General Information




Associate Professor

Laboratory Address

Korimoto 1-21-35, Kagoshima 890-0065

Research Fields, Keywords

Earthquake source process, strong ground motion, seismic structure, surface wave

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Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • Hokkaido University, Faculty of Science

    University, 1993.03, Graduated, JAPAN

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Hokkaido University, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science

    Master's Course, 1995.03, Completed, JAPAN

Academic Career at Kagoshima Univ. 【 display / non-display

  • Kagoshima University Research Field in Science, Science and Engineering Area Graduate School of Science and Engineering (Science) Earth and Environmental Sciences Course, Associate Professor, 2006.04 -

Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Solid earth and planetary physics

Qualification acquired 【 display / non-display

  • Fundamental Information Engineer/Information Processing Engineer, Class 2

  • Usual Car License (first kind)


Papers 【 display / non-display

  • English, Changes in physical properties of the Nankai trough megasplay fault induced by earthquakes, detected by continuous pressure monitoring, Journal of Geophysical Research, vol.123 (2) , 2018.02, Chihiro Kinoshita, Demian Saffer, Achim Kopf, Alex­an­der Roesner, Laura M. Wallace, Eiichiro Araki, Toshinori Kimura, Yuya Machida, Reiji Kobayashi, Earl Davis, Sean Toczko, Stephanie Carr

    DOI:10.1002/2017JB014924, Research paper (scientific journal), Peer reviewed, Multiple Authorship

  • English, Recurring and triggered slow-slip events near the trench at the Nankai Trough subduction megathrust, Science, vol.356 (6343) (pp.1157 - 1160) , 2017.06, Eiichiro Araki, Demian M. Saffer, Achim J. Kopf, Laura M. Wallace, Toshinori Kimura, Yuya Machida, Satoshi Ide, Earl Davis, IODP Expedition 365 shipboard scientists

    DOI:10.1126/science.aan3120, Research paper (scientific journal), Peer reviewed, Multiple Authorship

  • English, Source process of the 1923 Kanto earthquake considering subduction interface geometry and amplification effects caused by the large‐scale and 3D complex sedimentary basin, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, vol.106 (6) (pp.2817 - 2830) , 2016.11, Sunhe Yun, Kazuki Koketsu, Reiji Kobayashi

    DOI:10.1785/0120150371, Research paper (scientific journal), Peer reviewed, Multiple Authorship

  • English, Near‐field observations of an offshore Mw 6.0 earthquake from an integrated seafloor and subseafloor monitoring network at the Nankai Trough, southwest Japan , Journal of Geophysical Research, vol.121 (11) , 2016.10, Laura M. Wallace, Eiichiro Araki, Demian Saffer, Xiaoming Wang, Alex­an­der Roes­ner, Achim Kopf, Ayako Nakanishi, William Power, Reiji Kobayashi, Chihiro Kinoshita, Sean Toczko, Toshinori Kimura, Yuya Machida, Stephanie Carr

    DOI:10.1002/2016JB013417, Research paper (scientific journal), Peer reviewed, Multiple Authorship

  • Japanese, One-dimensional shear-wave velocity structures beneath the Okinawa trough inferred from surface wave phase velocities, Reports of the Faculty of Science, Kagoshima University , vol.48 (pp.7 - 14) , 2015.12, Reiji Kobayashi, Ayano Etoh, Naoko Tasaki, Keisuke Fukuda

    Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution), No peer review, Multiple Authorship

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • English, Understanding great earthquakes in Japan's Kanto region, EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 2008.10, Reiji Kobayashi, Daniel Curewitz

    Report, Multiple Authorship