Veröffentlichungen der Arbeitsgruppe Seismik/Seismologie


  • Hloušek, F., Malinowski, M., Bräunig, L.Buske, S., Malehmir, A., Markovic, M., Sito, L., Marsden, P., and Bäckström, E.: Three-dimensional reflection seismic imaging of the iron oxide deposits in the Ludvika mining area, Sweden, using Fresnel volume migration, Solid Earth, 13, 917-934,, 2022.
  • Blanco-Arrué, B., Yogeshwar, P., Tezkan, B., Mörbe, W., Díaz, D.,
    Farah, B., Buske, S., Ninneman, L., Domagala, J.P., Diederich-Leicher, J.L., Gebhardt, A.C., Wennrich, V., Exploration of sedimentary deposits in the Atacama Desert, Chile, using integrated geophysical techniques, Journal of South American Earth Sciences,, 2022.


  • Lay, V., Buske, S., Townend, J., Kellett, R., Savage, M., Schmitt, D. R., Constantinou, A., Eccles, J., Gorman, A.R., Bertram, M., Hall, K., Lawton, D., Kofman, R. 3D active source seismic imaging of the Alpine Fault zone and the Whataroa glacial valley in New Zealand. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126, e2021JB023013., 2021.
  • Büttner, C., Niederleithinger, E., Buske, S., Friedrich, C., Ultrasonic Echo Localization Using Seismic Migration Techniques in Engineered Barriers for Nuclear Waste Storage. Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 40, 99,, 2021.
  • Buntin, S., Artemieva, I.M., Malehmir, A., Thybo, H., Malinowski, M., Högdahl, K., Janik, T. and Buske, S., Long-lived Paleoproterozoic eclogitic lower crust. Nature Communications 12, 6553., 2021.
  • Hassani, H., Hloušek, F., Buske, S., Wallner, O., Imaging crustal structures through a passive seismic imaging approach in a mining area in Saxony, Germany. Solid Earth, 12, 2703–2715,, 2021.
  • Afonin, N., Kozlovskaya, E., Heinonen, S., Buske, S., Near-surface structure of the Sodankylä area in Finland, obtained by passive seismic interferometry, Solid Earth, 12, 1563–1579,, 2021.
  • Gil, A., Malehmir, A., Buske, S., Alcalde, J., Ayarza, P., Martínez, Y., Lindskog, L., Spicer, B., Carbonell, R., Orlowsky, D., Carriedo, J., Hagerude, A., Reflection seismic imaging to unravel subsurface geological structures of the Zinkgruvan mining area, central Sweden. Ore Geology Reviews,, 2021.
  • Geerits, T., Linke, M., Hellwig, O., Buske, S., First order Born scattering away from a fluid-filled borehole. Journal of Applied Geophysics,, 2021.
  • Storch, I., Buske, S., Victor, P., Oncken, O., Seismic images of the Northern Chilean subduction zone at 19°40′S, prior to the 2014 Iquique earthquake. Geophysical Journal International, Volume 225, Issue 2, 1048–1061,, 2021.
  • Malehmir, A., Markovic, M., Marsden, P., Gil, A., Buske, S., Sito, L., Bäckström, E., Sadeghi, M., and Luth, S.: Sparse 3D reflection seismic survey for deep-targeting iron-oxide deposits and their host rocks, Ludvika Mines-Sweden. Solid Earth, 12, 483–502,, 2021.
  • Bernauer, F.; Behnen, K.; Wassermann, J.; Egdorf, S.; Igel, H.; Donner, S.; Stammler, K.; Hoffmann, M.; Edme, P.; Sollberger, D.; Schmelzbach, C.; Robertsson, J.; Paitz, P.; Igel, J.; Smolinski, K.; Fichtner, A.; Rossi, Y.; Izgi, G.; Vollmer, D.; Eibl, E.P.S.; Buske, S.; Veress, C.; Guattari, F.; Laudat, T.; Mattio, L.; Sèbe, O.; Olivier, S.; Lallemand, C.; Brunner, B.; Kurzych, A.T.; Dudek, M.; Jaroszewicz, L.R.; Kowalski, J.K.; Bońkowski, P.A.; Bobra, P.; Zembaty, Z.; Vackář, J.; Málek, J.; Brokesova, J. Rotation, Strain, and Translation Sensors Performance Tests with Active Seismic Sources. Sensors, 21(1), 264,, 2021.


  • King, A., Lepine, P., Gorman, A.R., Prior, D.J., Lukács, A., Bowman, M.H., Fan, S., Robertson, A., Lutz, F., Eccles, J.D., Buske, S., Lay, V., Schmitt, D.R., Schijns, H., Shallow seismic reflection imaging of the Alpine Fault through late Quaternary sedimentary units at Whataroa, New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics,, 2020.

