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Artikel in internationalen Zeitschriften (peer review)


Hammer, C., Fäh, D., and M. Ohrnberger, 2016. Automatic detection of wet-snow avalanche seismic signals, Nat. Hazards, published online: 19.12.2016, doi: 10.1007/s11069-016-2707-0

Knapmeyer-Endrun, B., F. Krüger, W. Geissler, the PASSEQ working group, 2016. Upper mantle structure across the Trans-European Suture Zone imaged by S-receiver functions, Earth and Planet. Sc. Lett.,

Hannemann, K., F. Krüger, T. Dahm, D. Lange, 2016. Oceanic lithospheric S-wave velocities from the analysis of P-wave polarization at the ocean floor, Geophys. J. Int., 207/3, 1796-1817, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw342

Cristiano, L., T. Meier, F. Krüger, C. Weidle, 2016. Teleseismic P-wave polarization analysis at the Gräfenberg array, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw339

Kulikova, G., Schurr B., Krüger, F., Brzoska, E., and S. Heimann, 2016. Source parameters of the Sarez-Pamir earthquake of February 18, 1911, Geophysical Journal International, 205 (2), 1086-1098

Schröter, K., Lüdtke, S., Vogel, K., Kreibich, H., & Merz, B. (2016). Tracing the value of data for flood loss modelling. In: E3S Web of Conferences, Vol. 7, p. 05005. EDP Sciences

Lontsi, A.M., Ohrnberger, M., and F. Krüger, 2016. Shear wave velocity profile estimation by integrated analysis of active and passive seismic data from small aperture arrays, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 130, 37-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2016.03.034

Tuan, T.T., Vinh, P.C., Ohrnberger, M., Malischewsky, P., and A. Aoudia, 2016. An Improved Formula of Fundamental Resonance Frequency of a Layered Half-Space Model Used in H/V Ratio Technique, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 173(8), 2803–2812. doi: 10.1007/s00024-016-1313-0

F. Garofalo, S. Foti, F. Hollender, P.Y. Bard, C. Cornou, B.R. Cox, M. Ohrnberger, D. Sicilia, M. Asten, G. Di Giulio, T. Forbriger, B. Guillier, K. Hayashi, A. Martin, S. Matsushima, D. Mercerat, V. Poggi, H. Yamanaka, 2016. InterPACIFIC project: Comparison of invasive and non-invasive methods for seismic site characterization. Part I: Intra-comparison of surface wave methods, Soil Dynamics and Eathquake Engineering, 82, 222-240. doi: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2015.12.010

F. Garofalo, S. Foti, F. Hollender, P.Y. Bard, C. Cornou, B.R. Cox, A. Dechamp, M. Ohrnberger, D. Sicilia, D. Teague, C. Vergniault, 2016. InterPACIFIC project: Comparison of invasive and non-invasive methods for seismic site characterization. Part II: inter-comprison between surface-wave and borehole methods, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 82, 241-254, doi: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2015.12.009

Braun, T., T. Dahm, F. Krüger, and M. Ohrnberger, 2016. Does geothermal exploitation trigger earthquakes in Tuscany?, Eos, 97, doi:10.1029/2016EO053197. Published on 31 May 2016.

Knapmeyer-Endrun, B., Golombek, M.P., and M. Ohrnberger, 2016. Rayleigh Wave Ellipticity Modeling and Inversion for Shallow Structure at the Proposed InSight Landing Site in Elysium Planitia, Mars, Space Sience Review, doi: 10.1007/s11214-016-0300-1

Lontsi, A.M., Ohrnberger, M., Krüger, F., and F.J. Sánchez-Sesma, 2016. Combining surface-wave phase-velocity dispersion curves and full microtremor horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratio for subsurface sedimentary site characterization, Interpretation, November 2016, Vol. 4, No. 4,SQ41-SQ49

Haendel, A., Ohrnberger, M., and F. Krüger, 2016. Extracting near-surface QL between 1-4 Hz from higher-order noise correlations in the Euroseistest area, Greece, Geophysical Jouranl International, 207, 655-666, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw295.

Bora, S. S., Scherbaum, F., Kuehn, N., Stafford, P., and B. Edwards (2016). On the Relationship between Fourier and Response Spectra: Implications for the Adjustment of Empirical Ground-Motion Prediction Equations (GMPEs). Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. 106(3): 1235-1253.

Kane, F., and Scherbaum, F. (2016). Using body vibrations for teaching, visualization and analysis of traditional Georgian singing. 8th International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony, 26–30 Sept, 11 pp.

Kuehn, N. M. and F. Scherbaum (2016). A Partially Non-Ergodic Ground-Motion Prediction Equation for Europe and the Middle East." Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering 14 (10), 2629-2642.

Scherbaum, F. (2016). On the benefit of larynx-microphone field recordings for the documentation and analysis of polyphonic vocal music. Proc. of the 6th International Workshop Folk Music Analysis,15 - 17 June, Dublin/Ireland, 80–87.

