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Estimation of shallow ground structure using short-period microtremors array observation. Results in Morioka area; Tanshuki bido no array kansoku ni yoru senbu chika kozo no suitei. Moriokashiiki ni okeru kekka

Abstract

The velocity structure in the shallow ground structure was evaluated by observing microtremors of 1-10Hz in the Morioka City area. Plural wave sections free of vehicle noises or the like were selected out of the collected microtremor records, and the Fourier spectrum and coherence were calculated. Records sufficiently supporting the correlation between seismographs were chosen for the analysis. The phase velocity was calculated for each observation spot from plural array records by use of the F-K spectrum. The underground velocity structure was estimated by the inversion process using the matrix method. In this method, an early model was built on the basis of the observed phase velocity and the optimum underground velocity structure was determined by alternately performing two inversion processes: one for the case wherein the S-wave velocity is the sole parameter and the other for the case wherein the layer thickness is the sole parameter. As the result, a shallow underground velocity structure, which has good agreement with the available boring data in the Morioka City area, was successfully estimated, verifying the validity of this method. 4 refs., 7 figs.
Authors:
Yamamoto, H; Obuchi, T; Saito, T; Iwamoto, K; [1]  Yoshida, Y [2] 
  1. Iwate University, Iwate (Japan). Faculty of Engineering
  2. OYO Corp., Tokyo (Japan)
Publication Date:
May 01, 1996
Product Type:
Conference
Report Number:
CONF-9605233-
Reference Number:
SCA: 580000; 440700; PA: NEDO-96:913468; EDB-96:173378; SN: 96001687074
Resource Relation:
Conference: 94. SEGJ (The Society of Exploration Geophysicists of Japan) Conference, Butsuri tansa gakkai dai 94 kai (1996 nendo shunki) gakujutsu koenkai, Tokyo (Japan), 15-17 May 1996; Other Information: PBD: May 1996; Related Information: Is Part Of Proceedings of the 94th SEGJ (The Society of Exploration Geophysicists of Japan) Conference; PB: 475 p.; Butsuri tansa gakkai dai 94 kai (1996 nendo shunki) gakujutsu koenkai koen ronbunshu
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES; 44 INSTRUMENTATION, INCLUDING NUCLEAR AND PARTICLE DETECTORS; SEISMIC SURVEYS; SEISMIC ARRAYS; FREQUENCY RANGE; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; SUBSURFACE STRUCTURES; PHASE VELOCITY; PARAMETRIC ANALYSIS; NOISE; FOURIER ANALYSIS; SEISMIC S WAVES
OSTI ID:
395505
Research Organizations:
Society of Exploration Geophysicists of Japan, Tokyo (Japan)
Country of Origin:
Japan
Language:
Japanese
Other Identifying Numbers:
Other: ON: DE97709027; TRN: 96:913468
Availability:
Available from The Society of Exploration Geophysicists of Japan, 2-18, Nakamagome 2-chome, Ota-ku, Tokyo, Japan; OSTI as DE97709027
Submitting Site:
NEDO
Size:
pp. 168-172
Announcement Date:
Dec 02, 1996

Citation Formats

Yamamoto, H, Obuchi, T, Saito, T, Iwamoto, K, and Yoshida, Y. Estimation of shallow ground structure using short-period microtremors array observation. Results in Morioka area; Tanshuki bido no array kansoku ni yoru senbu chika kozo no suitei. Moriokashiiki ni okeru kekka. Japan: N. p., 1996. Web.
Yamamoto, H, Obuchi, T, Saito, T, Iwamoto, K, & Yoshida, Y. Estimation of shallow ground structure using short-period microtremors array observation. Results in Morioka area; Tanshuki bido no array kansoku ni yoru senbu chika kozo no suitei. Moriokashiiki ni okeru kekka. Japan.
Yamamoto, H, Obuchi, T, Saito, T, Iwamoto, K, and Yoshida, Y. 1996. "Estimation of shallow ground structure using short-period microtremors array observation. Results in Morioka area; Tanshuki bido no array kansoku ni yoru senbu chika kozo no suitei. Moriokashiiki ni okeru kekka." Japan.
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title = {Estimation of shallow ground structure using short-period microtremors array observation. Results in Morioka area; Tanshuki bido no array kansoku ni yoru senbu chika kozo no suitei. Moriokashiiki ni okeru kekka}
author = {Yamamoto, H, Obuchi, T, Saito, T, Iwamoto, K, and Yoshida, Y}
abstractNote = {The velocity structure in the shallow ground structure was evaluated by observing microtremors of 1-10Hz in the Morioka City area. Plural wave sections free of vehicle noises or the like were selected out of the collected microtremor records, and the Fourier spectrum and coherence were calculated. Records sufficiently supporting the correlation between seismographs were chosen for the analysis. The phase velocity was calculated for each observation spot from plural array records by use of the F-K spectrum. The underground velocity structure was estimated by the inversion process using the matrix method. In this method, an early model was built on the basis of the observed phase velocity and the optimum underground velocity structure was determined by alternately performing two inversion processes: one for the case wherein the S-wave velocity is the sole parameter and the other for the case wherein the layer thickness is the sole parameter. As the result, a shallow underground velocity structure, which has good agreement with the available boring data in the Morioka City area, was successfully estimated, verifying the validity of this method. 4 refs., 7 figs.}
place = {Japan}
year = {1996}
month = {May}
}