Laura Ermert

Laura Ermert

Visiting SNF Research Fellow

I am interested in ambient seismic signals — seismic “noise” caused by ocean wave interaction and other events in the environment, and their use in seismology.  I am currently working on methods to improve the characterization of ambient seismic sources through seismic recordings.

Ermert, L., Sager, K., Afanasiev, M., Boehm, C., and Fichtner, A. (2017). Ambient seismic
source inversion in a heterogeneous Earth: Theory and application to the Earth’s hum. J. Geophys.
Res.: Solid Earth, 122, 9184–9207.

 

Ermert, L., A. Villaseñor, and A. Fichtner (2016), Cross-correlation imaging of ambient noise
sources, Geophys. J. Int., 204(1), 347–364.

Sager, K., Boehm, C., Ermert, L., Krischer, L., and Fichtner, A. (2018). Sensitivity of seismic
noise correlation functions to global noise sources, J. Geophys. Res.: Solid Earth, 123, 691–6921.

 

Ermert, L., Sager, K., Afanasiev, M., Boehm, C., and Fichtner, A. (2017). Ambient seismic
source inversion in a heterogeneous Earth: Theory and application to the Earth’s hum, J. Geophys.
Res.: Solid Earth, 122, 9184–9207.

 

Sager, K., Ermert, L., Boehm, C., and A. Fichtner (2017), Towards Full Waveform Ambient
Noise Inversion, Geophys. J. Int., 212(1), 566–590.

 

Delaney, E., Ermert, L., Sager, K., Kritski, A., Bussat, S., and Fichtner, A. (2017). Passive
seismic monitoring with nonstationary noise sources, Geophysics, 82(4), KS57–KS70.

 

Fichtner, A., Ermert, L. and A. Gokhberg; Seismic Noise Correlation on Heterogeneous Super-
computers, Seismological Research Letters; 88 (4): 1141–1145.

 

Fichtner, A., L. Stehly, Ermert, L., and C. Boehm (2017), Generalized interferometry – I: Theory
for interstation correlations, Geophys. J. Int., 208(2), 603.

 

Ermert, L., A. Villaseñor, and A. Fichtner (2016), Cross-correlation imaging of ambient noise
sources, Geophys. J. Int., 204(1), 347–364.

 

Afanasiev, M., D. Peter, K. Sager, S. Simute, Ermert, L., L. Krischer, and A. Fichtner (2016),
Foundations for a multiscale collaborative earth model, Geophys. J. Int., 204(1), 39.

 

Poggi, V., Ermert, L., J. Burjánek, C. Michel, and D. Fäh (2015), Modal analysis of 2-d
sedimentary basin from frequency domain decomposition of ambient vibration array recordings,
Geophys. J. Int., 20 0(1), 615.

 

Ermert, L., V. Poggi, J. Burjánek, and D. Fäh (2014), Fundamental and higher two-dimensional
resonance modes of an alpine valley, Geophys. J. Int., 198(2), 795.