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Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Nuclear Risks

Prediction and Assessment Beyond the Fukushima Accident


ISBN: 978-4-431-55820-0 (Print) 978-4-431-55822-4 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Active Faults

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-30

      Examination of the Correlation Between Tectonic Landforms and Shallow Subsurface Structural Datasets for the Estimation of Seismic Source Faults

    3. Chapter

      Pages 31-41

      Multivariate Statistical Analysis for Seismotectonic Provinces Using Earthquake, Active Fault, and Crustal Structure Datasets

    4. Chapter

      Pages 43-53

      Multiple Regression Analysis for Estimating Earthquake Magnitude as a Function of Fault Length and Recurrence Interval

    5. Chapter

      Pages 55-63

      Coseismic Tsunami Simulation Assuming the Displacement of High-Angle Branching Active Faults Identified on the Continental Slope Around the Japan Trench

    6. Chapter

      Pages 65-74

      Extensive Area of Topographic Anaglyphs Covering Inland and Seafloor Derived Using a Detailed Digital Elevation Model for Identifying Broad Tectonic Deformations

  3. Seismic Source Modeling and Seismic Motion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

    2. Chapter

      Pages 77-85

      Relation Between Stress Drops and Depths of Strong Motion Generation Areas Based on Previous Broadband Source Models for Crustal Earthquakes in Japan

    3. Chapter

      Pages 87-98

      Heterogeneous Dynamic Stress Drops on Asperities in Inland Earthquakes Caused by Very Long Faults and Their Application to the Strong Ground Motion Prediction

    4. Chapter

      Pages 99-107

      Simulation of Broadband Strong Motion Based on the Empirical Green’s Spatial Derivative Method

  4. Probabilistic Risk Assessment with External Hazards

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

    2. Chapter

      Pages 111-121

      Development of Risk Assessment Methodology Against External Hazards for Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactors

    3. Chapter

      Pages 123-135

      Effectiveness Evaluation About the Tsunami Measures Taken at Kashiwazaki-Kariwa NPS

    4. Chapter

      Pages 137-153

      Development of a New Mathematical Framework for Seismic Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Nuclear Power Plants – Plan and Current Status –

  5. Nuclear Risk Governance in Society

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155

    2. Chapter

      Pages 157-169

      Deficits of Japanese Nuclear Risk Governance Remaining After the Fukushima Accident: Case of Contaminated Water Management

    3. Chapter

      Pages 171-177

      A Community-Based Risk Communication Approach on Low-Dose Radiation Effect