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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+47 467 82 534
  • Visitor Address
    Realfagbygget, Allégt. 41
    Room 
    2A17b - 2120
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen

Earthquake seismology

Textbook
  • 2010. Routine Data Processing in Earthquake Seismology With Sample Data, Exercises and Software. Springer.
Academic article
  • 2020. The 30 June 2017 North Sea Earthquake: Location, Characteristics, and Context. Bulletin of The Seismological Society of America (BSSA). 937-952.
  • 2019. Minimum 1D velocity model and local magnitude scale for Myanmar. Seismological Research Letters. 1923-1936.
  • 2019. Implications of 3D Seismic Raytracing on Focal Mechanism Determination. Bulletin of The Seismological Society of America (BSSA). 2746-2754.
  • 2019. Extending local magnitude ML to short distances. Geophysical Journal International. 1145-1156.
  • 2019. Earthquakes track subduction fluids from slab source to mantle wedge sink. Science Advances. 13 pages.
  • 2019. Earthquake source parameters in Norway determined with empirical Green?s functions. Journal of Seismology. 715-724.
  • 2018. Source Study of the 24 August 2016 Mw 6.8 Chauk, Myanmar, Earthquake. Seismological Research Letters. 1773-1785.
  • 2018. Seismicity, Deformation, and Metamorphism in the Western Hellenic Subduction Zone: New Constraints From Tomography. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Solid Earth. 3000-3026.
  • 2018. QLg wave tomography beneath Norway. Journal of Seismology. 1-14.
  • 2017. Regional Pn body-wave magnitude scale mb(Pn) for earthquakes along the northern mid-Atlantic ridge. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. 10,321-10,340.
  • 2016. Local magnitude scale for earthquakes in Turkey. Journal of Seismology. 35-46.
  • 2016. Ambient noise levels and detection threshold in Norway. Journal of Seismology. 889-904.
  • 2015. The European plate observing system and the Arctic. Arctic. 1-7.
  • 2015. Source study of three moderate size recent earthquakes in the Guerrero seismic gap. Journal of Seismology. 753-780.
  • 2014. Spectral determination of source parameters in the Marmara Region. Journal of Seismology. 651-669.
  • 2014. Source study of the Jan Mayen transform fault strike-slip earthquakes. Tectonophysics. 71-84.
  • 2014. New magnitude scales M L and spectrum-based M w for the area around Shanxi Rift System, North China. Journal of Seismology. 141-158.
  • 2013. The Argentinean National Network of Seismic and Strong-Motion Stations. Seismological Research Letters. 729-736.
  • 2013. New architecture of earthquake data acquisition, storage and processing system. Seismic Instruments, Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth.
  • 2013. Ground motion simulations for A degrees zmir, Turkey: parameter uncertainty. Journal of Seismology. 1223-1252.
  • 2013. Finite-fault scaling relations in Mexico. Geophysical Journal International. 1570-1588.
  • 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. 437-451.
  • 2013. A local magnitude scale M-L for the United Kingdom. Bulletin of The Seismological Society of America (BSSA). 2884-2893.
  • 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. 235-249.
  • 2010. Preliminary Analysis of the 21 February 2008 Svalbard (Norway) Seismic Sequence. Seismological Research Letters. 63-75.
  • 2010. Ground-motion difference between two moderate-size intraplate earthquakes in the United Kingdom. Bulletin of The Seismological Society of America (BSSA). 1823-1829.
  • 2009. Lg wave attenuation in Britain. Geophysical Journal International. 1593-1606.
Lecture
  • 2018. Where do dehydration-derived fluids migrate in subduction zones?
  • 2017. Seismic probing of hydration and dehydration reactions in subduction zones.
  • 2017. Intermediate Depth Seismicity in the Western Hellenic Subduction Zone: Constraints from Tomography and Double-Difference Relocation.
Academic lecture
  • 2018. Seismicity, Metamorphism & Fluid Migration in the Western Hellenic Subduction Zone.
  • 2014. Active faults and potential ground shaking in Cuba.
  • 2012. The Induced Seismicity Monitoring System in Northern Sakhalin (Russia) Based on Seisan and Seisnet Software.
  • 2012. The 30. August, 2012 M6.6 Jan Mayen earthquake.
  • 2012. Study of two intermediate earthquakes in the Guerrero seismic gap, Mexico.
  • 2012. Seismological observatories and research infrastructure within EPOS.
  • 2012. Seismological Observatories and Research Infrastructure Within EPOS.
  • 2012. Observations from the Ongoing Storfjorden, Svalbard, Earthquake Sequence.
  • 2012. EPOS WG1: Seismological observatories and research infrastructure: A comprehensive example from four countries.
  • 2010. Tsunami warning for the Northeast Atlantic.
  • 2010. Seismic monitoring in Norway and examples of what can be done with the data.
  • 2010. Noise levels and detection maps from the Norwegian National Seismic Network.
  • 2010. A revised local magnitude scale for the UK.
  • 2009. Processing earthquake data.
  • 2009. Noise levels and observations from the Norwegian National Seismic Network.
Editorial
  • 2011. Challenges When Establishing a Seismic Network. Seismological Research Letters. 373-374.
Database
  • 2018. Western Hellenic Subduction Zone: deep earthquake activity 2000 - 2017, plate interface geometry and thermal model.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2019. Ambient noise levels, QLg wave tomography and earthquake source parameters in Norway.
  • 2018. Imaging of Crust and Mantle using Receiver Function Analysis .
  • 2013. Study of the seismic source parameters and its relation with other seismic engineering parameters.
Poster
  • 2018. Slab Seismicity, Metamorphism and Deformation Associated with a Transition from Oceanic to Continental Subduction in Western Greece .
  • 2018. Slab Seismicity, Metamorphism and Deformation Associated with a Transition from Oceanic to Continental Subduction in Western Greece.
  • 2018. Fluid release and seismicity at a transition between oceanic and continental subduction.
  • 2017. Slab Seismicity, Metamorphism and Deformation Associated with a Transition from Oceanic to Continental Subduction in Western Greece.
  • 2016. Slab seismicity in Greece: Constraints from tomography and double-difference relocation.
  • 2016. Slab Seismicity in the Western Hellenic Subduction Zone: Constraints from Tomography and Double-Difference Relocation.
  • 2015. Velocity Structure and Seismicity along the Western Hellenic Subduction Zone.
  • 2011. Earthquake swarms in northern Norway.
  • 2010. Ground-Motion Difference between Two Moderate-Size Intraplate Earthquakes in the United Kingdom.
Chapter
  • 2012. Examples of interactive data analysis of seismic records using the SEISAN software. . In:
    • 2012. New Manual of Seismological Observatory Practice(NMSOP-2). GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences (Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ).

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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