SATO Hiroshi

SATO Hiroshi

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SATO Hiroshi
The University of Tokyo
Earthquake Research Institute Earthquake Prediction Research Center
Job title
Doctor of Science

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1984
Mar 1985
Researcher of JSPS, Graduate school of Science, Tohoku University
Oct 1985
Sep 1991
Research Associate, Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University
Oct 1991
May 1997
Research Associate, Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Jun 1997
May 2004
Associate Professor, Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Jun 2004
Professor, Earthquake Research Institute,, The University of Tokyo


Apr 1979
Mar 1984
Graduate school of Science, Tohoku Univerisity
Apr 1974
Mar 1979
Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University

Awards & Honors

Jun 2015
A seismic reflection image for the base of a tectonic plate, New Zealand Geophysical Prize, Geoscience Society of NZ
Winner: Stern, T., S. A. Henrys, D. Okaya, J. N. Louie, M. K. Savage, S. Lamb, H. Sato, R. Sutherland, T. Iwasak
May 2013
SAHKE geophysical transect reveals crustal and subduction zone structure at the southern Hikurangi margin, New Zealand, New Zealand Geophysical Prize, Geoscience Society of NZ
Winner: Henrys, S., A. Wech, R. Sutherland, T. Stern, M. Savage, H. Sato, K. Mochizuki, T. Iwasaki, D. Okaya, A. Seward, B. Tozer, J. Townend, E. Kurashimo, T. Iidaka, and T. Ishiyama

