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Lars Ottemöller

Professor, Leader of the Norwegian National Seismic Network
  • E-mailLars.Ottemoller@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 26 16+47 56 78 25 34
  • Visitor Address
    Realfagbygget, Allégt. 41
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen

Earthquake seismology

  • Havskov, Jens; Ottemøller, Lars. 2010. Routine Data Processing in Earthquake Seismology With Sample Data, Exercises and Software. Springer. 380 pages. ISBN: 978-90-481-8696-9.
Journal articles
  • Demuth, Andrea; Tjåland, Norunn; Ottemöller, Lars. 2019. Earthquake source parameters in Norway determined with empirical Green?s functions. Journal of Seismology. 23: 715-724. doi: 10.1007/s10950-019-09831-4
  • Halpaap, Felix; Rondenay, Stéphane; Perrin, Alexander; Goes, Saskia; Ottemöller, Lars; Austrheim, Håkon Olaf; Shaw, Robert; Eeken, Thomas. 2019. Earthquakes track subduction fluids from slab source to mantle wedge sink. Science Advances. 5. 13 pages. Published 2019-04-03. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aav7369
  • Demuth, Andrea; Ottemöller, Lars; Keers, Henk. 2018. QLg wave tomography beneath Norway. Journal of Seismology. 1-14. doi: 10.1007/s10950-018-9798-x
  • Halpaap, Felix; Rondenay, Stéphane; Ottemöller, Lars. 2018. Seismicity, Deformation, and Metamorphism in the Western Hellenic Subduction Zone: New Constraints From Tomography. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Solid Earth. 123: 3000-3026. Published 2018-04-20. doi: 10.1002/2017JB015154
  • Shiddiqi, Hasbi Ash; Pa Pa, Tun; Tun Lin, Kyaw; Ottemöller, Lars. 2018. Source Study of the 24 August 2016 Mw 6.8 Chauk, Myanmar, Earthquake. Seismological Research Letters. 89: 1773-1785. doi: 10.1785/0220170278
  • Kim, Won-Young; Ottemöller, Lars. 2017. Regional Pn body-wave magnitude scale mb(Pn) for earthquakes along the northern mid-Atlantic ridge. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. 122: 10,321-10,340. doi: 10.1002/2017JB014639
  • Demuth, Andrea; Ottemöller, Lars; Keers, Henk. 2016. Ambient noise levels and detection threshold in Norway. Journal of Seismology. 20: 889-904. doi: 10.1007/s10950-016-9566-8
  • Kılıç, Tuǧbay; Ottemöller, Lars; Havskov, Jens; Yanık, Kenan; Kılıçarslan, Ömer; Alver, Fatih; Özyazıcıoğlu, Mehmet H. 2016. Local magnitude scale for earthquakes in Turkey. Journal of Seismology. 21: 35-46. doi: 10.1007/s10950-016-9581-9
  • Atakan, Kuvvet; Bjerrum, Louise Wedderkopp; Bungum, Hilmar; Dehls, John F.; Kaynia, Amir M.; Keers, Henk; Kierulf, Halfdan P.; Kværna, Tormod; Langeland, Tor; Lindholm, Conrad; Maupin, Valerie; Ottemöller, Lars; Sørensen, Mathilde B.; Yuen, Mo Yan. 2015. The European plate observing system and the Arctic. Arctic. 68: 1-7. doi: 10.14430/arctic4446
  • Rodriguez-Peréz, Quetzalcoatl; Ottemöller, Lars; Raeesi, Mohammad. 2015. Source study of three moderate size recent earthquakes in the Guerrero seismic gap. Journal of Seismology. 19: 753-780. doi: 10.1007/s10950-015-9493-0
  • Köseoǧlu, Ahmet; Özel, Nurcan Meral; Bariş, Şerif; Üçer, S. Balamir; Ottemöller, Lars. 2014. Spectral determination of source parameters in the Marmara Region. Journal of Seismology. 18: 651-669. doi: 10.1007/s10950-014-9435-2
  • Li, Bin; Havskov, Jens; Ottemöller, Lars; Sørensen, Mathilde B. 2014. New magnitude scales M L and spectrum-based M w for the area around Shanxi Rift System, North China. Journal of Seismology. 19: 141-158. Published 2014-08-28. doi: 10.1007/s10950-014-9455-y
