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Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data
! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Name ! Address ! ! ! ! Telephone ! Email! URL ! Date of Birth! Nationality ! Languages ! Stephan Husen Swiss Seismological Service ETH Zurich Sonneggstrasse 5 CH 8092 Zurich +41-44-633-4409 husen@sed.ethz.ch http://www.seismo2009.ethz.ch/staff/husen 13 July 1967 German German (Native), English (uent), Spanish (basic), Italian (basic)

Professional Employment
! ! ! ! since 01/2006! 08/2003 - 12/2005! 01/2003 07/2003! 07/2001 12/2002! Senior scientist (Oberassistent), Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Research scientist at Assistenten level, Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Research associate, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah. Salt Lake City, USA Post-doctoral Researcher (fellowship), Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA Post-doctoral Researcher, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Research Assistant, GEOMAR Research Center for Marine Geoscience, Kiel, Germany

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Education
! ! June 1999! ! Ph.D. Geophysics, GEOMAR Research Center for Marine Geoscience, Kiel, Germany Thesis entitled Local earthquake tomography of a convergent margin, North Chile: A combined off- and onshore study Masters Geophysics , Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany Thesis entitled: Seismic studies of the crustal structure of the Indus Yarlung Suture Zone (Tibet)

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Honors and Awards


! ! ! ! ! ! Most Cited Author 2003 - 2007 Award, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Utah (since 2003) Fellowship Swiss Science Foundation for Advanced Researchers (2001-2002)

Management Experiences
! ! ! ! Head of Special Seismic Networks unit (since 2009). Member of the SED Council (since 2005). Responsible for routine data analysis of earthquake data at the Swiss Seismological Service, including phase picking and probabilistic earthquake location (since 2003; in collaboration with Dr. N. Deichmann and Dr. J.C. Clinton).! Responsible for rapid deployment of seismic stations to monitor aftershock sequences after large earthquakes in Switzerland and surroundings (since 2004). Project manager for installing and operation of 20+ stations in northern Switzerland (Ausbau und Betrieb des Schwachbebennetzes in der Nordschweiz und im Schweizer Mittelland, contract with Nagra). Project manager joint project SED and Swiss Federal Ofce of Energy to develop best practice guideslines for seismic monitoring and seismic risk assessment of deep geothermal projects in Switzerland (GEOBEST project). Project manager for monitoring induced seismicity at several sites in Switzerland (Gotthard basetunnel, geothermal projects at Brigerbad, VS, Zurich, ZH, and deep exploration drilling at Noville, VD).

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Project manager for installing and maintaining a temporary network of 15 broadband stations in Costa Rica (ETH Project TH-16/04-2 Seismic-petrologic subduction model for Costa Rica).

Teaching and Supervision


! ! ! ! Lectures ! ! ! PostDocs ! Seismic Tomography (ETH 651-4014-00L), since 2004 Geophysical Field Lab: Introduction to refraction seismology (ETH 651-3581-00L), since 2003 Crustal Seismology (ETH 651-4012-00L), since 2007. Dr. F. Walter: PostDoc in the Greenland project to study subglacial processes of the Greenland Ice Sheet (project ETH-27 10-3, in collaboration with Glaciology division at VAW). Dr. T. Kraft: PostDoc in the GEOBEST project to develop guidelines for seismic monitoring and seismic risk analysis of deep geothermal projects. Dr. F. Bethman: PostDoc in the Nagra project to install and operate 20+ stations in northern Switzerland. Dr. K. Plenkers: PostDoc in the Nagra project to install and operate 20+ stations in northern Switzerland (starting July 2011). M. Wagner: Towards a better understanding of the link between faults and earthquakes: Improving hypocenter locations, Ph.D. Thesis, ongoing, ETH Zurich. Y. Wang: Towards a better understanding of the link between faults and earthquakes: Improving dynamic earthquake clustering, Ph.D. Thesis, ongoing, ETH Zurich. J. Farrel: Seismicity and geodynamics of the Yellowstone region, Ph.D. Thesis, ongoing, University of Utah. A. von Deschwanden: Microearthquake activity during the construction of the Gotthard base tunnel, MFS Faido, Masters Thesis, 09/2010, ETH Zurich. T. Diehl: Three-Dimensional S-Wave Velocity Model for the Greater Alpine Region, Ph.D. Thesis 17840, ETH Zurich. V. Maurer: A Subduction Zone Model for Costa Rica, Ph.D. Thesis 18745, ETH Zurich. I. Arroyo: Characterization of the Central Costa Rican Pacic Seismogenic Zone From an Amphibious Local Seismological Network, Ph.D. Thesis 07/2008, Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences of the Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel. S. A. Schnholzer: On the inuence of earthquake location precision in local earthquake tomography, Masters Thesis, 10/2009, ETH Zurich.