Scherbaum, F., Arom, S., & Kane, F. (2016). A graph-theoretical approach to the harmonic analysis of Georgian vocal polyphonic music. Proc. of the 6th International Workshop Folk Music Analysis,15 - 17 June, Dublin/Ireland, 59–60.

Scherbaum, F., Arom, S., & Kane, F. (2016). Graphical comparative analysis of the harmonic structure of the Vl. Akhobadze corpus of Svan songs. 8th International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony, 26–30 Sept, 18 pp.










Artikel in internationalen Zeitschriften (peer review)


Krüger, F.,G.Kulikova,and A. Landgraf, 2015. Instrumental magnitude constraints for the 11 July 1889, Chilik earthquake, In: Landgraf, A., Kuebler, S., Hintersberger, E. & Stein, S. (eds) Seismicity, Fault Rupture and Earthquake Hazards in Slowly Deforming Regions. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 432,

Gassner, A., C. Thomas, F. Krüger, and M. Weber, 2015. Probing the core-mantle boundary beneath Europe and Western Eurasia: A detailed study using PcP, Phys. Earth Planet. Int, 246, 9-24, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2015.06.007

Lontsi, A.M., Sánchez-Sesma, F.J., Molina-Villegas, J.C., Ohrnberger, M., and Krüger, F., 2015. Full microtremor H/V(z, f) inversion for shallow subsurface characterization, Geophysical Journal International, (July, 2015) 202 (1): 298-312, DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggv132.

Kulikova, G., and F. Krüger, 2015. Source process of the 1911 M8.0 Chon-Kemin earthquake: investigation results by analogue seismic records, Geophys. J. Int. 2015 201 (3): 1891-1911 doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv091

Matos, C., Silveira, G., Matias, L., Caldeira, R., Ribeiro, M.L., Nuno, A.D., Krüger, F. and T. B. dos Santos, 2015. Upper crustal structure of Madeira Island revealed from ambient noise tomography, J. Volc. and Geotherm. Res., 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.03.0

Dahm, T., Cesca, S., Hainzl, S., Braun, T, and F. Krüger, 2015. Discrimination between induced, triggered, and natural earthquakes close to hydrocarbon reservoirs: A probabilistic approach based on the modeling of depletion-induced stress changes and seismological source parameters, J. Geophys. Res., 120, doi:10.1002/2014JB011778

Donner, S., Ghods, A., Krüger, F., Rößler, D., Landgraf, A., and P. Ballato, 2015. The Ahar‐Varzeghan Earthquake Doublet (Mw 6.4 and 6.2) of 11 August 2012: Regional Seismic Moment Tensors and a Seismotectonic Interpretation, April 2015 105:791-807; doi:10.1785/0120140042

Weber, M., Wicks, C. Jr., Le Stunff, Y., Romanowicz, and F. Krüger, 2015. Seismic evidence for a steeply dipping reflector—stagnant slab in the mantle transition zone (February, 2015) 200 (2): 1235-1251 doi:10.1093/gji/ggu438

Molkenthin, C., Scherbaum, F., Griewank, A., Kuehn, N., Stafford, P. J., & Leovey, H. (2015). Sensitivity of Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Obtained by Algorithmic Differentiation: A Feasibility Study. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 105(3), 1810-1822.

Gianniotis, N., Schnörr, C., Molkenthin, C., & Bora, S. S. (2015). Approximate variational inference based on a finite sample of Gaussian latent variables. Pattern Analysis and Applications, 1-11.

Hammer, C., Ohrnberger, M., and Schlindwein, V. (2015). Pattern of cryospheric seismic events observed at Ekström ice shelf, Antarctica, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 3936–3943, DOI: 10.1002/2015GL064029.

Overduin, P. P., C. Haberland, T. Ryberg, F. Kneier, T. Jacobi, M. N. Grigoriev, and M. Ohrnberger (2015), Submarine permafrost depth from ambient seismic noise, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, DOI: 10.1002/2015GL065409.

Kuehn, N. M. and F. Scherbaum (2015). Ground-motion prediction model building: a multilevel approach. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering 13, 2481-2491.

Bommer, J. J, Coppersmith, .K. J, Coppersmith, R. T., Hanson, K. L., Mangongolo, A., Neveling, J., Rathje, E. M., Rodriguez-Marek, A., Scherbaum, F., Shelembe, R., Stafford, P. J., Strasser, F. O. (2015). "A SSHAC Level 3 Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis for a New-Build Nuclear Site in South Africa." Earthquake Spectra 31: 661-698.

