Grzegorz Lizurek, PhD


phone: +48 22 691 57 77, email:


  • 2003 – Master of Sciences in field of geology, specialisation geophysics, University of Silesia, Sosnowiec
  • 2008 – Ph. D. in field of Earth Sciences University of Silesia, Sosnowiec


  • since 01.06.2008 – researcher in Department of Seismology, Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences


  • Induced seismicity
  • Seismic hazard of Central Europe
  • Source mechanisms and other source parameter 


  • Kudłacik I., Kapłon J., Lizurek G., Crespi M., Krupiński G., (2021). High-rate GPS positioning for tracing anthropogenic seismic activity: The 29 January 2019 mining tremor in Legnica- Głogów Copper District, Poland. Measurement. Vol. 168, 15 January 2021, 108396.
  • Mendecki M., Szczygieł J., Lizurek G., Teper L., (2020). Mining-triggered seismicity governed by a fold hinge zone: The Upper Silesian Coal Basin, Poland. Engineering Geology, Vol. 274, 5 September 2020, 105728,
  • Ilieva, M. ,Rudziński, Ł., Pawłuszek-Filipiak, K., Lizurek, G., Kudłacik, I., Tondaś, D., Olszewska, D. (2020). Combined Study of a Significant Mine Collapse Based on Seismological and Geodetic Data—29 January 2019, Rudna Mine, Poland. Remote Sens. 12, 1570.
  • Orlecka-Sikora, B., Lasocki, S., Kocot, J. et al. (2020). An open data infrastructure for the study of anthropogenic hazards linked to georesource exploitation. Sci Data 7, 89 (2020). 
  • Białoń, W., Lizurek, G., Dec, J., Cichostępski, K., Pietsch, K. (2019): Relocation of Seismic Events and Validation of Moment Tensor Inversion for SENTINELS Local Seismic Network. Pure and Applied Geophysics 176(11), pp. 4701-4728 DOI: 10.1007/s00024-019-02249-6
  • Lizurek, G., Wiszniowski, J., Giang, N.V., Van, D. Q, Dung, L. V., Tung, V.D., Plesiewicz, B. (2019 Background seismicity and seismic monitoring in the Lai Chau reservoir area. Journal of Seismology 23(6), pp. 1373-1390, DOI: 10.1007/s10950-019-09875-6 23(6), pp. 1373-1390 
  • Leptokaropoulos, K., Cielesta, S., Staszek, M., Olszewska, D., Lizurek, G., Kocot, J., Lasocki, S., Orlecka-Sikora, B., Sterzel, M., Szepieniec, T. (2019): IS-EPOS: a platform for anthropogenic seismicity research. Acta Geophysica 67(1), pp. 299-310 , DOI: 10.1007/s11600-018-0209-z 
  • Kudlacik, I., Kaplon, J., Bosy, J., Lizurek, G. (2019). Seismic phenomena in the light of high-rate gps precise point positioning results. Acta Geodynamica et Geomaterialia 16(1), pp. 99-112, DOI: 10.13168/AGG.2019.0008 
  • Lizurek, G., Wiszniowski, J., Van Giang, N., Plesiewicz, B., Van, D.Q. (2017): Clustering and Stress Inversion in the Song Tranh 2 Reservoir, Vietnam. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 107(6), pp. 2636-264,  DOI: 10.1785/0120170042
  • Leptokaropoulos K., Staszek M., Cielesta S., Urban P., Olszewska D., Lizurek G. (2017), Time-dependent seismic hazard in Bobrek coal mine, Poland, assuming different magnitude distribution estimations, Acta Geophys., doi: 10.1007/s11600-016-0002-9
  • Lizurek G., (2016) Full moment tensor inversion as a practical tool in case of discrimination of tectonic and anthropogenic seismicity in Poland. PAGEOPH, doi:10.1007/s00024-016-1378-9, I
  • Rudziński Ł., Cesca S., Lizurek G., (2016) Complex Rupture Process of the 19 March 2013, Rudna Mine (Poland) Induced Seismic Event and Collapse in the Light of Local and Regional Moment Tensor Inversion. Seismological Research Letters, vol. 87 (2), DOI:10.1785/0220150150
  • Giang NV, Wiszniowski J, Plesiewicz B, Lizurek G, Van DQ, Khoi LQ, 2015,  Some Characteristics of Seismic Activity in the Song Tranh 2 Reservoir, Quang Nam, Vietnam by Local Seismic Network Data, Earth Sciences, 4 (3), 101-111
  • Wiszniowski J., Nguyen Van Giang N., Plesiewicz B., Lizurek G.,  Dinh Quoc Van, Le Quang Khoi, Lasocki S., (2015) Preliminary Results of Anthropogenic Seismicity Monitoring in the Region of Song Tranh 2 Reservoir, Central Vietnam, Acta Geophysica 63(3), DOI: 10.1515/acgeo-2015-0021, IF: 1.365
  • Lizurek G., Rudziński Ł., Plesiewicz B., (2015) Mining induced seismic event on an inactive fault, Acta Geophysica, vol.63, No. 1, pp. 176-200, DOI: 10.2478/s11600-014-0249-y IF: 1.365
  • Lizurek G.,Lasocki S., (2014) Clustering of mining-induced seismic events in equivalent dimension spaces, Journal of Seismology, Vol. 18, pp. 543-563, DOI: 10.1007/s10950-014-9426-3, IF: 1.386
  • Orlecka-Sikora, B. Cesca, S. Lasocki, S. Lizurek, G. Wiejacz, P. Rudziński Ł., (2014) Seismogenesis of exceptional ground motion due to a sequence of mining induced tremors from Legnica-Głogów Copper District in Poland, Geophysical Journal International, DOI:10.1093/gji/ggu109, IF: 2.724
  • Lizurek G., Plesiewicz B., Wiejacz P.,  Wiszniowski J., Trojanowski J. (2013) Seismic event near Jarocin (Poland), Acta Geophysica. 61(1). DOI:10.2478/s11600-012-0052-6, IF: 1.365
  • Orlecka-Sikora B., Lasocki S., Lizurek G., Rudziński Ł. (2012) Response of seismic activity in mines to the stress changes due to mining induced strong seismic events, International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences 53 (2012) 151–158, IF: 1.424
  • Lizurek G., Wiejacz P. (2011) Moment Tensor Solution and Physical Parameters of Selected Recent Seismic Events at Rudna Copper Mine. A.F. Idziak and R. Dubiel (eds.), Geophysics in Mining and Environmental Protection, Geoplanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences 2
  • Bieda A., Lizurek G. (2008)- Natural Radioactivity of rocks occuring in the contact zone of the Karkonosze Massif with the Szklarska Poręba Schist Belt, Acta Geodynamica et Geomaterialia 2 (150), vol. 5, 225-231. IF: 0.667
  • Lizurek G ., Dorda J. (2006) - Natural radioactivity of paleozoic and mesosoic sedimentary rocks from the Upper Silesian Coal Basin borders (Poland) - in situ gamma ray measurements, Czechoslovak Journal of Physics 2006 , 56 (Suppl. D), D95-D102.
  • Sitarek A., Lizurek G. - The natural radioactivity of the selected rocks from vicinity of the Rozna Uranium Deposit. Publications of The Institute of Geophysics of Polish Academy of Sciences,M-29(395), 2006, 281-289.
  • Lizurek G., Sitarek A., - Natural radioactivity of selected sedimentary rocks from Krzeszowice area. Publications of The Institute of Geophysics of Polish Academy of Sciences, M-29(395), 2006,291-299.
  • Malczewski D., Teper L., Lizurek G., Dorda J. - In situ gamma-ray spectrometry in common rock raw materials mined in Krakow vicinity,Poland" Naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM IV): Proceedings of an international conference held in Szczyrk, Poland, 17-21 May 2004, IAEA-TECDOC-1472, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 2005.


