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Esther HINTERSBERGER Dr. Dipl.-Geophys.


Room Number: 2A344
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- Paleo-seismological investigation of active faults within the Vienna Basin.
- Integration of paleo-seismological results into seismic hazard analysis
   in Austria.
- Young extensional deformation in the NW Indian Himalaya.

Selected publications:

Hintersberger, E. 2013. The role of extension during the evolution of the NW Indian Himalaya. PhD thesis, Universität Potsdam, Germany. http://opus.kobv.de/ubp/volltexte/2013/6617/

Nasir, A., Lenhardt, W., Hintersberger, E., Decker, K., 2013. Assessing the completeness of historical and instrumental earthquake data in Austria and the surrounding areas. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 106 (1), p. 90-102.

Kinscher, J., Krüger, F., Woith, H., Lühr, B., Hintersberger, E., Irmak, T., Baris, S., 2013. Seismotectonics of the Armutlu peninsula ( Maramara Sea, NW Turkey) from geological field observation and regional moment tensor inversion. Tectonophysics, 608, p. 980-995.

Hintersberger, E., Thiede, R., Strecker, M., 2011. The role of extension during brittle deformation within the NW Indian Himalaya. Tectonics, 30, doi: 10.1029/2010TC002822

Hintersberger, E., Thiede, R. C., Strecker, M. R., and Hacker, B.: 2010. E-W extension in the Northwestern Himalaya, NW India: GSA Bulletin v. 122; no. 9/10; p. 1499–1515 (doi: 10.1130/B26589.1)

Hintersberger, E., Scherbaum, F., Hainzl, S. (2007): Update of
likelihood-based ground-motion model selection for seismic hazard
analysis in western central Europe. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
(5): pp. 1-16


Selected abstracts:

Hintersberger, E., Thiede, R., Strecker, M., Hacker, B.(2009): E-W
extension in the NW Indian Himalaya - Triggered by Tibetan Plateau
Deformation? Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meeting Suppl. Poster

Hintersberger, E., Decker, K., Thiede, R., Strecker, M. (2009):
Brittle-fault deformation history in the NW Himalaya (Himachal Pradesh,
India), Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-12017, 2009 EGU
General Assembly, Vienna. Poster

Hintersberger, E., Thiede., R., Strecker., M., Krüger, F. (2008):
Present-day E-W extension in the NW Himalaya (Himachal Pradesh, India)
Himalayan/ /Journal/ //of Sciences// /Vol.5(7) (Special Issue) p.67-68

Hintersberger, E., Strecker, M., Thiede, R. (2007): Incipient graben
formation in the NW Himalaya (Himachal Pradesh, India). /Eos Trans. AGU,
88/(52), Fall Meeting Suppl. Poster

Hintersberger, E., Thiede, R., Strecker, M. (2006): Normal faults within
the Higher Himalaya – local phenomena or regional trends?. GV Meeting,
Potsdam (Germany). Poster

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