Bora, S. S., Scherbaum F., Kuehn, N. , Stafford, P. Stafford, and B. Edwards (2015). Development of a Response Spectral Ground‐Motion Prediction Equation (GMPE) for Seismic‐Hazard Analysis from Empirical Fourier Spectral and Duration Models, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 105, 2192-2218;

Scherbaum, F., Arom, S., & Kane, F. (2015). On the feasibility of Markov Model based analysis of Georgian vocal polyphonic music. In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, June 10-12, 2015, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France (pp. 94–98).

Scherbaum, F., Loos, W., Kane, F., & Vollmer, D. (2015). Body vibrations as source of information for the analysis of polyphonic vocal music. In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, June 10-12, 2015, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France (Vol. 5, pp. 89–93).


Artikel in internationalen Zeitschriften (peer review)


Schröter, K., Kreibich, H., Vogel, K., Riggelsen, C., Scherbaum, F., Merz, B., 2014. How useful are complex flood damage models?, Water Resources Re search, 50(4), 3378–3395, DOI: DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014396.

Alinaghi, A., and F. Krüger, 2014. Seismic array analysis and redetermination of depths of earthquakes in Tien Shan: implications for strength of the crust and lithosphere, Geophys. J. Int., 198, 1111-1129, DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu141.

Dahm, T., Krüger, F., 2014. Moment tensor inversion and moment tensor interpretation. - In: Bormann, P. (Ed.), New Manual of Seismological Observatory Practice 2 (NMSOP-2), Potsdam : Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ, p. 1-37. DOI: 10.2312/GFZ.NMSOP-2_IS_3.9

Palo M., Tilmann, F., Krüger F., Ehlert L., Lange, D., 2014. High-frequency seismic radiation from Maule earthquake (Mw 8.8, 27/02/2010) inferred from high-resolution backprojection analysis, Geophysical Journal International, 199(2), 1058-1077. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu311

Lange, D., J. R. Bedford, M. Moreno, F. Tilmann, J. C. Baez, M. Bevis, F. Krüger, 2014. Comparison of postseismic afterslip models with aftershock seismicity for three subduction-zone earthquakes: Nias 2005, Maule 2010 and Tohoku 2011, Geophysical Journal International, 199(2), 784-799. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu292

Donner, S., Krüger, F., Rößler, D. and A. Ghods, 2014. Combined inversion of broad-band and shortperiod waveform data for regional moment tensors: A case study in the Alborzmountains, Iran, Bull. Seismol. Soc. America, 104(3). DOI: 10.1785/0120130229

Knapmeyer-Endrun, B., Krüger, F., and PASSEQ Working Group, 2014. Moho depth across the Trans-European Suture Zone from P- and S-receiver functions, Geophys. J. Int., 197(2), 1048-1075. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu035.

Hannemann, K., Krüger, F., & Dahm, T. (2014). Measuring of clock drift rates and static time offsets of ocean bottom stations by means of ambient noise. Geophysical Journal International, 196(2), 1034–1042. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggt434.

Hannemann, K., Papazachos, C., Ohrnberger, M., Savvaidis, A., Anthymidis, M. and Lontsi, A.M. (2014). Three-dimensional shallow structure from high-frequency ambient noise tomography: New results for the Mygdonia basin-Euroseistest area, northern Greece. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, Article first published online: 13 JUN 2014. DOI: 10.1002/2013JB010914.

Haendel, A., Specht, S., Kuehn, N.M., and Scherbaum, F. (2014). Mixtures of ground-motion prediction equations as backbone models for a logic tree: an application to the subduction zone in Northern Chile, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. DOI: 10.1007/s10518-014-9636-7.

Vogel, K., C. Riggelsen, O. Korup, and F. Scherbaum (2014). The Application of Bayesian Networks in Natural Hazard Analyses, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 14 2605-2626. DOI: 10.5194/nhess-14-2605-2014.

Molkenthin, C., F. Scherbaum, A. Griewank, N. Kuehn, and P. J. Stafford (2014). A study of the sensitivity of response spectral amplitudes on seismological parameters using algorithmic differentiation, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 104 2240-2252. DOI: .

Krüger, F., and F. Scherbaum (2014). The September 29, 1969, Ceres, South Africa, Earthquake: Full waveform moment tensor inversion for point source and kinematic source parameters, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 104. DOI: 10.1785/0120130209.

Douglas , J., S. Akkar, G. Ameri, P. Y. Bard, D. Bindi, J. J. Bommer, S. S. Bora, F. Cotton, B. Derras, M. Hermkes, N. M. Kuehn, L. Luzi, M. Massa, F. Pacor, C. Riggelsen, M. A. Sandıkkaya, F. Scherbaum, P. J. Stafford, and P. Traversa (2014). Comparisons among the five ground-motion models developed using RESORCE for the prediction of response spectral accelerations due to earthquakes in Europe and the Middle East, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering 12 341-358. DOI: .

Bora, S. S., F. Scherbaum, N. Kuehn, and P. J. Stafford (2014). Fourier Spectral- and Duration Models for the Generation of Response Spectra Adjustable to Different Source-, Propagation-, and Site Conditions, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering 12 467-493. DOI: .

