Seismic Hazard and Stress Field

  • Bindi, D., Parolai, S. (2016): Reply to “Comment on ‘Total Probability Theorem Versus Shakeability: A Comparison between Two Seismic‐Hazard Approaches Used in Central Asia’ by D. Bindi and S. Parolai” by A. A. Gusev. - Seismological Research Letters, 87, 5, p. 1125-1129.

  • Lanzano, G., D'Amico, M., Felicetta, C., Puglia, R., Luzi, L., Pacor, F., Bindi, D. (2016): Ground‐Motion Prediction Equations for Region‐Specific Probabilistic Seismic‐Hazard Analysis. - Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 106, 1, p. 73-92.

  • Mai, P. M., Schorlemmer, D., Page, M., Ampuero, J., Asano, K., Causse, M., Custodio, S., Fan, W., Festa, G., Galis, M., Gallovic, F., Imperatori, W., Käser, M., Malytskyy, D., Okuwaki, R., Pollitz, F., Passone, L., Razafindrakoto, H. N. T., Sekiguchi, H., Song, S. G., Somala, S. N., Thingbaijam, K. K. S., Twardzik, C., van Driel, M., Vyas, J. C., Wang, R., Yagi, Y., Zielke, O. (2016): The Earthquake‐Source Inversion Validation (SIV) Project. - Seismological Research Letters, 87, 3, p. 690-708.

  • Pacor, F., Spallarossa, D., Oth, A., Luzi, L., Puglia, R., Cantore, L., Mercuri, A., D'Amico, M., Bindi, D. (2016): Spectral models for ground motion prediction in the L'Aquila region (central Italy): evidence for stress-drop dependence on magnitude and depth. - Geophysical Journal International, 204, 2, p. 697-718.

  • Rajabi, M., Tingay, M., Heidbach, O., Belton, D., Balfour, N., Bendall, B. (2016 online): New constraints on the neotectonic stress pattern of the Flinders and Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia. - Exploration Geophysics.

  • Yepes, H., Audin, L., Alvarado, A., Beauval, C., Aguilar, J., Font, Y., Cotton, F. (2016): A new view for the geodynamics of Ecuador: implication in seismogenic sources definition and seismic hazard assessment. - Tectonics, 35, 5, p. 1249-1279.


  • Emmermann, R., Harjes, H.-P., Kümpel, H.-J., Kohl, T., Sauter, M., Dahmke, A., Freytag, K., Renn, O., Burri, P., Chur, C., Lauterjung, J., Wenzelides, M., Baisch, S., Bohnhoff, M., Grünthal, G., Jovanovic, A., Knapek, E., Kölbel, T., Kosinowski, M., Kühn, M., Müller-Ruhe, W., Weber, M., Yaramanci, U.(2016):Hydraulic Fracturing. A technology under debate, (acatech POSITION PAPER, April 2016), München : acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering.

  • Aiken, J., Caballero, M. D. (2016): Methods for analyzing pathways through a physics major. - In: Jones, D. L., Ding, L., Traxler, A. L. (Eds.), 2016 Physics Education Research Conference Proceedings, (PER Conference series), Sacramento, CA/USA, p. 28-31.

  • Yoon, J.-S., Stephansson, O., Zang, A., Min, K.-B., Lanaro, F. (2016): Numerical modelling of earthquakes and induced seismicity under various in situ stress conditions at Forsmark, Sweden, the site for a final repository of spent nuclear fuel. - In: Johansson, J. M., Raasakka, V. (Eds.), RS2016 Symposium: 7th International Symposium on In-Situ Rock Stress; May 10-12, 2016, Tampere, Finland, p. 451-459.

  • Zang, A., Stephansson, O. (2016): The geothermic fatigue hydraulic fracturing experiment at Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory, Sweden - Monitoring design, hydraulic testing and first results. - In: Konietzky, H. (Ed.), 45. Geomechanik-Kolloquium: Freiberg, 11. November 2016, (Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Geotechnik der TU Bergakademie Freiberg ; Heft 2016-2), Freiberg :  TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Institut für Geotechnik, p. 221-234.

  • Andreoli, M., Bumby, A., Coetzee, S., Delvaux De Fenffe, D., Durrheim, R., Heidbach, O., Kijko, A., Logue, A., Lourens, A., Saunders, I. (2016): Neotectonic stress mapping in Southern Africa solves the puzzling M5.5 Orkney Earthquake of 5 August 2014, North West Province, South Africa - Abstracts, 35th International Geological Congress (Cape Town, South Africa 2016).

  • Haslinger, F., Dupont, A., Michelini, A., Rietbrock, A., Sleeman, R., Wiemer, S., Basili, R., Bossu, R., Cakti, E., Cotton, F., Crawford, W., Diaz, J., Garth, T., Locati, M., Luzi, L., Pinho, R., Pitilakis, K., Strollo, A. (2016): Sustainable access to data, products, services and software from the European seismological Research Infrastructures: the EPOS TCS Seismology, (Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, EGU2016-14414), General Assembly European Geosciences Union (Vienna 2016).

