Dr. Simone Cesca

Function and Responsibilities:

Seismologist


Research Interests:

  • Earthquake source seismology
  • Induced seismicity
  • Mining seismology
  • Waveform-based seismological techniques


Career:

Since 2015 Senior scientist at GFZ Potsdam

2010 - 2015 Junior Research Group Leader, BMBF/DFG Project MINE (MINing Environment: continuous monitoring and simultaneous inversion, BMBF/DFG “Geotechnologien” Programme) at University of Hamburg (2010-2012) and at GFZ Potsdam/University of Potsdam (2012-2015)

2007 - 2010 PostDoc, Institute of Geophysics, University of Hamburg, BMBF/DFG project RAPID
(Rapid Automated Determination of Seismic Source Parameters, BMBF/DFG “Geotechnologien” Programme)

2007 PostDoc, Federal Institute for Geoscience and Natural Resources (BGR), Hannover, DFG project KINHERD (Kinematic Source Pararameters)

2005-2006 PostDoc, Institute of Geophysics, University of Hamburg, SPICE (Seismic wave Propagation and Imaging in Complex media: a European network) EU Marie Curie Research Training Network


Education:

2005 PhD in Geophysics, University Complutense Madrid (Spain) "Moment tensor inversion of shallow earthquakes at regional distances"

1998 Diploma in Physics, University of Milano (Italy)


Projects:

From Top to Bottom: Seismicity, Motion Patterns & Stress Distribution in the Alpine Crust (DFG, Priority Programme Mountain Building Processes in Four Dimensions, 4D-MB; 2018-2021)

SECURE, Sustainable dEployment and Conservation of Underground Reservoirs and Environment (BMBF, FONA3-GEO:N; 2017-2020)

SHEER, SHale gas Exploration and Exploitation induced Risks (EU, H2020, LCE-16-2014; 2015-2018)

HISS, Hochauflösende Abbildung von Schwarm Systemen mittels Neuauswertung von Wellenformen mit Doppelte Differenz Methoden (DFG, Priority Programme SPP-1006; 2014-2018)


Awards:

Junior Research Group MINE, MINing Environment: continuous monitoring and simultaneous inversion, BMBF/DFG “Geotechnologien” Programme, 2010-2015


Simone Cesca
Dr. Simone Cesca
Scientist
Helmholtzstraße 6/7
Building H 7 , Room 204
14467 Potsdam
+49 331 288-28794

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