  • Lay, V., Buske, S., Bodenburg, S.B., Townend, J., Kellet, R., Savage, M.K., Schmitt, D., Constantinou, A., Eccles, J.D., Bertram, M., Hall, K., Lawton, D., Gorman, A.R., Kofman, R.S.,Seismic P‐wave velocity model from 3D surface and borehole seismic data at the Alpine Fault DFDP‐2 drill site (Whataroa, New Zealand). Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth),, 2020.


  • Diederich, J., Wennrich, V., Bao, R., Büttner, C., Bolten, A., Brill, D., Buske, S., Campos, E., Fernández-Galego, E., Gödickmeier, P., Ninnemann, L., Reyers, M., Ritter, B., Ritterbach, L., Rolf, C., Scheidt, S., Dunai, T., Melles, M., A 68 ka precipitation record from the hyperarid core of the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. Global and Planetary Change, Vol. 184,, 2019.

  • Bräunig, L., Buske, S., Malehmir, A., Bäckström, E., Schön, M., Marsden, P., Seismic depth imaging of iron-oxide deposits and their host rocks in the Ludvika mining area of central Sweden. Geophysical Prospecting,, 2019.
  • Simon, H., Buske, S., Hedin, P., Juhlin, C., Krauß, F., Giese, R., Anisotropic Kirchhoff pre-stack depth migration at the COSC-1 borehole, central Sweden. Geophysical Journal International,, 2019.
  • Singh, B., Malinowski, M., Hloušek, F., Koivisto, E., Heinonen, S., Hellwig, O., Buske, S., Chamarczuk, M. and Juurela, S., Sparse 3D seismic imaging in the Kylylahti mine area, Eastern Finland: comparison of time versus depth approach. Minerals, 9(5),, 2019.
  • Heinonen, S., Malinowski, M., Hloušek, F., Gislason, G., Buske, S., Koivisto, E. and Wojdyla, M., Cost-effective seismic exploration: 2D reflection imaging at the Kylylahti massive sulfide deposit, Finland. Minerals, 9(5), 263,, 2019.
  • Heinicke, J., Stephan, T., Alexandrakis, C., Gaupp, R., Buske, S., Alteration as possible cause for transition from brittle failure to aseismic slip: the case of the NW-Bohemia/ Vogtland earthquake swarm region. Journal of Geodynamics,, 2019.


  • Jusri, T., Bertani, R., Buske, S., Advanced three-dimensional seismic imaging of deep supercritical geothermal rocks in Southern Tuscany. Geophysical Prospecting,, 2018.
  • Hassani, H., Hlousek, F., Alexandrakis, C., Buske, S., Migration-based microseismic event location in the Schlema-Alberoda mining area. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences,, 2018.
  • Riedel, M., Reiche, S., Aßhoff, K., Buske, S., Seismic depth imaging of sequence boundaries beneath the New Jersey shelf. Marine Geophysical Research,, 2018.
  • Heinicke, J., Woith, H., Alexandrakis, C., Buske, S., Telesca, L., Can hydroseismicity explain recurring earthquake swarms in NW-Bohemia? Geophysical Journal International, 212, 211-228,, 2018.


  • Reiser, F., Schmelzbach, C., Maurer, H., Greenhalgh, S., Hellwig, O., Optimizing the design of vertical seismic profiling (VSP) for imaging fracture zones over hardrock basement geothermal environments. Journal of Applied Geophysics, Volume 139, 2017, Pages 25-35, ISSN 0926-9851,, 2017.

  • Mullick, N. and Buske, S., Fresnel zone imaging of seismic data. Geophysical Journal International, Volume 211, Issue 2, Pages 806–818,, 2017.

  • Simon, H., Buske, S., Krauss, F., Giese, R., Hedin, P., Juhlin, C., The derivation of an anisotropic velocity model from a combined surface and borehole seismic survey in crystalline environment at the COSC-1 borehole, central Sweden. Geophysical Journal International. Volume 210, Issue 3, Pages 1332–1346,, 2017.

  • Rabbel, W., Jusri, T., Köhn, D., Motra, H.B., Niederau, J., Schreiter, L., Thorwart, M., Wuttke, F. & DESCRAMBLE Working Group, Seismic velocity uncertainties and their effect on geothermal predictions: a case study. Energy Procedia, Vol. 125, 283-290,, 2017.

