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Geodynamics Seminar:
“Strain-induced crystal preferred orientation of phase D and implications for seismic anisotropy in subduction zone at depth of mantle transition zone” Mr. Wentian Wu (PhD student, D1, Geodynamics Research Center) abstract


Geodynamics Seminar:
“Phase relation in a natural hydrous basalt under the lower mantle condition” Mr. Yuta Ishikawa (Master student, M1, Geodynamics Research Center) abstract


Geodynamics Seminar:
“Formation of ‘weak’ fault gouge as a result of deformation of olivine on the surface of a metastable olivine wedge” Mr. Kohei Matsuda (Master student, M1, Geodynamics Research Center) abstract

12/6-12/7 Dr. Masayuki Nishi
12/6-12/8 Mr. Katsutoshi Kono
12/7-12/14 Dr. Hiroaki Ohfuji
12/7-12/14 Mr. Wataru Taneya

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS                             view all

Low Shear Velocity Zones (LSVZ) in the Martian Upper Mantle Highlighted by Sound Velocity Measurements
The existence of low shear seismic velocity regions between 150 and 350 km depth in Mars mantle. The experimental results presented in this study are consistent with recent observations …
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The sound velocity of Majorite under mantle transition zone conditions
Researchers at Ehime University have reported the sound velocity of MgSiO3 Majorite garnet up to the pressure of 18 Gigapascals and temperature up to 2,000 Kelvins.Their results lead to …
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How were the carbon contents in terrestrial and lunar mantles established?
Carbon degassed from planetary mantles by volcanic activity plays an important role in the planetary surface environment. However, how the carbon content in the Earth’s mantle …
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