Science and Societal Lessons from a Decade of Giant Megathrust Earthquakes II

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Lujia Feng1, Jamie McCaughey1 and Anthony Lindsay2, (1)Earth Observatory of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore(2)University of Ulster, Londonderry, United Kingdom
Primary Conveners:  Andrew Vern Newman, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, United States
Co-conveners:  Lujia Feng, Jamie McCaughey and Aron J Meltzner, Earth Observatory of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
OSPA Liaisons:  Aron J Meltzner, Earth Observatory of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Characterizing the Variability of Supercycles on the Mentawai Segment of the Sunda Megathrust and Implications for Global Fault Behavior
Kerry Sieh1, Belle Philibosian2, Jean-Philippe Avouac3, Danny Hilman Natawidjaja4, Hong-Wei Chiang1, Chung-Che WU5, Hugo Perfettini6, Chuan-Chou Shen7, Mudrik Rahmawan Daryono8 and Bambang Widoyoko Suwargadi4, (1)Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore, (2)Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France, (3)California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States, (4)Research Center for Geotechnology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Bandung, Indonesia, (5)National Taiwan University, Taipei City, Taiwan, (6)ISTerre Institute of Earth Sciences, Saint Martin d'Hères, France, (7)NTU National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, (8)Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Bandung, Indonesia
4:15 PM
Constraining Paleoearthquake Slip Distributions with Coral Microatolls
Anthony Lindsay1, John McCloskey2, Mairead nic Bhloscaidh2 and Shane Murphy1, (1)University of Ulster, Londonderry, United Kingdom, (2)University of Ulster, Co. Derry, Ireland
4:30 PM
Paleoseismic Records of Multiple Great Earthquakes from the Subduction Zones of Sumatra, Chile, and Alaska
Tina Dura1, Ben Horton2, Richard W Briggs3, Marco Cisternas4, Lisa L Ely5, Harvey M Kelsey6, Alan R Nelson3 and Charles Martin Rubin7, (1)University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States, (2)Rutgers University New Brunswick, Marine and Coastal Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, (3)US Geological Survey, Denver, CO, United States, (4)Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso, Escuela se Ciencias del Mar, Valparaiso, Chile, (5)Central Washington University, Department of Geological Sciences, Ellensburg, WA, United States, (6)Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, United States, (7)Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
4:45 PM
Deterministic and Nondeterministic Behavior of Earthquakes and Hazard Mitigation Strategy
Hiroo Kanamori, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States
5:00 PM
Influence of the Great Megathrust Earthquakes of the Past Decade on Risk Assessment and Outreach Programs
Lorinda A Dengler, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, United States
5:15 PM
Counter-intuitive Behavior of Subduction Zones: Weak Faults Rupture, Strong Faults Creep
Kelin Wang, Geological Survey of Canada, Sidney, BC, Canada, Xiang Gao, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, China, Susan L Bilek, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM, United States and Lonn Nathaniel Brown, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
5:30 PM
Localized Fault Slip to the Trench in the 2010 Maule, Chile M­w = 8.8 Earthquake from Joint Inversion of High-Rate GPS, Teleseismic Body Waves, InSAR, and Tsunami Observations
Han Yue1, Thorne Lay1, Luis A Rivera2, Chao An3, Christophe Vigny4 and Xiaopeng Tong5, (1)University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, (2)University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg Cedex, France, (3)Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States, (4)ENS/CNRS, Paris, France, (5)IGPP, SIO, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, United States
5:45 PM
Modeling Afterslip of the 2010 Mw 7.8 Mentawai Tsunami Earthquake Using Stress-driven Rate-and-State Frictional Slip
Lujia Feng, Sylvain Barbot, Emma M. Hill, Paramesh Banerjee, Iwan Hermawan and Kerry Sieh, Earth Observatory of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
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