Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016

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Symbol S (Solid Earth Sciences) » S-CG Complex & General

[S-CG59] Ocean Floor Geoscience

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

Convener:*Kyoko Okino(Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo), Keiichi Tadokoro(Research Center for Seismology, Volcanology and Earthquake and Volcano Research Center, Nagoya University), Osamu Ishizuka(Geological Survey of Japan, AIST), Tomohiro Toki(Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyus), Narumi Takahashi(Research and Development Center for Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology)

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

[SCG59-P06] Bathymetry and crustal structure of Taisho Bank and its vicinity in the southern Okinawa Trough

*Takafumi Hashimoto1, Daishi Horiuchi1, Mitsuhiro Oikawa1, Yasuhiko OHARA1, Azusa Nishizawa1 (1.Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department, Japan Coast Guard)

Keywords:Okinawa Trough, Rifting, Bathymetric survey, Multi-channel seismic reflection survey

Japan Coast Guard has conducted detailed bathymetric and multi-channel seismic reflection surveys in the southern Okinawa Trough. In this contribution, we will report detailed bathymetric feature and crustal structure of the Taisho Bank and its vicinity, thereby discussing the formation process of the bank.