German-Russian Workshop

Precursors of Tribological Instabilities

and Earthquakes Prediction

Technical University Berlin

November 1st - 3rd 2010


V.L. Popov


Opening & Organisation


"Earthquakes and Friction"


Technical University Berlin, Germany




B. Grzemba

"Accelerating Creep as a Precursor of Stick-Slip-Instabilities and the Possibility of Forecast"

Technical University Berlin, Germany




M. Rosenau


"Earthquake Potential of Creeping Faults: Interference from Laboratory-Scale Fault Models"


Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany

G. Dresen


"Earthquake Nucleation and Propagation - a Laboratory Perspective"


Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany



S. Miller


"Identification of the High Pressure Fluid Source Driving the L'Aquila Earthquake Sequence"


Geodynamics, University of Bonn, Germany

T. Hatano


"Avalanche Statistics in Athermal Particulate Systems Under Shear"


University of Tokyo, Japan


J. Zschau


"Earthquake Early Warning Systems"


Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany

G.G. Kocharyan


"Instability Triggering due to Low Amplitude Seismic Loads"


Institute of Dynamics of the Geosphere, Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow, Russia



A.E. Filippov


"Correlated Impact vs Dynamic Chaos, or Provoking of the Earthquakes Instead ot their Prediction"


Donetsk, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine



J. Thaten


Movie About the Expedition 2010 to the Altai Mountains


Technical University Berlin, Germany


S.V. Sobolev


"Role of Geological Time-Scale Friction Softening in Plate Tectonics"


Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany

A. Dimaki


"Experimental Study of Seismic Noise on the Ice Cover of Baikal Lake, the Interconnection between Seismic Noise and Dynamic Motions of Ice Plates"


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


Yu. Shalapko


"Instability of the Normally Fixed Frictional Contact - the Identification of the Dynamic Stick-Slip Regime"


National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine


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