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  1. In contrast to surface observation of complex earthquake faults, simple fault-plane models are frequently sufficient to fit geophysical data of seismic wave or crustal deformation. However, earthquake occurren...

    Authors: Yuta Mitsui
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:136
  2. Seismic refraction and multi-channel seismic reflection surveys were conducted on the northeastern Hawaiian Arch to examine the effect of hotspot volcanism on the seismic structure of the crust and uppermost m...

    Authors: Akane Ohira, Shuichi Kodaira, Gregory F. Moore, Mikiya Yamashita, Toshiya Fujiwara, Yuka Kaiho, Seiichi Miura and Gou Fujie
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:121
  3. In order to investigate the seismic velocity structure in the region of concentrated severe damage during the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake sequence, we conducted continuous seismic observations in the central area...

    Authors: Takumi Hayashida, Masumi Yamada, Masayuki Yamada, Koji Hada, Jim Mori, Yoshinori Fujino, Hiromu Sakaue, Sosuke Fukatsu, Eiko Nishihara, Toru Ouchi and Akio Fujii
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:116
  4. The uppermost structures of incoming oceanic plates have been investigated by seismic exploration surveys, primarily based on two-dimensional profiles. However, their regional-scale lateral variations and shea...

    Authors: Takashi Tonegawa, Koichiro Obana, Gou Fujie and Shuichi Kodaira
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:106
  5. The data provided by ten DONET deep-sea observatories, that on March 11, 2011, registered the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, were used for investigation of the relationship between variations of the ...

    Authors: Mikhail Nosov, Viacheslav Karpov, Sergey Kolesov, Kirill Sementsov, Hiroyuki Matsumoto and Yoshiyuki Kaneda
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:100
  6. Seismic wave propagation from shallow subduction-zone earthquakes can be strongly affected by 3D heterogeneous structures, such as oceanic water and sedimentary layers with irregular thicknesses. Synthetic wav...

    Authors: Taro Okamoto, Hiroshi Takenaka and Takeshi Nakamura
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:98
  7. Because the maximum temperature reached in the slip zone is significant information for understanding slip behaviors during an earthquake, the maturity of carbonaceous material (CM) is widely used as a proxy f...

    Authors: Shunya Kaneki and Tetsuro Hirono
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:92
  8. Tectonic and volcanic structures of the northern Ryukyu arc are investigated on the basis of multichannel seismic (MCS) reflection data. The study area forms an active volcanic front in parallel to the non-vol...

    Authors: Ryuta Arai, Shuichi Kodaira, Tsutomu Takahashi, Seiichi Miura and Yoshiyuki Kaneda
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:61
  9. Spatial and temporal variations in inland crustal stress prior to the 2011 Mw 9.0 Tohoku earthquake are investigated using focal mechanism solutions for shallow seismicity in Iwaki City, Japan. The multiple in...

    Authors: Makoto Otsubo, Ayumu Miyakawa and Kazutoshi Imanishi
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:51
  10. The southeast offshore Mie earthquake occurred on April 1, 2016 near the rupture area of the 1944 Tonankai earthquake, where seismicity around the interface of the Philippine Sea plate had been very low until ...

    Authors: Shunsuke Takemura, Takeshi Kimura, Tatsuhiko Saito, Hisahiko Kubo and Katsuhiko Shiomi
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:50
  11. Understanding variations of slip distance along major thrust systems at convergent margins is an important issue for evaluation of near-trench slip and the potential generation of large tsunamis. We derived qu...

    Authors: Hideki Mukoyoshi, Shunya Kaneki and Tetsuro Hirono
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:36
  12. Seismic attenuation properties were tested as indicators of lateral variation in geological structures and detection of faults within poorly reflective oceanic crust, on a seismic survey line along the Nankai ...

    Authors: Tetsuro Tsuru, Jin-Oh Park, Tetsuo No, Yukari Kido and Kazuo Nakahigashi
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:31
  13. We examined the spatial relationship between seismicity and upper crustal structure in the Wakayama region, northwestern Kii Peninsula, Japan, by investigating microearthquake focal mechanisms and the local st...

    Authors: Sumire Maeda, Toru Matsuzawa, Shinji Toda, Keisuke Yoshida and Hiroshi Katao
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:21
  14. A continuous water injection test was conducted to halt the reduction in steam production in the Okuaizu Geothermal Field, Japan. Understanding the factors triggering microseismicity associated with water inje...

    Authors: Kyosuke Okamoto, Li Yi, Hiroshi Asanuma, Takashi Okabe, Yasuyuki Abe and Masatoshi Tsuzuki
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:15
  15. We have been discussing the validity of using the horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratios (HVRs) as a substitute for S-wave amplifications after Nakamura first proposed the idea in 1989. So far a formula for HV...

    Authors: Hiroshi Kawase, Yuta Mori and Fumiaki Nagashima
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:1
  16. This paper reviews seismic activity in and around the Kumamoto region before and after the April 16, 2016, Kumamoto earthquake of M7.3 using statistical models such as stationary, two-stage, and non-stationary...

    Authors: Takao Kumazawa, Yosihiko Ogata and Hiroshi Tsuruoka
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:169
  17. The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) has monitored global gravity changes since 2002. Gravity changes are considered to represent hydrological water mass movements around the surface of the glob...

    Authors: Yuta Mitsui and Kyohei Yamada
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:166
  18. The 1906 Colombia–Ecuador earthquake induced both strong seismic motions and a tsunami, the most destructive earthquake in the history of the Colombia–Ecuador subduction zone. The tsunami propagated across the...

    Authors: Yusuke Yamanaka, Yuichiro Tanioka and Takahiro Shiina
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:163
  19. Under the diffuse field approximation, the full-wave (FW) microtremor H/V spectral ratio (H/V) is modeled as the square root of the ratio of the sum of imaginary parts of the Green’s function of the horizontal co...

    Authors: Hao Wu, Kazuaki Masaki, Kojiro Irikura and Francisco José Sánchez-Sesma
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:162
  20. We present a non-stationary epidemic-type aftershock sequence (ETAS) model in which the usual assumption of stationary background rate is relaxed. Such a model could be used for modeling seismic sequences affe...

    Authors: Sasi Kattamanchi, Ram Krishna Tiwari and Durbha Sai Ramesh
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:157
  21. To understand the fault zone fluid flow-like structure, namely the ductile deformation structure, often observed in the geological field (e.g., Ramsay and Huber The techniques of modern structure geology, vol....

    Authors: H. Tanaka, Y. Shiomi and K.-F. Ma
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:151
  22. Using 3-D dynamic rupture simulations, we investigated the 2016 Mw7.1 Kumamoto, Japan, earthquake to elucidate why and how the rupture of the main shock propagated successfully, assuming a complicated fault geome...

    Authors: Yumi Urata, Keisuke Yoshida, Eiichi Fukuyama and Hisahiko Kubo
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:150
  23. 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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  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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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