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Papers (peer reviewed)

  1. Yamada, M. (2017). Damage Islands in Mashiki Town from the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquakes. Journal of Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering (in press). pdf
  2. Yamada, M., J. Ohmura, and H. Goto (2017). Wooden building damage analysis in Mashiki town for the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes on April 14 and 16, Earthquake Spectra (in press). pdf
  3. Yamada, M., M. Yamada, J. Mori, H. Sakaue, T. Hayashida, K. Hada, Y. Fujino, S. Fukatsu, E. Nishihara, T. Ouchi And A. Fujii (2017). Investigation of Building Damage in Mashiki-Town for the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake -Effect of Local Soil Conditions-. JSCE Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol.36, doi:10.2208/jscejseee.73.I_216. journal pdf
  4. Yamada, M., J. Mori and Y. Matsushi (2016). Possible stick-slip behavior before the Rausu landslide inferred from repeating seismic events. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL069288, 2016.9. journal pdf
  5. Yamada, M., T. Hayashida, J. Mori and W. Mooney (2016). Building damage survey and microtremor measurements for the source region of the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake. Earth, Planets and Space, Vol. 68, doi: 10.1186/s40623-016-0483-4, 2016.7. journal pdf
  6. Yamada, M., A. Mangeney, Y. Matsushi and L. Moretti (2016). Estimation of dynamic friction of the Akatani landslide from seismic waveform inversion and numerical simulation. Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 206, pp.1479-1486, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw216, 2016.6. journal pdf
  7. Wu, S, Yamada, M., K. Tamaribuchi, and J. Beck (2015). Multi-events Earthquake Early Warning algorithm using a Bayesian approach. Geophysical Journal International, Vol.200 (2), pp.789-806, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu437, 2015.2. journal pdf
  8. Tamaribuchi, K., M. Yamada, and S. Wu (2014). A new approach to Identify Multiple Concurrent Events for Improvement of Earthquake Early Warning. Zisin : journal of the Seismological Society of Japan, Vol.67-2, pp.41-55, 2014.11. (in Japanese) journal pdf
  9. Yamada, M., K. Tamaribuchi, and S. Wu (2014). Faster and More Accurate Earthquake Early Warning System - Combination of Velocity and Acceleration-type seismometers -. Journal of Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering, Vol.14-4, pp.21-34, 2014.8. (in Japanese). journal pdf
  10. Liu, A. and M. Yamada (2014). Bayesian Approach for Identification of Multiple Events in an Early Warning System. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol.104-3, pp.1111-1121, 2014.6. journal pdf
  11. Himoto, K., M. Yamada, T. Nishino (2014). Analysis of Ignitions Outside of the Tsunami-Inumdated Areas Following the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, Journal of Environmental Engineering (Transactions of AIJ), Vol.79, No.697, pp.219-226, 2014.7. (in Japanese). journal pdf
  12. Himoto, K., M. Yamada, T. Nishino (2014). Analysis of Ignitions Following 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Using Kawasumi Model, 11th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science Proceedings, 2014.2. journal pdf
  13. Yamada, M., H. Kumagai, Y. Matsushi, and T. Matsuzawa (2013). Dynamic Landslide Processes Revealed by Broadband Seismic Records, Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/grl.50437, 2013.6. journal pdf
  14. Yamada, M., K. Hada, M. Yamada, Y. Fujino, and Y. Fukuda (2013). Applicability of Damage Surveys of the Local Government to Research for the 2011 Northern Nagano Earthquake, AIJ Journal of Technology and Design, Vol.19, No.41, pp.357-362, 2013.2. (in Japanese). journal pdf
  15. Okamoto, Y., T. Akazawa, M. Yamada, Y. Onishi, and Y. Hayashi (2013). System Identification of the Vibration Characteristics for a High-rise Building Using Continuous Seismic Records, AIJ Journal of Technology and Design, Vol.19, No.41, pp.59-64, 2013.2. (in Japanese). journal pdf
