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Past Papers


  • Nishimura, T. (2010), Crustal deformation of the Niigataken Chuetsu-oki earthquake in 2007 and coincident growth of active fold clarified by geodetic measurements, Active Fault Research, 32, 41-48. (in Japanese with English abstract) [PDF: 3.62MB]
  • Nishimura, T., M. Tobita, M. Murakami, T. Kanazawa, and M. Shinohara (2010), Fault Model of 2007 M = 6.8 Chuetsu-oki earthquake, central Japan, constructed using geodetic data, In Advance in Geoscience, Vol. 20, 165-178, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore. [html]
  • Nishimura, T., M. Tobita, T. Imakiire (2010), Development on the Rapid Estimation for an Earthquake Fault Model Using Real-time 1-second Sampling GPS Data, Journal of Geospatial Information Authority of Japan, 120, 63-73. (in Japanese) [PDF: 1.80MB]


  • Suito, H., and J.T. Freymuller (2009), A viscoelastic and afterslip postseismic deformation model for the 1964 Alaska earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B11404, doi:10.1029/2008JB005954. [PDF: 1.72MB]
  • Nishimura, T. (2009), Slip distribution of the 1973 Nemuro-oki earthquake estimated from the re-examined geodetic data, Earth Planets Space, 61, 1203-1214. [PDF: 1.12MB]
  • Suito, H. and S. Ozawa (2009), Transient crustal deformation in the Tokai District -The Tokai Slow Slip Event and Postseismic deformation caused by the 2004 off southeast Kii Peninsula earthquake, Zishin 2 (J. Seismol. Soc. Jpn.), 61, 113-135. (in Japanese with English abstract) [PDF: 10.0MB]
  • Tobita, M. (2009), PatchJGD, Software for Correcting Geodetic Coordinates for Coseismic Displacements, J. Geod. Soc. Jpn., 55, 355-367. (in Japanese with English abstract) [PDF: 969KB]
  • Tobita, M., K. Kawase, and H. Masaharu (2009), Comaprison of Equations for Meridional Distance from the Equator, J. Geod. Soc. Jpn., 55, 315-324. (in Japanese with English abstract) [PDF: 400KB]
  • Nishimura, T. (2009), Recent Observation for Crustal Deformation on Land, Zishin (J. Seismol. Soc. Jpn.) Ser. 2, 61 Special Issue, S35-S43. (in Japanese with English abstract) [PDF: 3.32MB]
  • Nishimura, T. (2009), Coseismic Deformation and a Fault Model for the Niigataken Chuetsu-oki Earthquake in 2007, Bull. Geograph. Surv. Inst., 57, 1-10. [PDF: 1.78MB]


  • Nishimura, T., M. Tobita, H. Yarai, S. Ozawa, M. Murakami, T. Yutsudo, M. Ishimoto, T. Umesawa, T. Toyofuku, S. Kawamoto, T. Amagai, M. Fujiwara, A. Suzuki, S. Enya, T. Sasaki, M. Yokokawa, S. Oomori, S. Tanoue, H. Ikeda, M. Nemoto, H. Suito, F. Hayashi, H. Une, M. Koarai, and M. Tsuzawa (2008), Crustal deformation and a preliminary fault model of the 2007 Chuetsu-oki earthquake observed by GPS, InSAR, and leveling, Earth Planets Space, 60, 1093-1098. [PDF: 1.09MB]
  • Nishimura, T., M. Tobita, H. Yarai, T. Amagai, M. Fujiwara, H. Une, and M. Koarai (2008), Episodic growth of fault related fold in northern Japan observed by SAR interferometry, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L13301, doi:10.1029/2008GL034337. [PDF: 2.45MB]


  • Ozawa, S., H. Yarai, M. Tobita, H. Une, and T. Nishimura (2008), Crustal deformation associated with the Noto Hanto Earthquake in 2007 in Japan, Earth Planets Sapce, 60, 95-98. [PDF: 730KB]
  • Ozawa, S., H. Suito, T. Imakiire, and M. Murakami (2007), Spatiotemporal evolution of aseismic interplate slip between 1996 and 1998 and between 2002 and 2004, in Bungo channel, southwest Japan, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B05409, doi:10.1029/2006JB004643. [PDF: 3.75MB]
  • Nishimura, T., and M. Murakami (2007), Dike Intrusion Model of the 1930 off Ito Earthquake Swarm Estimated from Leveling Data, Kazan (Bull. Volcanol. Soc. Jpn.), 52, 149-159 (in Japanese with English abstract). [PDF: 1.35MB]
  • Ozawa, S., H. Suito, and M. Tobita (2007), Occurrence of quasi-periodic slow-slip off the east coast of the Boso peninsula, Central Japan, Earth Planets Space, 59, 1241-1245. [PDF: 584KB]
  • Ozawa, S., H. Suito, T. Nishimura, M. Tobita, and H. Munekane (2007), Possibility of recovery of slip deficit rate between the North American plate and the Pacific plate off Sanriku, northeast Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L20308, doi:10.1029/2007GL030477. [PDF: 2.05MB]
  • Nishimura, T., T. Sagiya, and R. S. Stein (2007), Crustal block kinematics and seismic potential of the northernmost Philippine Sea plate and Izu microplate, central Japan, inferred from GPS and leveling data, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B05414, doi:10.1029/2005JB004102. [PDF:3.62MB]
  • Suito, H. (2007), Possibility of Detection of Preslip for Anticipated Tokai Earthquake by GEONET, J. Geogr. Surv. Inst., 113, 135-140. [PDF: 681KB]