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J. Farrell: Variations in time-spatial seismicity and development of a GIS database and interactive graphics for the Yellowstone region, Master Thesis, 11/2006, University of Utah. B. J. Pickering White: Seismicity, Seismotectonics and Preliminary Earthquake Hazard Analysis of the Teton Region, WY, Master Thesis, 08/2006, University of Utah. F. Matter: High precision relocation of earthquake swarms at the Yellowstone caldera, Diploma Thesis, 03/2005, ETH Zurich.

Projects and Grants


! External! Installation and operation of a dense seismic network in northern Switzerland (contract by Nagra), 12/2010-12/2020, 6500 kCHF. Earthquake monitoring of the deep drilling project Noville, VD (contract by Petrosvibri S.A.), 03/2010-03/2012, 235 kCHF. Earthquake monitoring of the MFS Faido region during the construction of the Gotthard-Basetunnel (contract by AlpTransit Gotthard AG), 10/2005-03/2011, 855 kCHF. Earthquake Monitoring of the Geothermal Deep Drilling Project Sonnengarten, Zurich (contract by Elektrizittswerk der Stadt Zrich, 09/2009-07/2010, 201 kCHF + 50 kCHF (ETH Zurich). Earthquake Monitoring of the geothermal drilling project Brigerbad, VS (contract by Geothermie Brigerbad AG), 01/2010-01/2011, 44 kCHF. Subglacial Controls on the Short Term Dynamics of the Greenland Ice Sheet: Seismic Experiments (ETH-27 10-3), 03/2011-03/2014, 315 kCHF, PI: M. Funk (VAW). Renewal of the Instrument Pool at the Swiss Seismological Service and Institute of Geophysics: Broadband component, 12/2010-12/2011, 240 kCHF, PI: S. Husen CORISUBMOD: Seismic-Petrologic Subduction Zone Model for Costa Rica (TH-16/04-2), 12/2004-12/2007, 230 kCHF, PI: E. Kissling. Renewal of the Instrument Pool at the Swiss Seismological Service and Institute of Geophysics: Mid-period and shortperiod component (SNF REquip 206021_133759/1), 12/2010-12/2011, 260 kCHF + 50 kCHF (D-ERDW), PI: S. Husen Towards a Better Understanding of the Link Between Fault Structures and Earthquakes (200021-117829/1), 03/2008-03/2011, 264 kCHF, PI: S. Husen

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Three-Dimensional Shear-Wave Velocity Model of the Alpine Region (20021-103698/1), 04/2004-04/2007, 162 kCHF, PI: E. Kissling. Attenuation Tomography of the Yellowstone Volcanic Field: A Detailed Image of the Interaction of a Hot Spot and Continental Lithosphere, Fellowship for Advanced Researchers, 07/2001-12/2002, 68 KCHF, PI: S. Husen

