J-GLOBAL ID:200905011507106298   Organization code:0280043504 Update date: Jan. 21, 2020

Kyoto University Disaster Prevention Research Institute Research Center for Earthquake Prediction

京都大学 防災研究所 地震予知研究センター, キョウトダイガク ボウサイケンキュウショ ジシンヨチケンキュウセンター
Representive : Head, UMEDA Yasuhiro
Establishment year: 1990
Address: Gokasho, Uji-shi, Kyoto 611-0011 Japan
Telephone number: +81-774-38-4210 +81-774-38-4194
FAX number: +81-774-38-4190
Organization/Research department name (9):
  • Seismotectonics,
  • Earthquake source mechanism,
  • Crustal movements,
  • Seismic activity studies,
  • Earchquake prediction observations,
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Subordinate facility name  (2):
  • Observatories:Kamitakara,Hokuriku,Tottori,
  • Osakayama,Abuyama,Donzurubo,Tokushima,Miyazaki
History (1):
  • 1990/06
    Established by reorganization of related research fields
Purpose of establishment:
Basic research in solid earth science related with
earthquake prediction,elucidation of the cause and
mechanism of earthquake occurrence, and final
establishment of the method of earthquake prediction.

Business overview:
Research of seismotectonics, earth structure,
deformation and fracture of rock, plate motion, regional and local
crustal movements, seismic activity and earth crustal
stress, generation mechanism of forerunning phenomena,
and development of new observation techniques.

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