List of publications

Reiss, M. C. & Rümpker, G., 2017, SplitRacer: MATLAB Code and GUI for Semiautomated Analysis and Interpretation of Teleseismic Shear‐Wave Splitting, Seism. Res. Lett., 88(2), DOI:10.1785/0220160191.

Hohmuth, B. & Rümpker, G., 2016, The 2014–2015 earthquake series in the northern Upper Rhine Graben, Central Europe, J. Seismol., DOI:10.1007/s10950-016-9584-6.

Reiss, M. C., Rümpker, G., Tilmann, F., Yuan, X., Giese, J., & Rindraharisaona E. J., 2016, Seismic anisotropy of the lithosphere and asthenosphere beneath southern Madagascar from teleseismic shear wave splitting analysis and waveform modeling, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 121, 6627–6643, DOI:10.1002/2016JB013020.

Singh, M., Kaviani, A. & Rümpker, G., 2016, The crustal structure beneath Mauritius from teleseismic P-receiver functions - oceanic or continental?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 9636–9643, DOI:10.1002/2016GL070529.

Wölbern, I. & Rümpker, G., 2016, Limitations of H-κ stacking: ambiguous results caused by crustal layering, J Seismol, DOI:10.1007/s10950-016-9599-z

Wölbern, I. & Rümpker, G., 2016, Crustal thickness beneath Central and East Java (Indonesia) inferred from P receiver functions, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 115, 69-79, DOI:10.1016/j.jseaes.2015.09.001.

Kaviani, A., Sandvol, E., Bao, X., Rümpker, G. & Gök, R., 2015, The structure of the crust in the Turkish–Iranian Plateau and Zagros using Lg Q and velocity, Geophys. J. Int., 200, 1254-1268, DOI:10.1093/gji/ggu468

Civiero, C., Hammond, J.O.S., Goes, S. Fishwick, S., Ahmed, A., Ayele, A., Doubre, C., Goitom, B., Keir, D., Kendall, J.-M., Leroy, S., Ogubazghi, G., Rümpker, G. & Stuart, G.W., 2015, Multiple mantle upwellings in the transition zone beneath the northern East-African Rift system from relative P-wave travel-time tomography, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 16, 2949–2968, DOI:10.1002/2015GC005948.

Fontaine, F.R., Barruol, G.,Tkalčić, H., Wölbern, I., Rümpker, G., Bodin, T. & Haugmard, M., 2015, Crustal and uppermost mantle structure variation beneath La Réunion hotspot track, Geophys. J. Int, 203(1), 107-126, DOI:10.1093/gji/ggv279

Kaviani, A. & Rümpker, G., 2015, Generalization of the H-κ stacking method to anisotropic media, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 120, 5135–5153, DOI:10.1002/2014JB011858.

Gummert, M., Lindenfeld, M., Wölbern, I., Rümpker, G., Celestin, K. & Batte, A., 2015, Crustal structure and high-resolution Moho topography across the Rwenzori region (Albertine rift) from P-receiver functions, Magmatic Rifting and Active Volcanism. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 420, DOI:10.1144/SP420.4

Spieker, K., Wölbern, I, Thomas, C., Harnafi, M & El Moudnib, L., 2014, Crustal and upper-mantle structure beneath the western Atlas Mountains in SW morocco derived from receiver functions, Geophys. J. Int., 198, 1474-1485, DOI:10.1093/gji/ggu216

Batte, A.G., Rümpker, G., Lindenfeld, M. & Schumann, A., 2014, Structurally controlled seismic anisotropy above small earthquakes in crustal rocks beneath the Rwenzori region, Albertine Rift, Uganda, J. Afric. Earth Sci., 100, 579–585, DOI:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2014.08.001.

Homuth, B., Löbl, U., Batte, A., Link, K., Kasereka, C., Rümpker, G., 2014, Seismic anisotropy of the lithosphere/asthenosphere system beneath the Rwenzori region of the Albertine Rift, Int. J. Earth Sci., DOI:10.1007/s00531-014-1047-0.