Published Papers

Stress change before and after the 2011 M9 Tohoku-oki earthquake
Becker T.W. , A. Hashima, A. Freed, H. Sato
Earth and Planetary Science Letters   504 174-184   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Late Cenozoic structure and evolution of fold-and-thrust belts, Off-Joetsu and Northern Fossa magna, central Japan
Naoki Ikeguchi and Hiroshi SATO
Journal of the Association for Petroleum Technology   82(5) 397-398   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Evolution of fore-arc and back-arc sedimentary basins with focus on the Japan subduction system and its analogues
Sato, H., T. Ishiyama, L. Matenco, F. H. Nader
Tectonophysics   710-711 1-5   2017   [Refereed]
Freed, A. M., A. Hashima, T. W. Becker, D. A. Okaya, H. Sato, Y. Hatanaka
Earth and Planetary Science Letters   459 279-290   2017   [Refereed]
Reciprocal data and subsequent waveform matching for integrated onshore-offshore seismic profiling
Katou, M., S. Abe, H. Saito, H. Sato
Geophysical Journal International   212 509-521   2017   [Refereed]
Van Horne, A., H. Sato, T. Ishiyama
Tectonophysics   710-711 6-20   2017   [Refereed]
Ishiyama, T., H. Sato, N. Kato, S. Koshiya, S. Abe, K. Shiraishi. M. Matsubara
Tectonophysics   710-711 21-36   2017   [Refereed]
Matsubara, M., H. Sato, T. Ishiyama, A. Van Horne
Tectonophysics   710-711 97-107   2017   [Refereed]
Ishiyama, T., N. Kato, H. Sato, S. Koshiya, S. Toda, K. Kobayashi
Tectonophysics   718 72-82   2017   [Refereed]
Matsubara, M., H. Sato, K. Uehira, M. Mochizuki, T. Kanazawa
Jounal of Disaster Research   12(5) 844-857   2017   [Refereed]
Panayotopoulos, Y., N. Hirata, A. Hashima, T. Iwasaki, S. Sakai, H. Sato
Tectonophysics   679 15-28   2016   [Refereed]
Hashima, A., T. Sato, H. Sato, K. Asao, F. Furuya, S. Yamamoto, K. Kameo, T. Miyauchi, T. Ito, N. Tsumura, H. Kaneda
Tectonophysics   679 1-14   2016   [Refereed]
Ishiyama, T., H. Sato, S. Abe, S. Kawasaki, N. Kato
Tectonophysics   689 78-88   2016   [Refereed]
Coseismic deformation due to the 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake: influence of 3-D elastic structure around Japan
Hashima, A., T. W. Becker, A. M. Freed, H. Sato, D. A. Okaya
Earth, Planets and Space   68 159   2016   [Refereed]
Sato, H., N. Kato, S. Abe, A. Van Horn, T. Takeda
Tectonophysics   644-645 58-67   2015   [Refereed]
Stern, T., S. A. Henrys, D. Okaya, J. N. Louie, M. K. Savage, S. Lamb, H. Sato, R. Sutherland, T. Iwasaki
Nature   518 85-88   2015   [Refereed]
Kurashimo, E., S. Henrys, H. Sato, T. Iwasaki, D. Okaya, R. Southerland, T. Stern, T. Iidaka, T. Ishiyama, M. Savage,
Geophys. Res. Lett.   42 3240-3247   2015   [Refereed]
Arai, R., T. Iwasaki, H. Sato, S. Abe, N. Hirata
Geochem. Geohpys.Geosyst.,   15 doi:10.1002/2014GC005321–1990   2014   [Refereed]
No, T., T. Sato, S. Kodaira, Ishiyama, T., H. Sato, N. Takahashi, Y. Kaneda
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.   400 14-25   2014   [Refereed]
Panayotopoulos, Y., N. Hirata, H. Sato, T. Iwasaki, A. Kato, K. Imanishi, Y. Kuwahara, I. Cho, T. Takeda, Y. Asano
Tectonophysics   615-616 12-26   2014   [Refereed]
Arai, R., T. Iwasaki, H. Sato, S. Abe, N. Hirata
J. Geophys. Res.   118 6258-6268   2013   [Refereed]
Henrys, S., A. Wech, R. Sutherland, T. Stern, M. Savage, H. Sato, K. Mochizuki, T. Iwasaki, D. Okaya, A. Seward, B. Tozer, J. Townend, E. Kurashimo, T. Iidaka, and T. Ishiyama
Geochem. Geohpys.Geosyst.,   14 doi:10.1002/ggge.20136   2013   [Refereed]
Ishiyama, T., H. Sato, N. Kato, T. Nakayama, S. Abe
Geophys. Res. Lett.   40 2608   2013   [Refereed]
Nakahigashi, K., M. Shinohara, E. Kurashimo, T. Yamada, A. Kato, T. Takanami, K. Ue-hira, Y. Ito, T. Iidaka, T. Igarashi, H. Sato, R. Hino, K. Obanae, Y. Kaneda, N. Hirata, T. Iwasaki, T. Kanazawa
Tectonophysics   34 10.1016/j.tecto.2012.06.052-47   2012   [Refereed]
Kurashimo, E., H. Sato, S. Abe, T. Iwasaki, T. Iidaka, N. Kato, S. Koshiya, T. Kawanaka, N. Hirata
Earth Planets Space   63(8) 949-954   2011   [Refereed]
Panayotopoulos, Y., N. Hirata, H. Sato, T. Iwasaki, A. Kato, K. Imanishi, Y. Kuwahara and I. Cho
Earth Planets Space,   62 223-235   2010   [Refereed]
Ikeda, Y., T. Iwasaki, K. Kano, T. Ito, H. Sato, M. Tajikara, S. Kikuchi, M. Higashinaka, T. Kozawa , T. Kawanaka
Tectonophysics   472 72-85   2009   [Refereed]
Tsumura, N., N. Komada, J. Sano, S. Kikuchi, S. Yamamoto, T. Ito, T. Sato, T. Miyauchi, T. Kawamura, M. Shishikura, S. Abe, H. Sato, T. Kawanaka, S. Suda, M. Higashinaka, T. Ikawa
Tectonophysics   472 39-50   2009   [Refereed]
Sato, H., K. Ito, S. Abe, N. Kato, T. Iwasaki, N. Hirata, T. Ikawa, T. Kawanaka
Tectonophysics   472 86-94   2009   [Refereed]
Ito T., Y. Kojima, S. Kodaira, H. Sato, Y. Kaneda, T. Iwasaki, E. Kurashimo, N. Tsumura, A. Fujiwara, T. Miyauchi, N. Hirata, S. Harder, K. Miller, A. Murata, S. Yamakita, M. Onishi, S. Abe, T. Sato, T. Ikawa
Tectonophysics   472 124-134   2009   [Refereed]
Arai, R., T. Iwasaki, H. Sato, S. Abe, N. Hirata
Tectonophysics   475 438-453   2009   [Refereed]
Kagohara, K., T. Ishiyama, T. Imaizumi, T. Miyauchi, H. Sato, Y. Ikeda, T. Echigo, N. Matsuta, A. Miwa and T. Ikawa
Tectonophysics   470 319-328   2009   [Refereed]
Abe, S., E. Kurashimo, H. Sato, N. Hirata, T. Iwasaki and T. Kawanaka
Geophys. Res. Lett.   34(19) doi: 10.1029/2007GL030633   2007   [Refereed]
Abe, S., Kurashimo, E., Sato, H., Hirata, N., Iwasaki, T., and Kawanaka, T.
Geophysical Research Letters   34(19) L19305   2007
Wu, F., Okaya, D., Sato, H. and Hirata, N.
Geophysical Research Letters   34(L18301) doi:10.1029/2007GL030763   2007   [Refereed]
Ishiyama, T., K. Mueller, H. Sato, and M. Togo
Joural of Geophysical Research   112(B03S07) doi:10.1029/2006JB004377   2007   [Refereed]
Regional characterization of the crust in metropolitan areas, Kanto and Kinki, Japan
Sato, H., N. Hirata, S. Abe and Research group for the crustal structure of Tokyo and Kinki metropolitan areas
Proceedings of the 8th SEGJ International Symposium - Imaging and Interpretation-, Kyoto, Japan, 26-28 November 2006, Society of Exploration Geophysics of Japan,   317-322   2006
Seismic reflection profiling in the Kanto and Kinki metropolitan areas, Japan
Sato, H., N. Hirata, K. Koketsu, K. Ito, D. Okaya, T. Iwasaki, T. Ito, K. Kasahara, S. Abe, T. Kawanaka, M. Matsubara, R. Kobayashi1 and T. Ikawa
Bulletin of Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo   81 233-238   2006
Deep Seismic Surveys in the Kinki District: Shingu-Maizuru Line
Ito, K., Y. Umeda, H. Sato, I. Hirose, N. Hirata, T. Kawanaka and T. Ikawa
Bulletin of Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo   81 239-245   2006
Kato, N., Sato, H. and Umino, N.
Journal of Structural Geology   28(11) 2011-2022   2006   [Refereed]
Nakagawa, S., Hirata, N. and Sato, H.
Geophysical Research Letters   32(L10310) doi:10.1029/2004GL022332   2005   [Refereed]
Sato, H. and N. Kato
Earth Planet Space   57(5) 453-457   2005   [Refereed]
Kato N., T. Echigo, H. Sato, M. Tateishi, S. Sakai, S. Ogino, S. Toda, S. Koshiya, T. Ito, T. Toyoshima, T. Imaizumi, H. Kato, S. Abe
Earth Planet Space   57(5) 447-452   2005   [Refereed]
Sato, H., N. Hirata, K. Koketsu, D. Okaya, T. Iwasaki, T. Ito, K. Kasahara, T. Ikawa, S. Abe, T. Kawanaka, M. Matsubara, R. Kobayashi, S.Harder
Science   309(5737) 462-464   2005   [Refereed]
Hirata, N., H. Sato, S. Sakai, A. Kato, E. Kurashimo
Landslides   2(2) doi:10.1007/s10346-005-0050-8   2005   [Refereed]
Kato, N., H. Sato, T. Imaizumi, Y. Ikeda, S. Okada, K. Kagohara, T. Kawanaka and K. Kasahara
Earth Planets Space,   56(12) 1255-1261   2004   [Refereed]
Matsuta,N., Y. Ikeda, and H. Sato
Earth Planets Space   56(12) 1323-1330   2004   [Refereed]


