Name: KATO Teruyuki,
Division/Center: Division of Monitoring Geoscience
Research Area: Solid geophysics (Crustal deformation)

Last Update 07/08 2015


Study of crustal deformation using GPS - Tectonics in Asia and western Pacific - Crustal deformation of Japanese Islands based on GEONET data - Mechanism of plate interaction and inland earthquake based on dense GPS array - Development of tsunami early warning system using GPS buoy


Kato, T., Y. Kotake, T. Chachin, Y. Iimura, S. Miyazaki, T. Kanazawa and K. Suyehiro, An estimate of the Philippine Sea plate motion derived from the Global Positioning System observation at Okino Torishima, Japan, J. Geod. Soc. Jap., 42, 233--243, 1996.

Kato, T., Tectonics of the eastern Asia and the western Pacific as seen by GPS observations, Geosciences Journal, 7, 1, 1--8, 2003.

Kato, T., J. Beavan, T. Matsushima, Y. Kotake, J. T. Camacho, and S. Nakao, Geodetic evidence of back-arc spreading in the Mariana Trough, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, 12, 1625, doi:, , 2003.

Kato, T., Y. Terada, K. Ito, R. Hattori, T. Abe, T. Miyake, S. Koshimura, and T. Nagai, Tsunami due to the 2004 September 5th off the Kii peninsula earthquake, Japan, recorded by a new GPS buoy, Earth Planets Space, 57, 297--301, 2005.

Kato, T., Y. Terada, T. Nagai, K. Shimizu, T. Tomida and S. Koshimura, Development of a new tsunami monitoring system using a GPS buoy, Proc. Int. Symp. on GPS/GNSS, 846--851, 2008.

Kato, T., Y. Terada, H. Nishimura, T. Nagai, and S. Koshimura, Tsunami records due to the 2010 Chile Earthquake observed by GPS buoys established along the Pacific coast of Japan, Earth Planets Space, 63, e5--e8, 2011.

Ebinuma, T., and T. Kato, Dynamic characteristics of high-rate GPS observations for seismology, Earth Planets Space, 64, 369--377, 2012.

Ochi, T. and T. Kato, Depth extent of the long-term slow slip event in the Tokai district, central Japan: A new insight, J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50355, , 2013.

Kato, T., K. Satake and F. Imamura, Restoration programme from giant earthquakes and tsunamis, RISK WISE, 37--40, 2008.