October 20, 2010
Field Trip guided by Prof. Kenta Kobayashi of Niigata Univ.

Notice to participants:
No special clothes and shoes is necessary for the field trip. An umbrella or raincoat may be useful depending on weather conditions.
Participants will be collected a lunch fee of 1000 yen (cash only).

08:30 Meet at lobby of Hotel New Otani Nagaoka

AM    Landslides caused by the 2004 Mid-Niigata Prefecture (Chuetsu) earthquake

        Outcrops of the Katagai fault (western margin fault of Nagaoka plain)


PM    Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant of the Tokyo Electric Power Company

        Seismic observation site in the Niigata Institute of Technology drilled by the Japan Nuclear Energy Safety Organization

17:30 Return to Hotel New Otani Nagaoka

October 21, 2010
08:30 Opening Ceremony & Group Photo

Session A
Topic: Earthquake Cycle
Chairperson: Koushun Yamaoka, Ramon Arrowsmith
09:00 01.Complicated fault geometries of shallow destructive inland earthquakes with high aftershock activity
            -the Mid Niigata Earthquake in 2004 and the Mikawa Earthquake in 1945-
            Shigeki Aoki (Japan Meteorological Agency)

09:15 02.Spatiotemporal variability of earthquake surface rupture behavior and its implications for seismic hazard assessment:
            insights from paleoseismology of recently appeared surface ruptures in northeast Japan
            Tadashi Maruyama (Geological Survey of Japan, AIST)

09:30 03.Weak surface features of some large shallow crustal earthquakes and evolution of strain release system
            Kunihiko Shimazaki (University of Tokyo)

09:45 04.Offshore active faults around Japan -recent earthquakes and survey-
            Yukinobu Okamura (Geological Survey of Japan, AIST)
10:00 05.Recent Earthquake history of the south-central San Andreas Fault
            Ramon Arrowsmith (Arizona State University)

10:15     Break

10:30 06.Recurrence of Large Earthquakes on the San Andreas Fault, California
            Kate Scharer (Appalachian State University)

10:45 07.Cycle of multi-segment earthquake along the Nankai Trough, revealed by coastal paleoseismology
            Masanobu Shishikura (Geological Survey of Japan, AIST)

11:00 08.Modeling Slow Slip Events and Low-Frequency Tremors in the Kii Peninsula and Tokai Regions
            Bunichiro Shibazaki (Building Research Institute)

11:15 09.Japan's approach to the prediction of great earthquakes at plate boundaries
            Koushun Yamaoka (Nogoya University)

11:30 Poster Short Presentation (3min/preson)
Topic: Earthquake Cycle
         P01.Numerical modeling of slow slip events during seismic cycles of megathrust earthquakes
             Takanori Matsuzawa (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention)
         P02.The HIZUMI project - Intensive Observations and Researches in the High-Strain-Rate Zone of Japan -
             Tetsuya Takeda (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention)
         P03.Research Project on Seismic Activity of Nagaoka-seien-fault zone (Western margin of fault zone of Nagaoka Plain)
             Yoshihiro Sawada (Association for the Development of Earthquake Prediction)
         P04.Modeling of rheology structures and stress fields in Japan
             Yasuto Kuwahara (Geological Survey of Japan, AIST)
Topic: Strong Motion Prediction and Seismic Hazards
         P05.Development of Deep Borehole Seismic Observation System for Nuclear Safety
             Yutaka Mamada (Japan Nuclear Energy Safety Organization)
         P06.Trampoline effect under extreme ground motions
             Shin Aoi (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention)
         P07.Progress Developing the USGS Advanced National Seismic System
             William Leith (U.S. Geological Survey)
         P08.A CyberShake-Based System for Operational Forecasting of Earthquake Ground Motions
             Thomas H. Jordan (University of Southern California)
Topic: Recent Earthquakes
         P09.Crustal deformation associated with the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, detected by InSAR analysis using ALOS/PALSAR data
             Tomokazu Kobayashi (Geospatial Information Authority of Japan)

11:57     Lunch

13:15 Poster Session

Session B
Topic: Strong Motion Prediction and Seismic Hazards
Chairperson: William Ellsworth, Hiroyuki Fujiwara
14:15 10.Application of GPS Data to Seismic Hazard Assessment in California and Elsewhere
            Wayne Thatcher (U.S. Geological Survey)

14:30 11.National seismic hazard maps for Japan and evaluation of long-term possibility of large earthquake occurrence in Japan
            Yoshinori Suzuki (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
            (Presentation by Hiroyuki Hasegawa)

14:45 12.National seismic hazard maps for Japan and seismic hazard information station, J-SHIS
            Hiroyuki Fujiwara (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention)
15:00 13.Ground-motion modeling of Hayward fault scenario earthquakes
            Brad Aagaard (U.S. Geological Survey)

15:15 14.Dynamic ruptures on rough faults: Incoherent high frequency ground motion and frequency-dependent far-field radiation patterns
            Eric M Dunham (Stanford University)

15:30 15.Solving for Earthquake Rupture Rates on a Complex Fault Network
            Morgan Page (U.S. Geological Survey)
15:45 16.Constraints on earthquake dynamics from observations in the near-source region
            William L. Ellsworth (U.S. Geological Survey)
16:00      Break

Session C
Topic: Recent Earthquakes
Chairperson: Tomokazu Kobayashi, Thomas H. Jordan
16:15 17.2010 Chile Mega-earthquake survey report: Source process and its relation with strong motion
            Nelson Pulido (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention)