Rümpker G., Kaviani, A. & Latifi, K., 2014, Ps-splitting analysis for multi-layered anisotropic media by azimuthal stacking and layer stripping, Geophys. J. Int., 199 (1), 146-163, DOI:10.1093/gji/ggu154.

Wölbern, I. Löbl. U. & Rümpker, G., 2014, Crustal origin of trench-parallel shear-wave fast polarizations in the Central Andes, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 392, 230-238, DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.02.032.

Hammond, J.O.S., Kendall, J.-M., Collier, J.S. & Rümpker, G., 2013, The extent of continental crust beneath the Seychelles, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 381, 166–176, DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.08.023.

Jakovlev, A., Rümpker, G., Schmeling, H., Koulakov, I., Lindenfeld, M. & Wallner, H., 2013, Seismic images of magmatic rifting beneath the western branch of the East African rift, G-cubed, 14 (11), 4906–4920, DOI:10.1002/2013GC004939.

Kaviani, A., R. Hofstetter, G. Rümpker, M. Weber, 2013, Investigation of seismic anisotropy beneath the Dead Sea fault using dense networks of broadband stations, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 118, DOI:10.1002/jgrb.50250.

Walther, M., Plenefisch, T. & Rümpker, G., 2013, Automated analysis of SKS splitting to infer upper mantle anisotropy beneath Germany using more than 20 yr of GRSN and GRF data, Geophys. J. Int., 196, 1207-1236, DOI:10.1093/gji/ggt456.

Hammond, J.O.S., Collier, J.S., Kendall, J.-M., Helffrich, G. & Rümpker, G., 2012, Plume scar in the mantle lithosphere beneath the Seychelles revealed by seismic imaging, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 355-356, 20-31, DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.08.020.

Lindenfeld, M., Rümpker, G., Link, K., Koehn, D., Batte, A., 2012. Fluid-triggered earthquake swarms in the Rwenzori region, East African Rift — Evidence for rift initiation. Tectonophysics, 566–567, 95-104, ISSN 0040-1951, DOI:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.07.010. (

Lindenfeld, M.,Rümpker, G., Batte, A., and Schumann, A., 2012, Seismicity from February 2006 to September 2007 at the Rwenzori Mountains, East African Rift: earthquake distribution, magnitudes and source mechanisms. Solid Earth, 3, 251-264, DOI:10.5194/se-3-251-2012.

Wölbern, I.,Rümpker, G., Link, K., Sodouti, F., 2012, Melt infiltration of the lower litho­sphere beneath the Tanzania craton and the Albertine rift inferred from S receiver functions, GEOCHEMISTRY GEOPHYSICS GEOSYSTEMS, VOL. 13, Q0AK08, 20 PP., DOI:10.1029/2012GC004167.

Lindenfeld, M. &Rümpker, G., 2011, Detection of mantle earthquakes beneath the East Afri­can Rift, Geophys. J. Int., 186, 1-5, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05048.x.

Jakovlev, A.,G. Rümpker,M. Lindenfeld, I. Koulakov, A. Schumann & N. Ochmann, 2011, Crustal Seismic Velocities of the Rwenzori Region, East African Rift, from Local Travel-Time Tomography: Evidence for Low-Velocity Anomalies beneath the Mountain Range, BSSA; v. 101; no. 2; p. 848-858, DOI:10.1785/0120100023.

Kaviani, A.,G. Rümpker, M. Weber, and G. Asch (2011), Short-scale variations of shear-wave splitting across the Dead Sea basin: Evidence for the effects of sedimentary fill, Geophys. Res. Lett., DOI:10.1029/2010GL046464.

Keshvari F., Z.H. Shomali, M. Tatar, andA. Kaviani, 2011, Upper-mantle S-velocity structure across the Zagros collision zone resolved by nonlinear teleseismic tomography, J. Seismology, DOI:10.1007/s10950-011-9226-y.

Koehn, D.,Lindenfeld, M.,Rümpker, G., Aanyu, K., Haines, S., Passchier, C.W. & Sachau, T., 2010, Fragmentation Active transsection faults in rift transfer zones: evidence for complex stress fields and implications for crustal fragmentation processes in the western branch of the East African Rift, Int J Earth Sci (Geol Rundsch), DOI:10.1007/s00531-010-0525-2.

