Name: ,
Position:Research Associate
Division/Center: Earthquake Prediction Research Center
Research Area: GPS geodesy, Crustal Deformation

Last Update 05/25 2006


We use GPS measurements to detect surface displacements. We also use a model which relates fault slips at depth to surface displacements.


Heki, K., S. Miyazaki, Plate convergence and long-term crustal deformation in Central Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 12, 10.1029/20, , 2001.

Miyazaki, S., K. Heki, Crustal velocity field of southwest Japan: Subduction and arc-arc collision, J. Geophys. Res., 106, B3, 10.1029/20, , 2001.

Miyazaki S., P. Segall, J. Fukuda, T. Kato, Space time distribution of afterslip following the 2003 Tokachi-oki earthquake: Implications for variations in fault zone frictional properties, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L06623, doi:10.102, , 2004.

Miyazaki S., K. M. Larson, K. Choi, K. Hikima, K. Koketsu, P. Bodin, J. Haase, G. Emore, A. Yamagiwa, Modeling the rupture process of the 2003 September 25 Tokachi-Oki (Hokkaido) earthquake using 1-Hz GPS data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L21603, doi:10.102, , 2004.

Miyazaki S., P. Segall, J. J. McGuire, T. Kato, Y. Hatanaka, Spatial and temporal evolution of stress and slip rate during the 2000 Tokai slow earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., 111, B03409, doi:10.102, , 2006.