Institute of Geophysics of the CAS, v. v. i.


AIM kick-off meeting


European Union Research Project


Advanced Industrial Microseismic Monitoring



Kick-off meeting: Praha 25-26.11.2009

Wednesday, November 25

Institute of Geophysics, Lecture hall

Time (min)

8:30 - 9:00 Registration at the Institute of Geophysics 30
Morning session, 9:00 - 12:00   180

V. Vavryčuk

Welcome address, short summary of the goals of the AIM project 15

Methods of  microsesmic analysis I

Chairman: Václav Vavryčuk  
T. Fischer Automatic detections and locations of microseismic events 30
J. Šílený Determination of moment tensors, accuracy of the DC and non-DC components, sensitivity to the inaccurate medium model 45
V. Vavryčuk Physical interpretation of the DC and non-DC components of moment tensors 40
T. Fischer Stress field producing tensile earthquakes 20
Afternoon session, 14:00 - 17:00   180

Methods of microseismic analysis II

Chairman: Jan Šílený  
P. Adamová Higher-order moment tensors: theory 25
J. Málek Small-aperture seismic arrays: instruments and detectability 25

Analysis of microseismicity: case studies

Chairman: Tomáš Fischer  
M. Bohnhoff Seismic Detection of CO2 Leakage along Monitoring Wellbores 25
A. Dahle Microseismic monitoring at NORSAR 25
E.C. Lotter Investigation of source mechanisms and direction of rupture propagation for microseismic events 25
L. Fojtíková Microseismicity in the Malé Karpaty Mts., Slovakia 25
Discussion    20

Thursday, November 26

Institute of Geophysics, Lecture hall

Time (min)

Morning session, 10:00 - 12:00 Meeting of the Project Research Committee 120
V. Vavryčuk Project agenda  
V. Vavryčuk Financial issues relating to the project  
V. Vavryčuk Research and visits for the first year  


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