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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2019

  • Carstens, P., Voeroes, R., Baisch, S., Wittmann, K., and R. Law, 2019. Forecasting Induced Seismicity for the geothermal UDDGP project - An ongoing experiment. European Geothermal Workshop, Karlsruhe, Germany, 9-10 October 2019.

  • Baisch, S., 2019. Leitfaden EinwirkungsBergV – Implikationen für Geothermiebetreiber. Praxisforum Geothermie.Bayern, München, Germany, 8 October 2019.

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  • Baisch, S., 2019. Induced Seismicity in Geothermal Reservoirs – Prognosis and Mitigation. Energy Geotechnics Symposium, Delft, The Netherlands, 3 October 2019.

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  • Baisch, S., Koch, C., and A. Muntendam-Bos, 2019. Traffic Light Systems: To What Extent Can Induced Seismicity Be ControlledSeismol. Res. Lett. 90 (3): 1145-1154, doi: 10.1785/0220180337.

  • Baisch, S., Voeroes, R. 2019. Inferring in situ Reservoir Pressure From Induced Earthquakes. 3rd Schatzalp Workshop on Induced Seismicity, Davos, Switzerland, 5-8 March 2019.

2018

  • Baisch, S., Koch, C., 2018.  Inferring in situ Reservoir Pressure From Induced Earthquakes. AGIS Workshop 2018, Hannover, Germany, 21.11.2018.

  • Carstens, P., Baisch, C., Baisch, S., Law, R., Reinecker, J., Vörös, R., 2018. Numerical simulations of induced earthquakes – a framework for seismic risk mitigation at the Cornwall geothermal site. ICC 2018, Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • Baisch, S., Koch, C., Vörös, R., 2018. 120 bar on the Richter scale Measuring reservoir pore pressure with earthquakes. ICC 2018, Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • Baisch, S., 2018. Seismicity Induced by Geothermal Systems. Invited Talk, Bodemenergie 2018, Utrecht, Netherlands, 29.06.2018.

2017

  • Baisch, S., 2017. Key Parameters Influencing the Occurrence of Induced Seismicity in the Bavarian Molasse Basin. Praxisforum Geothermie Bayern, 12.09.2017, München.

  • Baisch, S., 2017. Insights from 75,000 earthquakes induced in the Cooper Basin Enhanced Geothermal System. Schatzalp 2nd induced seismicity workshop, Davos, Switzerland, 14-17 March 2017.

2016

  • Hogarth, R., Baisch, S., Holl, H.-G., Jeffrey, R., and Jung, R., 2016. Jolokia EGS – the limits of hydraulic stimulation. European Geothermal Congress 2016, Strasbourg, France, 19-24 Sept. 2016.
     

  • Baisch, S., Koch, C., Stang, H., Pittens, B., Drijver, B., and N. Buik, 2016. Defining the Framework for Seismic Hazard Assessment in Geothermal Projects V0.1 – Technical Report. Prepared for KennisAgenda Aardwarmte (Dutch Geothermal Research Agenda).

 

  • Baisch, S., 2016. Traffic Light Systems – How much control on induced seismicity? AGIS Workshop 2016, Hannover, Germany, 22. November 2016.

 

  • Baisch, S., and R. Voeroes, 2016. Geomechanical study of fracking induced seismicity in the Bowland shale. AGIS & ESC Workshop 2016, Hannover, Germany, 23. November 2016.

 

  • Baisch, S., and R. Voeroes, 2016. Seismische Risikobewertung für Geothermische Anlagen – Stand der Technik. Geothermiekongress DGK 2016, Essen, Germany, 29. Nov. - 01. Dez. 2016.

 

  • Rothert, E., Stang, H., and C. Koch, 2016. Seismic Monitoring of Geothermal Reservoirs in the Netherlands. Geothermiekongress DGK 2016, Essen, Germany, 29. Nov. - 01. Dez. 2016.

2015

 

  • Baisch, S., Rothert, E., Stang, H., Vörös, R., Koch, C., and McMahon A., 2015. Continued Geothermal Reservoir Stimulation Experiments in the Cooper Basin (Australia)  Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 105 (1), 198-209. doi: 10.1785/0120140208

  • Rothert, E., 2015, Induzierte Seismizität bei einer hydraulischen Stimulation eines geothermischen Reservoirs im australischen Cooper Basin. 2. VDI Fachkonferenz "Hydraulic Fracturing in Erdöl- und Erdgaslagerstätten", 8./9. Dezember 2015, Düsseldorf, Germany

2014

 

  • Pulm, P. and Baisch, S., 2014. Minimierung des Risikos induzierter Seismizität durch eine Ampelsteuerung . VDI - Fachtagung "Geothermische Technologien", 18. März 2014, Hannover, Germany.