  • Murakami, M., H. Suito, S. Ozawa, and M. Kaidzu (2006), Earthquake Triggering by Migrating Slow Slip Initiated by M8 Earthquake along Kuril Trench, Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L09306, doi:10.1029/2006GL025967. [PDF: 486KB]
  • Nishimura, T., S. Fujiwara, M. Murakami, H. Suito, M. Tobita, and H. Yarai (2007), Crustal deformation and fault model associated with the 2005 Fukuoka-ken seiho-oki earthquake, Earth Monthly, 332, 98-115 (in Japanese).
  • Nishimura, T. (2006), Fault model of the 1952 Tokachi-oki earthquake induced from geodetic data, Earth Monthly, 325, 441-447 (in Japanese).
  • Suito, H., and S. Ozawa (2006), Postseismic deformation in eastern Hokkaido since the occurrence of the 2004 Kushiro-Oki earthquake, Earth Monthly, 325, 459-462 (in Japanese).
  • Imakiire, T., and T. Nishimura (2006),Uplift of Tanzawa mountains and block motion model around Izu collision zone estimated from geodetic survey data, Earth Monthly, Ex. 57, 83-91 (in Japanese).
  • Suito, H., and S. Ozawa (2006), Crustal Deformation and Afterslip in Eastern Hokkaido since the Occurrence of 2004 Kushiro-Oki Earthquake, J. Geogr. Surv. Inst., 110, 91-94 (in Japanese). [PDF: 1.04MB]
  • Imakiire, T., S. Ozawa, T. Nishimura, and H. Suito (2006), Crustal Deformation and Fault Model Associated with the Miyagiken-oki Earthquake on August 16, 2005, J. Geogr. Surv. Inst., 110, 95-100 (in Japanese). [PDF: 1.13MB]


  • Nishimura, T., S. Fujiwara, M. Murakami, H. Suito, M. Tobita, and H. Yarai (2006), Fault model of the 2005 Fukuoka-ken Seiho-oki earthquake estimated from coseismic deformation observed by GPS and InSAR, Earth Planets Space, 58, 51-56. [PDF: 1.59MB]
  • Tobita, M., H. Suito, T. Imakiire, M. Kato, S. Fujiwara, and M. Murakami (2006), Outline of vertical displacement of the 2004 and 2005 Sumatra earthquakes revealed by satellite radar imagery, Earth Planets Space, 58, e1-e4. [PDF: 3.31MB]
  • Ozawa, S., M. Murakami, M. Kaidzu, and Y. Hatanaka (2005), Transient crustal deformation in Tokai region, centeral Japan, until May 2004, Earth Planets Space, 57, 909-915. [PDF: 3.57MB]
  • Tobita, M., T. Imakiire, H. Suito, M. Kato, F. Hayashi, M. Murakami, and S. Fujiwara (2006), Uplift and Subsidence Associated with 2004 and 2005 Sumatra Earthquakes Revealed by Satellite SAR Imagery, J. Geogr. Surv. Inst., 109, 21-32 (in Japanese). [PDF: 1.77MB]
  • Imakiire, T., S. Ozawa, H. Yarai, T. Nishimura, and H. Suito (2006), Crustal deformation by the Southeast-off Kii Peninsula Earthquake, Bull. Geogr. Surv. Inst., 53, 51-56. [PDF: 640KB]
  • Imakiire, T., T. Nishimura (2005), Fault model of Chuetsu earthquake based on crustal deformation data, Earth Monthly, Ex. 53, 76-81.