Paul, A., D. Hatzfeld,A. Kaviani, M. Tatar and C. Péquegnat, 2010, Seismic imaging of the lithospheric structure of the Zagros mountain belt (Iran), in “Tectonic and Stratigraphic evolution of Zagros and Makran during the Meso-Cenozoic”, P. Leturmy & C. Robin eds, Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub., v. 330; p. 5-18, DOI:10.1144/SP330.2.

Wölbern, I.,G. Rümpker, A. Schumann, and A. Muwanga (2010), Crustal thinning beneath the Rwenzori region, Albertine rift, Uganda, from receiver-function analysis. International Journal of Earth Sciences, Special Issue "Long-term Rift Evolution", 99(7), 1545-1557, DOI:10.1007/s00531-009-0509-2.

Collier, J.S., Minshull, T.A., Hammond, J.O.S., Whitmarsh, R.B., Kendall, J.M., Sansom, V., Lane, C.I. & Rümpker, G., 2009, Factors influencing magmatism during continental breakup: New insights from a wide-angle seismic experiment across the conjugate Seychelles-Indian margins, J. Geophys. Res., 114, ISSN:0148-0227 DOI:10.1029/2008JB005898.

Desert Group withRümpker, G., 2009, Anatomy of the Dead Sea Transform from lithospheric to microscopic scale, Rev. Geophys., DOI:10.1029/2008RG000264.

Kaviani A., D. Hatzfeld, A. Paul, M. Tatar, and K. Priestly, 2009, Shear wave splitting, lithospheric anisotropy, and mantle deformation beneath the Arabia-Eurasia collision zone in Iran, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 286, 371-378, DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2009.07.003.

Schäfer, J.,I. Wölbern, andG. Rümpker(2009), Depth variations of the  410 and 520 km-discontinuities beneath Asia and the Pacific from PP precursors, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L12307, DOI:10.1029/2009GL038374.

Wölbern, I., Heit, B., Yuan, X., Asch, G., Kind, R., Viramonte, J.,Tawackoli, S., Wilke, H., 2009, Receiver function images from the Moho and the slab beneath the Altiplano and Puna plateaus in the Central Andes. Geophys. J. Int., 177, 296-308, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.04075.x.

Rößler, D., Krüger, F., Psencik, I. & Rümpker, G., 2008, Comments to Retrieval of source parameters of an event of the 2000 West Bohemia earthquake swarm assuming an anisotropic, Stud. Geophys. Geod., 52, 285-286, DOI:10.1007/s11200-008-0021-3.

Kaviani A., A. Paul, E. Bourova, D. Hatzfeld, H. Pedersen, and M. Mokhtari, 2007, A strong seismic velocity contrast in the shallow mantle across the Zagros collision zone (Iran), Geophy. J. Int., 171, 399-410, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03535.x.

Ochmann, N., Lindenfeld, M., Barbirye, P., Stadler, C., 2007, Microearthquake survey at the Buranga geothermal prospect, western Uganda. Proceedings, 32nd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Standford University, Stanford, January 22-24, 2007, SGP-TR-183.

Rößler, D., Krüger, F. & Rümpker, G., 2007, Inversion for seismic moment tensors in anisotropic media using standard techniques for isotropic media, Geophys. J. Int., 169, 136-148, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03243.x.

Yakovlev A., Koulakov I., Tychkov S., A., 2007, Moho depth and three-dimensional velocity structure of the crust and uppermost mantle beneath the Baikal region, from local tomography, Russian Geology and Geophysics, 48 (2), 204-220, DOI:10.1016/j.rgg.2007.02.005 .

Yuan, X., Li, X.,Wölbern, I.& Kind, R., 2007, Tracing the Hawaiian Mantle Plume by Converted Seismic Phases, in: Ritter, J.R.R. & Christensen, U.R. (Eds.): Mantle Plumes – A Multidisciplinary Approach. Berlin: Springer Verlag, 49-69, DOI:10.1007/978-3-540-68046-8_2.