  • Fischer, T., Matyska, C., Heinicke, J., Earthquake-enhanced permeability – evidence from carbon dioxide release following the ML3.5 earthquake in West Bohemia. Earth and Planetary Science Letters,, 2017.


  • Lay, V., Buske, S., Lukács, A., Gorman, A.R., Bannister, S. and Schmitt, D.R., Advanced seismic imaging techniques characterize the Alpine Fault at Whataroa (New Zealand), Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth), 121, 8792–8812, doi:10.1002/2016JB013534, 2016.

  • Hlousek, F. and Buske, S., Fresnel Volume Migration of the ISO89-3D data set. Geophysical Journal International, doi:10.1093/gji/ggw336, 2016.
  • Grohmann, M., Niederleithinger, E., Buske, S., Geometry determination of a foundation slab using the ultrasonic echo technique and geophysical migration methods. Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation 35(1),, 1-13, 2016.



  • Zehner, B., Hellwig, O., Linke, M., Görz, I., Buske, S., Rasterizing geological models for parallel finite difference simulation using seismic simulation as an example. Computers & Geosciences,, 2015.
  • Hlousek, F., Hellwig, O., Buske, S., Improved structural characterization of the Earth's Crust at the German Continental Deep Drilling Site (KTB) using advanced seismic imaging techniques. Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth), 10.1002/2015JB012330, 2015.
  • Mullick, N., Buske, S., Hrubcova, P., Ruzek, B., Shapiro, S., Wigger, P., Fischer, T., Seismic imaging of the geodynamic activity at the western Eger rift in central Europe. Tectonophysics,, 2015.
  • Hlousek, F., Hellwig, O., Buske, S., Three-dimensional focused seismic imaging for geothermal exploration in crystalline rock (Schneeberg, Germany). Geophysical Prospecting, 10.1111/1365-2478.12239, 2015.
  • Schreiter, L., Hlousek, F., Hellwig, O., Buske, S., Characterization of seismic reflections from faults in a crystalline environment, Schneeberg, Germany. Geophysical Prospecting, 10.1111/1365-2478.12255, 2015.

  • Riedel, M., Dutsch, C. Alexandrakis, C., Dini, I., Ciuffi, S., Buske, S., Seismic depth imaging of a geothermal system in southern Tuscany. Geophysical Prospecting, 10.1111/1365-2478.12254, 2015.

  • Hedin, P., Almqvist, B., Berthet, T., Juhlin, C., Buske, S., Simon, H., Giese, R., Krauß, F., Rosberg, J.-E., Alm, P.-G., 2015, 3D reflection seismic imaging at the 2.5 km deep COSC-1 scientific borehole, central Scandinavian Caledonides. Tectonophysics,, 2015.
  • Horna, F., Krentz, O., Buske, S., Käppler, R., Börner, R.-U., Is the structure of Börnersdorf possibly a maar-diatreme volcano ? Z. Dt. Ges. Geowiss., 166(2), p. 149-160, 10.1127/zdgg/2015/0019, 2015.
  • Köhn, D., Hellwig, O., de Nil, D., Rabbel, W., Waveform inversion in triclinic anisotropic media - a resolution study. Geophysical Journal International, 201(3), 1642-1656,, 2015.


  • Alexandrakis, C., Calò, M., Bouchaala, F., Vavryčuk, V., Velocity structure and the role of fluids in the West Bohemia Seismic Zone. Solid Earth, 5, 863-872, 10.5194/se-5-863-2014, 2014.
  • Krauß, F., Giese, R., Alexandrakis, C., Buske, S.: Seismic travel-time and attenuation tomography to characterize the excavation damaged zone and the surrounding rock mass of a newly excavated ramp and chamber. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 70, p. 524-532. 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2014.06.010, 2014.


  • Dahm, T., Hrubcová, P., Fischer, T., Horálek, J., Korn, M., Buske, S., and Wagner, D.: Eger Rift ICDP: an observatory for study of non-volcanic, mid-crustal earthquake swarms and accompanying phenomena, Sci. Dril., 16, 93-99, doi:10.5194/sd-16-93-2013, 2013.
  • Buske, S., Geophysics news in brief. Environmental Earth Sciences, Volume 69, Issue 6 (2013), Page 2119-2122, 10.1007/s12665-013-2483-z, 2013.