Grigoli, F., Cesca, S., Amoroso, O., Emolo, A., Zollo, A., and T. Dahm, 2014. Automated seismic event location by waveform coherence analysis, Geophys. J. Int. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggt477.

Cesca, S., Sen, A. T., and T. Dahm, 2014. Seismicity monitoring by cluster analysis of moment tensors. Geophys. J. Int., Geophys. J. Int. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggt492.

Zhao, P., Kuehn, D., Oye, V., and S. Cesca, 2014. Evidence for Tensile Faulting Deduced from Full Waveform Moment Tensor Inversion during the Stimulation in the Basel Enhanced Geothermal System, Geothermics, 52, 74-83. DOI: .

Pro, C., Buforn, E., Cesca, S., Sanz de Galdeano, C., and A., Udias, 2014. Rupture Process of the Lorca (South-East Spain) 11 May 2011 (Mw = 5.1) Earthquake , J. Seismol., 18, 3, 481-495. DOI: .

Orlecka-Sikora, B., Cesca, S., Lasocki, S., Lizurek, G., Wiejacz, P., Rudziński, L., Urban, P., and M. Kozłowska, 2014. Complex source mechanisms of mining-induced seismic events and their exceptional surface impacts: the case from Rudna copper-ore mine in Poland. Geophys. J. Int., 198,1 , 40-54. DOI: .

Cesca. S., Grigoli, F., Heimann, S., Gonzalez, A., Buforn, E., Maghsoudi, S., Blanch, E., and T. Dahm, 2014. The September-October 2013 seismic sequence offshore Spain: a case of seismicity triggered by gas injection? Geophys. J. Int., 198, 2, 941-953. DOI: .

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J. Kinscher, F. Krüger, H. Woith, B.G. Lühr, E. Hintersberger, T.S. Irmak, S. Baris, "Seismotectonics of the Armutlu peninsula (Marmara Sea, NW Turkey) from geological field observation and regional moment tensor inversion", Tectonophysics, 608, 980-995, 2013

K. Hannemann, F. Krüger, and T. Dahm, “Measuring of clock drift ratesand static time offsets of ocean bottom stations by means of ambientnoise,” Geophys. J. Int., Nov. 2013. doi:10.1093/gji/ggt434

Cesca S., T. Braun, F. Maccaferri, L. Passarelli, E. Rivalta, and T. Dahm, 2013. Source modelling of the M5-6 Emilia-Romagna, Italy, earthquakes (May 20-29, 2012). Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt069

Govoni, A., Passarelli, L., Braun, T., Maccaferri, F., Moretti, M., Lucente, F., Rivalta, E., Cesca, S., Hainzl, S., Woith, H., De Gori, P., Dahm, T., Chiarabba, C., and L. Margheriti, 2013. Investigating the origin of seismic swarms. An international project addresses the question gaining new insight on the seismicity in the Pollino range (Southern Italy). Eos Trans. AGU, 94(41), 361.

Grigoli F., S. Cesca, M. Vassallo, and T. Dahm, 2013. Automated seismic event location by traveltime stacking: An application to mining induced seismicity, Seismol. Res. Lett., 84, 4, 666-677, doi: 10.1785/0220120191

Heimann, S., Wang, R., Gonzalez, A., Cesca, S., and T. Dahm, 2013. Seismic characterization of the Chelyabinsk meteor’s terminal explosion. Seismol. Res. Lett., in press

Maghsoudi, S., S. Cesca, S. Hainzl, D. Kaiser, D. Becker, and T. Dahm, 2013. Improving the estimation of detection probability and magnitude of completeness in strongly heterogeneous media, an application to AE emission, Geophys. J. Int., 193, 3, 1556-1569, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt049

Maghsoudi, S., Hainzl, S., Cesca, S., Dahm, T., and D. Kaiser, 2013. Identification and characterization of growing large-scale en-echelon fractures in a salt mine . Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt443

Sen, A. T., Cesca, S., Bischoff, M., Meier, T., and T. Dahm, 2013. Automated Full Moment Tensor Inversion of Coal Mining Induced Seismicity. Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt300

Collings, R., A. Rietbrock , D. Lange, F. Tilmann, S. Nippress, D. Natawidjaja (2013), Seismic Anisotropy in the Sumatra Subduction Zone, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1002/jgrb.50157.

Knapmeyer-Endrun, B., Krüger, F., Legendre, C. P., Geissler, W. H. and PASSEQ Working Group, 2013. Tracing the influence of the Trans-European Suture Zone into the mantle transition zone, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 363, 73-87, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.12.028.

