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Scientific Publications


AFAD Earthquake catalogue: Prime Ministry, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency, Earthquake Department, On-line Catalogue,, 2007–present.

Bohnhoff, M., Grosser, H., Dresen, G.: Strain partitioning and stress rotation at the North Anatolian Fault after the 1999 Izmit Mw=7.4 earthquake. Geophys. J. Int., 166, 373-385,, 2006.

Bohnhoff, M., Bulut, F., Görgün, E., Milkereit, C., Dresen, G.: Seismotectonic setting at the North Anatolian Fault Zone after the 1999 Mw=7.4 Izmit earthquake based on high-resolution aftershock locations. Adv. Geosc., 14, 85-92,, 2007.

Bohnhoff, M., Dresen, G., Aktar, M., Bulut, F., Eyidogan, H., and Ito, H.: GONAF: A deep Geophysical Observatory, Full Proposal to the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP), 2010a.

Bohnhoff, M., Dresen, G., Ellsworth, W.L., Ito, H.: Passive Seismic Monitoring of Natural and Induced Earthquakes: Case Studies, Future Directions ans Socio-Economic Relevance. In: S. Cloetingh, J. Negendank (eds.), New Frontiers in Integrated Solid Earth Sciences, International Year of Planet Earth, Springer,, 2010b.

Bohnhoff, M., Bulut, F., Aktar, M., Dresen, G.: Das Erdbebenrisiko einer Megacity: Seismische Überwachung der Nordanatolischen Verwerfungszone vor Istanbul durch ein Seismometernetz auf den Prinzeninseln, System Erde: GFZ Journal, Deutsches GeoForschungs Zentrum, Potsdam,, 2011.

Bohnhoff, M., Bulut, F., Dresen, G., Malin, P. E., Eken, T., and Aktar, M.: An earthquake gap south of Istanbul, Nature Commun., 4, 1999,, 2013.

Bohnhoff, M., Martínez-Garzón, P., Bulut, F., Stierle, E., and Ben-Zion, Y : Maximum earthquake magnitudes along different sections of the North Anatolian fault zone, Tectonophysics, 674, 147– 165,, 2016a.

Bohnhoff, M., Ickrath, M., and Dresen, G.: Seismicity distribution in conjunction with spatiotemporal variations of coseismic slip and postseismic creep along the combined 1999 Izmit-Düzce rupture, Tectonophysics, 686, 132–145,, 2016b.

Bohnhoff, M., Dresen, G., Ceken, U., Kadirioglu, F. T., Kartal, R. F., Kilic, T., Nurlu, M., Yanik, K., Acarel, D., Bulut, F., Ito, H., Johnson, W., Malin, P. E., and Mencin, D.: GONAF – the borehole Geophysical Observatory at the North Anatolian Fault in the eastern Sea of Marmara, Sci. Dril., 22, 19-28,, 2017a.

Bohnhoff, M., Wollin, C., Domigall, D., Küperkoch, L., Martínez-Garzón, P., Kwiatek, G., Dresen, G., Malin, P. E.: Repeating Marmara Sea Earthquakes: Indication for fault creep. Geophysical Journal, 2017b.

Bulut, F., Bohnhoff, M., Aktar, M., Dresen, G.: Characterization of aftershock-fault plane orientations of the Izmit 1999 Izmit (Turkey) earthquake using high-resolution aftershock locations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L20306,, 2007b.

Bulut, F., Bohnhoff, M., Ellsworth, W. L., Aktar, M., and Dresen, D.: Microseismicity at the North Anatolian Fault in the Sea of Marmara offshore of Istanbul, NW Turkey, J. Geophys. Res., 114, 1– 16,, 2009.

Bulut, F., Ellsworth, W. L., Bohnhoff, M., Aktar, M., and Dresen, G.: Spatiotemporal Earthquake Clusters along the North Anatolian Fault Zone Offshore Istanbul, B. Seismol. Soc. Am., 101, 1759– 1768,, 2011.

Dresen, G., Bohnhoff, M., Aktar, M., and Eyidogan, H.: Drilling the North Anatolian Fault, Sci. Dril., 6, 58–59,, 2008.

Görgün, E., Zang, A., Bohnhoff, M., Milkereit, C., Dresen, G.: Analysis of Izmit aftershocks 25 days before the November 12th 1999 Düzce earthquake, Turkey. Tectonophysics, 474, 507-515,, 2009.

Görgün, E., Bohnhoff, M., Bulut, F., Dresen, G.: Seismotectonic setting of the Karadere−Düzce branch of the North Anatolian Fault Zone between the 1999 Izmit and Düzce ruptures from analysis of Izmit aftershock focal mechanisms. Tectonophysics, 482, 170-181,, 2010.

Janssen, C., Bohnhoff, M., Vapnik, Y , Görgün, E., Bulut, F., Plessen, B., Pohl, D., Okay, A.I., Dresen, G.: Tectonic evolution of the Ganos segment of the North Anatolian Fault (NW Turkey) deduced from multidisciplinary investigations. J. Struct. Geol., 31, 11-28,, 2009.

Prevedel, B., Bulut, F., Bohnhoff, M., Raub, C., Kartal, R. F., Alver, F., and Malin, P. E.: Downhole Geophysical Observatories: Best Installation Practices and a Case History from Turkey, Int. J. Earth Sci. (Geol. Rundsch.), 104, 1537–1547,, 2015.

Raub, C., Bohnhoff, M., Petrovic, B., Parolai, S., Malin, P. E., Yanik, K., Kartal, R. F., and Kiliç, T.: Seismic wave propagation in shallow layers at the GONAF-Tuzla site, Istanbul, Turkey, B. Seismol. Soc. Am., 106, 912–927,, 2016.