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Last update :2016/04/05

  • Masayuki Obayashi
Department
Department of Deep Earth Structure and Dynamics Research (D-EARTH)
Career
Senior Scientist

Profile

Speciality
Seismology(地震学)

Research Achievement

Peer reviewed publications (Belonging to JAMSTEC)

  • Takayuki Miyoshi, Masayuki Obayashi, Daniel Peter, Yoko Tono and Seiji Tsuboi. Adjoint tomography of the crust and upper mantle structure beneath the Kanto region using broadband seismograms. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 2017, 4, doi: DOI:10.1186/s40645-017-0143-8
  • Haichao Chen, Fenglin Niu, Masayuki Obayashi, Stephen P. Grand, Hitoshi Kawakatsu, Y. John Chen, Jieyuan Ning, Satoru Tanaka. Mantle seismic anisotropy beneath NE China and implications for the lithospheric delamination hypothesis beneath the southern Great Xing'an range. EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS, 2017, 471, p. 32-41, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.04.030
  • Junko Yoshimitsu, Masayuki Obayashi. A database of global seismic travel times. JAMSTEC Report of Research and Development, 2017, 24, p. 23-29, doi: doi: 10.5918/jamstecr.24.5
  • Masayuki Obayashi,Yasushi Ishihara, Daisuke Suetsugu. Effects of shallow-layer reverberation on measurement of teleseismic P wave travel times for ocean bottom seismograph data. Earth, Planets and Space, 2017, 69, doi: DOI 10.1186/s40623-017-0626-2
  • Taewoon Kim, Yoshio Fukao, Masayuki Obayashi. CSMAP: Cross Section Selector and Tomogram Generator. Jamstec Report of Research and Development, 2017, 22, p. 31-38, doi: 10.5918/jamstecr.22.31
  • Tetsuo Matsuno, Daisuke Suetsugu, Kiyoshi Baba, Noriko Tada, Hisayoshi Shimizu, Hajime Shiobara, Takehi Isse, Hiroko Sugioka, Aki Ito, Masayuki Obayashi, Hisashi Utada. Mantle transition zone beneath a normal seafloor in the northwestern Pacific: Electrical conductivity, seismic thickness, and water content. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2017, 462, p. 189-198
  • Masayuki Obayashi, Yoshio Fukao, Junko Yoshimitsu. Unusually deep Bonin earthquake of 30 May 2015: A precursory signal to slab penetration?. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2016, 459, p. 221-226
  • M. Obayashi, J. Yoshimitsu, H. Sugioka, A. Ito, T. Isse, H. Shiobara, D. Reymond, and D. Suetsugu. Mantle plumes beneath the South Pacific superswell revealed by finite frequency P tomography using regional seafloor and island data. Geophysical Research Letters, 2016, 43, doi: doi:10.1002/2016GL070793
  • Guo Z.(Peking Univ.) , Chen Y. John(Peking Univ.) , Ning J. , Feng Y.(Peking Univ.) , Grand S.P.(Univ. Texas) , Niu F.(Rice Univ.) , Kawakatsu Hitoshi(Univ. Tokyo) , TANAKA SATORU(Department of Deep Earth Structure and Dynamics Research) , OBAYASHI MASAYUKI(Department of Deep Earth Structure and Dynamics Research) , Ni J.(New Mexico State Univ.). High resolution 3-D crustal structure beneath NE China from joint inversion of ambient noise and receiver functions using NECESSArray data. Earth Planet. Sci. Let., 2015, 416, p. 1-11, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.01.044
  • Liu Z., Niu F., Chen Y.J., Grand S., Kawakatsu H., Ning J., Tanaka S., Obayashi M., Ni J.. Receiver function images of the mantle transition zone beneath NE China: New constraints on intraplate volcanism, deep subduction and their potential link. Earth Planet. Sci. Let., 2015, 412, p. 101-111
  • Zheng Liu, Fenglin Niu, Yongshun John Chen, Steve Grand, Hitoshi Kawakatsu, Jieyuan Ning, Satoru Tanaka, Masayuki Obayashi, James Ni. Receiver function images of the mantle transition zone beneath NE China: New constraints on intraplate volcanism, deep subduction and their potential link. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 2015, 412, p. 101-111
  • TANAKA SATORU(Department of Deep Earth Structure and Dynamics Research) , Kawakatsu H. , OBAYASHI MASAYUKI(Department of Deep Earth Structure and Dynamics Research) , Chen Y.J. , Ning J. , Grand S.P. , Niu F. , Ni J.. Rapid lateral variation of P-wave velocity at the base of the mantle near the edge of the Large-Low Shear Velocity Province beneath the western Pacific. Geophys. J. Int., 2014, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu455