Asch, G., Schurr, B., Bohm, M., Yuan, X., Haberland, Ch., Heit, B., Kind, R.,Wölbern, I., Bataille, K., Comte, D., Pardo, M., Viramonte, J., Rietbrock, A., Giese, P., 2006, Seismological Studies of the Central and Southern Andes, in: Brun, J.P., Oncken, O., Weissert, H. & Dullo, X. (Eds.) : The Andes - Active Subduction Orogeny. Berlin: Springer Verlag, 443-457, DOI:10.1007/978-3-540-48684-8_21.

Paul A.,A. Kaviani, D. Hatzfeld, J. Vergne, and M. Mokhtari, 2006, Seismological evidence for crustal-scale thrusting in the Zagros mountain belt (Iran), Geophy. J. Int., 166, 227-237, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.02920.x.

Rößler, D., Krüger, F. &Rümpker, G.,2006, Retrieval of moment tensors due to dislocation point sources in anisotropic media using standard techniques, Geophys. J. Int., 169(1), 136–148, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03243.x.

Wölbern, I., Jacob, A. W. B., Blake, T. A., Kind, R., Li, X., Yuan, X., Duennebier, F. & Weber, M., 2006, Deep origin of the Hawaiian tilted plume conduit derived from receiver functions, Geophys. J. Int., 166(2), 767-781, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03036.x.

Yuan, X., Asch, G., Bataille, K., Bock, G., Bohm, M., Echtler, H., Kind, R., Oncken, O. & Wölbern, I., 2006, Deep Seismic Images of the Southern Andes, in: Kay, S.M., Ramos & V.A. (Eds.): Evolution of an Andean margin: A tectonic and magmatic view from the Andes to the Neuquen Basin (36-39°S); Washington D.C.: AGU, (Geological Society of America, SPECIAL PAPER Bd. 407), 61-72, DOI:10.1130/2006.2407(03).

Hammond J. O. S., Kendall, J.-M., Rümpker, G., Wookey, J., Teanby, N., Joseph, P., Ryberg, T., & Stuart, G., 2005, Upper mantle anisotropy beneath the Seychelles microcontinent, J. Geophys. Res., 110, B11401, DOI:10.1029/2005JB003757.

Kumar, P., Kind, R., Hanka, W., Wylegalla, K., Reigber, C., Yuan, X.,Wölbern, I., Schwintzer, P., Fleming, K., Dahl-Jensen, T., Larsen, T.B. Schweitzer, J., Priestley, K., Gudmundsson, O. & Wolf, D., 2005, The Lithosphere of the NW-Atlantic and the Iceland Plume Track, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 236, 249-257, DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2005.05.029.

Mechie, J., Abu-Ayyash, K., Ben-Avraham, Z., El-Kelani, R., Mohsen, A.,Rümpker, G., Saul, J. & Weber, M., 2005, Crustal shear velocity structure across the Dead Sea Transform from 2-D modeling of DESERT explosion seismic data, Geophys. J. Int., 160, 910-924, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2005.02534.x.

Mohsen, A., Hofstetter, A., Bock, G., Kind, R., Weber, M., Wylegalla, G.,Rümpker, G.& DESERT Group, 2005, A receiver function study across the Dead Sea Transform, Geophys. J. Int., 160, 948-960.

Ryberg, T.,Rümpker, G., Haberland, Ch., D. Stromeyer & Weber, M., 2005, Simultaneous inversion of shear-wave splitting observations from seismic arrays, J. Geophys. Res., B03301, DOI:10.1029/2004JB003303.

Wookey, J., Kendall, J.-M. &Rümpker, G., 2005, D" anisotropy from differential S-ScS splitting, Geophys. J. Int., 161, 3, 829-838, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2005.02623.x.

Li, X., Kind, R., Yuan, X.,Wölbern, I.& Hanka, W., 2004, Rejuvenation of the lithosphere by the Hawaiian plume, Nature, 427, 827-829, DOI:10.1038/nature02349.

