Dr. Trond Ryberg

Dr. Trond Ryberg
Albert-Einstein-Straße 42-46
Gebäude A 42, Raum 122
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1227
+49 331 288-1266

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  • since 1995 Research Assistant, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam,
  • 1994-1995 DAAD fellowship at the US Geological Survey Menlo Park, California,
  • til august 1994 Scientific employee at the GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, department of Deep Seismic Sounding,
  • PhD at the Faculty of Physics of the University Karlsruhe
  • 1992-1993 PhD student at the GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam and Geophysical Institute Karlsruhe,
  • 1986-1991 Scientific employee at the Zentralinstitut für Physik der Erde Potsdam, department of seismology,

Werdegang / Ausbildung:

  • Habilitation in Geophysics University of Potsdam, Germany, Structure of the Earth's upper mantle and transition zone
  • Ph.D. Physics University of Karlsruhe, Germany, PhD thesis Upper mantle seismic studies using Russian Nuclear Explosions (Adviser: K. Fuchs)
  • M.S. Physics Odessa State University, Ukraine, diploma thesis in scattering theory


Current Projects
  • AcehSeis
  • Imaging the crustal and upper mantle structure of the Walfish Passive Continental Margin withinSPP SAMPLE
  • Crustal investigations at SAFOD

Past Projects


Fellowshios and Grants
  • DFG grant: Crustal Structure at the Walfish ridge in Northern Namibia, LISPWAL 2010
  • DFG grant: Crustal Structure beneath the Los Angeles Basin and San Andreas Fault, LARSE'99, 1999 - 2000
  • DFG grant: Pre-site Surveys at the Global Site 'San Andreas Fault System', 1997 - 2000
  • DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) postdoc fellowship, 1994/95