JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Presentation information

[EE] Oral

S (Solid Earth Sciences) » S-SS Seismology

[S-SS07] [EE] Surface Ruptures During Earthquakes: Mapping, Analyses, and Hazard Assessment

Wed. May 24, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM 101 (International Conference Hall 1F)

convener:Koji Okumura(Graduate School of Letters, Hiroshima University), St?phane Baize(Institut de Radioprotection et de S?ret? Nucl?aire), Nobuhisa Matsuta(Okayama University Graduate School of Education), Takashi Azuma(National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), Chairperson:Takashi Azuma(National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

[SSS07-01] Introduction to the session on the surface ruptures during earthquakes

*Koji Okumura1 (1.Graduate School of Letters, Hiroshima University)

Keywords:active fault, surface rupture, fault displacement

Recent surface ruptures associated with intermediate-sized earthquakes pose big questions about the occurrence and behavior of the ruptures at earth's surface. With the examples of recent subtle-and-puzzling and magnificent-and-complex ruptures, the scope of the session will be introduced.