Hobiger, M., Cornou, C., Wathelet, M., Di Giulio, G., Knapmeyer-Endrun, B., Renalier, F., Bard, P.-Y., Savvaidis, A., Hailemikael, S., Le Bihan, N., Ohrnberger, M., and Theodoulidis, N. 2013. Ground structure imaging by inversions of Rayleigh wave ellipticity: sensitivity analysis and application to European strong-motion sites. Geophys. J. Int., 192, 207-229, DOI:10.1093/gji/ggs005.

Donner, S., Rößler,D., Krüger, F., Ghods, A., Strecker, M., 2012.Segmented seismicity of the Mw 6.2 Baladeh earthquakesequence (Alborz Mountains, Iran) revealed from regionalmoment tensors, DOI:10.1007/s10950-013-9362-7, Journal of Seismology, vol. 17, p. 925-959

Grigoli, F., Cesca, S., Dahm, T. and Krieger, L. 2012, A complex linear least-squares method to derive relative and absolute orientations of seismic sensors. Geophysical Journal International. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05316.x


Lange, D., Tilmann, F., Barrientos, S. E., Contreras-Reyes, E., Methe, P., Moreno, M., Heit, B., Agurto, H., Bernard, P., Vilotte, J.-P., Beck, S. (2012), Aftershock Seismicity of the 27 February 2010 Mw 8.8 Maule Earthquake Rupture Zone, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 317-318C, pp. 413-425, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.034

Collings, R. E., D. Lange, A. Rietbrock, F. Tilmann, D. H. Natawidjaja, B. Suwargadi, M. Miller, and J. Saul (2012): 
Structure and seismogenic properties of the Mentawai segment of the Sumatra subduction zone revealed by local earthquake travel time tomography., J. Geophys. Res., 117(B01312), doi:10.1029/2011JB008469.

Pesicek, J. D., Engdahl E.R., C.H. Thurber, H.R. DeShon, Lange, D. (2012): Mantle subducting slab structure in the region of the 2010 M8.8 Maule earthquake (30–40°S), Chile, Geophysical Journal Internationaldoi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05624.x

Weller, O., D. Lange, F. Tilmann, D. H. Natawidjaja, A. Rietbrock, R. E. Collings, and L. Gregory (2012), The structure of the Sumatran Fault revealed by local seismicity, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39(L01306), doi:10.1029/2011GL050440.

Grigoli, F.Cesca, S., Vassallo, M. and Dahm, T. 2013, Automated seismic event location via traveltime stacking: An application to mining induced seismicity, Seismological Research Letters, in press, Doi: 10.1785/0220120191


Czuba, W., Grad, M., Mjelde, R., Guterch, A., Libak, A., Krüger, F., Murai, Y., J. Schweitzer, and the IPY project group, 2011., Continent–ocean-transition across a trans-tensional margin segment: off Bear Island, Barents Sea, Geophys., J. Int., 184/2, 541–554, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04873.x

Endrun, B., Lebedev, S., Meier, T., Tirel, C. and Friederich, W., 2011. Complex layered deformation within the Aegean crust and mantle revealed by seismic anisotropy. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo1065 (in press)


Endrun, B., 2010. Love wave contribution to the ambient vibration H/V amplitude peak observed with arrray measurements. Journal of Seismology, doi:10.1007/s10950-010-9191-x (in press).

Endrun, B., Ohrnberger, M. and Savvaidis, A., 2010. On the repeatability and consistency of three-component ambient vibration array measurements. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 8(3), 535-570 doi:10.1007/s10518-009-9159-9.

Bard, P.-Y., Cadet, H., Endrun, B., Hobiger, M., Renalier, F., Theodulidis, N., Ohrnberger, M., Fäh, D., Sabetta, F., Teves-Costa, P., Duval, A.-M., Cornou, C., Guillier, B., Wathelet, M., Savvaidis, A., Köhler, A., Burjanek, J., Poggi, V., Gassner-Stamm, G., Havenith, H. B., Hailemikael, S., Almeida, J., Rodrigues, I., Veludo, I., Lacave, C., Thomassin, S. and Kristekova, M. 2010. From non-invasive site characterization to site amplification: recent advances in the use of ambient vibration measurements. In: M. Garevski, A. Ansal (eds.), Earthquake Engineering in Europe. Geotechnical, Geological, and Earthquake Engineering, 17, 105-123, Springer, doi:10.1007/978-90-481-9544-2_5

Renalier, F., Jongmans, D., Savvaidis, A., Wathelet, M., Endrun, B. and Cornou, C., 2010. Influence of parameterization on inversion of surface wave dispersion curves and definition of an inversion strategy for sites with a strong Vs contrast. Geophysics, 75(6), B197-B209, doi:10.1190/1.3506556

Blaser, L., Krüger, F.Ohrnberger, M., and F. Scherbaum, 2010: Scaling relations of earthquake source parameter estimates with special focus on subduction environment, BSSA, 100(6), pp. 2912-2926. (doi:10.1785/0120100111)

Köhler, A., Ohrnberger, M., and F. Scherbaum, 2010: Unsupervised Pattern Recognition in Continuous Seismic Wavefield Records using Self-Organizing Maps, GJI, 182, pp. 1619-1630. (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04709.x)

Cristiano, L., Petrosino, S., Saccorotti, G., Ohrnberger, M., and R. Scarpa, 2010: Shear-wave velocity structure at Mt. Etna from inversion of Rayleigh-wave dispersion patterns (2 s < T < 20 s), ANNALS OF GEOPHYSICS, 53, 2, APRIL 2010; doi: 10.4401/ag-4574.