  • Takeuchi N.(Univ. Tokyo) , Kawakatsu H. , TANAKA SATORU(Department of Deep Earth Structure and Dynamics Research) , OBAYASHI MASAYUKI(Department of Deep Earth Structure and Dynamics Research) , Chen Y.J. , Ning J. , Grand S.P. , Niu F. , Ni J. , Iritani R. , Idehara K. , Tonegawa T.. Upper mantle tomography in the northwestern Pacific region using triplicated P wave. J. Geophys. Res., 2014
  • Youcai Tang, Masayuki Obayashi, Fenglin Niu, Stephen P. Grand, Yongshun John Chen, Hitoshi Kawakatsu, Satoru Tanaka, Jieyuan Ning & James F. Ni. Changbaishan volcanism in northeast China linked to subduction-induced mantle upwelling. Nature Geoscience, 2014, 7, p. 470-475, doi: doi:10.1038/ngeo2166
  • Tao K.(Peking Univ) , Niu. F.(Rice Univ) , Ning J.(Peking Univ) , Chen Y.J(Peking Univ) , Grand S.P. , Kawakatsu H. , TANAKA SATORU(Department of Deep Earth Structure and Dynamics Research) , OBAYASHI MASAYUKI(Department of Deep Earth Structure and Dynamics Research) , Ni J.. Crustral structure beneath NE China imagaed by NECESSArray receiver function data. Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 2014, 398, p. 48-57
  • Yoshio Fukao, Masayuki Obayashi. Subduction zone structure in the mantle transition zone. Book: Treatise on Geophysics (TGP2) Chapter: 00025 / Elsevier, 2014, TGP2, 00025, p. 1-14
  • Fukao, Y and M. Obayashi. Subducted slabs stagnant above, penetrating through, and trapped below the 660-km discontinuity. Journal of Geophysical Research, 2013, 118, 11, p. 5920-5938, doi: 10.1002/2013JB010466, 2013.
  • Yoshio Fukao, Masayuki Obayashi. Subducted slabs stagnant above, penetrating through, and trapped below the 660-km discontinuity. J. Geophys. Res, 2013, 118, 11, p. 5920-5938, doi: 10.1002/2013JB010466, 2013
  • Masayuki Obayashi, Junko Yoshimitsu, Guust Nolet, Yoshio Fukao, Hajime Shiobara, Hiroko Sugioka, Hiroki Miyamachi,Yuan Gao. Finite frequency whole mantle P wave tomography: Improvement of subducted slab images. Geophysical Research Letters, 2013, 40, 21, p. 5652-5657, doi: doi:10.1002/2013GL057401
  • Tetsuya Sakuyama, Wei Tianb, Jun-Ichi Kimura, Yoshio Fukao, Yuka Hirahara, Toshiro Takahashi, Ryoko Senda, Qing Chang, Takashi Miyazaki, Masayuki Obayashi, Hiroshi Kawabata, Yoshiyuki Tatsumi. Melting of dehydrated oceanic crust from the stagnant slab and of the hydrated mantle transition zone: Constraints from Cenozoic alkaline basalts in eastern China. Chemical Geology, 2013, 359, p. 32-48, doi: doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.09.01
  • Yasuko Yamagishi, Hiroshi Yanaka, Katsuhiko Suzuki, Seiji Tsuboi, Takehi Isse, Masayuki Obayashi, Hajimu Tamura, Hiromichi Nagao. Visualization of geoscience data on Google Earth: development of a data converter system for seismic tomographic models. Computers & Geosciences, 2010, 36, p. 373-382,, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2009.08.007
  • Shimizu Hisayoshi, Utada Hisashi, Baba Kiyoshi, Koyama Takao, Obayashi Masayuki, Fukao Yoshio. Three-dimensional imaging of electrical conductivity in the mantle transition zone beneath the North Pacific Ocean by a semi-global induction study. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 2010, 183, 1-2, p. 270-279
  • Y. Gao,D. Suetsugu,Y. Fukao,M. Obayashi,Y. Shi,R. Liu. Seismic discontinuities in the mantle transition zone and at the top of the lower mantle beneath eastern China and Korea: Influence of the stagnant Pacific slab. Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 2010, 183, 1-2, p. 288-295, doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2010.03.009
  • Daisuke Suetsugu,Toru Inoue,Masayuki Obayashi,Akira Yamada,Hajime Shiobara,Hiroko Sugioka,Aki Ito,Toshihiko Kanazawa,Hitoshi Kawakatsu,Azusa Shito,Yoshio Fukao. Depths of the 410-km and 660-km discontinuities in and around the stagnant slab beneath the Philippine Sea: Is water stored in the stagnant slab?. Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 2010, 183, 1-2, p. 270-279
  • Takeo A., Idehara K., Iritani R., Tonegawa T., Nagaoka Y., Nishida K., Kawakatsu H.,Tanaka S., Miyakawa K., Iidaka T., Obayashi M., Tsuruoka H., Shiomi K., Obara K.. Very broadband analysis of a swarm of very low frequency earthquakes and tremors beneath Kii Peninsula, SW Japan. Geophys. Res. Lett., 2010, 37, doi: , doi:10.1029/2010GL042586