Field Work
! ! 2011! 2005 - 2010! Installation and operation of a dense seismic array on the Greenland Ice Sheet (11 surface and 6 borehole stations). Installation and operation of seismic networks to monitor induced seismicity related to deep geothermal experiments and construction of the Gotthard basetunnel, Switzerland. Installation and operation of dense seismic arrays on Gornergletscher, Switzerland. Installation and operation of 15 digital, broadband stations, Costa Rica. ! Installation and operation of Mars88 short periods instruments in Nicaragua, joint eld experiment, University of Texas (PI: K. McIntosh), GEOMAR Kiel (PI: E. Flueh), and ETH Zurich. German R/V Sonne research cruises offshore Chile, USA, Pakistan, and Indonesia collecting and analyzing OBH wideangle data. Student assistant working on seismic modelling using reectivity method. GPS eld campaigns in Chile and Indonesia attending geodynamic studies by GeoForschungZentrum, Potsdam. Student work at the Department of Geophysics, University of Chile, Santiago de Chile. Advisor: Prof. Dr. S. Barrientos.

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Software!
! FATOMO ! Development of software (shareware) to invert simultaneously for three-dimensional Vp-structure and earthquake hypocenter locations using fat rays and grid search. Development of software (shareware) to prepare interactively three-dimensional inversion results for subsequent visualization with the GMT-package.!!

TOMO2GMT!

Memberships
American Geophysical Union since 1997 ! Swiss Academy of Sciences since 2006 Seismological Society of America since 2009

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Deutsche Geophysikalische Gesellschaft since 2010

Collaborators
Prof. Dr. M. Funk, ETH Zurich Prof. Dr. E. Kissling, ETH Zurich Prof. Dr. E. Flh, GEOMAR Kiel (Ph.D. thesis advisor) ! Prof. Dr. R.B. Smith, University of Utah (Host of Fellowship) Prof. Dr. B. Hacker, UCLA Santa Barbara Prof. Dr. C.H. Thurber, University of Wisconsin Dr. K. Evans, ETH Zurich Dr. R. Quintero, Observatorio de Volcanico and Sismologica de Costa Rica (OVSICORI) Dr. A. Lomax, Anthony Lomax Scientic Software, Mouans-Sartoux, France Dr. S. Jakobsdottir, Icelandic Meteorological Ofce, Iceland.

References
Prof. Dr. Richard M. Allen, Dep. Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley, CA 94720, USA, rallen@berkeley.edu. Prof. Dr. Gregory P. Waite, Dept. Geology and Mining Engineering and Science, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA, gpwaite@mtu.edu. Prof. T. Dahm, Institute of Geophysics, University of Hamburg, 20146 Hamburg, Germany, torsten.dahm@zmaw.de. Prof. Dr. Bradley R. Hacker, Earth Research Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9630, USA, hacker@geol.ucsb.edu. Dr. David P. Hill, USGS Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA, hill@usgs.gov.

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Publications
Citation record, Web of Science, January 2012:

M. Wagner, E. Kissling, S. Husen, Combining controlled-source seismology and local earthquake tomography to derive a 3D crustal model of the western Alpine region, submitted to Geophys. J. Int., 2012. Y. Wang, S. Husen, and J. Woessner. Assessing location uncertainties in nonlinear probabilistic earthquake location, submitted to Geophys. J. Int., 2012. T. Kraft, S. Husen, A. Mignan, and D. Giardini. Optimization of a large-scale microseismic monitoring network in northern Switzerland, submitted to Geophys. J. Int., 2011. S. Husen, E. Kissling, A. von Deschwanden, Induced seismicity during the construction of the Gotthard Base Tunnel, Switzerland: hypocenter locations and source dimensions, J. Seismol., doi: 10.1007/s10950-011-9261-8, 2011. L. Margheriti et al. Rapid response seismic networks in Europe: lessons learnt from the LAquila earthquake emergency, Annals of Geophysics, 54, 392-399, 2011. S. Husen, E. Kissling, J. Clinton. Local and regional minimum 1D models for earthquake location and data quality assessment in complex tectonic regions: Application to Switzerland, Swiss J. Geosciences, DOI 10.1007/s00015-011-0071-3, 2011. N. Deichmann, J. Clinton, S. Husen, B. Edwards, F. Haslinger, D. Faeh, D. Giardini, P. Kaestli, U. Kradolfer, I. Marschall, S. Wiemer. Earthquakes in Switzerland and surrounding regions during 2009, Swiss J. Geosciences, 103, 535-549, 2010. V. Maurer, E. KIssling, S. Husen, and R. Quintero. Detection of systematic errors in travel time data using a minimum 1D model: Application to Costa Rica seismic tomography, Bull. Seismo. Soc. Am., 100, 629-639, 2010. S. Husen, E. Kissling, and T. Diehl, On the importance of data quality in local earthquake tomography: Application to the greater Alpine region, Geophysics, 74, doi: 10.1190/1.3237117, 2009. J. Farrell, S. Husen, and R.B. Smith, Earthquake swarm and b-value characterization of the Yellowstone volcano-tectonic system, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. doi: 10.1016/ j.jvolgeores.2009.08.008, 2009. R.B. Smith, M. Jordan, B. Steinberger, C.M. Puskas, J. Farrell, G.P. Waite, S. Husen, W. Chang, and R. OConnell, Geodynamics of the Yellowstone hotspot and mantle plume: Seismic and GPS imaging, kinematics, and mantle ow, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2009.08.020, 2009.

