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A large-scale explosive eruption with caldera collapse is one of the causes of the global-scale disasters that modern society has never experienced. To understand the process of caldera-forming explosive eruptions and prepare for the potential risks, we need to understand the accumulation process of voluminous magma in the Earth's crust and the triggering mechanism of sudden destabilization and eruption of magmas from the magma chamber. These require interdisciplinary researches that integrate the methods from various fields of geoscience, such as detection of magma chambers or reservoirs in Earth’s crust by varieties of exploration methods and reconstruction of eruption conditions by petrological approaches. This paper provides an overview of the research targets and methods to understand the preparation processes and evolution of large explosive eruptions.
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The following paper wins the award.
Small-displacement linear surface ruptures of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake sequence detected by ALOS-2 SAR interferometry
Satoshi Fujiwara, Hiroshi Yarai, Tomokazu Kobayashi, Yu Morishita, Takayuki Nakano, Basara Miyahara, Hiroyuki Nakai, Yuji Miura, Haruka Ueshiba, Yasuaki Kakiage and Hiroshi Une
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Onboard software of Plasma Wave Experiment aboard Arase: instrument management and signal processing of Waveform Capture/Onboard Frequency Analyzer
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International Geomagnetic Reference Field: the 12th generation
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Earthquakes represent a vivid reminder of the tectonics forces that shape the planet we live on. How and why this force of nature come about? Seismic ruptures are controlled by physical processes of healing and weakening of a fault surface operating from the microscopic to the plate-boundary scales. However, fault dynamics can be described by a couple of non-dimensional parameters that control the rupture style and the complexity of the sequence. Barbot (2020) shows how the recent history of great and giant earthquakes in Miyagi, Japan is controlled by chaotic fault dynamics and structural boundaries.
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