[Book]

Kato, A., Intraplate earthquakes induced by reactivation of buried ancient rift system along the eastern margin of the Japan Sea, in Intraplate Earthquakes, edited by P. Talwani, Cambridge University Press, 231256, (2014).[Article Link]

 

[Peer review papers]

[2017]

Maeda, Y., A. Kato and Y. Yamanaka, Modeling the dynamics of a phreatic eruption based on a tilt observation: barrier breakage leading to the 2014 eruption of Mt. Ontake, Japan. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, doi:10.1002/2016JB013739, in press.[Article Link]

[2016]
Kato, A., J. Fukuda, S. Nakagawa and K. Obara, Foreshock migration preceding the 2016 Mw 7.0 Kumamoto earthquake, Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1002/2016GL070079, (2016) .[Article Link]

Kato, A., J. Fukuda, T. Kumazawa and S. Nakagawa, Accelerated nucleation of the 2014 Iquique, Chile Mw 8.2 Earthquake, Scientific Reports, 6, 24792, doi: 10.1038/srep24792, (2016) .[Article Link]

Obara, K., and A. Kato, Connecting slow earthquakes to huge earthquakes, Science, 353(6296), 253-257, doi:10.1126/science.aaf1512, (2016). [Article Link]


Terakawa, T., A. Kato, Y. Yamanaka, Y. Maeda, S. Horikawa, K. Matsuhiro and T. Okuda, Monitoring eruption activity using temporal stress changes at Mount Ontake volcano, Nat. Commun., 7, 10797, doi:10.1038/ncomms10797, (2016). [Article Link]


Kato, A, K. Nakamura, and Y. Hiyama, The 2016 Kumamoto earthquake sequence, Proc. Jpn. Acad. Ser. B, doi:10.2183/pjab.92.359, (2016).[Article Link]
 

[2015]

Kato, A., T. Terakawa, Y. Yamanaka, Y. Maeda, S. Horikawa, K. Matsuhiro and T. Okuda, Preparatory and precursory processes leading up to the 2014 phreatic eruption of Mount Ontake, Japan, Earth Planets Space, 67, 111, doi:10.1186/s40623-015-0288-x, (2015).[Article Link]

 

Maeda, Y., A. Kato, T. Terakawa, Y. Yamanaka, S. Horikawa, K. Matsuhiro, T. Okuda, Source mechanism of a VLP event immediately before the 2014 eruption of Mt. Ontake, Japan, Earth Planets Space, 67, 187, doi:10.1186/s40623-015-0358-0, (2015).[Article Link]

 

Nakajima, J., A. Kato, T. Iwasaki and the Research Group for the Joint Seismic Observations the Research Group for the Joint Seismic Observations, The weakened lower crust beneath the Nobi fault system, Japan: Implications for stress accumulation to the seismogenic zone, Tectonophysics, 655, 147–160, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.05.021, (2015).[Article Link]

 

Iidaka, T., E. Kurashimo, T. Iwasaki, A. Kato, H. Katao, F. Yamazaki, The Research Group for the 2007 Atotsugawa Fault Seismic Expedition, Large heterogeneous structure beneath the Atotsugawa Fault, central Japan, revealed by seismic refraction and reflection experiments Tectonophysics, 657, 144-154, (2015).[Article Link]

 

Katsumata, K., M. Kosuga, H. Katao, T. Yamada, A. Kato and the Research Group for the Joint Seismic Observations the Research Group for the Joint Seismic Observations, Focal mechanisms and stress field in the Nobi fault area, central Japan, Earth Planets Space, 67, 99, doi 10.1186/s40623-015-0275-2, (2015).[Article Link]

 
[2014]

Kato, A., and S. Nakagawa, Multiple slow-slip events during a foreshock sequence of the 2014 Iquique, Chile Mw 8.1 earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL061138, (2014).[Article Link]


Kato, A., T. Igarashi, and K. Obara, Detection of a hidden Boso slow slip event immediately after the 2011 Mw9.0 Tohoku-Oki earthquake, Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL061053, (2014).[Article Link]


Kato, A., and K. Obara, Step-like migration of early aftershocks following the 2007 Mw 6.7 Noto-Hanto earthquake, Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL060427, (2014).[Article Link]

Kato, A., A. Saiga, T. Takeda, T. Iwasaki and T. Matsuzawa, Non-volcanic seismic swarm and fluid transportation driven by subduction of the Philippine Sea slab beneath the Kii Peninsula, Japan, Earth Planets Space, 66, 88, (2014).[Article Link]

 

Sugan, M., A. Kato, H. Miyake, S. Nakagawa and A. Vuan, The preparatory phase of the 2009 Mw 6.3 L'Aquila earthquake by improving the detection capability of low-magnitude foreshocks, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL061199, (2014).[Article Link]

 

Fukuda, J., A. Kato, K. Obara, S. Miura, and T. Kato, Imaging of the early acceleration phase of the 2013–2014 Boso slow slip event, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 7493–7500, doi:10.1002/2014GL061550, (2014).[Article Link]

 

Kato, A., Slow Slip Transients Before the 2011 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake, Journal of Disaster ResearchVol.9No.3, 311-316, (2014).

