JpGU Fellowship

Arata Sugimura


for outstanding contributions to geology, in particular to the understanding of island arc tectonics and the neotectonics of the Japanese islands.

A list of five major papers

  1. Sugimura,A. Matsuda,T.Chinzei,K.Nakamura,K.(1963) Quantitative distribution of late Cenozoic volcanic materials in Japan. Bulletin volcanologique, 26,125-140
  2. Sugimura, A., Matsuda, T. (1965) Atera fault and its displacement vectors. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 76(5), 509-522.
  3. Sugimura, A., Uyeda, S. (1967) A possible anisotropy of the upper mantle accounting for deep earthquake faulting. Tectonophysics, 5(1), 25-33.
  4. Sugimura, A. (1968) Spatial relations of basaltic magmas in island arcs. In: Hess, H.H. and Poldervaart, A. (eds.) Basalts: the Poldervaart treatise on rocks of basaltic composition. Wiley-Interscience, New York, Vol. 2, pp. 537-571.
  5. Sugimura, A. (1974) Comparison of recent crustal movements with Quaternary movements in Japan and its plate-tectonic implication. Tectonophysics, 23(4), 435-436.


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