Name: Honda, Satoru
Division/Center: Division of Global Dynamics
Research Area: Physics of the Earth\\\'s Interior

Last Update 05/10 2014


To study the geodynamical phenomena in the interior of the Earth based on numerical simulations. Current topics are global mantle flow and the subduction zone dynamics.


S. Honda and T. Yoshida, Application of the model of small-scale convection under the island arc to the NE Honshu subduction zone, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 6, Q01002, doi:10.102, , 2005.

Honda, S., M. Morishige and Y. Orihashi, Sinking hot anomaly trapped at the 410 km discontinuity near the Honshu subduction zone, Japan, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 261, 565--577, 2007.

S. Honda, A simple semi-dynamical model of the subduction zone: effects of a moving plate boundary on the small-scale convection under the island arc, Geophys. J. Int., 173, 1095--1105, 2008.

S. Honda, Numerical simulations of mantle flow around slab edges, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 277, 112--122, 2009.

Morishige, M., and S. Honda, Three-dimensional structure of P-wave anisotropy in the presence of small-scale convection, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 12, Q12010, doi:10.1029/2011GC003866, , 2011.

Ismail-Zadeh, A., Honda, S., and Tsepelev, I., Linking mantle upwelling with the lithosphere decent and the Japan Sea evolution: a hypothesis, Science Report, 3, 1137, doi: 10.1038/srep01137,2013, , 2013.

Morishige, M., and Honda, S., Mantle flow and deformation of subducting slab at a plate junction, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 365, 132--142, 2013.