  • Kühn, M., Barth, J.A.C., Baumann, G., Becker, V., Bock, M., Buske, S., Fritschen, R., Giese, R., Groß, C., Henninges, J., Houpt, L., Kock, D., Krüger, M., Morozova, D., Myrttinen, A., Würdemann, H.: Reservoir and Cap Rock Monitoring. - In: Kühn, M.; Münch, U. (Eds.), CLEAN: CO2 Large-Scale Enhanced Gas Recovery in the Altmark Natural Gas Field, GEOTECHNOLOGIEN Science Report, No. 19, Advanced Technologies in Earth Sciences, 10.1007/978-3-642-31677-7_5, Springer, 99-130, 2013.
  • Kühn, M., Meyer, R., Awemo, K.N., Bock, M., Buske, S., Ganzer, L., Giese, R., Houpt, L., Perestjuk, J., Ribbe, E., Rosenthal, G., Schmitz, S., Schreyer, C., Stecken, L., Singhe, A.T., Tantow, M., Voigtländer, G.: Theoretical Test Case of the Injection of 100,000 t of CO2 into the Altmark Depleted Gas Field. - In: Kühn, M.; Münch, U. (Eds.), CLEAN: CO2 Large-Scale Enhanced Gas Recovery in the Altmark Natural Gas Field, GEOTECHNOLOGIEN Science Report, No. 19, Advanced Technologies in Earth Sciences,  10.1007/978-3-642-31677-7_7, Springer, 169-185, 2013.

  • Gerrits, T.W., Veile, I., Hellwig, O.: Far field elastodynamic Born scattering revisited. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 89, 141-163, , 2013.


  • Tzavaras, J., Buske, S., Gross, K. and Shapiro, S., Three-dimensional seismic imaging of tunnels. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, v. 49, pp. 12 - 20, 2012.



  • Horna, F., Krentz, O., Buske, S., Schönfeld, J. and Sonnabend, L., Die Mergel von Börnersdorf (Osterzgebirge) - Stratigraphie, Tektonik und Geophysik eines verdeckten Oberkreidereliktes. Freiberger Forschungshefte: C, Geowissenschaften, 540, pp. 65-78, 2011.


  • Reshetnikov, A., Buske, S. and Shapiro, S. A., Seismic imaging using microseismic events: results from the San Andreas Fault System at SAFOD. J. Geophys. Res, 115(B12), 10.1029/2009JB007049, 2010.
  • Beilecke, T., Bram, K. and Buske, S., Pressure-dependent seismic reflection amplitude changes in crystalline crust: lessons learned at the Continental Deep Drilling Site (KTB). Geophysical Journal International, 180(1):311-326, 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04405.x, 2010.
  • Geerits, T.W., Tang, X., Hellwig, O., Bohlen, T.: Multipole borehole acoustic theory: Source imbalances and the effect of an elastic logging tool. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 70 (2), 113-143, , 2010.


  • Buske, S., Gutjahr, S. and Sick, C., Fresnel volume migration of single-component seismic data. Geophysics, 74:WCA47-WCA55, 10.1190/1.3223187, 2009.
  • Buske, S., Lecomte, I., Nemeth, T., Operto, S. and Sallares, V., Introduction to supplement - Advances in seismic inversion and imaging. Geophysics, 74:WCA1-WCA4, 10.1190/1.3256872, 2009.
  • Rentsch, S., Buske, S., Gutjahr, S., Kummerow, J. and Shapiro, S., Migration-based location of seismicity recorded with an array installed in Main hole of the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD). Geophys. J. Int., 182, 477-492, 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04638.x, 2009.
  • Yoon, M., Buske, S., Shapiro, S. and Wigger, P., Reflection-Image-Spectroscopy across the Andean subduction zone. Tectonophysics, 472, 51-61, 10.1016/j.tecto.2008.03.014, 2009.


  • Lüth, S., Rechlin, A., Giese, R., Tzavaras, J., Gross, K., Buske, S., Jetschny, S., de Nil, D. and Bohlen, T., Seismic prediction ahead of a tunnel face - modeling, field surveys, geotechnical interpretation. International Journal of the Japanese Committee for Rock Mechanics, 4, Number 2:15-19, 2008.
  • Groß, K., Micksch, U., and TIPTEQ Research Group, The reflection seismic survey of project TIPTEQ - the inventory of the chilean subduction zone at 38.2° S. Geophysical Journal International, 172(2), 565-571, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03680.x, 2008.


  • Rentsch, S., Buske, S., Lüth, S. and Shapiro, S.A., Fast location of seismicity: a migration-type approach with application to hydraulic fracturing data. Geophysics, 72:S33-S40, 2007.


