Crustal Deformation

Course Description

Introduction course of crustal deformation including geodetic survey and continuous measurement with special reference to the problems on modeling of earthquakes and volcanic events and earthquake forecasting.


Takeshi SAGIYA


2 day(s)


(1) Introduction
1) Geophysical meaning of observation of crustal deformation 
     2) Wide variation in space-time scale of crustal deformation
(2) Observation technique for crustal deformation
1) Conventional geodetic survey
2) Geodetic survey using space technology: GPS
     3) Tide gauge
4) Tiltmeter and strainmeter
5) Remote sensing technology: Interferometry SAR
(3) Data processing of geodetic data
1) Network adjustment
2) Strain analysis
(4) Observation and interpretation of crustal deformation
1) Coseismic deformation
2) Dislocation model
3) Inversion techniques for the estimation of fault parameters
4) Postseismic deformation
5) Interseismic deformation
6) Theoretical model for seismic cycle
7) Slow earthquakes and transient deformations
(5) Volcanic crustal deformation
1) Observation of volcanic deformation
2) Source model of volcanic deformation

Lecture note files of this course can be downloaded.