Presentations

2011

final DESIRE Workshop, GFZ Potsdam, 5th - 6th May 2011

  • Uri ten Brink: Geometry and evolution of the Dead Sea Basin from seismic tomography, gravity and subsidence analysis
  • F. Schütz: Geothermal parameters of south-central Israel
  • A. Rödder: 3D conductivity model of the Araba fault with Short-Offset-Transient-Electromagnetic data
  • J. Stankiewicz: Shallow lithological structure across the Dead Sea Transform derived from geophysical experiments
  • N. Meqbel: 2D and 3D Inversion results of the magnetotelluric measurements across the Dead Sea
  • M. Scheck-Wenderoth: Deep control on shallow heat: 3D models of sedimentary basins and their underlying lithosphere
  • U. Meyer/BGR: Helicopter gravimetry and GPS
  • H. Götze: 3D modelling and synoptic interpretation
  • E. Sandvol: Latest models for the northern Middle East
  • A. Kaviani: New constraint on the seismic anisotropy beneath the Dead Sea Transform Fault from seismological data of the DESERT and DESIRE networks
  • A. Mohsen: Crustal structure of the Dead Sea basin (DSB) from a receiver function analysis
  • B. Bräuer: The structure of the southern Dead Sea basin revealed from local earthquake data
  • G. Grünthal/H. Schelle: Seismic hazard of the Levant: time-independent and a new time-dependent approach
  • H. Al-Rashdan: Geophysical Studies of the tectonic features in the Dead Sea area
  • J. Al Dabbeek: Assessment of Seismic Site Effect for Rawabi First Palestinian Planned City
  • S. Sobolev: What we learned from the thermo-mechanical modeling of the Dead Sea Transform and the Dead Sea Basin
  • A. Petrunin: How to reconcile contradictory geophysical observations on the Dead Sea region using multi-scale thermo-mechanical modeling
  • C. Kottmeier: A unique atmosphere - meteorological research in the Dead Sea region
  • S. Geyer: Sustainable Management of Water Resources in the Dead Sea Area
  • A. Brauer: First results of the Dead Sea Deep Drilling Project (DSDDP)


2010

 IAG, St. Petersburg, Juni 2010

  • Meyer, U., Bielenberg, O., Götze, H.-J., Choi, S. and DESIRE GROUP: Helicopter versus fixed wing carried gravity meter measurements -  a case example from the DESIRE Project


EGU, Vienna, Austria, 02 - 07 May 2010

  • Bielenberg, O., Meyer, U., Heyde, I., and DESIRE Team: Airborne laser scanner measurements for the detection of sinkholes and their changes
  • Bielenberg, O., Götze, H.-J., Albrecht, C. and DESIRE Group: On the capability of helicopter gravimetry


DGG, Bochum, 15 - 18 March 2010

  • Bielenberg, O., Meyer, U., Heyde, I. and DESIRE Team: Airborne Laser Scanner Messungen zum Nachweis von Erdfällen und deren Veränderungen


2009

AGU, San Francisco, 14th - 18th December 2009

  • Braeuer, B., Asch, G., Haberland, C.; Weber, M., Hofstetter R., Darwish J.; El-Kelani R. and DESIRE GROUP: Seismicity as a key to Understanding the Dead Sea Transform Fault - Results From a Temporary Dense Seismic Network in the Southern Dead Sea Basin
  • Mohsen, A.: Crustal structure of the Dead Sea Basin (DSB) from Receive Function Analysis


EOS, August 2009

  • Götze, H.-J., Meyer, U., Choi, S. and DESIRE Group: Helicopter-borne gravity survey in the Holy Land


International Workshop "AEROGRAVIMETRY: TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS", Dresden, 4th - 5th June 2009

  • Meyer, U., Götze, H.-J. and DESIRE Team: Helicopter-borne gravimetry applied in the Dead Sea Rift Integrated Research Programme (DESIRE)


Geological Survey of the Republic of Cyprus, Zypern, April 2009
IPG (Institute of Physics of the Globe), Paris 2009
Near East University, Nikosia 2009
TUBITAK, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2009
Ministry of Infrastructure, Israel, Jerusalem, April 2009

