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4. Seismology

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  1. Large Himalayan earthquakes expose rapidly growing populations of millions of people to high levels of seismic hazards, in particular in northeast India and Nepal. Calibrating vulnerability models specific to ...

    Authors: Soma Nath Sapkota, Laurent Bollinger and Frédéric Perrier
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:40
  2. In this study, we investigate the driving forces of plate motion, especially those of plate spin motion, that are related to the toroidal components of the global plate velocity field. In previous works, numer...

    Authors: Takeshi Matsuyama and Hikaru Iwamori
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:36

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:122

  3. We determined the three-dimensional shear wave velocity structure beneath the South Pacific superswell down to a depth of 200 km by analyzing fundamental Rayleigh wave records from permanent and temporary land...

    Authors: Takehi Isse, Hiroko Sugioka, Aki Ito, Hajime Shiobara, Dominique Reymond and Daisuke Suetsugu
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:33

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:122

  4. Sedimentary facies and micro-fossil analyses, and AMS14C dating were performed in order to reveal the water-level fall events and draining process of the lake (Paleo-Kathmandu Lake) that existed in the past in t...

    Authors: Harutaka Sakai, Rie Fujii, Misa Sugimoto, Ryoko Setoguchi and Mukunda Raj Paudel
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:31

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:122

  5. The characteristics of aftershock activity of the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake (Mw 7.8) were evaluated. The mainshock and aftershocks were recorded continuously by the international Kathmandu strong motion s...

    Authors: Masayoshi Ichiyanagi, Nobuo Takai, Michiko Shigefuji, Subeg Bijukchhen, Tsutomu Sasatani, Sudhir Rajaure, Megh Raj Dhital and Hiroaki Takahashi
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:25
  6. In the southern Kanto region of Japan, where the Philippine Sea plate is descending at the Sagami trough, two different types of large interplate earthquakes have occurred repeatedly. The 1923 (Taisho) and 170...

    Authors: Toshinori Sato, Harutaka Higuchi, Takahiro Miyauchi, Kaori Endo, Noriko Tsumura, Tanio Ito, Akemi Noda and Mitsuhiro Matsu’ura
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:17
  7. The source rupture process of the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake was estimated by the joint kinematic source inversion with near-field waveforms, teleseismic waveforms, and geodetic data. The estimated seismic...

    Authors: Hisahiko Kubo, Yadab P. Dhakal, Wataru Suzuki, Takashi Kunugi, Shin Aoi and Hiroyuki Fujiwara
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:16
  8. The Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 (ALOS-2, “DAICHI-2”) has been observing Nepal with the Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar-2 (PALSAR-2) in response to an emergency request from Sentinel A...

    Authors: Ryo Natsuaki, Hiroto Nagai, Takeshi Motohka, Masato Ohki, Manabu Watanabe, Rajesh B. Thapa, Takeo Tadono, Masanobu Shimada and Shinichi Suzuki
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:15
  9. On 25 April 2015, a large earthquake of Mw 7.8 occurred along the Main Himalayan Thrust fault in central Nepal. It was caused by a collision of the Indian Plate beneath the Eurasian Plate. The epicenter was ne...

    Authors: Nobuo Takai, Michiko Shigefuji, Sudhir Rajaure, Subeg Bijukchhen, Masayoshi Ichiyanagi, Megh Raj Dhital and Tsutomu Sasatani
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:10
  10. We used simulation by the reciprocity method to visualize the distribution of Green’s function amplitudes in the source of a megathrust earthquake in the Nankai Trough and considered the effects of various are...

    Authors: Anatoly Petukhin, Ken Miyakoshi, Masato Tsurugi, Hiroshi Kawase and Katsuhiro Kamae
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:4
  11. We have successfully detected widely distributed ground displacements for the 2015 Gorkha earthquake by applying a ScanSAR-based interferometry analysis of Advanced Land Observing Satellite 2 (ALOS-2) L-band data...

