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    Using data from high-density seismic observation networks installed in the western Nagano Prefecture region in Japan, we precisely determined focal mechanisms and estimated the high-resolution stress field at ...

    Authors: Yoshihisa Iio, Itaru Yoneda, Masayo Sawada, Tsutomu Miura, Hiroshi Katao, Yoichiro Takada, Kentaro Omura and Shigeki Horiuchi

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:144

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:20

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    The 1703 Genroku Kanto earthquake and the resulting tsunami caused catastrophic damage in the Kanto region of Japan. Previous modeling of the 1703 earthquake applied inversion analyses of the observed terrestr...

    Authors: Hideaki Yanagisawa and Kazuhisa Goto

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:136

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    The aim of this paper is to investigate the ability of various site-condition proxies (SCPs) to reduce ground-motion aleatory variability and evaluate how SCPs capture nonlinearity site effects. The SCPs used ...

    Authors: Boumédiène Derras, Pierre-Yves Bard and Fabrice Cotton

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:133

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    In Taiwan, the Nantou area is a seismically active region where several moderate events have occurred, causing some disasters during the past century. Here, we applied the strong ground motion simulation with...

    Authors: Yi-Ying Wen, Shen-Yu Chao, Yin-Tung Yen and Strong Wen

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:132

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  5. Content type: Express Letter

    The source rupture process of the 2016 central Tottori, Japan, earthquake (M JMA 6.6) was estimated from strong motion waveforms using a multiple-time-window kinematic waveform inversion. ...

    Authors: Hisahiko Kubo, Wataru Suzuki, Shin Aoi and Haruko Sekiguchi

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:127

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    Although rotational seismology has progressed in recent decades, the links between rotational ground motion and site soil conditions are poorly documented. New experiments were performed on Kefalonia Island (G...

    Authors: Sarah Sbaa, Fabrice Hollender, Vincent Perron, Afifa Imtiaz, Pierre-Yves Bard, Armand Mariscal, Alain Cochard and Alain Dujardin

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:124

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  7. Content type: Express Letter

    We estimated the location and magnitude of earthquakes constituting the 1858 earthquake swarm in the central Ryukyu Islands using the felt earthquakes recorded by Father Louis Furet who lived in Naha, Okinawa ...

    Authors: Takuma Oda and Mamoru Nakamura

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:121

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  8. Content type: Express Letter

    We determined the three-dimensional structure of the crust and upper mantle off the Boso Peninsula, Japan, by analyzing seismograms recorded by ocean-bottom seismometers and land stations between 2011 and 2013...

    Authors: Aki Ito, Yojiro Yamamoto, Ryota Hino, Daisuke Suetsugu, Hiroko Sugioka, Masaru Nakano, Koichiro Obana, Kazuo Nakahigashi and Masanao Shinohara

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:118

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    The consideration of soil nonlinearity is important for the accurate estimation of the site response. To evaluate the soil nonlinearity during the 2008 Ms8.0 Wenchuan Earthquake, 33 strong-motion records obtai...

    Authors: Yefei Ren, Ruizhi Wen, Xinxin Yao and Kun Ji

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:116

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    Inter-station cross-correlation functions estimated using continuous ambient noise or microtremor records were used to extract the seismic wave propagation characteristics of the Osaka sedimentary basin, Japan...

    Authors: Kimiyuki Asano, Tomotaka Iwata, Haruko Sekiguchi, Kazuhiro Somei, Ken Miyakoshi, Shin Aoi and Takashi Kunugi

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:108

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  11. Content type: Express Letter

    On October 21, 2016, an earthquake with Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) magnitude 6.6 hit the central part of Tottori Prefecture, Japan. This paper demonstrates two notable effects of the surface geology on ...

    Authors: Takao Kagawa, Tatsuya Noguchi, Shohei Yoshida and Shinji Yamamoto

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:106

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  12. Content type: Technical report

    We have developed an open-source software package, Open-source Seismic Wave Propagation Code (OpenSWPC), for parallel numerical simulations of seismic wave propagation in 3D and 2D (P-SV and SH) viscoelastic m...

    Authors: Takuto Maeda, Shunsuke Takemura and Takashi Furumura

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:102

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