 

  • Baisch, S. and McMahon, A. , 2014. Seismic Real-Time Monitoring of a Massive Hydraulic Stimulation of a Geothermal Reservoir in the Cooper Basin, Australia. . EAGE/DGG Workshop on Microseismic Monitoring, Karlsruhe (Germany). doi: 10.3997/2214-4609.20140005.

2013

 

  • Baisch, S. , 2013. Seismic Hazard Associated with Shale-Gas-Fracking? The Bowland Shale Case Study.  75th EAGE Conference, London (UK). doi: 10.3997/2214-4609.20131180.

 

  • Baisch, S., 2013. Tremors behind the power outlet - where earthquakes appear on our monthly bill. C.-F. Gauss Lecture, in Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-8400, 2013, EGU General Assembly 2013.

 

  • McMahon, A. and Baisch, S., 2013. Case Study of the Seismicity associated with the Stimulation of the Enhanced Geothermal System at Habanero, Australia. 35th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop: Proceedings, 2013 , 17 - 20 November 2013, Rotorua, New Zealand

2012

 

  • DePater, C.J. and Baisch, S., 2012. Seismicity induced by shale-gas-fracking. The Bowland Shale case study, AGIS Workshop 2012, November 26.-28., 2012, KIT Karlsruhe, Germany.

 

  • Rothert, E., Stang, H., Baisch, S., Lotz, U., Reinecker, J., Vörös, R., 2012. Seismische Überwachung des Geothermieprojekts Brühl. Proceedings GTV Bundesverband Geothermie, November 14.-15., 2012, Karlsruhe, Germany.

 

  • Baisch, S., 2012. Micro-earthquake occurrence and location simulation. Workshop Fracking & Stimulation, October 4.-5., 2012, KIT Karlsruhe, Germany.

 

  • De Pater, C.J. and Baisch, S., 2012. Geomechanical Study of Bowland Shale Seismicity, Synthesis Report prepared for Cuadrilla Resources Ltd., 71 pages.

 

  • Baisch,S. and Gaucher, E. (ICEGS), 2012. Induced Seismicity in EGS: Lessons Learned.
    Workshop Fracking & Stimulation, October 4.-5., 2012, KIT Karlsruhe, Germany.

 

  • Baisch, S., Fritschen, R., Groos, J., Kraft, T., Plenefisch, T., Plenkers, K., Ritter, J.R.R., Wassermann, J. (in alphabetical order), 2012. Empfehlungen zur Überwachung induzierter Seismizität - Positionspapier des FKPE. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft e.V., Nr. 3/2012, ISSN 0934-6554, pages 17-31.

 

  • Baisch, S. and Gaucher, E., 2012. Seismicity in EGS: Lessons learned. Proceedings of the International Conference on Enhanced Geothermal Systems (ICEGS), 25. May 2012, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.

2010

 

  • Baisch, S. Vörös, R., Rothert, E., Stang, H., Jung, R. and Schellschmidt. R, 2010. A numerical model for fluid injection induced seismicity at Soultz-sous-Forêts. Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci., 47, 405-413. 

 

  • Baisch, S. and Vörös, R., 2010. Reservoir Induced Seismicity: Where, When, Why and How Strong? Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2010, Bali, Indonesia, 25-29 April 2010.

 

  • Rothert, E. and Baisch, S., 2010. Passive Seismic Monitoring: Mapping Enhanced Fracture Permeability. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2010, Bali, Indonesia, 25-29 April 2010.

 

  • Rothert, E., Vörös, R. and Baisch, S., 2010. Seismische Risikobewertung. bbr Sonderheft 2010 Tiefe Geothermie. Fachmagazin für Brunnen und Leitungsbau. 5 pages.

2011

 

  • Rothert, E., Spath, F. and Schrage, C., 2011. Vorerkundung im Geothermieprojekt Hessisches Ried durch Bestimmung von Herdflächenlösungen. Proceedings GTV Bundesverband Geothermie, Bochum, 15-17. November 2011, Germany.

 

  • Baisch, S., 2011. Microseismic Monitoring and Seismicity in Different Rock Sequences. Short Course, pages 20-23, International Geothermal Conference, Freiburg, Germany.

2009

 

  • Baisch, S., Carbon, D., Dannwolf, U., Delacou, B., Devaux, M. Dunand, F., Jung, R., Koller, M., Martin, C., Sartori, M. Secanell, R., and R. Vörös, 2009. Deep Heat Mining Basel - Seismic Risk Analysis. http://www.wsu.bs.ch/geothermie, 553 pages.

