STSM


Approved STSMs

 

Call 1

 

Clara Gomez Garcia
PhD student
Residence country: Spain
Host Institution: Institut des Sciences de la Terre, France
Duration: 83 days from 2015-09-10 to 2015-11-30
Topic: volcano monitoring and volcanic hazard assessment
In a nutshell: Clara’s work focused on the monitoring of Kyuchevskoy group of volcanoes (Kamchatka) using seismic noise record.

 

Andrea Berbellini
PhD student
Residence country: Italy
Host Institution: Instituto di Ciencias de la Tierra Jaume Almera ICTJA-CSIC, Spain
Duration: 5 days from 2015-09-21 to 2015-09-25
Topic: ellipticity and back azimuth of Rayleigh waves
In a nutshell: Andrea worked on the Polarization Analysis Code (polfre) to implement the measurement of Rayleigh waves on both seismic noise and earthquake signals.

 

Jacek Trojanowski
Researcher assistant
Residence country: Poland
Host Institution: Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of the ASCR, Czec Republic
Duration: 14 days from 2015-09-27 to 2015-10-10
Topic: microseismic monitoring
In a nutshell: Jacek’s work focused on noise characterization for surface monitoring networks and its impact on stacking efficiency.

 

Yesim Cubuk
PhD student
Residence country: Turkey
Host Institution: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 32 days from 2015-10-10 to 2015-10-31
Topic: Full-waveform tomography
In a nutshell: During her stay Yesim worked on a 3D full waveform inversion of the Sea of Marmara and surroundings (NW Turkey) by using adjoint techniques.



Call 2

 

Yingzi Ying
Early researcher
Residence country: Ireland
Host Institution: Uppsala University, Sweden
Duration: from 2015-10-01 to 2015-11-30
Topic: Full-waveform numerical simulation
In a nutshell: Yingzi worked on a of seismic tremor in Katla volcano, Iceland

 

Andrea Berbellini
PhD student
Residence country: Italy
Host Institution: University College of London (UCL), UK
Duration: from 2015-11-15 to 2015-11-27
Topic: Ellipticity of Rayleigh waves and attenuation models
In a nutshell: Andrea performed Monte Carlo inversions of Ellipticity measurements for the determination of crustal structure of shear-velocities.

 

Paula Romero-Lopez
Residence country: Spain
Host Institution: TU Delf, Netherlands
Duration: from 2015-11-16 to 2015-11-20
Topic: ambient noise
In a nutshell: Paula studied 2D Visco-elastic modelling of high frequent seismic ambient noise

 

Céline Hadziioannou
Early researcher
Residence country: Germany
Host Institution: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: from 2015-11-16 to 2015-11-20
Topic: Imaging in complex media
In a nutshell: Céline worked on the development of 3D probabilistic sensitivity kernels to image medium changes in the Earth crust.

 

Lilyia Dimitrova
Electronic engineer
Residence country: Bulgary
Host Institution: National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanolgy Bologna, Italy
Duration: from 2015-11-23 to 2015-11-27
Topic: noise tomography
In a nutshell: Lilyia studied the Earth’s structure in the region of Bulgary using noise correlation tomography.



Call 3

 

Luca De Siena
Lecturer
Residence country: United Kingdom
Host Institution: Osservatorio Vesuviano Napoli, Italy
Duration: from 2015-12-05 to 2015-12-30
Topic: Modellino time-dependent Campi Flegrei caldera unrest
In a nutshell: Luca started to study new methods for monitoring the state of Campi Flegrei caldera in Italy.

 

Andrea Morelli
Chief scientist
Residence country: Italy
Host Institution: Instituto Dom Luiz, Portugal
Duration: from 2015-12-06 to 2015-12-12
Topic: Collaboration on earth structure studies in Italy and Cape Verde
In a nutshell: Analysis and interpretation of earthquake-generated surface waves in Italy.



Call 4

 

Sven Schippkus
PhD. student
Residence country: Austria
Host Institution: LMU, Germany
Duration: from 2016-02-21 to 2016-02-26
Topic: Munich Earth Skience school
In a nutshell: Sven learned Python/Obspy programming with a particular focus on induced seismicity.