 

Panayotopoulos, Y., N. Hirata, H. Sato, A. Kato, K. Imanishi, Y. Kuwahara, I. Cho, T. Takeda, Y. Asano, Investigating the role of the Itoigawa-Shizuoka tectonic line towards the evolution of the Northern Fossa Magna rift basin, Tectonophysics, 615–616, 12–26, (2014).

 

Okada, T., T. Matsuzawa, N. Umino, K. Yoshida, A. Hasegawa, H. Takahashi, T. Yamada, M. Kosuga, T. Takeda, A. Kato, T. Igarashi, K. Obara, S. Sakai, A. Saiga, T. Iidaka, T. Iwasaki, N. Hirata, N. Tsumura, Y. Yamanaka, T. Terakawa, H. Nakamichi, T. Okuda, S. Horikawa, H. Katao, T. Miura, A. Kubo, T. Matsushima, K. Goto and H. Miyamachi, Hypocenter migration and crustal seismic velocity distribution observed for the inland earthquake swarms induced by the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake in NE Japan: implications for crustal fluid distribution and crustal permeability, Geofluids, 15, 293–309, (2014).

 

國友孝弘,山岡耕春,渡辺俊樹,吉田康宏,勝間田明男,生田量野,加藤愛太郎,飯高隆,津村紀子,大久保慎人,弾性波アクロスによる東海地域地殻のP波およびS波構造の推定.地震,67(1)1-24, (2014).

 

[2013]

Kato, A., J. Fukuda, and K. Obara, Response of seismicity to static and dynamic stress changes induced by the 2011 M9.0 Tohoku-Oki earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, doi:10.1002/grl.50699, Jul., (2013).

 

Kato, A., T. Igarashi, K. Obara, S. Sakai, T. Takeda, A. Saiga, T. Iidaka, T. Iwasaki, N. Hirata, K. Goto, H. Miyamachi, T. Matsushima, A. Kubo, H. Katao, Y. Yamanaka, T. Terakawa, H. Nakamichi, T. Okuda, S. Horikawa, N. Tsumura, N. Umino, T. Okada, M. Kosuga, H. Takahashi and T. Yamada, Imaging the source regions of normal faulting sequences induced by the 2011 M9.0 Tohoku-Oki earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, doi:10.1002/grl.50104., Jan., (2013).

 

Fukuda, J., A. Kato, N. Kato and Y. Aoki, Are the frictional properties of creeping faults persistent? Evidence from rapid Tohoku-oki afterslip, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 3613–3617, doi:10.1002/grl.50713, Jul., (2013).

 

Nanjo, K., S. Sakai, A. Kato, H. Tsuruoka and N. Hirata, Time-dependent earthquake probability calculations for southern Kanto after the 2011M9.0 Tohoku earthquake, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt009, Feb., (2013).

 

Kurashimo, E., T. Iwasaki, T. Iidaka, A. Kato, F. Yamazaki, K. Miyashita, T. Shibutani, K. Ito, T. Takeda, K. Obara, and N. Hirata, Along-strike structural changes controlled by dehydration-related fluids within the Philippine Sea plate around the segment boundary of a megathrust earthquake beneath the Kii peninsula, southwest Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 4839–4844, doi:10.1002/grl.50939, Sept., (2013).

 

[2012]

Kato, A., K. Obara, T. Igarashi, H. Tsuruoka, S. Nakagawa and N. Hirata, Propagation of Slow Slip Leading Up to the 2011 Mw 9.0 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake, Science, 335, 705-708, doi: 10.1126/science.1215141, Feb., (2012).

 

Kato, A., and T. Igarashi, Regional extent of the large coseismic slip zone of the 2011 Mw 9.0 Tohoku-Oki earthquake delineated by on-fault aftershocks, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L15301, doi:10.1029/2012GL052220, Aug., (2012).