  • Kravtsov, Y. and Buske, S., Divergence of geometrical optics series at the boundary of its applicability: an analytical example in elementary functions (2D Gaussian beam in free space). Central European Journal of Physics (CEJP), 4(1):1-7, 2006.
  • Kaslilar, A., Kravtsov, Y., Shapiro, S.A., Buske, S., Giese, R. and Dickmann, T., Estimation of the rocks statistical parameters from traveltime measurements, Stud. Geophys. Geod., 50:325-336, 2006.
  • Sick, C., Yoon, M., Rauch, K., Buske, S., Lüth, S., Araneda, M., Bataille, K., Chong., G., Giese, P., Krawczyk, C., Mechie, J.,  Meyer, H., Oncken, O., Reichert, C., Schmitz, M., Shapiro, S.A., Stiller, M. and Wigger, P., Seismic images of accretive and erosive subduction zones from the Chilean margin. In The Andes - Active Subduction Orogeny, O. Oncken, G. Chong., G. Franz, P. Giese, H.J. Götze and V. Ramos, M. Strecker und P. Wigger, Editor, Volume 1 of Frontiers in Earth Sciences, p. 143-165., Springer, 2006.


  • Buske, S. and Kravtsov, Y., A study of the applicability and divergence of the ray series using a modified transport equation. Geophys. J. Int., 160:1-4, 2005.
  • Buske, S. and Kästner, U., Efficient and accurate computation of seismic traveltimes and amplitudes. Geophysical Prospecting, 52:313-322, 2005.
  • Kravtsov, Y., Kaslilar, A., Shapiro, S., Buske, S. and Müller, T., Estimating statistical parameters of an elastic random medium from traveltime fluctuations of refracted waves. Waves in Random and Complex Media, 15(1):43-60, 2005.
  • Lüth, S., Buske, S., Goertz, A. and Giese, R., Fresnel-volume migration of multicomponent data. Geophysics, 70(6):S121-S129, 2005.


  • Buske, S., Seismic imaging - prospects and challenges on all scales. In Acoustical Imaging, ed. W. Arnold und S. Hirsekorn, Volume 27, p. 373-382, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2004.


  • Yoon, M., Buske, S., Lüth, S., Schulze, A., Shapiro, S., Stiller, M. and Wigger, P., Along-strike variations of crustal reflectivity related to the Andean subduction process. Geophysical Research Letters, 30(4), 10.1029/2002GL015848, 2003.
  • Sick, C., Müller, T., Shapiro, S. and Buske, S., Amplitude corrections for randomly distributed heterogeneities above a target reflector. Geophysics, 68:1497-1502, 2003.
  • Oncken, O., Sobolev, S., Stiller, M., Asch, G., Haberland, C., Mechie, J., Yuan, X.H., Lüschen, E., Giese, P., Wigger, P., Lüth, S., Scheuber, E., Gotze, H.J., Brasse, H., Buske, S., Yoon, M., Shapiro, S., Rietbrock, A., Chong, G., Wilke, H., Gonzalez, G., Bravo, P., Vieytes, H., Martinez, E., Rössling, R., Ricaldi, E., Seismic imaging of a convergent continental margin and plateau in the central Andes (Andean Continental Research Project 1996 (ANCORP' 96)).- Journal of Geophysical Research, 108 (B7), doi:10.1029/2002JB001771, 2003.
  • Rothert, E., Shapiro, S., Buske, S. and Bohnhoff, M., Mutual relationship between microseismicity and seismic reflectivity: Case study at the German Continental Deep Drilling Site (KTB). Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(17):1893, 10.1029/2003GL017848, 2003.
  • Kravtsov, Y., Müller, T., Shapiro, S. and Buske, S., Statistical properties of reflection traveltimes in 3-D randomly inhomogeneous and anisomeric media. Geophys. J. Int., 154:841-851, 2003.


  • Buske, S., Lüth, S., Meyer, H., Patzig, R., Reichert, C., Shapiro, S., Wigger, P. and Yoon, M., Broad depth range seismic imaging of the subducted Nazca Slab, North Chile. Tectonophysics, 350(4):273-282, 2002.


  • Buske, S., Müller, T., Sick, C., Shapiro, S. and Yoon, M., True amplitude migration in the presence of a statistically heterogeneous overburden. Journal of Seismic Exploration, 10:31-40, 2001.


  • Buske, S., Finite difference solution of the raytheoretical transport equation. PhD thesis, Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Frankfurt, ISBN 3-934366-63-5, 2000.


  • Buske, S., 3-D prestack Kirchhoff migration of the ISO89-3D data set. Pure Appl. Geophys., 156:157-171, 1999.
  • Buske, S., Three-dimensional pre-stack Kirchhoff migration of deep seismic reflection data. Geophys. J. Intern., 137:243-260, 1999.


  • Buske, S., Finite-difference solution of the transport equation: first results. PAGEOPH, vol. 148, No. 3-4, 565-581, 10.1007/BF00874579, 1996.