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Fig. 5

From: Importance of rheological heterogeneity for interpreting viscoelastic relaxation caused by the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake

Fig. 5

Computed displacements, cumulative for 5 years, due to viscoelastic relaxation. a Model 1. b Model 2. c Model 3. d Model 4. (See text for details.) (Top) Black arrows and contoured color map represent the horizontal and vertical displacements, respectively. The broken line denotes the plate boundary. (Bottom) Conceptual representations of the viscoelastic structure; the colored areas represent the viscoelastic media. η is the viscosity

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