Name: AOKI Yosuke,
Position:Assistant Professor
Division/Center: Volcano Research Center
Research Area: Geophysics

Last Update 11/06 2014


1. Reveal crustal and mantle structure with seismological methods. 2. Explore processes of magma accumulation or strain accumulation in active zones with geodetic tools.


Aoki, Y., P. Segall, T. Kato, P. Cervelli, and S. Shimada, Imaging magma transport during the 1997 seismic swarm off the Izu Peninsula, Japan , Science, 286, 5441, 927--930, 1999.

Cervelli, P., M. H. Murray, P. Segall, Y. Aoki, and T. Kato, Estimating source parameters from deformation data, with an application to the March 1997 earthquake swarm off the Izu Peninsula, Japan, J. Geophys. Res., 106, B6, 11,217--11,237, 2001.

Aoki, Y., and C. H. Scholz, Interseismic deformation at the Nankai subduction zone and the Median Tectonic Line, southwest Japan, J. Geophys. Res. 108, B10, 2470, doi:10.1029/2003JB002441, , 2003.

Aoki, Y., and C. H. Scholz, Vertical deformation of the Japanese islands, 1996-1999, J. Geophys. Res. 103, B5, 2257, doi:10.1029/2002JB002129, , 2003.

Xie, J., R. Gok, J. NI, and Y. Aoki, Lateral variations of crustal seismic attenuation along the INDEPTH profiles in Tibet from Lg Q inversion, J. Geophys. Res., 109, B10, B10308, doi:10.1029/2004JB002998, , 2004.

Takeo, M., Y. Aoki, T. Ohminato, and M. Yamamoto, Magma supply path beneath Mt. Asama volcano, Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L15310, , 2006.

Tanaka, H. K. M., T. Nakano, S. Takahashi, J. Yoshida, M. Takeo, J. Oikawa, T. Ohminato, Y. Aoki, E. Koyama, H. Tsuji and K. Niwa, High resolution imaging in the inhomogeneous crust with cosmic-ray muon radiography: The density structure below the volcanic crater floor of Mt. Asama, Japan, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 263, 1-2, 104--113, 2007.

Tanaka, H. K. M., T. Nakano, S. Takahashi, J. Yoshida, M. Takeo, J. Oikawa, T. Ohminato, Y. Aoki, E. Koyama, H. Tsuji, H. Ohshima, T. Maekawa, H. Watanabe, and K. Niwa, Radiographic imaging below a volcanic crater floor with cosmic-ray muons, American Journal of Science, 308, 7, 843--850, 2008.

Aoki, Y., M. Furuya, and T. Kato, Coseismic deformation due to the 2007 Chuetsu-oki earthquake (Mw=6.8), Earth Planets Space, 60, 11, 1075--1080, 2008.

Tanaka, H. K. M., T. Uchida, M. Tanaka, M. Takeo, J. Oikawa, T. Ohminato, Y. Aoki, E. Koyama, and H. Tsuji, Detecting a mass change inside a volcano by cosmic-ray muon radiography (muography): First results from measurements at Asama volcano, Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L17302, do, , 2009.

Aoki, Y., M. Takeo, H. Aoyama, J. Fujimatsu, S. Matsumoto, H. Miyamachi, H. Nakamichi, T. Ohkura, T. Ohminato, J. Oikawa, R. Tanada, T. Tsutsui, K. Yamamoto, M. Yamamoto, T. Yamasato, and T. Yamawaki, P-wave velocity structure beneath Asama Volcano, Japan, inferred from active source seismic experiment, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 187, 3-4, 272--277, 2009.

Aoki, Y., M. Takeo, T. Tsutsui, and Y. Morita, Active source seismic experiment confirms the magma pathway of Asama Volcano, Japan, EOS (Trans. Am. Geophys. Union), 90, 50, 482--483, 2009.

Savage, M. K. T. Ohminato, Y. Aoki, H. Tsuji, and S. M. Greve, Absolute stress and its temporal variation at Mt. Asama Volcano, Japan, from seismic anisotropy and GPS, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 290, 403--414, 2010.

Brenguier, F., D. Clarke, Y. Aoki, N. M. Shapiro, M. Campillo, and V. Ferrazzini, Monitoring volcano using seismic noise correlations, Comp. Rend. Geosci., 343, 633--638, 2011.

Aoki, Y., M. Takeo, T. Ohminato, Y. Nagaoka, and K. Nishida, Structural controls on magma pathways beneath Asama Volcano, Japan, Geological Society London Special Publications, 380, 67--84, 2013.

Fukuda, J., N. Kato, A. Kato, and Y. Aoki, Are frictional properties of creeping faults persistent? Evidence from rapid afterslip following the 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 3613--3617, 2013.

Chaussard, E., F. Amelung, and Y. Aoki, Characterization of open and closed volcanic systems in Indonesia and Mexico using InSAR time-series, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 3957--3969, 2013.

Aoki, Y., and T. P. Sidiq, Ground deformation associated with the eruption of Lumpur Sidoarjo mud volcano, east Java, Indonesia, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 278-279, 96--102, 2014.

Shelley, A., M. Savage, C. Williams, Y. Aoki, and B. Gurevich, Modeling shear wave splitting due to stress-induced anisotropy with an application to Mount Asama Volcano, Japan, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2013JB010817, , 2014.

Aoki, Y., and C. H. Scholz, Imaging interseismic locking at the Nankai subduction zone, southwest Japan, in Subduction Zone Geodynamics, Springer, 2009.

Furuya, M., Y. Takada, and Y. Aoki, PALSAR InSAR observation and modeling of crustal deformation due to the 2007 Chuetsu-oki earthquake in Niigata, Japan, Springer, 2010.