  • Heidbach, O., Henk, A., Müller, B., Reiter, K., Hergert, T., Schilling, F. (2016): SpannEnD – providing stress data and geomechanical modelling tools for the site selection process in Germany - Abstracts, 2nd Conference on Key Topics in Deep Geological Disposal (Cologne 2016).

  • Heidbach, O., Rajabi, M., Ziegler, M., Reiter, K., WSM Team (2016): The World Stress Map Database Release 2016 - Global Crustal Stress Pattern vs. Absolute Plate Motion - Abstracts, Arthur Holmes Meeting 2016 – The Wilson Cycle: Plate Tectonic and Structural Inheritance During Continental Deformation (London 2016).

  • Henk, A., Heidbach, O., Müller, B., Reiter, K., Hergert, T., Schilling, F. (2016): The role of stress and geomechanical modelling BEFORE site selection - Abstracts, 2nd Conference on Key topics in deep geological disposal: Challenges of a Site Selection Process: Society – Procedures – Safety (Cologne 2016).

  • Jackson, D., Werner, C., Liukis, M., Schorlemmer, D., Yu, J., Maechling, P. J., Rhoades, D. A., Zechar, J. D., Marzocchi, W., Jordan, T. (2016): Recent Achievements of the Collaboratory for the Study of Earthquake Predictability, (Seismological Research Letters 87(2B): 483), SSA 2016 Annual Meeting (Reno, USA 2016).

  • Kotha, S., Bazurro, P., Pagani, M. (2016): Effects of epistemic uncertainty in seismic hazard estimates on building portfolio losses, (Seismological Research Letters 87(2B): 559), SSA 2016 Annual Meeting (Reno, USA 2016).

  • Kotha, S., Bindi, D., Cotton, F. (2016): Magnitude, Region and Site-specific Spectral Value Correlations and Conditional Mean Spectra, (Seismological Research Letters 87(2B): 456), SSA 2016 Annual Meeting (Reno, USA 2016).

  • López, A., Müller, B., Rojas, W., Heidbach, O., Mario, F. (2016): Stress field in Costa Rica from focal mechanisms and wellbore breakouts: Implications for fault reactivtion - Abstracts, IASPEI Regional Assembly Latin - American and Caribbean Seismological Commision - LACSC (San José, Costa Rica 2016).

  • Rajabi, M., Tingay, M., Heidbach, O. (2016): The present-day tectonic stress pattern of Australia: The new release of the Australian stress map project - Abstracts, Neotectonics on the Australian Plate. New science for energy, mineral and groundwater systems, and hazard assessment - 2-Day Symposium (Canberra, Australia 2016).

  • Specht, S., Cotton, F., Heidbach, O., Zang, A. (2016): Rapid identification of rupture and auxiliary planes from focal mechanism data for the 2016 Ecuador and Kumamoto earthquakes - Abstracts, 35th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission (Trieste, Italy 2016).

  • Stephansson, O. (2016): Fatigue hydraulic fracturing by continuous, progressive pulse injection - results from a field experiment in Äspö - Abstracts, National Geosphere Laboratory (NGL) Conference 2016: The Underground Space Challenge (Kalmar, Sweden 2016).

  • Zaccarelli, R., Bindi, D., Cotton, F., Strollo, A. (2016): Supervised machine learning approaches to faciliate seismological data intensive applications - Tagungsband, 77. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft e. V. (Potsdam 2017).

  • Zhuang, L., Kim, K. Y., Jung, S. G., Diaz, M. B., Park, S., Zang, A., Stephansson, O., Zimmermann, G., Yoon, J.-S. (2016): Laboratory study on cyclic hydraulic fracturing of Pocheon granite in Korea - Abstracts, 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposiumum (Houston, Texas, USA 2016).

  • Albarello, D., Anderson, J., Berge-Thierry, C., Cotton, F., Crespo, M. J., Douglas, J., Fukushima, Y., Gülen, L., Irikura, K., Martin, C., McDuffie, S. M., Petersen, M., Renault, P., Romeo, R., Sánchez Cabañero, J. G., Schmitt, T., Seber, D., Senfaute, G., Si, H. H., Somerville, P. G., Thiry, J. M., Tran, M. T., Varpasuo, P. E. J., Wu, C. J. (2016): Seismic Hazard Assessment in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations: Ground Motion Prediction Equations and Site Response, (IAEA TECDOC Series  ; 1796), Vienna : International Atomic Energy Agency.

  • Reinecker, J., Heidbach, O. (2016): Spannungsorientierungen in den Bohrungen Gösgen SB4, Tegerfelden-1 und Tegerfelden-2, (Arbeitsbericht NAB 16-26).