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4. Seismology

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  1. We conducted seismic tomography for entire Japanese Islands including the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean using arrival times from reflection survey as well as the routine seismic network. We successfully i...

    Authors: Makoto Matsubara, Tatsuya Ishiyama, Tetsuo No, Kenji Uehira, Masashi Mochizuki, Toshihiko Kanazawa, Narumi Takahashi and Shin’ichiro Kamiya
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:171
  2. The North Anatolian Fault Zone is a dextral system operating between the Eurasian and Anatolian plates in northern Turkey. Across the Marmara Sea south of İstanbul, it deforms at ~18 mm/year slip rate, where t...

    Authors: Murat Şahin, Cenk Yaltırak, Fatih Bulut and Aslı Garagon
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:167
  3. We conducted centroid moment tensor (CMT) inversion for small-to-moderate aftershocks in the off Ibaraki region of the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku earthquake. In this study, we used high-frequency (0....

    Authors: Lina Yamaya, Kimihiro Mochizuki, Takeshi Akuhara, Shunsuke Takemura, Masanao Shinohara and Tomoaki Yamada
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:164
  4. Meteotsunamis (forced waves) triggered by atmospheric disturbances of Lamb waves due to the 2022 Hunga–Tonga volcanic eruption have been observed in coastal areas surrounding the Pacific Ocean. However, the sp...

    Authors: Takashi Tonegawa and Yoshio Fukao
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:159
  5. Earthquake and tsunami predictions comprise huge uncertainties, thus necessitating probabilistic assessments for the design of defense facilities and urban planning. In recent years, computer development has a...

    Authors: Toshitaka Baba, Masato Kamiya, Naoki Tanaka, Yusuke Sumida, Ryoichi Yamanaka, Kojiro Watanabe and Hiroyuki Fujiwara
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:156
  6. New heat flow data corrected for climate change over Northeastern Japan were obtained using the temperature profile of the borehole of the High Sensitivity Seismograph Network (Hi-net). The obtained spatial di...

    Authors: Takumi Matsumoto, Ryuji Yamada and Satoshi Iizuka
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:155
  7. Tidal gravimeters can detect intermediate-period surface waves with high accuracy. Three gravimetric stations with estimated transfer functions and co-located with seismic stations were selected: two in Belgiu...

    Authors: Kamila Karkowska and Monika Wilde-Piórko
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:150
  8. Constructing geotechnical information database to collect information such as geophysical survey results and borehole data and then sharing it among researchers and engineers will be useful for developing rese...

    Authors: Isamu Nishimura, Tatsuya Noguchi and Takao Kagawa
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:148
  9. The mineral veins formed by filling tensile cracks record the accumulation of past hydraulic activities such as fluid migration in the damage zones of a fault. The purpose of this study is to estimate the flui...

    Authors: Hinako Hosono, Takato Takemura, Daisuke Asahina and Makoto Otsubo
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:141
  10. A series of reclamation works that took place during the twentieth century, almost completely destroyed the dune system that characterized the eastern part of the Grado-Marano perilagoonal area (NE Italy). Bec...

    Authors: Giancarlo Dal Moro and Josef Stemberk
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:140
  11. On 26 May 1983 the Nihonkai-Chubu earthquake occurred off the western coast of Noshiro City, Akita Prefecture, Japan. The tsunami associated with this earthquake caused widespread damage to the northeastern co...

    Authors: Takashi Chiba and Yuichi Nishimura
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:133
  12. Great earthquakes have occurred repeatedly along the Nankai Trough, but only for recent events are details known, such as rupture areas and time lags between paired events. It is meaningful for disaster preven...

    Authors: Fuyuki Hirose, Kenji Maeda, Kenichi Fujita and Akio Kobayashi
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:131
  13. Emergency responses during a massive tsunami disaster require information on the flow depth of land for rescue operations. This study aims to predict tsunami flow depth distribution in real time using regressi...

    Authors: Masato Kamiya, Yasuhiko Igarashi, Masato Okada and Toshitaka Baba
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:127
  14. We conducted temporary seismic observations at the Hitachi-Kashiwa Soccer Stadium on a J. LEAGUE game day to obtain unique seismic records due to the collective action (i.e., jumping) of supporters, which were...

    Authors: Suguru Yabe, Kiwamu Nishida and Shinichi Sakai
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:123
  15. As interference waves in deep reflection data processing, surface waves are often suppressed as noise, but surface waves carry considerable underground media information, including structural information and t...

    Authors: Guangwen Wang, Zhanwu Lu, Wenhui Li, Shuai Xue, Haiyan Wang, Yongzhi Cheng, Si Chen and Wei Cai
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:122
  16. Investigation of the characteristic behavior of successive earthquakes that closely occur in space and time is important to understand the generation mechanism of earthquakes and useful to assess a triggered e...

    Authors: Thystere Matondo Bantidi and Takeshi Nishimura
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:117
  17. A hierarchical space–time version of the epidemic-type aftershock sequence (HIST–ETAS) model was constructed for an optimally adapted fit to diverse seismicity features characterized by anisotropic clustering ...

    Authors: Yosihiko Ogata
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:110
  18. Ocean-bottom pressure gauges of wide and dense ocean-bottom observation networks around Japan, S-net and DONET, observed ocean waves caused by the Tonga eruption that started at approximately 13:00 JST (UTC + ...

    Authors: Hisahiko Kubo, Tatsuya Kubota, Wataru Suzuki, Shin Aoi, Osamu Sandanbata, Naotaka Chikasada and Hideki Ueda
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:104
  19. Earth’s crust responds to perturbations from various environmental factors. To evaluate this response, seismic velocity changes offer an indirect diagnostic, especially where velocity can be monitored on an on...

