Maria Kozłowska, PhD


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  • 2011-2016  - PhD in Earth Sciences, Institute of Geophysics PAS
  • 2006-2011 - MSc Engineer in Mining and Geology with major in Applied Geophysics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow


  • since 03.2018 - postdoctoral fellowship in Institute of Geophysics PAS
  • 12.2016-12.2017 - postdoctoral fellowship at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA


  • 08-12.2016 - scholarship of Kosciuszko Foundation, Miami University, USA
  • 09.2014-04.2015 - scholarship of Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission 'Junior Advanced Research Award', Boston University, USA
  • 07-09.2010 - student internship in iron ore mine, Sesa Goa, Vedanta Resources, India


  • 05.2018-04.2021 - manager of the project of Foundation of Polish Science HOMING: "Comprehensive analysis of the impact of local production conditions, main shock parameters and stress transfer on productivity and distribution of aftershocks in induced seismicity - research for improving the safety of natural resources extraction."


  •     induced seismicity
  •     static stress transfer phenomenon
  •     aftershocks modeling


  • Kozłowska M., B. Orlecka-Sikora, S. Dineva, Ł. Rudziński and M. Boskovic (2020), What Governs the Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Aftershocks in Mining‐Induced Seismicity: Insight into the Influence of Coseismic Static Stress Changes on Seismicity in Kiruna Mine, Sweden, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America doi:
  • Brudzinski, M. R., M. Kozłowska (2019),  Seismicity induced by hydraulic fracturing and wastewater disposal in the Appalachian Basin, USA: a review, Acta Geophysica,
  • Kozłowska, M., M. R. Brudzinski, P. Friberg, R. J. Skoumal, N. D. Baxter and B. S. Currie (2018)Maturity of nearby faults influences seismic hazard from hydraulic fracturing, PNAS,  
  • Kozłowska, M., B. Orlecka-Sikora (2016), Assessment of Quantitative Aftershock Productivity Potential in Mining-Induced Seismicity, Pure Appl. Geophys., doi:10.1007/s00024-016-1432-7
  • Kozłowska, M., B. Orlecka-Sikora, Ł. Rudziński, S. Cielesta, and G. Mutke (2016), Atypical evolution of seismicity patterns resulting from the coupled natural, human-induced and coseismic stresses in a longwall coal mining environment, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 86, 5-15, doi: 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2016.03.024
  • Kozłowska, M., B. Orlecka-Sikora, G. Kwiatek, M. S. Boettcher, and G. Dresen (2015), Nanoseismicity and picoseismicity rate changes from static stress triggering caused by a Mw 2.2 earthquake in Mponeng gold mine, South Africa, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 120, doi:10.1002/2014JB011410
  • Kozłowska M. (2013), Analysis of Spatial Distribution of Mining Tremors Occurring in Rudna Copper Mine (Poland), Acta Geophysica Volume 61 (5), doi: 10.2478/s11600-013-0137-x
  • Kozłowska M. (2012), Ilościowa analiza odległości epicentralnych wstrząsów względem frontu eksploatacji w O/ZG Rudna (LGOM), Przegląd Górniczy 2012/12