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Adrien Oth

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Research Interests

Observational and Computational Seismology, Earthquake Source Physics, Engineering Seismology, Earthquake Early Warning, Fluvial and Volcano Seismology


  • 2005-2007 – Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.) in Geophysics, Universit├Ąt Karlsruhe (TH), Germany

Thesis title: Source Processes and Spectral Ground Motion Models of Intermediate-Depth Vrancea (Romania) Earthquakes (advisor: Prof. Dr. Friedemann Wenzel)

  • 1999-2005 – Diplom in Geophysics, Universit├Ąt Karlsruhe (TH), Germany

Thesis title (in german): Bodenbewegung bei Starkbeben in Grabenstrukturen


My publication list (including downloadable eprints when available) is online here.

Scientific Community Service

  • ESC (European Seismological Commission) Secretary General (September 2022 – present)
  • Associate Editor of Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. (November 2017 – present)
  • Editor of Pure Appl. Geophys. (2014 – 2019)
  • Review Editor of Frontiers in Earth Science (2017 – 2019)
  • Guest Editor for Pure Appl. Geophys. and J. Seismol. (2013 & 2014)
  • ESC Executive Committee Member (2014 – 2018)
  • ESC Titular Member for Luxembourg (2009 – present)
  • IASPEI National Correspondent for Luxembourg (2009 – present)
  • Member of Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Institutt Supervisory Board (2020 – present)
  • Member of Science Advisory Board of Central-Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences (2019 – present)