Scherbaum, F., Kühn, N., Ohrnberger, M., and a. Köhler, 2010: Exploring the Proximity of Ground-Motion Models Using High-Dimensional Visualization Techniques Earthquake Spectra, 26(4), pp. 1117–1138

Roessler, D., Krueger, F., Ohrnberger, M., and L. Ehlert, 2010: Rapid characterisation of large earthquakes by multiple seismic broadband arrays, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 10, 923-932, 2010. direct link, doi:10.5194/nhess-10-923-2010

Dahm, T., Kühn, D., Ohrnberger, M., Kröger, J., Wiederhold, H., Reuther, C.-D., Dehghani, A. and F. Scherbaum, 2010: Combining geophysical data sets to study the dynamics of shallow evaporites in urban environments: application to Hamburg, Germany, Geophysical Journal International, Volume 181, Issue 1, Pages 154 - 172, Published Online: 22 Feb 2010 direct link.

Kieling, K., Roessler, D., Krüger, F., 2010. Receiver function study in northern Sumatra and the Malaysia peninsula, . J. Seismol., doi:10.1007/s10950-010-9222-7.


Blaser, L., Ohrnberger, M., Riggelsen, C. and F. Scherbaum, 2009: Bayesian Belief Network for Tsunami Warning Decision Support, in: C. Sossai and G. Chemello (Eds.): ECSQARU 2009, LNAI 5590, pp. 757 -- 768, 2009. (link to article)

Köhler, A. Ohrnberger, M., and F. Scherbaum, 2009: Unsupervised feature selection and general pattern discovery using Self-Organizing Maps for gaining insights into the nature of seismic wavefields, Computers and Geosciences (2009), doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2009.02.004.

Haberland, C., A. Rietbrock, D. Lange, K. Bataille, and T. Dahm (2009), Structure of the seismogenic zone of the southcentral Chilean margin revealed by local earthquake traveltime tomography, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B01317, doi:10.1029/2008JB005802


Endrun, B., Meier, T., Lebedev, S., Bohnhoff, M., Stavrakakis, G. and Harjes, H.-P., 2008. S velocity structure and radial anisotropy in the Aegean region from surface wave dispersion measurements. Geophysical Journal International174, 593-616, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03802.x

Tuan, T.T., Malischewsky, P.G., Scherbaum, F. and M. Ohrnberger, 2008: Dispersion of zero-frequency Rayleigh waves in an isotropic model 'Layer over half-space' Geophysical Journal International, 175(2), pp. 537-540,doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03917.x

Köhler, A., Ohrnberger, M., Riggelsen, C. and F. Scherbaum, 2008: Unsupervised Feature Selection for Pattern Discovery in Seismic Wavefields, FSDM Workshop, European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKKD), 15-19 September 2008, Antwerp, Belgium.

Kulesh, M. Holschneider, M., Ohrnberger, M., and E. Lück, 2008: Modeling of Wave Dispersion Using Continuous Wavelet Transforms II: Wavelet Based Frequency-Velocity Analysis, Pure appl. geophys., 165, 255-270, 2008.

Wathelet, M., Jongmans, D., Ohrnberger, M., and Bonnefoy-Claudet, S. (2008). Array performances for ambient vibrations on a shallow structure and consequences over VS inversion, Journal of Seismology, 12, 1-19, 2008.

Guillier, B., Atakan, K., Chatelain, J.-L., Havskov, J., Ohrnberger, M., Cara, F., Duval, A.-M., Zacharopoulos, S., Teves-Costa, P., and the SESAME Team (2008). Influence of instruments on the H/V spectral ratios of ambient vibrations, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, Vol 6, No. 1, 3-31, 2008.

Rössler, D.Krüger, F., Psencik, I., and Rümpker, G., 2008. Comments to "Retrieval of source parameters of an event of the 2000 West Bohemia earthquake swarm assuming an anisotropic crust. Stud. Geophys. Geod.