 

Tarje Nissen-Meyer
Researcher
Residence country: United Kingdom
Host Institution: LMU, Germany
Duration: from 2016-02-19 to 2016-02-29
Topic: Munich Earth Skience school + AxiSEM extension
In a nutshell: Tarje worked on the development of new methods for fast generation of seismograms and on various topcs around Instaseis, AxiSEM and Syngine codes.

 

Catarina Matos
PhD student
Residence country: Portugal
Host Institution: LMU, Germany
Duration: from 2016-02-21 to 2016-02-26
Topic: Munich Earth Skience school
In a nutshell: Catarina studied the way to improve her theoretical and technical skills for the proper characterization of low to moderate magnitude earthquakes.

 

Eric Loberich
PhD student
Residence country: Austria
Host Institution: LMU, Germany
Duration: from 2016-02-19 to 2016-02-29
Topic: Munich Earth Skience school
In a nutshell: Eric learned Python/Obspy programming with a particular focus on induced seismicity.

 

Daniela Bolrao
PhD student
Residence country: Portugal
Host Institution: LMU, Germany
Duration: from 2016-02-21 to 2016-02-26
Topic: Munich Earth Skience school
In a nutshell: Daniela learned how to use computational tools such as Obspy/Python for: 1)seismic event detection, 2) seismic event location and catalogue completeness.

 

Georgios Bozionelos
PhD student
Residence country: Malta
Host Institution: LMU, Germany
Duration: from 2016-02-19 to 2016-02-29
Topic: Munich Earth Skience school
In a nutshell: Georgios learned Python/Obspy programming with a particular focus on induced seismicity.

 

Wojciech Gajek
PhD student
Residence country: Poland
Host Institution: School of Earth Sciences University of Bristol, England
Duration: from 2016-03-13 to 2016-03-25
Topic: Seismic anisotropy In a nutshell: Wojciech’s work aimed at characterising seismic anisotropy by measuring shear-wave splitting on microseismic event data recorded during hydraulic fracturing in shale gas reservoir in northern Poland.

 

Kuangdai Leng
PhD student
Residence country: United Kingdom
Host Institution: ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: from 2016-03-29 to 2016-04-06
Topic: wave simulation in complex media
In a nutshell: Kuangdai worked on the development of a new software (AxiSEM3D)for wave propagation in complex 2D/3D media.

 

Call 5

 

Carina Juretzek
PhD Student
Residence country: Germany
Host Institution: Ifremer, Brest (FR)
Duration: 21 days from 2017-02-20 to 2017-03-12
Topic: microseismic noise sources
In a nutshell: Carina’s work will be focused on noise generation through the linear coupling of ocean- gravity waves into seismic waves at coasts.

 

Frantisek Stanek
PhD Student
Residence country:Czek Republic
Host Institution: Institut de Physique du Globe de Strasbourg, Strasbourg (FR)
Duration: from 2017-03-05 to 2017-03-21
Topic: hydraulic fracturing
In a nutshell: Frantisek will work on hydraulic fracturing scenarios reacting to observed seismicity in the frame of a geothermal stimulation project.

 

Joana Carvalho
PhD Student
Residence country: Portugal
Host Institution: ICJTA, Barcelona
Duration: 5 days from 2016-11-21 to 2016-11-25
Topic: Polarization analysis at the Cape Verde temporary seismic network
In a nutshell: Joana’s work was focused on polarization analysis regarding ambient noise seasonal variations and identification of the noise main sources affecting the archipelago

 

Josef Vicek
PhD Student
Residence country: Czech Republic
Host Institution: Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg (FR)
Duration: 17 days from 2017-03-05 to 2017-03-21
Topic: Experience in hydraulic fracturing
In a nutshell: Josef will work on the relationship between hydraulic fracturing and induced seismicity

 

Korbinian Sager
PhD Student
Residence country: Switzerland
Host Institution: ISTerre, 38041 Grenoble (FR)
Duration: 29 days from 2017-03-05 to 2017-04-02
Topic: New Misfit Functions for Full Waveform Ambient Noise Inversion
In a nutshell: Korbinian will work in the development of new misfit functionals to improve the inference of the spatio-temporal distribution of ambient noise sources

 

Julie Baron
Post-doc
Residence country: Italy
Host Institution: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Zurich (CH)
Duration: 26 days from 2017-01-30 to 2017-02-24
Topic: Application and validation of the hybrid broadband method for the Po Plain region, Italy
In a nutshell: Julie’s work will consist in the application and validation of the hybrid broadband method to the Po Plain region, northern Italy.

