Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo
Applied Seismology Laboratory
Prof. Kazuki Koketsu
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Educational Activities
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Undergraduate Education

  • “Special Research in Earth and Planetary Physics” (winter semester)
    2005, 2006, 2007, 2008


Graduate Education
  • Lectures
    • “Seismic Wave Theory II” (FY2008-2011, 2015-2016 winter)    --> Lecture Notes
    • “Strong Motion Seismology I, II” (FY2000-2005 winter)
    • “Seismology I” (FY1997 summer, with Prof. Kennett (ANU))
    • “Seismic Ray Tracing” (FY1996, Kyoto Univ.)   --> Lecture Notes

  • Invited Intensive Lectures
    • “Special Lecture of Solid Earth Science III” (Prof. Archuleta (UCSB), 4/5〜4/9, 2010)   --> Lecture Notes
    • “Special Lecture of Solid Earth Science V” (Prof. Shearer (UCSD), 8/31〜9/16, with Dr. Oki)

  • Master Theses Supervised
    1. Higuchi, S., "Slip deficit rate distribution and its temporal changes along the Japan islands," March 2014.
    2. Kobayashi, H., "Rupture processes of the 1952 and 2003 Tokachi-oki earthquakes", March 2013.
    3. Guo, Y., "Source Process Analysis of the 1995 Kobe Earthquake Using 3-D Velocity Structures," March 2013.
    4. Yun, S., “Source process analysis of the 1923 Kanto earthquake using 3-D Green's functions,” March 2012.
    5. Kawazoe, S., “Source fault and rupture process of the 2006 Yogyakarta earthquake,” March 2012.
    6. Toda, K., "Ground motion simulation and amplification factors analysis for the 2007 Chuetsu-oki earthquake," March 2011.
    7. Yokota, Y., “Ability of high-rate GPS data to infer the source process of a medium-sized earthquake,” March 2010.
    8. Maruyama, T., “On repeating medium-sized in-slab earthquakes,” March 2010.
    9. Tsukagoshi, M., “Quantification of hanging-wall effects on ground motion for crustal earthquakes in Japan,” March 2010.
    10. Momiyama, S., “Joint inversions for the source process of the 2007 Noto Hanto earthquake with improved velocity structure models,” March 2009.
    11. Tanaka, Y., “Velocity structure model for the Kozu-Matsuda fault zone and Ashigara valley,” March 2004 (in Japanese with English abstract).
    12. Ohno, T., “Source process analysis of the 1995 Kobe earthquake using 3-D Green's functions,” Ibaraki Univ., March 2003 (in Japanese).
    13. Yoshii, A., “S-wave velocity structure tomography beneath the Japan island,” March 2002 (in Japanese).
    14. Tsuda, K., “Inversion of ground motion spectra for site response at 150 stations of a dense accelerograph array,” March 2001.
    15. Afnimar, “Improved finite-difference traveltime calculation and its application to joint inversion of refraction and gravity data,” September 1999.
    16. Sekine, S., “Seismic ray tracing and tomography in three-dimensionally discontinuous Earth, ” March 1997 (in Japanese).
    17. Shimoyama, T., “Seismic wave simulation in attenuative media and its application to analysis of seismic waveforms from explosions,” March 1997 (in Japanese).

  • Doctoral Theses Supervised
    1. Ibrahim, R., "Long-period ground motion prediction equations and their application to the maginitude estimation of large earthquakes considering site effects," September 2013.
    2. Yokota, Y., “Seismo-geodey to infer the physical process of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake,” March, 2013.
    3. Mak, S., “Love wave excitation by an accretionary wedge,” October, 2011.
    4. Poiata, N., “The origin of near-fault ground motion pulses and their significance for seismic design,” March 2011.
    5. Tanaka, Y., “Integrated velocity structure modeling by inversions of multiple datasets,” March 2009.
    6. Ikegami, Y., “Ground motion simulation with Voxel FEM including the effects of broadband attenuation, topography, and oceans,” March 2009 (in Japanese with English abstract).
    7. Hikima, K., “Waveform inversion for 3-D velocity structures and source process analyses using its results,” March 2007 (in Japanese with English abstract).
    8. Afnimar, “Joint inversion of refraction and gravity data for 3-D basin structures,” September 2002.
    9. Sekine, S., “Tomographic inversion of ground motion amplitudes for the 3-D attenuation structure beneath the Japanese islands,” March 2002. [+1]

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Jan. 09, 2015