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B.J. P. White, R.B. Smith, S. Husen, J.M. Farrell and I. Wong, Seismicity and earthquake hazard analysis of the Teton-Yellowstone region, Wyoming, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res, doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2009.08.015, 2009. T. Diehl, S. Husen, E. Kissling, and N. Deichmann, High-resolution 3-D P-wave model of the Alpine crust, Geophys. J. Int., 179, 1133-1147, 2009. I. G. Arroyo, S. Husen, E.R. Flueh, J. Gossler, E. Kissling, G.E. Alvarado, Three-dimensional P-wave velocity structure on the shallow part of the Central Costa Rican Pacic margin from local earthquake tomography using off- and onshore networks, Geophys. J. Int.,179, 827-849, 2009. T. Diehl, N. Deichmann, E. Kissling, and S. Husen, Automatic S-wave picker for local earthquake tomography, Bull. Seismo. Soc. Am., 99, 1906-1920, 2009. T. Diehl, E. Kissling, S. Husen, and F. Aldersons, Consistent phase picking for regional tomography models: Application to the greater Alpine region, Geophys. J. Int., 176, 542-554, 2009. N. Deichmann, J. Clinton, S. Husen, F. Haslinger, D. Faeh, D. Giardini, P. Kaestli, U. Kradolfer, I. Marschall, S. Wiemer. Earthquakes in Switzerland and surrounding regions during 2008, Swiss J. Geosciences, 102, 505-514, 2009. N. Deichmann, M. Baer, J. Clinton, S. Husen, D. Faeh, D. Giardini, P. Kaestli, U. Kradolfer, I. Marschall, S. Wiemer. Earthquakes in Switzerland and surrounding regions during 2007, Swiss J. Geosciences, 101, 659-667, 2008. S. Husen and N. Deichmann, Locally triggered seismicity in the central Swiss Alps following the large rainfall event of August 2005, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X. 2007.03561, 2007. M. Baer, N. Deichmann, J. Braunmiller, J. Clinton, S. Husen, D. Faeh, D. Giardini, P. Kaestli, U. Kradolfer, I. Marschall, S. Wiemer. Earthquakes in Switzerland and surrounding regions during 2006, Swiss J. Geosciences, 100, 517-528, 2007. T. Spillmann, H. Maurer, A.G. Green, B. Heinicke, H. Willenberg, S. Husen. Microseismic investigation of an unstable mountain slope in the Swiss Alps, J. Geophys. Res., 112, 2007. N. Deichmann, M. Baer, J. Braunmiller, S. Husen, D. Faeh, D. Giardini, P. Kstli, U. Kradolfer, S. Wiemer, Earthquakes in Switzerland and Surrounding Regions During 2005, Eclogae Geol. Helv., 99, 443-452, 2006. M. Baer, N. Deichmann, J. Braunmiller, S. Husen, D. Faeh, D. Giardini, P. Kstli, U. Kradolfer, S. Wiemer, Earthquakes in Switzerland and Surrounding Regions During 2004, Eclogae Geol. Helv., 98, 407-418, 2005. N. Deichmann, M. Baer, J. Braunmiller, C. Cornou, D. Faeh, D. Giardini, M. Gisler, S. Huber, S. Husen, P. Kastli, U. Kradolfer, M. Mai, S. Maraini, I. Oprsal, T. Schler, D. Schorlemmer, S. Wiemer, J. Wssner, A. Wyss, Earthquakes in Switzerland and Surrounding Regions During 2003, Eclogae Geol. Helv., 97(3), 447-458, 2004. S. Husen, S. Wiemer, and R.B. Smith, Remotely triggered seismicity in Yellowstone National park region by the 2002 Mw=7.9 Denali fault earthquake, Alaska, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 94 (6B), 5317-5331, 2004. S, Husen and R.B. Smith, Probabilistic earthquake relocation in three-dimensional velocity models for the Yellowstone National Park region, Wyoming, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 94, 880-896, 2004.