Sato, H
Earth Planets Space,   60 iii-iv   2008   [Refereed]

Books etc

Orogenic Andesites and Crustal Growth, Special Publications, 385
Yoshida, T., J. Kimura, R. Yamada, V. Acocella, H. Sato, D. Zhaos, J. Nakasjima, A. Hasegawa, T. Okada, S. Honda, M. Isjikawa, O. Dicky, A. Prima, T. Kudo, B. Shibazaki, A. Tanaka, T. Imaizumi, (Part:Contributor, Evolution of the Late Cenozoic Magmatismand the Crust-Mantle structure in the NE Japan Arc:doi:10.1144/SP385.15)
Geological Society, London   2013   
Continental Scientific Drilling
Behrmann, J. H., J. Yang, M. Bohnhoff, A. Förster, U. A. Glasmacher, J. Golonka, R. Hyndman, C. Juhlin, Y. Kähkönen, A. J. Kopf, I. Kukkonen, M. Lewandowski, J. McKenna, R. Oberhänsli, J. A. Pearce, V. Pease, P. T. Robinson, H. Sato, R. J. Stern, T. Urabe & K. Wang (Part:Joint Work, ICDP drilling in Convergent Plate Boundaries and Collision Zones pp. 289-335)
Springer   2007   
Seismotectonics in convergent plate boundary
Sato, H., N. Hirata and T. Iwasaki (Part:Contributor, Deep geometry of active faults in Northern Honshu, Japan, pp. 201 – 208)
Terra Scientific Pub.   2002   

Conference Activities & Talks

A perspective on the crustal architecture of Hokkaido and its significance
SATO Hiroshi, ISHIYAMA Tatsuya, HASHIMA Akinori
125 Annual meeting of Geological Society of Japan, Tsukuba special meeting   2 Dec 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

Active fault Seismic reflection profiling Tectonics