    Authors: Tomokazu Kobayashi, Yu Morishita and Hiroshi Yarai
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2015 67:201
  12. Detailed mapping and radiocarbon dating of emergent marine sessile assemblages show that coseismic uplift occurred at 1256–950 BC, AD 1000–1270, AD 1430–1660, and AD 1506–1815 in the southern Izu Peninsula, centr...

    Authors: Akihisa Kitamura, Yuta Mitsui, Shigeto Kawate and Haeng Yoong Kim
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2015 67:197
  13. The 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake (Mw 9.0) produced a fault rupture that extended to the toe of the Japan Trench. The deformation and frictional properties beneath the forearc are keys that can help to elucidate ...

    Authors: Hiroaki Koge, Toshiya Fujiwara, Shuichi Kodaira, Tomoyuki Sasaki, Jun Kameda, Yujin Kitamura, Mari Hamahashi, Rina Fukuchi, Asuka Yamaguchi, Yohei Hamada, Juichiro Ashi and Gaku Kimura
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:153
  14. The Nankai Trough subduction zone in southwest Japan is a typical convergent margin where the Philippine Sea plate subducts in the northwest direction beneath the Eurasian plate, and devastating earthquakes ha...

    Authors: Toru Takeshita, Asuka Yamaguchi and Norio Shigematsu
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:144
  15. Multichannel seismic reflection lines image the subducting Pacific Plate to approximately 75 km seaward of the Japan Trench and document the incoming plate sediment, faults, and deformation front near the 2011...

    Authors: Brian Boston, Gregory F Moore, Yasuyuki Nakamura and Shuichi Kodaira
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:135
  16. We used push corers during manned submersible dives to obtain sediment samples of up to 30 cm from the subseafloor at the Oomine Ridge. The concentrations of B in pore water extracted from the sediment samples...

    Authors: Tomohiro Toki, Ryosaku Higa, Akira Ijiri, Urumu Tsunogai and Juichiro Ashi
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:137
  17. In the Hikurangi subduction zone, situated along the east coast of the North Island, New Zealand, where the old oceanic Pacific Plate is subducting beneath the Australian Plate, several slow slip events and te...

    Authors: Suguru Yabe, Satoshi Ide and Shoichi Yoshioka
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:142
  18. Tectonic mélange zones within ancient accretionary complexes include various styles of strain accommodation along subduction interfaces from shallow to deep. The ductile-brittle transition at shallower portion...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Hashimoto and Natsuko Yamano
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:141
  19. Triaxial shear tests on mudstone samples from the Shimanto Belt and the Boso accretionary complexes (SW Japan and central Japan) were carried out. Pre-exhumation burial depths in the two paleo-accretionary pri...

    Authors: Kai Schumann, Jan H Behrmann, Michael Stipp, Yuzuru Yamamoto, Yujin Kitamura and Christof Lempp
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:129
  20. The effects of temperature on the mechanics of deep earthquakes are investigated based on detailed seismic images of a horizontal portion of the Tonga slab (19°S to 22°S). The hypocenter distribution of deep e...

    Authors: Satoshi Kaneshima and Shoichi Yoshioka
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:138
  21. Heat flow measurements were conducted at four sites in the Nankai accretionary prism southeast of the Kii Peninsula, around the area where the megasplay fault reaches the surface, in conjunction with long-term...

    Authors: Makoto Yamano, Yoshifumi Kawada and Hideki Hamamoto
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:126
  22. To validate the abundance of scenarios of large earthquakes in the Nankai Trough, we examined the effects of both lateral and vertical expansions of the source areas on maximum tsunami heights along the Pacifi...

    Authors: Mamoru Hyodo, Takane Hori, Kazuto Ando and Toshitaka Baba
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:123
  23. Seismic image and velocity models were obtained from a newly conducted seismic survey around the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Japan Trench Fast Drilling Project (JFAST) drill site in the Japan Tren...

    Authors: Yasuyuki Nakamura, Shuichi Kodaira, Becky J Cook, Tamara Jeppson, Takafumi Kasaya, Yojiro Yamamoto, Yoshitaka Hashimoto, Mika Yamaguchi, Koichiro Obana and Gou Fujie
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:121
  24. In 2010, the first long-term borehole monitoring system was deployed at approximately 900 m below the sea floor (mbsf) and was assumed to be situated above the updip limit of the seismogenic zone in the Nankai...

