Original Paper

UDC 550.34 A.A. Dobrynina,V.A. Sankov, A.V. Ivanov, A.V. Sankov, 2022

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) Ugol Russian Coal Journal, 2022, S12, pp. 88-93





Dobrynina A.A.1, Sankov V.A.1,Ivanov A.V.1, Sankov A.V.1

1Institute of the Earths crust of Siberian branch of Russian academy of sciences, 664033, Irkutsk, Russian Federation

Authors Information

Dobrynina A.A., PhD PhD (Physics and Mathematics), leading researcher,

Sankov V.A.,PhD (Geol.-min.), Vice-director,

Ivanov A.V., Doctor of Geol.-Min. Sciences, Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vice-director,e-mail:

Sankov A.V., Junior Researcher, e-mail:


The article is devoted to the problem of developing methods and approaches to the search for mineral deposits. The paper considers the possibilities of using passive seismic methods to determine the structure of the upper part of the East-Beisky coal mine according to the data of a regional network of stations: methods of H/V-ratios and microseismic sounding based on variations in the amplitude-frequency composition of seismic waves when passing through a medium with different densities and seismic wave velocities. As a result, for the local area of ??the East-Beisky coal deposit, the depths of occurrence of layers of various densities and their thickness, as well as their density and seismic wave velocity, were determined. Comparison of the obtained data with the geological section showed good convergence of the results.


Kuzbass-Khakassky coal region, Passive seismic exploration, Industrial explosion, Earthquake, Coal deposit, Microseismic sounding, H/V ratio.


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The research was performed as part of the Integrated Scientific and Technical Programme of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation 075-15-2022-1192 "Processing of coal mill tailings in order to obtain commercial coal concentrate".

For citation

Dobrynina A.A.,Sankov V.A., Ivanov A.V. &.Sankov A.V. Application of passive seismology methods to determine the parameters of a coal mine. Ugol, 2022, (S12), pp. 88-93. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2022-S12-88-93.

Paper info

Received November 1, 2022

Reviewed November 15, 2022

Accepted November 30, 2022