Ehsan Kosari

Ehsan Kosari
Ehsan Kosari
Building E, Room 452
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-27518

Research Interests:

Earthquake cycle of subduction megathrusts and upper plate deformation pattern

Seismotectonics of intracontinental active faults

Laboratory experiments and high spatial-resolution techniques to link deformation mechanisms

Integrated approach (from satellite data to lab experiments) for unwrapping complex slip behavior

Publication (and preprints)

E Kosari, M Rosenau, O Oncken, 2021; Strain signals governed by frictional-elastoplastic interaction of the upper plate and shallow subduction megathrust interface over seismic cycles, Earth and Space Science Open Archive, doi:

E Kosari, M Rosenau, T Ziegenhagen, O Oncken, 2021; Postseismic backslip as a response to a sequential elastic rebound of upper plate and slab in subduction zones, Earth and Space Science Open Archive, doi:

E Kosari, M Rosenau, J Bedford, M Rudolf, O Oncken, 2020; On the relationship between offshore geodetic coverage and slip model uncertainty: Analog megathrust earthquake case studies; Geophysical Research Letters. doi:

Elena Savidge, Edwin Nissen, Majid Nemati, Ezgi Karasözen, James Hollingsworth, Morteza Talebian, Eric Bergman, Abdolreza Ghods, Manouchehr Ghorashi, Ehsan Kosari, Ahmad  Rashidi, Ali Rashidi; 2019; The December 2017 Hojedk (Iran) earthquake triplet—sequential rupture of shallow reverse faults in a strike-slip restraining bend; Geophysical Journal International. doi:

Talebian, M., Ghorashi, M., Kosari, E. (2019). Geomorphology and faulting mechanism of 1-12 December 2017, Hojedk earthquakes. Journal of Geoscience, 28(110), 247-254. doi:10.22071/gsj.2019.84475

Shafiei, A., B Dusseault, M., Kosari, E. and N Taleghani, M., 2018. Natural Fractures Characterization and In Situ Stresses Inference in a Carbonate Reservoir—An Integrated Approach. Energies, 11(2), p.312. doi: 10.3390/en11020312

Kosari et al, 2017, An integrated approach to study the impact of fracture distribution on the Ilam-Sarvak carbonate reservoirs: A case study from the Strait of Hormuz, the Persian Gulf. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 152, pp.104-115.

Kosari et al, 2017, Study of the relation between fault and fracture systems based on subsurface data and analogue modeling: one of the Eastern Persian Gulf hydrocarbon fields. doi: 10.22071/GSJ.2017.53939

Kosari et al, 2015, Fracture characterization by fusion of geophysical and geomechanical data: a case study from the Asmari reservoir, the Central Zagros fold-thrust belt, J. Geophys.Eng. 12 (2015) 130–143.