 

Saiga, A., A. Kato, E. Kurashimo , T. Iidaka , M. Okubo , N. Tsumura , T. Iwasaki , S. Sakai and N. Hirata, Anisotropic structures of oceanic slab and mantle wedge in a deep low-frequency tremor zone beneath the Kii peninsula, SW Japan, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 118, 1091–1097, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50069, Mar., (2012).

 

Shibazaki, B., and A. Kato, Modeling the development of a complex fault configuration in the source region of two destructive intraplate earthquakes in the mid-Niigata region, Tectonophysics, 562–563, 26–33, Jul, (2012).

 

Nakahigashi, K., M. Shinohara, E. Kurashimo, T. Yamada, A. Kato, T. Takanami, K. Uehira, Y. Ito, T. Iidaka, T. Igarashi, H. Sato, R. Hino, K. Obana, Y. Kaneda, N. Hirata, T. Iwasaki T. Kanazawa, Seismic structure of the source region of the 2007 Chuetsu-oki earthquake revealed by offshore-onshore seismic survey: asperity zone of intraplate earthquake delimited by crustal inhomogeneity, Tectonophysics, 562–563, 34–47, Jul., (2012).

 

加藤愛太郎, 2011年東北地方太平洋沖地震の特徴について.地球化学, 46, 87-98, 5, 2012.

 

加藤愛太郎, 稠密地震波観測に基づく地震発生と地殻流体,地球化学, 46, 191-203, 12, 2012.

 

高岡宏之,津村紀子,高橋福助,野崎謙二,加藤愛太郎,飯高隆,岩崎貴哉,酒井慎一,平田直,生田領野,國友孝洋,吉田康弘,勝俣啓,山岡耕春,渡辺俊樹,山崎文人,大久保慎人,鈴木貞臣, 東海地域下の三次元地震波減衰構造―微小地震スペクトルを用いた推定―, 地震 2, 65(2), 175-187, 2, 2012.

 

[2011]

Kato, A., S. Sakai, K. Obara, A normal-faulting seismic sequence triggered by the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake: Wholesale stress regime changes in the upper plate, Earth Planets Space, 63, 745–748, Sept., 2011.

 

Kato, A., S. Sakai, T. Iidaka, T. Iwasaki, E. Kurashimo, T. Igarashi, N. Hirata, T. Kanazawa, and Group for the aftershock observations of the 2007 Noto Hanto Earthquake, Anomalous depth dependency of the stress field in the 2007 Noto Hanto, Japan, earthquake: Potential involvement of a deep fluid reservoir, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L06306, doi:10.1029/2010GL046413, Mar., 2011.

 

Saiga A., A. Kato, S. Sakai, T. Iwasaki, N. Hhirata, Crustal anisotropy structure related to lateral and down-dip variations in interplate coupling beneath the Kii Peninsula, SW Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L09307, doi:10.1029/2011GL047405, May, 2011.

 

[2010]

Kato, A., T. Iidaka, R. Ikuta, Y. Yoshida, K. Katsumata, T. Iwasaki, S. Sakai, C. Thurber, N. Tsumura, K. Yamaoka, T. Watanabe, T. Kunitomo, F. Yamazaki, M. Okubo, S. Suzuki, N. Hirata, Variations of fluid pressure within the subducting oceanic crust and slow earthquakes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L14310, doi:10.1029/2010GL043723, Jul., 2010.

 

Kato, A., S. Sakai, T. Iidaka, T. Iwasaki and N. Hirata, Non-volcanic seismic swarms triggered by circulating fluids and pressure fluctuations above a solidified diorite intrusion, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L15302, doi:10.1029/2010GL043887, Aug., 2010.

 

Kato, A., T. Miyatake, and N. Hirata, Asperity and Barriers of the 2004 Mid-Niigata Prefecture Earthquake Revealed by Highly Dense Seismic Observations, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 100, 1, 298-306, Feb., 2010.

 

Kato, A., T. Iidaka, T. Iwasaki, N. Hirata, and S. Nakagawa, Reactivations of boundary faults within a buried ancient rift system by ductile creeping of weak shear zones in the overpressured lower crust: the 2004 mid-Niigata Prefecture Earthquake, Tectonophysics, 486, 101-107, Feb., 2010.

 

Aochi, H., and A. Kato, Dynamic rupture of cross-cutting faults: Possible rupture process of the 2007 Mw6.6 Niigata-Ken Chuetsu-Oki earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B05310, doi:10.1029/2009JB006556, May, 2010.

 

Nakajima, J., A. Kato, T. Iwasaki, S. Ohmi, T. Okada, T. Takeda, and The Japanese University Group of the Joint Seismic Observations at NKTZ, Deep crustal structure around the Atotsugawa fault system, central Japan: A weak zone below the seismogenic zone and its role in earthquake generation, Earth Planets Space, 62, 7, 555-566, Aug., 2010.