Lange, D., Cembrano, J., Rietbrock, A., Haberland, C., Dahm, T. and Bataille, K. (2008): First seismic record for intra-arc strike-slip tectonics along the Liquiñe-Ofqui fault zone at the obliquely convergent plate margin of the southern Andes, Tectonophysics, 455(1-4), doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2008.04.014


Riggelsen, C., Ohrnberger, M., Scherbaum, F. (2007). Dynamic Bayesian Networks for Real-Time Classification of Seismic Signals, J.N. Kok et al. (Eds.): PKDD 2007, LNAI 4702, pp. 565-572, 2007. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Kulesh, M., Diallo, M., Holschneider, M., Kurennaya, K., Krüger, F.Ohrnberger, M.,, and Scherbaum, F. (2007). Polarization Analysis in Wavelet Domain Based on the Adaptive Covariance Method, Geophysical Journal International, 170 (2), 667-678, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03417.x

Reuther, C.-D., Burmann, N., Kühn, D., Ohrnberger, M.,, Dahm, T., and Scherbaum, F., 2007: Erkundung des unterirdischen Raumes der Metropolregion Hamburg: Das Projekt HADU (Hamburg - A Dynamic Underground) Geotechnik 30/1: 11-20.

Köhler, A., Ohrnberger, M., Scherbaum, F., Wathelet, M., and Cornou, C. (2007). Assessing the reliability of the modified three-component spatial autocorrelation technique, Geophysical Journal International 168 (2), 779-796.doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03253.x

Rössler, D., Krüger, F., Psencik, I., and Rümpker, G., 2007. Retrieval of source parameters of an event of the 2000 West Bohemia earthquake swarm assuming an anisotropic crust. Stud. Geophys. Geod., 51, 231-254.

Rössler, D.Krüger, F., and Rümpker, G., 2007. Retrieval of moment tensors due to dislocation point sources in anisotropic media using standard techniques. Geophysical Journal International, 169, 136-148.

Rössler, D.Krüger, F., and Rümpker, G., 2007. Inversion for seismic moment tensors in anisotropic media using standard techniques for isotropic media. Geophysical Journal International.

Lange, D., A. Rietbrock, C. Haberland, K. Bataille, T. Dahm, F. Tilmann, and E.R. Flüh (2007): Seismicity and geometry of the south Chilean subduction zone (41.5°S - 43.5°S): Implications for controlling parameters, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L06311, doi:10.1029/2006GL029190


Alasonati, P., Wassermann J., and Ohrnberger, M.,, 2006: Signal classification by wavelet-based hidden Markov models: application to seismic signals of volcanic origin, in: H.M. Mader, S.G. Coles, C.B. Connor and L.J. Connor (eds.), Statistics in Volcanology, Special Publications of IAVCEI, 1, Geological Society, London, 161-174.

G. Di Giulio, C. Cornou, M. Ohrnberger, M. Wathelet, A. Rovelli, 2006: Deriving Wavefield Characteristics and Shear-Velocity Profiles from Two-dimensional Small-Aperture Arrays Analysis of Ambient Vibrations in a Small-Size Alluvial Basin, Colfiorito, Italy, BSSA, Vol. 96, No. 5, pp. 1915-1933, October 2006, doi:10.1785/0120060119

C. Haberland, A. Rietbrock, D. Lange, K. Bataille, S. Hofmann (2006): Interaction between forearc and oceanic plate at the south-central Chilean margin as seen in local seismic data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L33023, doi:10.1029/2006GL028189


Krüger, F. and Ohrnberger, M., 2005: Spatio-temporal source characteristics of the 26 December 2004 Sumatra earthquake as imaged by teleseismic broadband arrays, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 32, No. 24, L24312,doi:10.1029/2005GL023939view abstract

M. Holschneider, M. S. Diallo, M. Kulesh, M. Ohrnberger, E. Lück, F. Scherbaum, 2005: Characterization of dispersive surface waves using continuous wavelet transforms, Geophys. J. Int., 163(2), 463-478, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2005.02787.x. view abstract

M. Wathelet, D. Jongmans, M. Ohrnberger, 2005: Direct inversion of spatial auto-correlation with the neighbourhood algorithm, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 95(5), 1787-1800. (view abstract)

Krüger F. and Ohrnberger, M., 2005: Tracking the rupture of the Mw = 9.3 Sumatra earthquake over 1,150 km at teleseismic distance, Nature 435, 937-939 (16 June 2005). (doi: 10.1038/nature03696).

Dahm, T., Krüger, F., Essen, H.-H., and Hensch, M., 2005. Historic microseismic data and their relation to the wave-climate in the North Atlantic. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, (special volume SFB512), 14 (6), 771-779.


Köhler A., Ohrnberger, M., Scherbaum, F., Stange, S., and Kind, F., 2004: Ambient vibration measurements in the southern Rhine Graben close to Basle, Annals of Geophysics, 47(6), pp. 1771-1781.

Wathelet, M., Jongmans, D., and Ohrnberger, M., 2004: Surface wave inversion using a direct search algorithm and its application to ambient vibration measurements, Near Surface Geophysics, 2, pp. 211-221.

