Researcher Information


Associate Professor

Institute of Seismology and Volcanology, Seismological Observation

FieldSeismology, Solid Earth Geophysics
Keywordseismicity, seismic quiescence, great earthquake, earthquake prediction

Representative Achievements

Katsumata, K. Long-term seismic quiescences and great earthquakes in and around the Japan subduction zone between 1975 and 2012, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 2016, 174: 2427.
Katsumata, K., M. Kosuga, H. Katao, T. Yamada, A. Kato and the Research Group for the Joint Seismic Observations at the Nobi Area, Focal mechanisms and stress field in the Nobi fault area, central Japan, Earth, Planets and Space, 2015, 67:99.
Katsumata, K., A Long-Term Seismic Quiescence before the 2004 Sumatra (Mw 9.1) Earthquake, BULLETIN OF THE SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, 105, 167-176, FEB 2015.
Katsumata, K. and S. Sakai, Seismic quiescence and activation anomalies from 2005 to 2008 beneath the Kanto district, central Honshu, Japan, Earth Planets and Space, 65(No. 12), 1463-1475, 2013.