Science of Slow Earthquakes

Science of Slow Earthquakes - Toward a unified understanding of all earthquake events from low-speed deformation to high-speed slip

Joint Research

FY2017-2018 Observational/Explorational/Experimental Research Subjects
  • OHTA Yusaku (Group A02) Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University Slow slip event in and around the focal area of the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake deduced from ocean bottom pressure data
  • OGAWA Yasuo (Group B01) Volcanic fluid research center, School of science, Tokyo Institute of Technology Plate coupling and three-dimensional fluid distribution at Hikurangi subduction zone
  • KANAGAWA Kyuichi (Group B02) Graduate School of Science, Chiba University Experimental study on variable modes of faulting around the updip limit of the subduction-zone seismogenic zone
  • OKAZAKI Keishi (Group B02) Kochi Institute for Core Sample Research, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Effect of diagenesis on the rheology of subducting sediments and its possible relation to slow earthquakes
  • SUMITA Ikuro (Group C02) Institute of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University Listening to tremors associated with Slow Earthquakes in the laboratory
FY2017-2018 Theoretical Research Subjects
  • TAKEO Akiko (Group A01) Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo Mathematical modeling of slow earthquakes based on interevent time and amplitude distribution
  • OHZONO Mako (Group A02) Institute of Seismology and Volcanology, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University Detection of inland slow slip event following swarms
  • NISHIMURA Takuya (Group A02) Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University Global search of SSE using GNSS data
  • IINUMA Takeshi (Group A02) Research and Development Center for Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Spatio-temporal change in the interplate coupling based on the spatial gradient analysis of seafloor and terrestrial displacement rate field in the Southwest Japan subduction zone
  • MORISHIGE Manabu (Group C01) Department of Mathematical Science and Advanced Technology, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Understanding of the spatiotemporal variation of pore-fluid pressure in the subducted sediment
  • OTSUKI Michio (Group C02) Department of Physics and Materials Science, Shimane University Non-linear response related with avalanches
  • MATSUKAWA Hiroshi (Group C02) College of Science and Engineering, Aoyama Gakuin University Theoretical and Numerical Study of the Relation between Slow and Ordinary Earthquakes, and Sliding Friction and Earthquake Model