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S. Husen, R. Taylor, R.B. Smith, and H. Healser, Changes in geyser behavior and remotely triggered seismicity in Yelllowstone National Park produced by the 2002 M7.9 Denali fault earthquake, Geology, 32, 537-540, 2004. S. Husen, R.B. Smith, G.P. Waite, Evidence for gas and magmatic sources beneath the Yellowstone volcanic system from tomographic imaging, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res, 131, 397-410, 2004. S. Husen, R. Quintero, E. Kissling, B. Hacker, Subduction-Zone Structure and Magmatic Processes Beneath Costa Rica Constrained by Local Earthquake Tomography and Petrologic Modeling, Geophys. J. Int., 155, 11-32, 2003. S. Husen, E. Kissling, N. Deichmann, S. Wiemer, D. Giardini, and M. Baer, Probabilistic earthquake location in complex 3-D velocity models: Application to Switzerland, J. Geophys. Res, 108(B2), doi:10.129/2002JB001778, 2003.. S. Husen, R. Quintero, and E. Kissling, Tomographic evidence for a subducted seamount beneath the Gulf of Nicoya: The cause of the 1990 Mw=7.0 Gulf of Nicoya earthquake, Geophys. Res. Let., 29, 10.1029/2001GL014045, 2002. S. Husen and E. Kissling, Postseismic uid ow after the large subduction earthquake of Antofagasta, Chile, Geology, 29, 847-850, 2001. S. Husen and E. Kissling, Local Earthquake Tomography between rays and waves: Fat Ray Tomography, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 123, 129-149, 2001. E. Kissling, S. Husen, and F. Haslinger, Model parameterization in seismic tomography: A choice of consequences, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 123, 89-101, 2001. S. Husen and F. Haslinger, Preface to Tomographic imaging of 3-D velocity structure and accurate earthquake location, Proceedings of the PAPHOS'99 Workshop, Cyprus, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. (special issue), 123, 2001. N. Kukowski, T. Schillhorn, K. Huhn, U. von Rad, S. Husen, and E. Flueh, Morpho-tectonics and mechanisms of the central accretionary wedge off Pakistan, Marine Geology, 173, 1-19, 2001. S. Husen, E. Kissling. and E. Flueh, Local Earthquake Tomography of shallow subduction in north Chile: A combined on- and offshore study, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 28,183-28,198, 2000. S. Husen, E. Kissling, E. Flueh, and G. Asch, Accurate Hypocentre Determination in the Seismogenic Zone of the Subducting Nazca Plate in Northern Chile Using a Combined On-/Offshore Network, Geophys. J. Int., 138, 687-701, 1999. J. Mechie, J. Guo, F. Wenzel, R. Meissner, L. Ratschbacher, H. Steentoft, S. Husen, H.-J. Brauner, D. Jiang, W. Frisch and S.-F. Hauff, Seismic mapping of crustal structures beneath the Indus-Yarlung Suture, Tibet, Terra Nova, 9, 42-46, 1997.

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