M. Ohrnberger, F. Scherbaum, F. Krüger, R. Pelzing and Sh.-K. Reamer, 2004: How good are shear wave velocity models obtained from inversion of ambient vibrations in the Lower Rhine Embayment (NW-Germany), Boll. Geof. Teor. Appl., 45(3), pp. 215-232.

G. Richter, J. Wassermann, M. Zimmer, and M. Ohrnberger, 2004: Correlation of seismic activity and fumarole temperature at the Mt. Merapi volcano (Indonesia) in 2000, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 135, pp. 331-342

Kito, T., Krüger, F., and Negishi, H., 2004. Seismic heterogeneous structure in the lowermost mantle beneath the southwestern Pacific. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 109 (B9), B09304.

Rössler, D., Rümpker, G., and Krüger, F., 2004. Ambigous moment tensors and radiation pattern in anisotropic media with applications to the modeling of Earthquake Mechanisms in W-Bohemia. Studia Geophysica Et Geodaetica, 48 (1), 233-250.


F. Scherbaum, K.-G. Hinzen and M. Ohrnberger, 2003: Determination of shallow shear wave velocity profiles in the Cologne, Germany area using ambient vibrations, Geophys. J. Int., 152, 597-612

Essen, H. H., Krüger, F., Dahm, T., and Grevemeyer, I., 2003. On the generation of secondary microseism observed in north and central Europe. Journal Geophys. Res., 108, B10, 2506.


Krüger, F., and Klinge, K., 2002. The 1996 Teutschenthal potash mine collapse: An unusual event with an unusual mechanism, in "Ten years of German Regional Seismic Network (GRSN)". Report 25 of the Senate Commission for Geosciences of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Wiley VCH Verlag, 206-211

Krüger, F., and Dahm, T., 2002. The 1992 Roermond event, a regional event study, in "Ten years of German Regional Seismic Network (GRSN)". Report 25 of the Senate Commission for Geosciences of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Wiley VCH Verlag, 199-206

Krüger, F., Scherbaum, F., Rosa, J. W. C., Kind, R., Zetsche, F., and Höhne, J., 2002. Crustal and upper mantle structure of the Amazon region (Brazil), determined with broadband mobile stations. Journal Geophys. Res., 107, 2265


J. Wassermann and M. Ohrnberger, 2001: Automatic hypocenter determination of volcano induced seismic transients based on wavefield coherence - an application to the 1998 eruption of Mt. Merapi, Indonesia, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 110, 57-77.

Kito, T., and Krüger, F., 2001. Heterogeneities in D" beneath the southwestern Pacific inferred from scattered and reflected P-waves. Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 2545-2548.

Krüger, F., Baumann, M., Scherbaum, F., and Weber, M., 2001. Mid mantle scatterers near the Mariana slab detected with a double array method., Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 667-670.

Freybourger, M., Chevrot, S., Krüger, F., and Achauer, U., 2001. A waveform migration for the investigation of P wave structure at the top of D" beneath northern Siberia. Journal Geophys. Res., 106, 4129-4140.


Franke, D., Krüger, F., and Klinge, K., 2000. Tectonics of the Laptev Sea – Moma Rift region: Investigation with seismologic broadband data. Journal of Seismology, 4, 99-116.


Freybourger, M., Krüger, F., and Achauer, U., 1999. A 22 degree long seismic profile for the study of the top of D", Geophys. Res. Lett., 26, 3409-3412.

Dahm, T., and Krüger, F., 1999. Higher degree moment tensor inversion using far-field broadband recordings: Theory and evaluation of the method with application to the 1994 Bolivia deep earthquake. Geophys. J. Int., 137, 35-50.


Friedrich, A., Krüger, F., and Klinge, K., 1998. Ocean generated microseismic noise located with the Gräfenberg array. Journal of Seismology, 2, 47-64.

Grosser, H., Baumbach, M., Schelle, H., Michel, G., Berckhemer, H., Baier, B., Karahan, A., Paulat, A., Schmidt, H. G., Krüger, F., Gencoglu, S., and Yilmaz, R., 1998. The Erzincan (Turkey) earthquake (Ms 6.8) of March 13, 1992 and ist aftershock sequence. PAGEOPH, 152, 465-505.

Weber, M., Wicks, C. W., Krüger, F., Jahnke, G., and Schlittenhardt, J., 1998. Asymmetric radiation of seismic waves from an atoll – Nuclear tests in French Polynesia. Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 1967-1970.

Brechner, S., Klinge, K., Krüger, F., and Plenefisch, T., 1998. Backazimuthal variations of splitting parameters of teleseismic SKS phases observed at the broadband stations in Germany. PAGEOPH, 151, 305-331.


Scherbaum, F., Krüger, F., and Weber, M., 1997. Double Beam Imaging: Mapping lower mantle heterogeneities using combinations of source and receiver arrays. Journal Geophys. Res., 102, 507-522.