JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Presentation information

[JJ] Oral

H (Human Geosciences) » H-CG Complex & General

[H-CG37] [JJ] Active fault and disaster mitigation learned from 2016 Kumamoto earthquake

Sun. May 21, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM A02 (Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall)

convener:Yasuhiro Suzuki(Nagoya University), Hiroyuki Fujiwara(National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention), Yoshiaki Hisada(Kogakuin University, School of Architecture), Toshitaka Kamai(Disaster Prevension Research Institute, Kyoto University), Chairperson:Toshitaka Kamai(Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University), Chairperson:Hiroyuki Fujiwara(National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention)

9:55 AM - 10:15 AM

[HCG37-09] Reserach on active faults in urbanized area of Mashiki Town by the City Bureau, MLIT and its significance

★Invited papers

*Yohta KUMAKI1, Hiroshi Une2 (1.Senshu University, 2.Geospatial Information Authority of Japan)

The Urban Development and Improvement Division, City Bureau, Ministry of Land Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism researched to specify the location of active faults including pitting (see photo) in urbanized area of Mashiki Town, which utterly devastated by the Kumamoto Earthquake of 2016, for the purpose of supporting the reconstruction of urbanized area. The author introduce the result of the research and discuss the significance of the active fault reserch in the area where small surface deformations arised in urbanized area.