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4. Seismology

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  1. 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

    Content type: Letter

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  2. 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

    Content type: Frontier letter

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  3. 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

    Content type: Full paper

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  4. 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

    Content type: Frontier letter

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  5. 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

    Content type: Letter

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  6. 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

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  7. 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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  8. We describe an iterative method to combine seismicity forecasts. With this method, we produce the next generation of a starting forecast by incorporating predictive skill from one or more input forecasts. For ...

    Authors: Peter N Shebalin, Clément Narteau, Jeremy Douglas Zechar and Matthias Holschneider

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:37

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  9. We carried out geochemical and mineralogical analyses on fault-zone rocks from the Anko section of the Median Tectonic Line in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, to investigate coseismic physicochemical processes in th...

    Authors: Tsuyoshi Ishikawa, Tetsuro Hirono, Noriko Matsuta, Kazuro Kawamoto, Koichiro Fujimoto, Jun Kameda, Yoshiro Nishio, Yuka Maekawa and Go Honda

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:36

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  10. To estimate the slip parameters and understand the fault lubrication mechanism during the 1999 Taiwan Chi-Chi earthquake, we applied vitrinite reflectance geothermometry to samples retrieved from the Chelungpu...

    Authors: Yuka Maekawa, Tetsuro Hirono, Hikaru Yabuta, Hideki Mukoyoshi, Manami Kitamura, Minoru Ikehara, Wataru Tanikawa and Tsuyoshi Ishikawa

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:28

    Content type: Letter

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  11. Three large bathymetric highs (from north to south: the Amami Plateau, the Daito Ridge, and the Oki-Daito Ridge) originating from paleo-island arcs characterize the northwestern end of the Philippine Sea plate...

    Authors: Azusa Nishizawa, Kentaro Kaneda, Yasutaka Katagiri and Mitsuhiro Oikawa

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:25

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  12. We present a quantitative examination of the liberation and subsequent deposition of silica at the subduction zone plate interface in the Mugi mélange, an exhumed accretionary complex in the Shimanto Belt of s...

    Authors: Jun Kameda, Kuniyo Kawabata, Yohei Hamada, Asuka Yamaguchi and Gaku Kimura

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:13

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  13. A number of tectonic models have been proposed for the Tibetan Plateau, which origin, however, remains poorly understood. In this study, investigations of the shear wave velocity (Vs) and density (ρ) structures o...

    Authors: Yangfan Deng, Giuliano F Panza, Zhongjie Zhang, Fabio Romanelli, Ting Ma, Carlo Doglioni, Peng Wang, Xuemei Zhang and Jiwen Teng

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2014 66:10

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