  • Weber, M.; DESERT Team; DESIRE Team: The Dead Sea Transform and the Dead Sea Basin - Structure and dynamics


2nd DESIRE WORKSHOP, GFZ, Potsdam, 7th – 8th May 2009

  • Weber: Introduction
  • Stern: The geology of the Arabian-Nubian Shield
  • R. Chacko: GPS Constraints on Crustal Deformation: Results from GPS Campaigns 2006 - 2008 
  • J. Stankiewicz: Results of Magnetotelluric experiments across the Arava Fault
  • N. Meqbel: The deep electrical conductivity structure of the Dead Sea Basin obtained from magnetotelluric measurements: 2-D inversion and 3-D modeling
  • M. Paschke: The P-velocity of the upper crust in the southern Dead Sea area
  • U. Meyer: GPS and Gravity processing results from the DESIRE airborne gravimetry survey
  • S. Choy: Gravity and topography variations in the Dead Sea area, last 20 years
  • M. Stiller - Recent results of the near-vertical seismic reflection experiment (Poster)
  • K. Bauer - Looking for fault reflections in the DESIRE near-vertical seismic data (Poster)
  • M. Westerhaus: A SAR-interferometric search for crustal unloading due to the long term water level drop of the Dead Sea
  • B. Bräuer: Local seismicity in the southern Dead Sea Region
  • G. Asch: A receiver function study across the Dead Sea Basin
  • T. Yazjeen: Migration of seismicity along the rift valley
  • H.A.S. Al-Rashdan: Basic investigations on Radon in Jordan
  • J Al-Dabbeek: The Extent of Awareness of Seismic Risks among Palestinian Citizens
  • A. Agnon: New findings from the castle torn by the transform: 3000 years of earthquakes and implications for plate boundary structure
  • G. Grünthal: The new harmonized seismicity data file for the Dead Sea fault area applied to the re-assessment of probabilistic time-independent seismic hazard
  • A. Hakimhashemi: Time dependent probabilistic hazard assessment for the Dead Sea fault area
  • F. Schütz: Thermal-conductivity database as a basis for geothermal models west of the DST
  • E. Meneses Rioseco: How weak is the Dead-Sea-Transform Fault?
  • A. Petrunin: Model of the Dead Sea Transform from the Red Sea to Lebanon


69. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft, Kiel, 23th - 26th March 2009

  • Bräuer, B., Asch, G., Haberland, C., Weber, M., Hofstetter, R., Darwish, J., El-Kelani, R. and DESIRE Group: First results from a temporary seismological network in the Southern Dead Sea area (Poster)
  • Choi, S., Götze, H-J., Meyer, U. and DESIRE Group: The international DESIRE aero gravity project in the Dead Sea area
  • Meqbel, N., Ritter, O., Weckmann, U., Munoz, G., Becken, M. and DESIRE Group: The deep electrical conductivity structure of the Dead Sea Basin (Poster),$[contentinclude path='/GFZ/Struktur/Departments/Department 2/sec22/Ressourcen/Dokumente/DESIRE-pdf/DGG_09_meqbel'/]
  • Mohsen, A., Asch, G., Hofstetter, R., Kind, R., Weber, M. and DESIRE Group: A receiver function study across the Dead Sea Basin (DSB)
  • Paschke, M., Stiller, M., Ryberg, T., Meqbel, N. and DESIRE Group: Erstellung eines P-Geschwindigkeitsmodells der oberen Kruste im Bereich des Toten Meeres mit tomographischen Methoden


2008

AGU, San Francisco, 15th - 19th December 2008

  • Braeuer, B., Asch, G., Weber, M., Hofstetter R., Darwish J. and El-Kelani R.: First results from a temporary seismological network in the Southern Dead Sea area, (Poster)
  • Choi, S., Goetze, H., Meyer, U. and Group, D.: The DESIRE Airborne gravity project in the Dead Sea Basin and 3D numerical gravity modeling
  • Meqbel, N., Ritter, O., Weckmann, U., Becken, M. and Munoz, G.: The Deep Electrical Conductivity Structure of the Dead Sea Basin, (Poster)
  • Mohsen, A., Asch, G., Hofstetter, R., Kind, R. and Weber, M. : A receiver function study across the Dead Sea Basin (DSB), (Poster)