Maercklin, N., Haberland, Ch., Ryberg, T., Weber, M., Bartov, Y. & DESERT Group, 2004, Imaging the DEAD SEA Transform with scattered seismic waves. Geophys. J. Int.,158, 179-186, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2004.02302.x.

Rößler, D.,Rümpker, G.& Krüger, F., 2004, Ambiguous moment tensors and radiation patterns in anisotropic media and possible consequences for the interpretation of earthquake mechanisms in W-Bohemia, Studia Geoph. Geodae., 48, 233-250, DOI:10.1023/B:SGEG.0000015594.11070.21.

Dahl-Jensen, T., Larsen, T.B.,Wölbern, I., Bach, T., Hanka, W., Kind, R., Gregersen, S., Mosegaard, K., Voss, P. & Gudmundsson, O., 2003, Depth to Moho in Greenland: receiver-function analysis suggests two Proterozoic blocks in Greenland, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 205, 379-393, DOI:10.1016/S0012-821X(02)01080-4.

Haberland, Ch., Agnon, A., El-Kelani, R. Maercklin, N, Qabbani, I.,Rümpker, G., Ryberg, T., Scherbaum, F. & Weber, M., 2003, Modeling of seismic guided waves at the Dead Sea Transform, J. Geophys. Res., 108, DOI:10.1029/2002JB002309.

Rümpker, G., Ryberg, T. & DESERT Group, 2003, Boundary-layer mantle flow under the Dead Sea Transform fault inferred from seismic anisotropy, Nature, 497-501, DOI:10.1038/nature01982.

Bjarnason, I., Silver, P. G.,Rümpker, G.& Solomon, S.C., 2002, Shear wave splitting across the Iceland Hotspot: Results from the ICEMELT experiment, J. Geophys. Res., 107 (B12), 2382, DOI:10.1029/2001JB000916.

Rümpker, G.& Kendall, J.-M., 2002, A Maslov-propagator seismogram for weakly anisotropic media, Geophys. J. Int., 150, 23-36, DOI:10.1046/j.1365-246X.2002.01679.x.

Ryberg, T.,Rümpker, G., Tittgemeyer, M. & Wenzel, F., 2002, Finite-difference simulations of seismic wavefields in isotropic and anisotropic Earth models, in High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering 2001, edited by E. Krause and W. Jäger, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 35-47, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-56034-7_4.

Rümpker, G. & Silver, P.G., 2000, Calculating splitting parameters for plume-type anisotropic structures of the upper mantle, Geophys. J. Int., 143, 507-520, DOI:10.1046/j.1365-246X.2000.00056.x.

Rümpker, G., & Ryberg, T., 2000, New ``Fresnel-zone´´ estimates for shear-wave splitting observations from finite-difference modeling, Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 2005-2008, DOI:10.1029/2000GL011423.

DESERT Group, 2000, DESERT 2000 -The Dead Sea Rift Transect- A multinational and interdisciplinary study of the Dead Sea Rift, EOS, 81, 609-617, DOI:10.1029/EO081i050p00609-01.

Rümpker, G.,Tommasi, A. & Kendall, J.-M., 1999, Numerical simulations of depth-dependent anisotropy and frequency-dependent wave propagation effects, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 23141-23153, DOI:10.1029/1999JB900203.

Rümpker, G. & Silver, P.G., 1998, Apparent shear-wave splitting parameters in the presence of vertically-varying anisotropy, Geophys. J. Int., 135, 790-800, DOI:10.1046/j.1365-246X.1998.00660.x.

Rümpker, G., Brown, R.J. & Thomson, C.J., 1996, Shear-wave propagation in orthorhombic Phenolic: A comparison of numerical and physical modeling, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 27765-27777, DOI:10.1029/96JB02117.

Rümpker, G. & Wolf, D., 1996, Viscoelastic relaxation of a Burgers half space: implications for the interpretation of the Fennoscandian uplift, Geophys. J. Int., 124, 541-555, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.1996.tb07036.x.

Rümpker, G. & Thomson, C.J., 1994, Seismic-waveform effects of conical points in gradually varying anisotropic media, Geophys. J. Int., 118, 759-780, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.1994.tb03998.x.