Benjamin Sick

Mr. Dipl.-Ing.
Benjamin Sick

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Universität Stuttgart
Institut für Geophysik
Azenbergstr. 16
70174 Stuttgart
Deutschland
Subject:  
  • Automatic detection and classification of seismological signals with methods of machine learning
  • Digital signal processing and pattern recognition of seismological signals
 

Journal or Book Articles:

Talks:

  • B. Sick and M. Joswig, (2016), Automatic earthquake location with array- and network-coherence: Example of gas-fields in northern Germany, 2016, Annual meeting DGG (Deutsche Geophysikalische Gesellschaft, engl. German Geophysical Union), Münster, Germany.
  • B. Sick and M. Joswig (2015), Station Network – Mini-Arrays – Array: Methods of Seismic Monitoring and Chances of Automatization, Working Group on Induced Seismicity, Hannover, Germany.
  • B. Sick, N. Gestermann, P. Labak, M. Häge, T. Blake and M. Joswig (2015) IFE14 seismic event identification by spectral pattern recognition and combination of array and network localization, Science & Technology, Vienna, Austria
 
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2014), Aktueller Stand der OSI SAMS Entwicklungen für IFE14, Nationales CTBT Treffen, Hamburg
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2014), EAGE DGG Workshop Microseismic Monitoring, Karlsruhe 
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2013), OSI Seismic Aftershock Monitoring System, Stand und Vorbereitungen für IFE14, Nationales CTBT Treffen, Freiburg
     
  • Sick, B., Walter, M. & Joswig, M. (2013), Near-surface Fracture Discovery from Landslides by Sonogram Screening, EAGE Near Surface Geoscience 2013, Bochum. doi:10.3997/2214-4609.20131347
     
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2012),  Unsupervised clustering of seismic events in an on-site inspection scenario, European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2012), Herausforderungen beim Monitoring von seismischen Nachbeben unterirdischer Kernwaffentests im Rahmen von Vorortinspektionen, Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft (DGG), Hamburg
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2012), Selbstorganisierende Karten zur Visualisierung von Clustern aus automatisch generierten seismischen Bulletins, Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft (DGG), Hamburg
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2011), Software development for OSI-SAMS (On-site inspection seismic aftershock monitoring system), Nationales CTBT Treffen, Geilenkirchen
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2011), Visual event screening of continuous seismic data by super-sonograms, Advanced Training Course 2nd Training Cycle, CTBTO, Baden, Austria 
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2011), Fast visual screening of continuous seismic network sections by SonoView - a diagnosis tool for forensic events, Seismo-Acoustic Technical Meeting, CTBTO, Vienna, Austria
     
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2011), Clusterbildung von seismischen Signalen mittels Principal Component Analysis und Selbst-organisierender Karten, Jahrestagung der DGG, Tagungsband S. 247 SO 09, Köln
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2010), OSI-SAMS (On-site inspection seismic aftershock monitoring system), Nationales CTBT Treffen, Berlin
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2010), Inspektion kontinuierlicher Array-Seismogramme mittels Super-Sonogrammen, Jahrestagung der DGG (Deutsche Geophysikalische Gesellschaft), Tagungsband Seite 162 SO 07, Bochum
 

Poster:

  • B. Sick, N. Gestermann, P. Labak, M. Häge, T.~Blake and M.~Joswig, (2015), Seismic event identification for CTBT On-Site Inspections (IFE14), 26th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2015), Automatische Detektion und Lokalisierung zur seismischen Überwachung norddeutscher Gasfelder mittels Mustererkennung und Kombination von Array- und Netzwerkalgorithmen, Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft (DGG), Hannover
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2013), Automatic Detection of Low-SNR Seismic Events by Pattern Matching with Automatically Generated Prototypes in an OSI Scenario, Science & Technology 2013, Vienna, Austria
     
  • Sick, B., Gestermann, N. & Joswig, M. (2013), Seismic Aftershock Monitoring Network Optimization based on Detection Threshold Estimation from Background Noise Measurement, Science & Technology 2013, Vienna, Austria
     
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2011),  Automatic clustering of seismic events
    in an On-Site Inspection scenario, Science & Technology 2011, Vienna, Austria
  • Sick, B. & Joswig, M. (2010), GeophysSuite - TraceRead, SonoView and TraceView. Softwaresuite to analyse large datasets for nanoseismic events, AG Seismologie, Schoeneck
 

Diploma thesis:

  • Clusterbildung von seismischen Signalen mittels Principal Component Analysis und selbstorganisierender Karten
 
Curriculum vitae:

Education:

 
  • 2010  
    Universität Stuttgart, Germany, Diplom in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Thesis: Clustering of seismic signals by Principal Component Analysis and Self-Organizing Maps
  • 02/2007-07/2007  
    University of Adelaide, Australia, Exchange semester
  • 10/2004-09/2010  
    Universität Stuttgart, Germany, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
 

Work:

  • 11/2010 onwards  
    Institute for Geophysics, Universität Stuttgart, Germany, Research scientist, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) software development for On-Site Inspections (OSI) Seismic Aftershock Monitoring System (SAMS)
  • 07/2009-10/2010  
    Institute for Geophysics, Universität Stuttgart, Germany, Java software development (CTBTO) and system administrator
  • 10/2009-09/2010  
    DMT GmbH & CO KG, Essen, Germany, Java software development for seismic digitizer VIPA  
  • 11/2008-05/2009  
    ADETTI research institution, Lisbon, Portugal, Java software development for campus management software FENIX
  • 03/2006-10/2008  
    Political Economics Institute, Universität Stuttgart, Germany, System and network administrator