Seismology and Tsunami Research Department
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Summary of Seismology and Tsunami Research Department

The Seismology and Tsunami Research Department has four research laboratories. Focus is placed on the mechanisms behind earthquake generation, prediction of disastrous interplate earthquakes, rapid estimation for source images of megathrust earthquakes, the improvement of Earthquake Early Warnings, and development of advanced tsunami forecasting methods. The findings made to date have contributed greatly to JMA's monitoring and early warnings of earthquakes and tsunamis.

Director

Kenji MAEDA

Research Activity

The offer of the program

  • MICAP-G: A Program to Assist Crustal Deformation Analysis

last update : 2014-08-25
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