 

Tanaka, Y., A. Kato, T. Sugano, G. Fu, X., Zhang, M. Furuya, W. Sun, S. Okubo, S. Matsumoto, M. Honda, Y. Sugawara, I. Ueda, M. Kusaka and M. Ishihara, Gravity changes observed between 2004 and 2009 near the Tokai slow-slip area and prospects for detecting fluid flow during future slow-slip events, Earth Planets Space, 62, 905–913, Nov., 2010.

 

Panayotopoulos, Y., N. Hirata, H. Sato, T. Iwasaki, A. Kato, K. Imanishi, Y. Kuwahara, and I. Cho, Seismicity and crustal structure in the vicinity of the southern Itoigawa-Shizuoka Tectonic Line, Earth Planets Space, 62, 3, 223-235, Mar., 2010.

 

[2009]

Kato, A., E. Kurashimo, T. Igarashi, S. Sakai, T. Iidaka, M. Shinohara, T. Kanazawa, T. Yamada, N. Hirata, and T. Iwasaki, Reactivation of ancient rift systems triggers devastating intraplate earthquakes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L05301, doi:10.1029/2008GL036450, Mar., 2009.

 

Iidaka, T., A. Kato, E. Kurashimo, T. Iwasaki, N. Hirata, H. Katao, I. Hirose and H. Miyamachi, Fine structure of P-wave velocity distribution along the Atotsugawa fault, central Japan, Tectonophysics, 472, 1, 95-104, Jul., 2009.

 

Tajima, R., F. Tajima, and A. Kato, Seismic structure in and around the source area of the 2004 Mid Niigata, Japan, earthquake: 3-D waveform modeling based on local tomography images, Geophys. J. Int., 177, 145-160, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04042.x, Apr., 2009.

 

刀禰茂康, 宮武隆, 引間和人, 加藤愛太郎, 不均質構造中で発生する地震が作るΔCFF, 地震2, 62, 97-107, 3, 2009.

 

[2008]

Kato, A., S. Sakai, E. Kurashimo, T. Igarashi, T. Iidaka, N. Hirata, T. Iwasaki, T. Kanazawa, and Group for the aftershock observations of the 2007 Niigataken Chuetsu-oki Earthquake, Imaging heterogeneous velocity structures and complex aftershock distributions in the source region of the 2007 Niigataken Chuetsu-oki Earthquake by a dense seismic observation, Earth Planets Space, 60, 1111-1116, Nov., 2008.

 

Kato, A., S. Sakai, T. Iidaka, T. Iwasaki, E. Kurashimo, T. Igarashi, N. Hirata, T. Kanazawa, and Group for the aftershock observations of the 2007 Noto Hanto Earthquake, Three-dimensional velocity structure in the source region of the Noto Hanto Earthquake in 2007 imaged by a dense seismic observation, Earth Planets Space, 60, 105-110, Feb., 2008.

 

Sakai, S, A. Kato, S. T. Iidaka, T. Iwasaki, E. Kurashimo, T. Igarashi, N. Hirata, T. Kanazawa, and Group for the aftershock observations of the 2007 Noto Hanto Earthquake, Highly resolved distribution of aftershocks of the 2007 Noto Hanto Earthquake by a dense seismic observation, Earth Planets Space, 60, 83-88, Feb., 2008.

 

Kato, A., T. Iidaka, E. Kurashimo, S. Nakagawa, N. Hirata, and T. Iwasaki, Delineation of probable asperities on the Atotsugawa fault, central Japan, using a dense temporary seismic network, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L09318, doi:10.1029/2007GL029604, May, 2007.

 

[2007]

Kato A., and the research team of aftershock observations for the 2004 mid-Niigata Prefecture Earthquake, High-resolution aftershock observations in the source region of the 2004 mid-Niigata Prefecture Earthquake, Earth Planets Space, 59, 923-928, Aug., 2007.

 

Ohnaka, M., and A. Kato, Rational constitutive formulation for earthquake ruptures, and depth dependence of constitutive law parameters in seismogenic environments, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B07201, doi:10.1029/2006JB004260, Jul., 2007.

 

[2006]

Kato, A., S. Sakai, N. Hirata, E. Kurashimo, T. Iidaka, T. Iwasaki, T. Kanazawa, Imaging the seismic structure and stress field in the source region of the 2004 mid-Niigata Prefecture Earthquake: Structural zones of weakness, seismogenic stress concentration by ductile flow, J. Geophys. Res., 111, B08308, doi:10.1029/2005JB004016, Aug., 2006.