European Seismological Commission ESC , Hersonissos, Crete, 7th - 12th September 2008

  • Bräuer B., Asch G., Hofstetter R., Darwish J., El-Kelani R., Weber M.: First results from a temporary seismological network in the Southern Dead Sea area, (Poster)


IAG Gravimetry, Chania, Crete, Greece, 23-27 June 2008

  • Köhler, C., Heyde, I., Meyer, U., Götze, H.-J., Choi, S., Xu, G.: Dead Sea Rift Integrated Research Project; Technical approaches and GPS processing results of a helicopter-borne gravity survey over the Dead Sea Rift
  • Meyer, U., Heyde, I., Köhler, C., Götze, H.-J., Choi, S.: DESIRE - Dead Sea Rift Integrated Research Project: A multidisciplinary geo-scientific project to reveal the structure of the Dead Sea Rift utilizing helicopter-borne gravimetry


13th International Symposium on Deep Seismic Profiling of the Contintents and Their Margins - SEISMIX 2008, Saariselkä, Inari, Finland, 8th -13th June 2008

  • Stiller, M., Jäckel, K.-H., Stier, F. and DESIRE GROUP: Effective suppression of (sub)harmonic noise from vibroseis records


Dead Sea SC Meeting, Karlsruhe, 27th - 28th May 2008

  • Weber, M.: DESIRE - A Review


European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, 13th – 18th April 2008

  • Sobolev, S. V.; DESIRE Team: The Dead Sea Basin as a unique natural experiment with surprising results about the lithospheric rheology.
  • Stiller, M.; Richter, H.; Lippold, W.; , DESIRE GROUP: A combined vibroseis/explosive near-vertical reflection profile across the Dead Sea Transform (project DESIRE).


Fifth Gulf Seismic Forum, Sana'a, Jemen, 6th -9th April 2008

  • Mohsen, A., Asch, G., Kind, R. and Weber, M. : A Passive Seismic Array Across the Dead Sea Basin (DSB).


DESIRE WORKSHOP,
HEAT FLOW PARADOXON WORKSHOP, Kibbutz Dalia, Israel, 12th – 13th March 2008

  • Sobolev: Introduction talk - aims of the workshop
  • Avraham: What do we know about surface heat flow along the DSF?
  • Levite: Heat flow in the Dead Sea area
  • Förster: Heat flow of late Proterozoic consolidated terrains, with special emphasis on the Arabian-Nubian Shield
  • Garfunkel: How well can we constrain the heat generation and thermal state of the Arabo-Nubian Shield?
  • Sobolev: Geodynamic consequences of low heat flow at Dead Sea Transform and around Dead Sea Basin
  • Förster: Re-assessment of Israels crustal heat flow by data quality assessment, new measurements and modeling
  • Shalev: Effect of fluid migration on the observed surface heat flow at and around DSB
  • Weber:DESIRE - A geophysical programm in the Middle East


68. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft, Freiberg, 3rd - 6th March 2008

  • Mechie, J., Weber, M., Abu-Ayyash, K., Ben-Avraham, Z., El-Kelani, R., Qabbani, I. and DESIRE GROUP: The Deep Structure Across the Southern Dead Sea Basin as Revealed by SeismicWide-Angle Reflection / Refraction Profiling from the DESIRE Project. (Poster) Abstract


2007


AGU, San Francisco, California, 10th - 14th December 2007 

  • Hofstetter, R., Bräuer, B., Asch, G., Mohsen, A., Amrat, A., Jaser, D. and Weber, M.: Continuous seismic monitoring by permanent and protable seismic networks of Dead Sea Basin in the last 25 years.
  • Mohsen, A., Asch, G., Kind, R. and Weber, M.: A Passive Seismic Array Across the Dead Sea Basin (DSB).
  • Weber, M. and DESIRE Group: The Dead Sea Transform and the Dead Sea Basin - Structure and dynamics.
  • Weber, M., Mechie, J., Abu-Ayyash, K., Ben-Avraham, Z., El-Kelani, R., Qabbani, I. and DESIRE Group: Seismic Wide-Angle Reflection/Refraction Profiling from the DESIRE Project Reveals the Deep Structure Across the Southern Dead Sea Basin.