  • SHEER, Shale Gas Exploration and Exploitation Induced Risks
  • EPOS IP, European Plate Observing System Implementation Phase
  • Statistical analysis of seismicity parameters of Mygdonia Basin (Greecee) C/IGF PAN/2011/Mk project number 500-10-3. Inner IGF PAS project. Coordinator of the project.
  • Analysis of interactions of natural and mining inducd seismic events in view of time dependent seismic hazard. Main investigator. Coordinator prof. dr. hab. S. Lasocki, financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education under contract No. MNiSW 3935/B/T02/2010/39 during the period of 2010–201 2
  • Wieloaspektowa analiza sejsmiczności indukowanej pracami górniczymi przy zastosowaniu modelowania i inwersji pełnego sejsmicznego pola falowego financed by the National Science Centre under contract No. NCN 2011/01/B/ST10/07305, technical staff, 2011-2014
  • NERA, TA2- Bucharest Rapid Early Warning System (BREWS), main investigator in task: Fast determination of spectral parameters with use of BREWS system, 2013

R&D projects

  • DIGITAL RESEARCH SPACE OF INDUCED SEISMICITY FOR EPOS PURPOSES (IS-EPOS), Project funded by The National Centre for Research and Development, within the Operational Programme Innovative Economy 2007-2013
  • Permament Geodynamical monitoring of Poland/Permanentny monitoring geodynamiczny Polski - etap I. Coordinator of the sejsmological monitoring part. Since 2013.
  • Methodology of security determination and choice of location for low- and medium activity radioactive waste shallow disposal site. ContractNo. IV/156/P/15004/4300/13/DEJ –  part of the expert team, 2014