German-Russian Workshop

Earthquakes and Friction Physics

Technical University Berlin

08-10 October 2008


V.L. Popov

“Earthquakes” statistics in a simple tribological model

Institute of Mechanics, TU Berlin, Germany


S. Hainzl

Aftershock occurrence as an indicator for rate-and-state dependent frictional response

of fault systems

Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany



S.M. Rubinstein

Slip sequences in laboratory experiments; analogues to earthquakes associated with a fault edge

The Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

G. Zöller

Quasidynamic simulations of long deformation histories on a heterogeneous fault

Institute of Physics (Nonlinear Dynamics Group), University of Potsdam, Germany



V.N. Oparin

Energy condition for the formation of central zones of earthquakes and mine shocks

Institute of Mining, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia



Miller S.A.

Fluids and Faulting

Geodynamics, University of Bonn, Germany


R.V. Goldstein

Structures of fracture in active faults

Institute for Problems in Mechanics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

B.P. Sibiryakov

Static, dynamic and chaotic behaviour of structured bodies

Institute of petroleum Geology and Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia




G.G. Kocharyan

Block motion induced by underground explosion

Institute for Dynamics of Geospheres, Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow, Russia



S.I. Sherman

Variation and origin of seismic activity of Central Asia faults in real time

Institute of the Earth’s Crust, Siberian Brach of Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia


S.V. Sobolev

Friction at plate boundaries at geological time scale: insight from geodynamic modeling

Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany

A.E. Filippov

Correlated impacts and converting of displacement dynamics into creep in block media

Donetsk, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine


G. Kwiatek

Microseismicity induced by stimulation treatments at Geothermal Research Well in Groß Schönebeck: stress field, tectonics and potential fault activity

Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany


Ye.R. Rudtskaya

Usage the results of basic research on geophysics, geochemistry and mining. The RFBR experience

Russian foundation for basic research



E.V. Shilko

The approach for estimating local stresses in block boundaries (interfaces) in blockstructured geological medium on basis of interface response to dynamic loading

Institute of Strength Physics and Material Science, Russian Academy of Sciences, Tomsk, Russia


V.V. Ruzhich

On a research method for tribochemical prozesses in earthquake foci

Institute of the Earth Crust, Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia


E.V. Shilko

Study of the formation and development of deformation-induced structures in plate media by the example of the Baikal Lake ice cover

Institute of Strength Physics and Material Science, Russian Academy of Sciences, Tomsk, Russia


Prof. Dr. Valentin Popov

TU Berlin, Germany