Grzegorz Kwiatek

Geodynamics and Geomaterials
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Research interests:

Physics of earthquake source

Fluid- and mining-induced seismicity

Earthquake scaling relations

Acoustic emission (laboratory experiments, in-situ picoseismicity)

Current list of publications:

Selected publications:

Kwiatek, G., Charalampidou, E.-M., Dresen, G., and S. Stanchits (2014).
An improved method for seismic moment tensor inversion of acoustic emissions through assessment of sensor coupling and sensitivity to incidence angle.
Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci. 65, 153-161, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2013.11.005

Kwiatek, G., Bulut, F., Bohnhoff, M., and G. Dresen (2013).
High-resolution analysis of seismicity induced at Berlín geothermal field,
El Salvador. Geothermics. DOI: 10.1016/j.geothermics.2013.09.008

Kwiatek, G. and Y. Ben-Zion (2013).
Assessment of P and S wave energy radiated from very small shear-tensile seismic events in a deep South African mine.
J. Geophys. Res. 118, 3630-3641, DOI: 10.1002/jgrb.50274.

Davidsen, J., and G. Kwiatek (2013).
Earthquake interevent time distribution for induced micro-, nano- and picoseismicity. Phys. Rev. Lett., 110, 068501, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.068501. Davidsen, J., Kwiatek, G., and G. Dresen (2012). No evidence of magnitude clustering in an aftershock sequence of nano- and picoseismicity.
Phys. Rev. Lett., 108, 038501, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.038501.

Kwiatek, G., Plenkers, K., and G. Dresen (2011).
Source parameters of picoseismicity recorded at Mponeng deep gold mine, South Africa: Implications for scaling relations.
Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 101(6): 2592-2608, DOI: 10.1785/0120110094.