 

Kato, A., E. Kurashimo, N. Hirata, T. Iwasaki, and T. Iidaka, Imaging crustal structure around the western segment of the Atotsugawa fault system, central Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L09307, doi:10.1029/2006GL025841, May, 2006.

 

[2009]

Kato, A., E. Kurashimo, N. Hirata, S. Sakai, T. Iwasaki, T. Kanazawa, Imaging the source region of the 2004 mid-Niigata prefecture earthquake and the evolution of a seismogenic thrust-related fold, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L07307, doi:10.1029/2005GL 022366, Apr., 2005.

 

Kato, A., S. Sakai, N. Hirata, E. Kurashimo, S. Nagai, T. Iidaka, T. Igarashi, Y. Yamanaka, S. Murotani, T. Kawamura, T. Iwasaki, T. Kanazawa, Short-term spatiotemporal variations in the aftershock sequence of the 2004 mid-Niigata prefecture earthquake, Earth Planets Space, 57, 551-556, May, 2005.

 

Sakai, S., N. Hirata, A. Kato, E. Kurashimo, T. Iwasaki, T. Kanazawa, Multi-fault system of the 2004 Mid-Niigata Prefecture Earthquake and its aftershocks, Earth Planets Space, 57, 417-422, May, 2005.

 

Hirata, N., H. Sato, S. Sakai, A. Kato, E. Kurashimo, Fault system of the 2004 Mid Niigata Prefecture Earthquake and its aftershocks, Landslides 2: 153-157 DOI 10.1007/s10346-005-0050-8, May, 2005.

 

[2004]

Kato, A., A. Sakaguchi, S. Yoshida, H. Yamaguchi, and Y. Kaneda, Permeability structure around an ancient exhumed subduction-zone fault, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L06602, doi:10.1029/2003GL019183, Mar., 2004.

 

Kato, A., S. Yoshida, M. Ohnaka, and H. Mochizuki, The dependence of constitutive properties on temperature and effective normal stress in seismogenic environments, Pure Appl. Geophys., 161, 1895-1913, Aug., 2004.

 

Kodaira, S., T. Iidaka, A. Kato, J. O. Park, T. Iwasaki and Y. Kaneda, High Pore Fluid Pressure May Cause Silent Slip in the Nankai Trough, Science, 304, 1295-1298, doi:10.1126/science.1096535, May, 2004.

 

Yoshida, S., A. Kato, N. Kato, M. Nakatani, Interpretation of various slip modes on a plate boundary based on laboratory and numerical experiments, Earth Planets Space, 56, 795-801, Jul., 2004.

 

Takeda, T., H. Sato, T. Iwasaki, N. Matsuta, S. Sakai, T. Iidaka, A. Kato, Crustal structure in the northern Fossa Magna region, central Japan, modeled from refraction/wide-angle reflection data, Earth Planets Space, 56, 1293-1299, Dec., 2004.

 

Kato, A., M. Ohnaka, and H. Mochizuki, Constitutive properties for the shear failure of intact granite in seismogenic environments, J. Geophys. Res., 108(B1), 2060, doi:10.1029/2001JB000791, Jan., 2003.

 

[2003-2000]

Kato, A., M. Ohnaka, S. Yoshida, and H. Mochizuki, Effect of strain rate on constitutive properties for the shear failure of intact granite in seismogenic environments, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(21), 2108, doi:10.1029/2003GL018372, Nov., 2003.

 

Yoshida, S., and A. Kato, Single and double asperity failures in a large-scale biaxial experiment, Geophys. Res. Lett., vol 28, 3, 451-454, Feb., 2001.

 

加藤愛太郎, 大中康誉, 岩石破壊過程の安定・不安定性に及ぼす水の役割, 地学雑誌, 109, No 4, 554-563, 5, 2000.

 

 

[ 招待講演 ]

Kato, A., Slow slip transients and large earthquakes, The International Statistical Seismology (StatSei) workshop 9, Potsdam in Germany, Oral, 2015/06/16.

 

Kato, A., Slow slip transients leading up to the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake, 12th International Workshop on WATER DYNAMICS, Sendai in Japan, Oral, 2015/03/09.

 

Kato, A., and K. Obara, 2014, Step-like migration of early aftershocks following the 2007 Mw 6.7 Noto-Hanto earthquake, Japan, the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco in USA, Oral, 2014/12/19.

 

Kato, A., Overview of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake & Slow Slip and Large Earthquakes, Advanced School on Megathrust Earthquakes and Tsunami, the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste in Italy, Oral, 2014/10/25.