22. Kolloquium Elektromagnetische Tiefenforschung, Decin, Czech Republic 1st - 5th October 2007

  • Meqbel, N.; Ritter, O.; Becken, M.; Weckmann, U.; Muñoz, G.: The electrical conductivity structure of the Dead Sea Basin obtained from MT measurements.


1st DESIRE WORKSHOP, GFZ, Potsdam, 6th – 7th September 2007

  • Weber: Introduction
  • Agnon: Localized plastic necking of a plate: A mechanism for leaky transform formation
  • Grund: GPS constraints on crustal deformation: Results of 2006 and 2007
  • Mechie: The structure of the Dead Sea Basin from seismic refraction/reflection measurements
  • Stiller: De-noising of the NVR field data and preliminary stacking results
  • Meqbel: 2D conductivity model in the DSB obtained from the MT-measurements
  • Bauer: Pre-stack line drawing migration applied to DESERT/DESIRE
  • Götze: The Dead Sea Transform from above and from space - the gravity investigations of the DESIRE project
  • Meyer: Helicopter-borne gravimetry and its application in DESIRE
  • Choi: The first 3D density model along the DESIRE profile
  • Rybakov: Magmatics in the DST valley
  • Geyer: Sustainable Management of Water Resources in the Dead Sea Area (SUMAR) – A Helmholtz Dead Sea Projekt
  • Janssen: The internal structure of the DST-insights from geological & geochemical studies
  • Steinitz: 10+ years of radon monitoring at the Dead Sea
  • Bräuer: Local Earthquakes in the southern Dead Sea region
  • Mohsen: Crustal Structure of the DSB from Teleseismic Receiver Functions
  • Dabbeek and El-Kelani: Seismic vulnerability in Palestine cities: Site effects estimation in Nablus City
  • Hakimhashemi: Time-dependent seismic hazard in the Dead Sea Area
  • Petrunin and Sobolev: Influence of crustal rheology the pull-apart basin evolution - Evidence from 3-D thermo-mechanical modeling
  • Meneses: Modelling plate motion in Middle East in thin-shell approximation
  • Sobolev, Petrunin and Garfunkel: How to make the Dead Sea Basin?

 
European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, 15th – 20th April 2007

  • Meqbel, N., Becken, M.,  Ritter, O.,  Weckmann, U. and Muñoz, G. : A magnetotelluric traverse across the Dead-Sea Transform and the Dead Sea pull-apart basin
  • Stiller, M., Jäckel, K.-H., Stier, F. and DESIRE Group: Suppression of (sub)harmoic moise on Vibroseis data


67. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft, Aachen, 26th - 29th March 2007

  • Mechie, J., Stiller, M., Meiler, M., Weber, M., Abu-Ayyash, K., Ben-Avraham, Z., El-Kelani, R., Qabbani, I. and DESIRE Group: A Seismic Wide-Angle Reflection / Refraction Profile Across the Southern Dead Sea Basin


2006

AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 11-15 December 2006

  • Mechie, J.; Stiller, M.; Meiler, M.; Weber, M.; Abu-Ayyash, K.; Ben-Avraham, Z.; El-Kelani, R.; Qabbani, I.; DESIRE Group: A Seismic Profile Across the Southern Dead Sea Basin (Poster)


Other talks 2006

  • Sobolev, S.V.; Weber, M.; Götze, H.-J.; GEO-DESIRE Team: Geo-desire - a new interdisciplinary project to study origin, structure and dynamics of the Dead Sea pull-apart basin, 26th IUGG Conference on Mathematical Geophysics, Sea of Galilee, Israel
  • Weber, M.; Garfunkel, Z.; El-Kelani, R.; Abu-Ayyash, K.: Geoscientific Dead Sea Integrated Research Project GEO-DESIRE, Symposium on Trilateral Cooperation, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


2005

Sitzung der deutschen Koordinatoren, Landesvertretung, BAWÜ. Berlin, 30. März 2005

  • GEO-DESIRE: A new proposal to study the Dead Sea
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