    Authors: Rezkia Dewi Andajani, Takeshi Tsuji, Roel Snieder and Tatsunori Ikeda
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:97
  20. Research interest in the Kinki region, southwestern Japan, has been aroused by the frequent occurrence of microearthquake activity that do not always coincide with documented active fault locations. Previous s...

    Authors: Bokani Nthaba, Tatsunori Ikeda, Hiro Nimiya, Takeshi Tsuji and Yoshihisa Iio
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:96
  21. The Hakodate Plain in the southern part of the Oshima Peninsula, Hokkaido, Japan, is a sedimentary basin surrounded by mountains. The vertical displacements caused by active faults along the western margin of ...

    Authors: Kimiyuki Asano, Tomotaka Iwata, Kunikazu Yoshida, Naoto Inoue, Kazuhiro Somei, Ken Miyakoshi and Michihiro Ohori
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:94
  22. Revealing subsurface structures is a fundamental task in geophysical and geological studies. Logging data are usually acquired through drilling projects, which constrain the subsurface structure, and together ...

    Authors: Suguru Yabe, Yohei Hamada, Rina Fukuchi, Shunichi Nomura, Norio Shigematsu, Tsutomu Kiguchi and Kenta Ueki
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:93
  23. The S-wave velocity (Vs) structure of sediments and the uppermost crust in the landward slope of a subduction zone are important for determining the dynamics of the overriding plate. Although distributed acoustic...

    Authors: Shun Fukushima, Masanao Shinohara, Kiwamu Nishida, Akiko Takeo, Tomoaki Yamada and Kiyoshi Yomogida
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:92
  24. This study summarizes the findings of an attitude survey focused on people’s perceptions of seismic hazard maps, which illustrate the risk of an earthquake in each location throughout Japan. These seismic haza...

    Authors: Sayaka Saito, Shinya Yasumoto and Naoya Sekiya
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:82
  25. Issues of predominant period of ground motion and derived underground velocity structure model are investigated in the coastal plains affected by the shallow soft sedimentary layer after the last ice age. It i...

    Authors: Takao Kagawa and Tatsuya Noguchi
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:74
  26. The feasibility of using a dense seismic array with an airgun source to study the quality factors of shallow media is verified. Data were obtained from 37 stations in the dense seismic array located in Binchua...

    Authors: Shen Du, YanXiang Yu and Liang Xiao
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:68
  27. A large eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano in Tonga on January 15, 2022 generated air–sea coupled tsunamis observed at the ocean-bottom pressure sensor network along the Japan Trench (S-net) in ...

    Authors: Yuichiro Tanioka, Yusuke Yamanaka and Tatsuya Nakagaki
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:61
  28. The critical taper model best describes the first-order mechanics of subduction zone wedges. The wedge geometry, which is conventionally defined by two parameters, slope angle and basal dip angle, accounts for...

    Authors: Hiroaki Koge, Juichiro Ashi, Jin-Oh Park, Ayumu Miyakawa and Suguru Yabe
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:56
  29. Large earthquakes around Japan occur not only in the Pacific Ocean but also in the Sea of Japan, and cause both damage from the earthquake itself and from the ensuing tsunami to the coastal areas. Recently, of...

    Authors: Satoko Murotani, Kenji Satake, Takeo Ishibe and Tomoya Harada
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:52
  30. Ground motions near the source area of the mainshock of the 2013 Lushan earthquake (Mw 6.6) in Sichuan Province in China were reproduced using the characterized source model and the empirical Green’s function met...

    Authors: Hao Wu, Kojiro Irikura, Ken Miyakoshi and Kazuhiro Somei
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:50
  31. Slow earthquakes have gained importance due to their proximity to the focal regions of megathrust earthquakes. Among slow earthquakes, tectonic tremors have the highest dominant frequency and are thus best res...

    Authors: Masashi Ogiso and Koji Tamaribuchi
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:49
  32. We propose a local earthquake tomography method that applies a structured regularization technique to determine sharp changes in Earth’s seismic velocity structure using arrival time data of direct waves. Our ...

    Authors: Yohta Yamanaka, Sumito Kurata, Keisuke Yano, Fumiyasu Komaki, Takahiro Shiina and Aitaro Kato
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:43
  33. On May 21, 2021 (UTC time), an Mw7.4 earthquake struck Maduo County, Qinghai Province, China. The rupture of this typical strike-slip event and its aftershocks along the Kunlun-Jiangcuo fault (JCF) propagated ...

    Authors: Peiyu Dong, Bin Zhao and Xuejun Qiao
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:42
  34. We investigated the effects of fault parameter uncertainty on the deterministic assessment of tsunami hazards for the submarine and coastal active faults in the Sea of Japan that were recently modeled by the I...

    Authors: Kenji Satake, Takeo Ishibe, Satoko Murotani, Iyan E. Mulia and Aditya Riadi Gusman
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:36
  35. We applied reverse time migration (RTM) to offshore wide-angle seismic data acquired with airgun shots and sparsely deployed ocean bottom seismographs (OBSs) for reflection imaging of the Moho discontinuity in...

    Authors: Kazuya Shiraishi, Tetsuo No and Gou Fujie
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:28
  36. We estimate the hypocenter locations and the centroid moment tensor solutions of the shallow very-low-frequency earthquake (sVLFE) activity that occurred in the Kumano-nada region of the Nankai Trough megathru...

    Authors: Yojiro Yamamoto, Keisuke Ariyoshi, Shuichiro Yada, Masaru Nakano and Takane Hori
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:14

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