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6. Geodesy

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  1. Content type: Letter

    We investigated the post-seismic surface displacement of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake around the Kanto Plain (including the capital area of Japan), which is located approximately 400 km from the epicenter, using...

    Authors: Kazuya Ishitsuka, Toshifumi Matsuoka, Takuya Nishimura, Takeshi Tsuji and Tamer ElGharbawi

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:81

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  2. Content type: Full paper

    We conduct a two-dimensional numerical experiment on the lower crust under an intraplate strike-slip fault based on laboratory-derived power-law rheologies considering the effects of grain size and water. To ...

    Authors: Xuelei Zhang and Takeshi Sagiya

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:82

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  3. Content type: Full paper

    (U–Th)/He thermochronometric analyses were performed across the southern part of the Northeast Japan Arc for reconstructing the long-term uplift and denudation history in the region. Apatite (U–Th–Sm)/He ages ...

    Authors: Shigeru Sueoka, Takahiro Tagami and Barry P. Kohn

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:79

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  4. Content type: Frontier letter

    A laser strainmeter with a 1500-m baseline was constructed at an underground site in Kamioka, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, and has been operating since August 2016. The laser interferometer measures the change in d...

    Authors: Akito Araya, Akiteru Takamori, Wataru Morii, Kouseki Miyo, Masatake Ohashi, Kazuhiro Hayama, Takashi Uchiyama, Shinji Miyoki and Yoshio Saito

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:77

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  5. Content type: Full paper

    We adopt Poisson wavelets for regional gravity field recovery using data acquired from various observational techniques; the method combines data of different spatial resolutions and coverage, and various spec...

    Authors: Yihao Wu, Zhicai Luo, Wu Chen and Yongqi Chen

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:34

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  6. Content type: Letter

    In Northeast Japan, it remains a puzzle to reconcile the mismatch between long-term (geological) uplift and late-interseismic and coseismic subsidence associated with the 2011 Tohoku earthquake. To explain thi...

    Authors: Akinori Hashima and Toshinori Sato

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:23

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  7. Content type: Frontier letter

    This study develops a three-dimensional viscoelastic model using the finite element method to understand the postseismic deformation that followed the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake. The question of understanding ...

    Authors: Hisashi Suito

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:21

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:55

  8. Content type: Letter

    Kinematic analysis of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) data is useful for the extraction of crustal deformation phenomena occurring over short timescales ranging from seconds to 1 day, such as coseism...

    Authors: Yu’ichiro Hirata and Yusaku Ohta

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:203

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  9. Content type: Full paper

    An MJMA6.5 earthquake (foreshock) and MJMA7.3 earthquake (mainshock) struck Kumamoto Prefecture on April 14, 2016, and April 16, 2016. To evaluate the effect of crustal deformation due to the earthquake on the As...

    Authors: Taku Ozawa, Eisuke Fujita and Hideki Ueda

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:186

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  10. Content type: Letter

    The 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes, including an Mw-7 right-lateral earthquake on April 15 (UTC), occurred along faults within the Beppu−Shimabara graben in central Kyushu, Japan. Previous studies showed that the g...

    Authors: Kazuma Mochizuki and Yuta Mitsui

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:177

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  11. Content type: Letter

    Series of earthquakes including three M w > 6 earthquakes occurred in Kumamoto prefecture in the middle of the Kyushu island, Japan. In order to reveal the associated crustal deformation s...

    Authors: Yuji Himematsu and Masato Furuya

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:169

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:196

  12. Content type: Full paper

    The current work describes the combined data of three field campaigns, spanning 2009–2013. Their joint gravity and GPS observations thoroughly cover the sites of lithospheric flexure between the Sichuan Basin ...

    Authors: Yawen She, Guangyu Fu, Zhuohua Wang, Tai Liu, Changyi Xu and Honglin Jin

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:163

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  13. Content type: Full paper

    We investigated the effects of elastic heterogeneity on coseismic deformation associated with the 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake, Japan, using a 3-D finite element model, incorporating the geometry of regional pla...

    Authors: Akinori Hashima, Thorsten W. Becker, Andrew M. Freed, Hiroshi Sato and David A. Okaya

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:159

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  14. Content type: Letter

    Postseismic deformation of the 2003 Tokachi-oki earthquake (M w 8.0) has been observed by GNSS. We analyzed the deformation observed in Hokkaido in the 2nd to the 7th year following the 20...

    Authors: Yuji Itoh and Takuya Nishimura

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:156

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  15. Content type: Technical report

    A GPS/acoustic (GPS/A) geodetic observation technique allows us to determine far offshore plate motion in order to understand the mechanism of megathrust earthquakes. In this technique, the distance between a ...

    Authors: Ryosuke Azuma, Fumiaki Tomita, Takeshi Iinuma, Motoyuki Kido and Ryota Hino

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:143

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  16. Content type: Full paper

    It is of great interest to numerous geophysical studies that the time series of global gravity field models derived from Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) data remains uninterrupted after the end...

    Authors: João Teixeira da Encarnação, Daniel Arnold, Aleš Bezděk, Christoph Dahle, Eelco Doornbos, Jose van den IJssel, Adrian Jäggi, Torsten Mayer-Gürr, Josef Sebera, Pieter Visser and Norbert Zehentner

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2016 68:127

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