  • Hiroko Sugioka, Daisuke Suetsugu, Masayuki Obayashi, Yoshio Fukao, Yuan Gao. Fast P and S wave velocities associated with the "cold" stagnant slab beneath the northern Philippine Sea. Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 2010, 179, p. 1-6
  • D. Suetsugu, T. Isse, S. Tanaka, M. Obayashi, H. Shiobara, H. Sugioka, T. Kanazawa, Y. Fukao, G. Barruol, D. Reymond. South Pacific mantle plumes imaged by seismic observation on islands and seafloor. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 2009, 10, p. Q11014,, doi: 10.1029/2009GC002533
  • Yuancheng Gung, Ya-Ting Hsu, Ling-Yun Chiao, Masayuki Obayashi. Multiscale waveform tomography with two-step model parameterization. J. Geophys. Res., 2009, 114, p. B11301,, doi: 10.1029/2008JB006275
  • Junko Yoshimitsu, Masayuki Obayashi, Yoshio Fukao. Development of the global seismic travel time database at JAMSTEC/IFREE. JAMSTEC Report R&D, 2009, Special Issue, p. 163-172
  • Masayuki Obayashi, Junko Yoshimitsu, Yoshio Fukao. Tearing of Stagnant Slab. Science, 2009, 324, 5931, p. 1173-1175, doi: 10.1126/science.1172496
  • Hisashi Utada, Takao Koyama, Masayuki Obayashi, Yoshio Fukao. A joint interpretation of electromagnetic and seismic tomography models suggests the mantle transition zone below Europe is dry. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 2009, 281, '3-4, p. 249-257
  • Yoshio Fukao, Masayuki Obayashi, Tomoeki Nakakuki, Deep Slab Project Group(Hisashi Utada, Daisuke Suetsugu, Tetsuo Irifune, Eiji Ohtani, Shoichi Yoshioka, Hajime Shiobara, Toshihiko Kanazawa, Kei Hirose). Stagnant Slab: A Review. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 2009, 37, p. 19-46, doi: 10.1146/annurev.earth.36.031207.
  • A. Yamada, D. Zhao, T. Inoue, D. Suetsugu, M. Obayashi. Seismological evidence for compositional variations at the base of the mantle transition zone under Japan Islands. Gondwana Research, 2009, 16, 3-4, p. 482-490
  • S. Tanaka, M. Obayashi, D. Suetsugu, H. Shiobara, H. Sugioka, J. Yoshimitsu, T. Kanazawa, Y. Fukao, G. Barruol. P-wave tomography of the mantle beneath the South Pacific Superswell revealed by joint ocean floor and islands broadband seismic experiments. Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 2009, 172, 3/4, p. 268-277
  • Fukao Yoshio, Obayashi Masayuki, Nakakuki Tomoeki, and Deep Slab Project Group(H. Utada, D. Suetsugu, T. Irifune, E. Ohtani, S. Yoshioka, H. Shiobara, T. Kanazawa, K. Hirose). Stagnant slab: A review. Ann. Rev., Ann. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 2009, 37, p. 19-46
  • M. Obayashi, H. Sugioka, J. Yoshimitsu, Y. Fukao. High temperature anomalies oceanward of subducting slabs at the 410-km discontinuity. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 2006, 243, p. 149-158
  • Daisuke Suetsugu, Toru Inoue, Akira Yamada, Dapeng Zhao, Masayuki Obayashi. Towards mapping the three-dimensional distribution of water in the transition zone from P-velocity tomography and 660-km discontinuity depths. AGU Geophysical Monograph, 2006, 12
  • Fenglin Niu, Alan Levander, Sangwon Ham, Masayuki Obayashi. Mapping the subducting Pacific slab beneath southwest Japan with Hi-net receiver functions. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 2005, 239, p. 9-17
  • S. Oki, Y. Fukao, M. Obayashi. Reference frequency of teleseismic body waves. J. Geophys. Res., 2004, 109, doi: 10.1029/2003JB002821
  • Y. Fukao, T. Koyama, M. Obayashi, H. Utada. Trans-Pacific temperature field in the mantle transition region derived from seismic and electromagnetic tomography. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 2004, 217, p. 425-434
  • M. Obayashi, D. Suetsugu, Y. Fukao. PP-P differential traveltime measurement with crustal correction. Geophys. J. Inter., 2004, 157, p. 1152-1162
  • Y. Fukao, A. To, M. Obayashi. Whole mantle P wave tomography using P and PP-P data. J. Geophys. Res., 2003, 108, B1, doi: 10.1029/2001JB000989
  • Y. Fukao, S. Widiyantoro, M. Obayashi. Stagnant slabs in the upper and lower mantle transition region. Reviews of Geophysics, 2001, 39, 3, p. 291-323