JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

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[EE] Poster

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

[S-CG66] [EE] Shallow and intermediate depth intraslab earthquakes: seismogenesis and rheology of the slab

Tue. May 23, 2017 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM Poster Hall (International Exhibition Hall HALL7)

The rheological behavior of subducting slabs contributes to the generation and occurrence of intraslab earthquakes; however, we currently lack an understanding of the physical mechanisms linking these properties to the generation of intraslab earthquakes. The purpose of this session is to share constraints and advances in the understanding of the mechanisms that generate shallow and intermediate depth earthquakes, including both brittle and ductile flow rheologies. We seek to formulate future directions of the interdisciplinary study of the occurrence of intraslab earthquakes from the viewpoint of seismology, geodynamics and mineral physics. We welcome presentations from a wide variety of scientific disciplines, including observational and theoretical seismology, seismotectonics, geodynamics, mineral and rock physics, geology, and numerical modeling. Studies related to the thermal and tectonic structures of the subducting slab are also welcomed.

*Takahiro Shiina1, Junichi Nakajima2, Toru Matsuzawa3, Genti Toyokuni3, Saeko Kita4 (1.Institute of Seismology and Volcanology, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University, 2.Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 3.Research Center for Prediction of Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, 4.Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University)

*Tomohiro Ohuchi1, Xinglin Lei2, Hiroaki Ohfuji1, Yuji Higo3, Yoshinori Tange3, Takeshi Sakai1, Kiyoshi Fujino1, Tetsuo Irifune1,4 (1.Geodynamics Research Center, Ehime University, 2.National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 3.Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, 4.Earth-Life Science Institute, Tokyo Institute of Technology)



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