A team of researchers at Ehime University Geodynamics Research Center (GRC) led by Dr. Tomohiro Ohuchi, Xinglin Lei, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Yuji Higo, Yoshinori Tange, Takeshi Sakai, Kiyoshi Fujino & Tetsuo Irifune succeeded in discovering that intermediate-depth earthquakes are linked to localized heating in dunite and harzburgite.
This research was published on an online version of Nature Geoscience dated August 28th.
|Title of orinigal paper
Intermediate-depth earthquakes linked to localized heating in dunite and harzburgite
||Tomohiro Ohuchi(1), Xinglin Lei(2), Yuji Higo(3), Yoshinori Tange(3), Takeshi Sakai(1), Kiyoshi Fujino(1), Tetsuo Irifune(1)(4)
(1) Ehime Univesity Geodynamics Research Center (GRC)
(2) National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
(3) Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute
(4) Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI), Tokyo Institute of Technology
For more details, please see Ehime University's website and the press release document. (sorry only Japanese press release is available)
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