  • Murakami, M., and S. Ozawa (2004), Mapped Vertical Deformation Field of Japan Derived from Continuous GPS Measurements and Its Tectonic Implications, Zisin (J. Seismol. Soc. Jpn.) Ser 2, 57, 209-231 (in Japanese with English abstract). [PDF: 13.0MB]
  • Ozawa, S., Y. Hatanaka, M. Kaidzu, M. Murakami, T. Imakiire, and Y. Ishigaki (2004), Aseismic slip and low frequency earthquakes in the Bungo channel, southwestern Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L07609, doi:10.1029/2003GL019381. [PDF: 8.10MB]
  • Ozawa, S., M. Kaidzu, M. Murakami, T. Imakiire, and Y. Hatanaka (2004), Coseismic and postseismic crustal deformation after the Mw8 Tokachi-oki earthquake in Japan, Earth Planets Space, 56, 675-680. [PDF: 859KB]
  • Nishimura, T., T. Ozawa, T. Imakiire, H. Yarai, M. Murakami, and M. Kaidzu (2005), A Fault Model Associated with the 2003 Northern Miyagi Earthquake estimated from GPS, Leveling, and InSAR data, Chikyu Monthly, 308, 110-115 (in Japanese).
  • Nishimura, T., S. Sagiya, and S. Miura (2005), Crustal deformation around the Nagamachi-Rifu fault zone observed by continuous GPS observations (2005), Chikyu Monthly, Ex. 50, 75-82 (in Japanese).
  • Yarai, H., M. Murakami, K. Mori, J. Miyamoto (2005), Crustal deformation of Iwojima volcano detected by GPS campaign observations, J. Geogr. Surv. Inst., 106, 51-55 (in Japanese). [PDF: 261KB]
  • Ozawa, S., M. Kaidzu, M. Murakami, T. Imakiire, and Y. Hatanaka (2004), Crustal deformation of the 2003 Tokachi-oki earthquake and interplate slip, J. Geogr. Surv. Inst., 105, 11-15 (in Japanese). [PDF: 822KB]


  • Ozawa, S., S. Miyazaki, T. Nishimura, M. Murakami, M. Kaidzu, T. Imakiire, and X. Ji (2004), Creep, dike intrusion, and magma chamber deflation model for the 2000 Miyake eruption and the Izu islands earthquakes, J. Geophys. Res., 109, B02410, doi:10.1029/2003JB002601. [PDF: 3.03MB]
  • Nishimura, T., T. Hirasawa, S. Miyazaki, T. Sagiya, T. Tada, S. Miura, and K. Tanaka (2004), Temporal change of interplate coupling in northeatern Japan during 1995-2002 estimated from continuous GPS observations, Geophys. J. Int., 157, 901-916. [PDF: 3.75MB]
  • Yarai, H., T. Ozawa, T. Nishimura, M. Tobita, and T. Imakiire (2004), Crustal deformation associated with the northern Miyagi earthquake detected by RADARSAT-1 and ENVISAT SAR interferometry, Earth Planets Space, 56, 103-107. [PDF: 2.18MB]
  • Nishimura, T., S. Sagiya, and S. Miura (2004), Crustal Deformation around the Nagamachi-Rifu Fault Zone and its Vicinity (Central Tohoku), Northeastern Japan, Observed by a Continuous GPS Network, Zisin (J. Seismol. Soc. Jpn.) Ser 2, 56, 497-509 (in Japanese with English abstract). [PDF: 2.54MB]
  • Ozawa, S., S. Miyazaki, Y. Hatanaka, T. Imakiire, M. Kaidzu, and M. Murakami (2003), Characteristic silent earthquakes in the eastern part of the Boso peninsula, Central Japan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, 1283, doi:10.1029/2002GL016665. [PDF: 3.37MB]
  • Ozawa, T., H. Munekane, H. Yarai, and M. Murakami (2003), Local deformation around Iwo-yama, Kirishima volcanic complex derived from JERS-1/InSAR, Kazan (Bull. Volcanol. Soc. Jpn.), 48, 507-512 (in Japanese with English abstract). [PDF: 802KB]
  • Nishimuara, T., T. Imakiire, H. Yarai, T. Ozawa, M. Murakami, and M. Kaidzu (2003), A preliminary fault model of the 2003 July 26, M6.4 northern Miyagi earthquake, northeastern Japan, estimated from joint inversion of GPS, leveling, and InSAR data, Earth Planets Space, 55, 751-757. [PDF: 1.33MB]
  • Nishimura, T., and W. Thatcher (2003), Rheology of the lithosphere inferred from postseismic uplift following the 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 2389, doi:10.1029/2002JB002191. [PDF: 841KB]
  • Imakiire, T. (2003), The characterictic annual variation in the leveling result for the each segment along the survey route in Omaezaki region, Earth Monthly, Ex. 41, 56-62 (in Japanese).
  • Ozawa, S., T. Sagiya, M. Murakami, M. Kaizu, Y. Hatanaka, and T. Imakiire (2003), A recent state of aseismic slip in the Tokai region and a possibility of interplate coupling change between the Pacific plate and the Phillipine Sea plate off the Boso peninsula, Japan., Earth Monthly, Ex. 41, 118-125 (in Japanese).
  • Nishimura, T., T. Imakiire, H. Yarai, T. Ozawa, M. Murakami, and M. Kaidzu (2003), Crustal Deformation and a Fault Model Associated with the Northern Miyagi Earthquake on July 26, 2003. - Results from Joint Analysis of Geodetic Data-, J. Geogr. Surv. Inst., 104, 101-107 (in Japanese). [Abstract]

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