Name: Nishida Kiwamu,
Position:Associate Professor
Division/Center: Division of Theoretical Geoscience
Research Area: Seismology

Last Update 11/06 2014


1. seismic hum and microseisms, 2. ambient noise tomography, 3. low-frequency infrasounds


Kiwamu Nishida, Naoki Kobayashi, and Yoshio Fukao , Resonant Oscillations Between the Solid Earth and the Atmosphere , Science, 287, 5461, 2244--2246, 2000.

Nishida, K. and Y. Fukao, Source distribution of Earth's background free oscillations, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B06306, , 2007.

Nishida, K., H. Kawakatsu, Y. Fukao, and K. Obara, Background Love and Rayleigh waves simultaneously generated at the Pacific Ocean floors, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L16307, doi:10.102, , 2008.

Nishida, K., H. Kawakatsu, and K. Obara , Three-dimensional crustal S-wave velocity structure in Japan using microseismic data recorded by Hi-net tiltmeters, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.102, , 2008.

Nishida, K., J.P. Montagner and H. Kawakatsu, Global Surface Wave Tomography Using Seismic Hum, Science, 326, 5942, 112--112, 2009.

Kiwamu Nishida, Earth's background free oscillations , Ann. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 41, 719--740, 2013.

Kiwamu Nishida, Naoki Kobayashi, and Yoshio Fukao, Background Lamb waves in the Earth's atmosphere, Geophys. J. Int., 196, 1, 312--316, 2014.