    Authors: Takamitsu Sugihara, Masataka Kinoshita, Eichiro Araki, Toshinori Kimura, Masanori Kyo, Yasuhiro Namba, Yukari Kido, Yoshinori Sanada and Moe Kyaw Thu
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:107
  25. A better understanding of fluid-related processes such as poroelastic rebound of the upper crust and weakening of the lower crust beneath the volcanic arc helps better understand and correctly interpret the he...

    Authors: Yan Hu, Roland Bürgmann, Jeffrey T Freymueller, Paramesh Banerjee and Kelin Wang
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:106
  26. In this study, we develop stochastic random-field slip models for the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and conduct a rigorous sensitivity analysis of tsunami hazards with respect to the uncertainty of earthquake slip an...

    Authors: Katsuichiro Goda, Paul Martin Mai, Tomohiro Yasuda and Nobuhito Mori
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:105
  27. Continuous 3-year records of broadband ocean-bottom seismometers and pressure gauges of the seafloor network (Dense Oceanfloor Network System for Earthquakes and Tsunamis (DONET)) in the Nankai Trough region m...

    Authors: Yoko Tono, Kiwamu Nishida, Yoshio Fukao, Akiko To and Narumi Takahashi
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:99
  28. To understand the mechanism of an intensive non-volcanic seismic swarm in the Kii Peninsula, Japan, we used a dense seismic linear array to measure fine-scale variations of seismic velocities and converted tel...

    Authors: Aitaro Kato, Atsushi Saiga, Tetsuya Takeda, Takaya Iwasaki and Toru Matsuzawa
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:86
  29. High-resolution structure analyses using electron beam techniques have been performed for the investigation of subgrain boundaries (SGBs) in deformed orthopyroxene (Opx) in mylonite from Hidaka Metamorphic Bel...

    Authors: Toshihiro Kogure, Hugues Raimbourg, Akihito Kumamoto, Eiko Fujii and Yuichi Ikuhara
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:84
  30. A recent microphysical model for the steady-state frictional behaviour of wet illite/quartz gouges in subduction megathrust settings predicts that velocity-weakening in the seismogenic zone results from a comp...

    Authors: Sabine AM den Hartog, Demian M Saffer and Christopher J Spiers
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:78
  31. We conducted triaxial friction experiments on the shallow Nankai Trough accretionary sediments at confining pressures, pore water pressures, temperatures close to their in situ conditions, and axial displacement ...

    Authors: Miki Takahashi, Shuhei Azuma, Hidenori Ito, Kyuichi Kanagawa and Atsuyuki Inoue
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:75
  32. We examined the frictional properties of sediments on the Cocos plate offshore the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, and explored variations in the intrinsic frictional properties of the sediment inputs to the Costa ...

    Authors: Yuka Namiki, Akito Tsutsumi, Kohtaro Ujiie and Jun Kameda
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:72
  33. The 2011 Tohoku earthquake (Mw 9.0) produced a very large slip on the shallow part of a megathrust fault that resulted in destructive tsunamis. Although multiple causes of such large slip at shallow depths are...

    Authors: Michiyo Sawai, Takehiro Hirose and Jun Kameda
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:65
  34. To understand the effect of plate coupling on very low-frequency event (VLFE) activity resulting from megathrust earthquakes, we performed long-term multiscale earthquake cycle simulations (including a megathr...

    Authors: Keisuke Ariyoshi, Toru Matsuzawa, Ryota Hino, Akira Hasegawa, Takane Hori, Ryoko Nakata and Yoshiyuki Kaneda
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:55
  35. The Lindås Nappe, Bergen Arc, is located in western Norway and displays two high-grade metamorphic structures. A Precambrian granulite facies foliation is transected by Caledonian fluid-induced eclogite-facies...

    Authors: Sejin Jung, Haemyeong Jung and Håkon Austrheim
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:46

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