Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016

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Symbol M (Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary) » M-IS Intersection

[M-IS34] The 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake and related crustal activities

Thu. May 26, 2016 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Poster Hall (International Exhibition Hall HALL6)

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

[MIS34-P93] Emergency response of earth observation satellites for the Kumamoto earthquake 2016

*Hiroto Nagai1, Ryo Natsuaki1, Mitsunori Ishihara1, Masato Ohki1, Takeo Tadono1, Takeshi Motohka1, Shinichi Suzuki1 (1.Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)

Keywords:the Kumamoto earthquake, PALSAR-2, ALOS-2

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency carried out emergency observation by means of PALSAR-2 onboard ALOS-2, corresponding to the Kumamoto earthquakes started from April 16, 2016. Acquired PALSAR-2 images and several other images observed by international satellites were analyzed for hazard recognition since its early stage. This presentation shows multiple methods which were used for this activity.