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

FY2019-2020 F01 Observational/Explorational/Experimental Research Subjects
  • ASO Naofumi (Group A01) School of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology Observational study on volcanic slow earthquakes
  • ARAI Ryuta (Group B01) Research Institute for Marine Geodynamics, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Fault structure and fluid distribution of the shallow plate boundary based on dense active-source seismic data and its relation to slow earthquakes
  • YAMAGUCHI Asuka (Group B02) Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo Formation processes of quartz veins in the source regions of deep slow earthquakes
  • OKAZAKI Keishi (Group B02) Kochi Institute for Core Sample Research, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Challenge of deformation experiments under in-situ temperature, lithostatic and fluid pressures conditions at the source regions of deep slow earthquakes
  • TAKAHASHI Miki (Group B02) Geological Survey of Japan, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Experimental study on spontaneous destabilization of a dctile shearing fault rock
  • NAMIKI Atsuko (Group C02) Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University The maximum size and waveform of earthquakes in a viscoelastic media: A model experiment and theoretical approach
FY2019-2020 F02 Theoretical Research Subjects
  • TAKEMURA Shunsuke (Group A01) Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo Characteristics of shallow very low-frequency earthquake activity along the Nankai Trough based on the method incorporating effects of 3D heterogeneous structure model
  • KANO Masayuki (Group A02) Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University Understanding the mechanisms of slow earthquakes in southwest Japan based on seismic, geodetic and geological data
  • KITA Saeko (Group B01) International Institute of seismology and earthquake engineering, Building Research Institute Relationship of intraslab earthquakes with slow earthquakes
  • TONEGAWA Takashi (Group B01) Research Institute for Marine Geodynamics, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Study title: Spatiotemporal fluid distribution relevant to shallow slow earthquakes
  • HIRAUCHI Ken-ichi (Group B02) Faculty of Science, Shizuoka University Semi-brittle flow in mantle-wedge serpentinites and its implications for deep slow earthquakes
  • ANDO Ryosuke (Group C01) Department of earth and planetary science, The University of Tokyo General physics-based model of slow earthquakes and geological constraints
  • AGATA Ryoichiro (Group C01) Research and Development Center for Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Numerically robust data assimilation of long-term SSEs considering heterogeneous elastic structure
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