J-GLOBAL ID:200904085002327850  Research Project code:9911005394 Update date:Jan. 02, 2005

Geochronology of paleo-earthquake. Dating of fault rocks in hypocenter.

Study period:1999 - 0
Organization (1):
Investigating Researcher (5):
Research overview:
Various fault rocks are defined as hypocenter substances and dating of hypocenter substances is conducted using advanced K-Ar and Ar-Ar dating techniques and radiation damage method. Dating techniques are established for past earthquakes in Precambrian to quaternary.
Keywords (9):
Earth quake ,  Fault ,  Fault rocks in Hypocenter ,  Dating ,  Psudotachylite ,  Fault gouge ,  K-Ar method ,  Ar-Ar method ,  ESR method
Project Organization (1):
  • (2727008000)
Researcher representative of the project  (1):
  • ITAYA Tetsumaru
Research program: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Ministry with control over the research :
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Research budget: 2000: \3,200,000

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