episodes of natrocarbonatitic effusions with intermittent short-duration explosive eruptions. To better understand the role of the stress interactions and magma plumbing on the eruptions dynamics, this study aims to constrain the subsurface magmatic architecture of Oldoinyo Lengai, and...

1 year seismological experiment at Strokkur in 2017/18

E.P.S. Eibl, T. Walter, P. Jousset, T. Dahm, M. Allahbakhshi, D. Müller & G. P. Hersir
Strokkur_1yr is a one year seismological experiment realized at the most active geyser on Iceland by Eva Eibl (University of Potsdam) in collaboration with Thomas R. Walter, Phillippe Jousset, Torsten Dahm, Masoud Allahbakhshi, Daniel Müller from GFZ Potsdam and Gylfi P. Hersir from ISOR Iceland. The geyser is part of the Haukadalur geothermal area in south Iceland, which contains numerous geothermal anomalies, hot springs, and basins (Walter et al., 2018). Strokkur is a pool geyser...

TIPTIMON (Tien Shan-Pamir Monitoring Program) AFGHANISTAN 2

Sofia-Katerina Kufner, Najibullah Kakar, Shokhruhk Murodkulov, Bernd Schurr, Xiaohui Yuan, Taher Rezai & Shekeb Shamal
The Pamir-Hindu Kush region of Tajikistan and NE Afghanistan stands out due to its worldwide unique zone of intense intermediate depth seismicity, accommodating frequent Mw 7+ earthquakes with hypocenters reaching down to 250 km depth. With this network we aim to collect data allowing to characterize the active deformation within the Hindu Kush mountains and the Tajik-Afghan basin at the northwestern tip of the India-Asia collision zone. The network consists 15 sites (14 stations in...

Seismic sensing of hydraulic and sediment transport patterns below frozen subarctic river

Michael Dietze & Lina Polvi
Our understanding of the effects of ice on channel morphodynamics and bedload transport in northern rivers, frozen for several months, are hindered by the difficulties of ‘seeing’ through the ice. We use continuous seismic records of a small network at the Sävar River in northern Sweden to interpret processes and quantify water and sediment fluxes. We apply a seismic inversion approach to determine seasonal differences in hydraulics and bedload sediment transport under ice-covered vs. open-channel...

Seismic Recordings for SMARTIE1: Seismic Monitoring And Research of Wind Turbine Induced Emissions 1

Toni Zieger, Nikolaus Lerbs, Joachim R.R. Ritter & Michael Korn
SMARTIE1 is a joint seismological experiment of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the Leipzig University. We installed in total 36 seismic stations as ring-like and profile-like measurements near to a single wind turbine (WT) at the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT) in Pfinztal, SW Germany, for 21 days. The main goals of this project are a better understanding of a single WT as a seismic source and the development of propagation models...

Laptev Sea Rift Seismological Network (SIOLA) Part I

Wolfram Geissler, Sergey Shibaev, Frank Krüger, Boris Baranov, Christian Haberland, Nikolai Tsukanov, Aline Ploetz, Daniel Vollmer & Sergey Pravkin
The Laptev Sea region is one of the very few places on Earth where mid-ocean spreading centres continue into continental rift zones. The Gakkel Ridge, the active spreading centre in the Eurasia Basin of the Arctic Ocean, is characterized by well-defined seismicity close to its axial graben. In contrast below the Laptev Sea Shelf, which consists of a series of sediment filled grabens (500 km wide, 700 km long), only more diffuse seismic activity is...

HART-La Palma volcanic eruption

Thomas Walter, Torsten Dahm, Simone Cesca, Carla Valenzuela-Malebran, Claus Milkereit, Nicole Richter, Alina Shevshenko, Daniel Vollmer & Marius Kriegerowski
Following a sequence of seismic events detected by the National Geographic Institute (IGN Spain), on 13.09.2021 the new volcano Cumbre Vieja initiated an eruption, located on the mid-western flank at a location just to the north of the 1949 eruption site. The eruption fed a lava flow that buried already some hundreds of houses, with a high economic estimated loss. Previous studies have shown that La Palma was the source of 3 or 4 large...

HERSK-TNA, Hekla Real-Time Seismic Network - Transnational Access Eurovolc project

Martin Möllhoff, Christopher J. Bean & Kristin S. Vogfjörd
Hekla is one of the most active and dangerous volcanoes in Iceland presenting a high hazard to air travel and a growing tourist population. It is hence important to monitor its seismic activity in real-time. However, until now the pre-eruption warning time is only around one hour. A temporary seismic network deployed by us around Hekla summit in 2012 recorded unexpected background micro-seismicity (Eibl et al., 2014). Seismic monitoring directly on the edifice could provide...

Dublin pilot test train experiment, phase 2

Meysam Rezaeifar & Christopher J. Bean
Geophysical section of Dublin institute for Advanced studies is a publicly funded (government) academic research organization that develop new methods for studying the earth. In this project we are trying to develop new environmentally friendly ways to monitoring ground integrity. The idea is to use ground vibrations from natural and man-made sources, that already exist in everyday life for monitoring ground integrity. Here we would like to see if ground vibrations made by passing trains...

1-month seismological experiment on Etna, Italy in 2019

Eva P. S. Eibl, Daniel Vollmer, Philippe Jousset, Gilda Currenti, Danilo Contrafatto, Graziano Larocca, Daniele Pellegrino & Mario Pulvirenti
“1-month seismological experiment on Etna, Italy in 2019" is a 1-month seismological experi-ment realized near the Pizzi Deneri Observatory on Etna, Italy, by Eva Eibl and Daniel Vollmer (University of Potsdam) in collaboration with Philippe Jousset from GFZ Potsdam Germany and Gilda Currenti and Graziano Larocca from INGV-OE, Italy. From August to September 2019, we recorded the volcano-seismic events accompanying the volcanic activity using a rotational sensor and a co-located seismometer. The aim of the...

Source Inversion Report On The 24 January 2020 Mw 6.8 Elazığ-Sivrice Earthquake

Jamalreyhani Mohammadreza, Pınar Büyükakpınar, Simone Cesca, Torsten Dahm, Mehdi Rezapour, Marius Paul Isken, Asayesh Behnam Maleki & Sebastian Heimann
This interactive webpage contains supplementary information for the publication by Jamalreyhani et al., 2020: Seismicity related to the eastern sector of Anatolian escape tectonics: A seismic gap partly filled by the 24 January 2020 Mw 6.8 Elazığ-Sivrice earthquake.

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