 

Sven Schippkus
PhD Student
Residence country: Austria
Host Institution: Institut de Physique du Globe des Strasbourg, Strasbourg (FR)
Duration: 12 days from 2017-04-03 to 2017-04-14
Topic: Vienna Basin 3D velocity model from ambient noise tomography
In a nutshell: Starting from dispersion measurements previously measured, Sven will perform a 3D tomographic inversion.

 

Fabien Lindner
PhD Student
Residence country: Switzerland
Host Institution: Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Duration: 17 days from 2017-01-16 to 2017-02-01
Topic: seismic interferometry
In a nutshell: Fabien will work on seismic interferometry by multidimensional deconvolution to monitor to structural changes within glaciers

 

Kees Wemstra
Assistant Professor
Residence country: Netherlands
Host Institution: School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh
Duration: 14 days from 2017-02-26 to 2017-03-11
Topic: ambient noise tomography
In a nutshell: Kees’s work will be focused on transdimensional tomography



Call 6

 

Filippo Broggini
Lecturer
Residence country: Switzerland
Host Institution: Utrecht University, Utrecht, NL
Duration: from 2018-02-25 to 2018-03-11
Topic: Seismic interferometry and ambient noise / Forward problems, High performance computing applications
In a nutshell: The aim is to further develop and optimize existing sets of Python libraries currently developed at ETH Zürich and at Utrecht University.

 

Christopher Dimech
PhD Student
Residence country: Malta
Host Institution: Institute of Earth Sciences J. Almera, Barcelona, Spain, ES
Duration: from 2018-01-31 to 2018-03-02
Topic: Ambient noise correlation and tomography
In a nutshell: Methodologies and capabilities of ambient noise correlation and tomography, in the light of a specifically combined data set of records from the Central Mediterranean.

 

Yajian Gao
PhD Student
Residence country: Germany
Host Institution: ETH Zürich, Zürich, CH
Duration: from 2018-02-05 to 2018-02-28
Topic: Three Dimensional Seismic Waveforms modelling beneath South America
In a nutshell: Research into the structure of the Chilean margin based on a very large dataset collected by GFZ in the region.

 

Galina Kulikova
Researcher and Lecturer
Residence country: Germany
Host Institution: University of Oxford, Dep. pf Earth Sciences, Oxford, UK
Duration: from 2018-01-01 to 2018-03-30
Topic: History/prehistory of major earthquakes that have occurred within Borohoro Shan region in China
In a nutshell: Project of investigation on “Rupture processes of major earthquakes in Borohoro Shan region (China)“.

 

Paride Legovini
PhD Student
Residence country: Italy
Host Institution: Institute of Earth Sciences J. Almera, Barcelona, Spain, ES
Duration: from 2017-11-27 to 2018-01-12
Topic: Seismic interferometry and ambient noise
In a nutshell: Phase cross-correlation of ambient seismic noise in Antarctica.

 

Manuel Loureiro
PhD Student
Residence country: Portugal
Host Institution: ETH Zürich, Zürich, CH
Duration: from 2018-01-22 to 2018-02-02
Topic: Computational seismology
In a nutshell: Application of the newly developed wave propagation code Salvus to wide-angle reflection seismics.

 

Graça Silveira
Assistant Professor
Residence country: Portugal
Host Institution: Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, FR
Duration: from 2018-02-04 to 2018-02-10
Topic: Sources of ambient noise, ocean wave models, high-quality broadband seismic data
In a nutshell: Tracking oceanic storms from seismic signals recorded in Macaronesia.

 

Sneha Singh
PhD Student
Residence country: France
Host Institution: ETH Zürich, Zürich, CH
Duration: from 2018-01-28 to 2018-02-03
Topic: Computational seismology
In a nutshell: Use and modification of the full-waveform and inversion software package Salvus.

 

Josefine Umlauft
PhD Student
Residence country: Germany
Host Institution: ISTerre - Maison des Géosciences, Grenoble, FR
Duration: from 2018-01-08 to 2018-03-02
Topic: Matched Field Processing (MFP) method, synthetic array data sets, uncertainty analysis
In a nutshell: Performing MFP uncertainty analyses using synthetic array data sets.