  • Rodriguez-Peréz, Quetzalcoatl; Ottemöller, Lars. 2014. Source study of the Jan Mayen transform fault strike-slip earthquakes. Tectonophysics. 628: 71-84. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.04.035
  • Bjerrum, Louise Wedderkopp; Sørensen, Mathilde B.; Ottemöller, Lars; Atakan, Kuvvet. 2013. Ground motion simulations for A degrees zmir, Turkey: parameter uncertainty. Journal of Seismology. 17: 1223-1252. doi: 10.1007/s10950-013-9389-9
  • Ottemöller, Lars; Sargeant, Susanne. 2013. A local magnitude scale M-L for the United Kingdom. Bulletin of The Seismological Society of America (BSSA). 103: 2884-2893. doi: 10.1785/0120130085
  • Rodriguez-Peréz, Quetzalcoatl; Ottemöller, Lars. 2013. Finite-fault scaling relations in Mexico. Geophysical Journal International. 193: 1570-1588. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt050
  • Sanchez, Gerardo; Recio, Rodolfo; Marcuzzi, Oscar; Moreno, Marcelo; Araujo, Mario; Navarro, Carlos; Suarez, Juan Carlos; Havskov, Jens; Ottemöller, Lars. 2013. The Argentinean National Network of Seismic and Strong-Motion Stations. Seismological Research Letters. 84: 729-736. doi: 10.1785/0220120045
  • Saunders, I; Ottemöller, Lars; Brandt, M. B. C.; Fourie, C. J. S. 2013. Calibration of an ML Scale for South Africa using tectonic earthquake data recorded by the South African National Seismograph Network: 2006 to 2009. Journal of Seismology. 17: 437-451. doi: 10.1007/s10950-012-9329-0
  • Stepnov, A.A.; Gavrilov, A.V.; Konovalov, A.V.; Ottemöller, Lars. 2013. New architecture of earthquake data acquisition, storage and processing system. Seismic Instruments, Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth. 49.
  • Rodríguez-Pérez, Quetzalcoatl; Ottemöller, Lars; Castro, Raúl R. 2012. Stochastic finite-fault ground-motion simulation and source characterization of the 4 April 2010 M-W 72 El Mayor-Cucapah earthquake. Seismological Research Letters. 83: 235-249. doi: 10.1785/gssrl.83.2.235
  • Ottemöller, Lars; Havskov, Jens. 2011. Challenges When Establishing a Seismic Network. Seismological Research Letters. 82: 373-374. doi: 10.1785/gssrl.82.3.373
  • Ottemøller, Lars; Sargeant, Susanne. 2010. Ground-motion difference between two moderate-size intraplate earthquakes in the United Kingdom. Bulletin of The Seismological Society of America (BSSA). 100: 1823-1829. doi: 10.1785/0120090152
  • Pirli, Myrto; Schweitzer, Johannes; Ottemøller, Lars; Raeesi, Mohammad; Mjelde, Rolf; Atakan, Kuvvet; Guterch, Aleksander; Gibbons, Steven John; Paulsen, Berit; Debski, Wojciech; Wiejacz, Pawel; Kværna, Tormod. 2010. Preliminary Analysis of the 21 February 2008 Svalbard (Norway) Seismic Sequence. Seismological Research Letters. 81: 63-75. doi: 10.1785/gssrl.81.1.63
  • Sargeant, Susanne; Ottemøller, Lars. 2009. Lg wave attenuation in Britain. Geophysical Journal International. 179: 1593-1606. Published 2009-07-06. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04325.x
Book sections
  • Ottemöller, Lars; Bormann, Peter. 2012. Examples of interactive data analysis of seismic records using the SEISAN software. Information Sheet 11.7. In:
    • Bormann, Peter. 2012. New Manual of Seismological Observatory Practice(NMSOP-2). ISBN: 3-9808780-0-7.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Most recent: Extending local magnitude ML to short distances

Norwegian National Seismic Network www.skjelv.no

Bergen Arcs Seismic Experiment www.fdsn.org/networks/detail/2G_2018

Intraplate Seismicity in India and Norway (IPSIN)

EPOS-Norway www.epos-no.org

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