Earthquake Research Institute

Office: ERI-1-506
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Research Field

Marine Seismology

Current Research

Understanding constituting factors of seismic asperiteis
- Revealing generation mechanisms of subduction zene earthquakes through marine seismic surveys and observations -

Representative Publications

1. Mochizuki, K. et al., Seismic characteristics around the fault segment boundary of historical great earthquakes along the Nankai Trough revealed by repeated long-term OBS observations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L09304,doi:10.1029/2010GL042935, 2010
2. Mochizuki, K. et al., Weak interplate coupling by seamounts and repeating M~7 earthquakes, Science, 321, 1194-1197, 2008
3. Mochizuki, K. et al., Intense PP reflection beneath the aseismic forearc slope of the Japan Trench subduction zone and its implication of aseismic slip subduction, J. Geophys. Res., 110, B01302, doi:10.1029/2003JB002892,2005