16:30 18.Coseismic Deformation of the 2010 Yushu Earthquake from PALSAR interferometry
            Mikio Tobita (Geospatial Information Authority of Japan)

16:45 19.Factors contributing to damage in Port-au-Prince from the 12 January 2010 M7.0 Haiti earthquake
            Susan E Hough (U.S. Geological Survey)

17:00 20.Report on the Earthquake Occurred in Suruga-bay, Central Japan on August 11, 2009
            Daisuke Muto (Japan Meteorological Agency)

17:15 21.Stress transfer in the Tokai subduction zone from the 2009 Suruga Bay earthquake in Japan
            Bogdan Enescu (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention)

17:30 22.Surface deformation and tree tilt around surface ruptures of the June 14, 2008 Iwate-Miyagi inland earthquake revealed with terrestrial LiDAR observation
            Masayuki Yoshimi (Geological Survey of Japan, AIST)

18:15    Reception
October 22, 2010
Session D
Topic: Early Warning and Rapid Assessment of Earthquakes and Tsunamis
Chairperson: Toshihiro Shimoyama, David Wald
08:30 23.The USGS Response to Recent Large Earthquakes
            Gavin P. Hayes (U.S. Geological Survey)

08:45 24.Public Release of Estimated Impact-based Earthquake Alerts by the U.S. Geological Survey
            David Wald (U.S. Geological Survey)

09:00 25.A GPS Real Time Earthquake and Tsunami (GREAT) Alert System
            Yoaz Bar-Sever (NASA/JPL)

09:15 26.JMA Tsunami Warning Operation for the Chilean Earthquake and Tsunami on 27 Feb, 2010
            Takashi Kawasaki (Japan Meteorological Agency)

09:30 27.Forecast of Earthquake Swarm Activities in the Eastern Izu Region, Central Japan
            Hisao Kimura (Japan Meteorological Agency)

09:45 28.Preliminary Results from the Quake-Catcher Network Rapid Aftershock Mobilization Program (QCN-RAMP)
            Following the 27 February 2010 M8.8 Maule, Chile Earthquake
            Elizabeth S. Cochran (University of California, Riverside)

10:00     Break

Session E
Topic: Strong Motion Prediction and Seismic Hazards
Chairperson: David Shelly, Norio Matsumoto
10:20 29.Seismic hazard in Tokyo area and the Metropolitan Seismic Observation network (MeSO-net)
            Naoshi Hirata (University of Tokyo)

Topic: Episodic Tremor and Slow Slip

10:35 30.Relationships between Earthquakes and Episodic Tremor and Slip
            Michael Brudzinski (Miami University of Ohio)

10:50 31.Striations, duration, migration and tidal response in deep tremor
            Satoshi Ide (University of Tokyo)

11:05 32.Depth-dependent activity of nonvolcanic tremor in the Nankai subduction zone
            Kazushige Obara (University of Tokyo)

11:20 33.Long-term slow slip events and slow earthquake activities around the Bungo channel region, southwest Japan
            Hitoshi Hirose (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention)

11:35 Poster Short Presentation (3min/person)
Topic: Episodic Tremor and Slow Slip
         P10.Tidal triggering of LFEs near Parkfield, CA
             Amanda Thomas (University of California, Berkeley)
         P11.Characteristic long-term slow slips in the Bungo channel, southwest Japan
             Shinzaburo Ozawa (Geospatial Information Authority of Japan)
         P12.Deep Plate Structure, Slow Slip, and Small Repeating Earthquakes off the Kanto Region, central Japan:
             Active Underplating below the Megathrust Earthquake Zone
             Hisanori Kimura (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention)
         P13.Improvement in monitoring of crustal deformation in Japan by the new analysis strategy of GEONET
             Hiroshi Yarai (Geospatial Information Authority of Japan)
Topic: Early Warning and Rapid Assessment of Earthquakes and Tsunamis
         P14.UNAVCO Event response capabilities: Three great earthquakes in the Americas in early 2010
             Meghan Miller (UNAVCO)
             (Presentation by Adrian Borsa)
         P15.Operating Status and Technical Improvement Plan of JMA Earthquake Early Warning
             Toshihiro Shimoyama (Japan Meteorological Agency)
             Kazuyuki Hirano (Japan Meteorological Agency)
         P16.Development of prototype to estimate a fault model using real-time GPS data
             Takuya Nishimura (Geospatial Information Authority of Japan)

11:56     Lunch

13:10 Poster Session

Session F
Topic: Episodic Tremor and Slow Slip
Chairperson: Kazushige Obara, Amanda Thomas
14:10 34.Observation of Non-Volcanic Tremor in Southwest Japan Subduction Zone Using Vertical Seismic Array Network
            Kazutoshi Imanishi (Geological Survey of Japan, AIST)

14:25 35.Short-term slow slip events in the Tokai region and the Kii peninsula detected by a new borehole strainmeter array
            Norio Matsumoto (Geological Survey of Japan, AIST)

14:40 36.Short-term Slow Slip Events Detected by the Strainmeters in the Tokai Region
            Kazuhiro Kimura (Japan Meteorological Agency)
14:55 37.Initial results from the Array of Arrays in Cascadia
            Abhijit Ghosh (University of Washington)
15:10 38.Variations in tremor activity and implications for lower crustal deformation along the central San Andreas Fault, California
            David Shelly (U.S. Geological Survey)
15:25 39.A slip pulse model with fault heterogeneity for slow earthquakes
            Ryosuke Ando (Geological Survey of Japan, AIST)

15:40      Break

15:50 Adoption of resolution and Closing remarks

17:10 Press conference