Geodetic and Geophysical Institute, RCAES, HAS

Péter Varga


Contact

Phone:

+36 1 248 2304

Fax:

+36 1 248 2301

E-mail:

varga @ seismology.hu

Address:

Geodetic and Geophysical Institute, RCAES, HAS

Kövesligethy Radó Seismological Observatory

1112 Budapest, Meredek u. 18.

                     


Scientific area of interest

Seismicity

History of seismology

Planetary geodynamics research

Deformation and stress fields

Curriculum Vitae

2016-Invited lecturer: International Symposium on Geodynamics and Earth Tides

2016- Humboldt researcher (University of Stuttgart)

2014- Humboldt researcher (University of Stuttgart)

since 2014-teaching "Seismology and the Internal Structure of the Earth" at the Eötvös University (Budapest)

2011- Research professor

2010- Invited lecturer of the TWAS/IAP “ The Role of Academies in Promoting Science, in the Balkans” konferencián (Trieste) and of the conference „Seismic risk mitigation and sustainable development”cián,(Abdus Salam International Centrefor Theoretical Physics)

2008- Humboldt Research Fellow (University of Stuttgart)

since 2007- Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica, Editor

2004- Medal of Honour of the Central European Initiative

2002 and 2004-PhD courses at the University of Tehran

2001- Habilitation at the TechnicalUniversity (Budapest)

2000- Széchényi Professor Fellowship

2000- 2012 Head of the Seismological Observatory (Geodetic and Geophysical Research Institute of the HAS)

since 1992-Professorship at the Sopron University

since 1991- Secretary General of the Earth Science Committee of the Central European

Initiative

1990- 1999 Director of the Geodetic and Geophysical Research Institute of the HAS

1990-Development of equipment for gravimeter calibration at the Geodynamical Observatory

in Budapest

1990-Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

1988- Humboldt Research Fellow (Stuttgart University)

1987- 1989 Scientific Vice-President of the Hungarian Geophysical Survey

1986- DSc Doctor of Sciences at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

1985- Humboldt Research Fellow (University of Bonn, Germany)

1984 - 1994 Organizing and maintaining observations with strainmeters and recording

gravimeters at the Geodynamical Observatory in Budapest

1982 -1987 Senior Researcher, Hungarian Eötvös Loránd Geophysical Institute

1982 -1983 Humboldt Research Fellow (Technical University Darmstadt)

1975- PhD degree

1970- 1982 Researcher, Hungarian Eötvös Loránd Geophysical Institute

1967-68- Expert geophysicist in Mongolia

1966-1984 Organizing and maintaining earth tide observation at the Tihany Geophysical

Observatory

1966- MSc in Geophysics, Moscow State Lomonosow University, scientific co-worker at the

Eötvös Lorand Geophysical Institute of Hungary

Publications (2010-2017)

Varga, P., Grafarend, E., Engels, J. (2017) Relation of Different Type Love–Shida Numbers Determined with the Use of Time-Varying Incremental Gravitational Potential, PURE AND APPLIED GEOPHYSICS, DOI: 10.1007/s00024-017-1532-z.

Varga, P., Grafarend, E. (2017) Influence of tidal forces on the triggering of seismic events, PURE AND APPLIED GEOPHYSICS, DOI: 10.1007/s00024-017-1563-5.

Varga P., Rogozhin E. A., Süle B., Andreeva N. V., 2017: A Study of the Energy Released by Great (M ≥ 7) Deep Focus Seismic Events with Allowance for the Mw 8.3 Earthquake of May 24, 2013 in the Sea of Okhotsk, Russia, PHYSICS OF THE SOLID EARTH, 53, 3, 385–409

Schreider, A.A., Ignatova, A.A., Schreider, Al. A., Sajneva, A. A., Varga, P., and Denis, C. (2016) Evolution of the virtual dipole moment calculation for reconstruction of the oceanic inversion magnetic layer parameters, OCEANOLOGY, 56 (3): 463-470.

 Schreider, A.A., Schreider, Al. A., Varga, P., and Denis, C. (2015) Evolution of the virtual dipole moment through the Paleoarchean–Phanerozoic, OCEANOLOGY, 55 (2): 245-252.

Varga P., Timár G., Kiszely M. (2015) Two Hundred Years Ago the Dissertatio de terrae motu Mórensi and the First Isoseismal Map Appeared, SEISMOLOGICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 86, 5, 1432-1437

Varga, P., Krumm, F.W., Grafarend, E.W., Sneeuw, N., Schreider, A.A., and Horváth, F. (2014)

Evolution of the oceanic and continental crust during Neo Proterozoic and Phanerozoic, RENDICONTI LINCEI, 25 (2): 255-263.

Varga, P., Krumm, F., Riguzzi, F., Doglioni, C., Süle, B., Wang, K., and Panza, G. F. (2012) Global pattern of earthquakes and seismic energy distributions: insights for the mechanisms of plate tectonics, TECTONOPHYSICS, (530-531): 80-86.

Varga, P., Krumm, F. W., Doglioni, C., Grafarend, E. W., Panza, G., Riguzzi, F., Schreider, A. A., and Sneeuw, N. (2012) Did a change in tectonic regime occur between the Phanerozoic and earlier Epochs?, RENDICONTI LINCEI, 23(2):139-148.

Schreider, A. A., Schreider, Al. A., Varga, P., and Denis, C. (2012) Virtual dipole moment variations through the Proterozoic-Phanerozoic eons, OCEANOLOGY, 52 (4): 545-549.

Denis, C., Rybicki, K.R., Schreider, A.A., Tomecka-Suchon, S., and Varga, P.(2011) Length of the day and evolution of the Earth’s core in the geological past, ASTRONOMISCHES NACHRICHTEN, 332(1): 24-35.

Varga, P. (2011) Geodetic strain observations and return period of strongest earthquakes of a given seismic source zone, PURE AND APPLIED GEOPHYSICS, 168, (1-2): 289-296.

Schreider, A. A., Schreider, Al. A. , Varga, P., and Denis, C. (2011) Variations of the Earth’s magnetic field in the Phanerozoic, OCEANOLOGY, 51 (3): 505–509.

Varga, P., Denis, C. (2010) Geodetic aspects of seismological phenomena, JOURNAL OF GEODESY, 84(1): 107-121.

Gribovszki K., Schulek-Tóth F., Varga .(2010) Deterministic seismic hazard assessment of the inner town of Budapest, ACTA GEODAETICA ET GEOPHYSICA HUNGARICA, 45, 3, 372-387

Riguzzi, F., Panza, G., Varga, P., and Doglioni, C. (2010) Can Earth's rotation and tidal despinning drive plate tectonics?TECTONOPHYSICS, 484 (1-4): 60-73

Varga, P. (2010) On origins of geodynamics and of modern seismology, ACTA GEODAETICA ETGEOPHYSICA HUNGARICA, 45(2): 231-252

Varga, P., Krumm, F., Riguzzi, F., Doglioni, C., Süle, B., Wang, K., and Panza, G.F. (2010) Earthquake energydistribution along the Earth surface and radius, PUBLICATION OF THE ABDUS SALAM INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS (UN EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION AND INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY), 055: 1-18

 

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