 

  • Vörös, R., 2009. Numerische Reservoirmodellierung - Schlüsseltechnologie zur Optimierung einer geothermischen Lagerstätte. In: Leitfaden, Entwicklung von Geothermieprojekten, Enerchange, 71-73.

 

  • Baisch, S., Vörös, R., Weidler, R. and Wyborn, D., 2009. Investigation of Fault Mechanisms during Geothermal Reservoir Stimulation Experiments in the Cooper Basin (Australia) Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 99 (1), 148-158.

2008

 

  • Baisch, S., Ceranna, L. and Harjes, H.-P., 2008.  Earthquake Cluster: What can we learn from waveform similarity? Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 98, 2806 – 2814.

2007

 

  • Baisch, S. Weidler, R. and Vörös, R., 2007. Stimulation Induced Seismicity – Physical Mechanisms and Seismic Risk. Annual Meeting of Germ. Geophys. Soc. (DGG), Aachen (Germany), March 2007.

 

  • Vörös, R., Weidler, R. and Wyborn D., 2007. Thermal modelling of long-term circulation of multi-well development at the Cooper Basin HFR project and current proposed scale-up programme. Proceedings of the 32nd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 22-24, 2007

2006

 

  • Baisch, S., Weidler, R., Vörös, R. and Jung, R., 2006. A conceptual model for post-injection seismicity at Soultz-sous-Forets. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, Vol. 30, pp. 601-605.

 

  • Rothert, E. and Shapiro, S.A., 2006 Statistics of fracture strength and fluid-induced seismicity. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, B04309, doi: 10.1029/2005JB003959.

 

  • Baisch, S., Weidler, R., Vörös, R., Wyborn, D. and de Graaf, L., 2006. Induced seismicity during the stimulation of a geothermal HFR reservoir in the Cooper Basin. Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., Vol.96 (6), pp. 2241 – 2256.

2005

 

  • Shapiro, S.A., Rentsch, S. and Rothert, E. 2005. Characterization of hydraulic properties of rocks using probability of fluid-induced microearthquakes. Geophysics, Vol.70, No.2, F27-F33.

2004

 

  • Baisch, S.,Weidler, R., Vörös, R., Tenzer, H., and Teza, D. 2004. Improving Hydraulic Stimulation Efficiency by Means of Real-Time-Monitoring. Proceedings of the 29th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 26-28, 2004

2003

 

  • Baisch, S. & Harjes, H.-P., 2003. A model for fluid injection induced seismicity at the KTB. Geophys. Jour. Int., 152, 160-170.

 

  • Grecksch, G., Jung, R. and Weidler, R. 2003. Hydraulic fracturing at the European HDR test site Soultz-sous-Forêts (France) – a conceptual model.  European Geothermal Conference 2003, Szeged, Hungary.

 

  • Schanz, U., Stang, H., Tenzer, H., Homeier, G., Hase, M., Baisch, S., Weidler, R., Macek, A. and Uhlig, S. 2003. Hot Dry Rock Project Urach – A General Overview.  European Geothermal Conference 2003, Szeged, Hungary.

2002

 

  • Baisch, S., Bohnhoff, M., Ceranna, L., Tu, Y. and Harjes, H.-P., 2002. Probing the crust to 9 km depth: Fluid injection experiments and induced seismicity at the KTB superdeep drilling hole, Germany. Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., Vol.92 (6), pp. 2369 – 2380.

 

  • Shapiro, S.A., Rothert, E., Rath, V. and Rindschwentner, J. 2002. Characterization of fluid transport properties of reservoirs using induced microseismicity. Geophysics, Vol. 67, No.1, 212-220. Best Paper Award 2002.

 

  • Weidler, R., Baisch, S. and Tenzer, H., 2002. Stimulation des Erdwärmereservoirs Bad Urach mittels seismo-hydraulischer Verfahren. VDI-Berichte 1703, ISBN 3-18-091703-2.

 

  • Weidler, R., Oates, S., Dyer, B., Baumgaertner, J. and Gerard, A., 2002. Integrated Microseismic and Hydraulic Monitoring of HDR Reservoir Stimulation, Soultz 2000. 64th Annual EAGE Conference, Florence 27-30 May 2002, EAGE Abstract Books, ISBN 90-73781-20-5.

 

  • Weidler, R., Gerard, A., Baria, R., Baumgaertner, J. and Jung, R., 2002. Hydraulic and Micro-Seismic Results of a Massive Stimulation Test at 5 km Depth at the European Hot-Dry-Rock Test Site Soultz, France. Proceedings of the 27th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 28-30, 2002