  16. Yamada, M., Y. Matsushi, M. Chigira, and J. Mori (2012). Seismic recordings of the Landslides caused by Typhoon Talas, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol.39, L13301, doi:10.1029/2012GL052174, 2012.7. journal pdf
  17. Fukushima, Y., M. Yamada, and H. Goto (2012). Strong Motion Estimation for the 2011 off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake Based on the Aftershock Observation Recorded at Sanuma District, Journal of JSCE, Division A, Vol.68,No.4,pp.I_119-125, 2012.7 (in Japanese). journal pdf
  18. Smyth, C., M. Yamada, and J. Mori (2012). Earthquake Forecast Enrichment Scores, Research in Geophysics, doi: 10.4081/rg.2012.e2, 2012.2. journal
  19. Yamada, M., M. Yamada, Y. Fukuda, C. Smyth, Y. Fujino, and K. Hada (2012). Estimation of Strong Motion and Building Damage Survey for the 2011 Northern Nagano Earthquake, Journal of Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering, Vol.12-1, pp.20-30, 2012.2. (in Japanese). journal pdf
  20. Yamada, M. and J. Mori (2012). Trajectory of the August 7, 2010 Biwako Fireball Determined from Seismic Recordings. Earth, Planet and Space, Vol.64-1, pp.27-35, 2012.3. journal pdf
  21. Smyth, C., J. Mori, and M. Yamada (2011). Investigating the Distributions of Differences between Mainshock and Foreshock Magnitudes, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol.101-6, pp.2626-2633, 2011.12. journal pdf
  22. Yamada, M., A. Olsen and T. Heaton (2011). Reply to "Comment on 'Statistical Features of Short-Period and Long-Period Near-Source Ground Motions' by Masumi Yamada, Anna H. Olsen, and Thomas H. Heaton" by Roberto Paolucci, Carlo Cauzzi, Ezio Faccioli, Marco Stupazzini, and Manuela Villani. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol.101-2, pp.919-924, 2011.4. journal pdf
  23. Yamada, M., M. Yamada, K. Hada, S. Ohmi, and T. Nagao (2010). Spatially Dense Velocity Structure Exploration in the Source Region of the Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake. Seismological Research Letters, No.81-4, 2010.7. journal pdf
  24. Yamada, M., J. Mori, and S. Ohmi (2010). Temporal Changes of Subsurface Velocities during Strong Shaking as Seen from Seismic Interferometry. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol.115, B03302, doi:10.1029/2009JB006567. journal pdf
  25. Suzuki, K., H. Kawabe, M. Yamada, and Y. Hayashi (2010). Design Response Spectra for Pulse-Like Ground Motions, Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering (Transactions of AIJ), Vol.75, No.647, pp.49-56 (in Japanese). journal pdf
  26. Yamada, M., A. Olsen and T. Heaton (2009). Statistical Features of Short- and Long-Period Near-Source Ground Motions. Bulletin of Seismological Society of America, No.99-6, pp. 3264-3274. journal pdf
  27. Yamada, M., J. Mori, and T. Heaton (2009). The Slapdown Phase in High Acceleration Records of Large Earthquakes. Seismological Research Letters, No.80-4, pp. 559-564. journal pdf
  28. Yamada, M. and J. Mori (2009). Using Tau_c to Estimate Magnitude for Earthquake Early Warning and Effects of Near-field Terms, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 114, No. B5, B05301. journal pdf
  29. Yamada, M. , S. Miyaji, Y. Hayashi, and T. Morii (2009). Estimating Building Amplifications for the Real-time Damage Evaluation, Journal of Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering, Vol.9, No.1, pp. 83-93. journal pdf
  30. Oh, C. , J. Beck, and M. Yamada (2008). Bayesian Learning using Automatic Relevance Determination Prior for Earthquake Early Warning, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, No.134-12, pp. 1013-1020. journal pdf
  31. Shimizu, H., H. Arai, T. Morii, Y. Hayashi, and M. Yamada (2008). Seismic performance and structural regionality of damaged wooden houses in the 2007 Noto Hanto Earthquake, Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering (Transactions of AIJ), No. 631, pp. 1503-1510. journal pdf
  32. Yamada, M., Y. Hayashi, T. Morii, S. Park, Y. Onishi and H. Shimizu (2008). PGV Estimation from Damage of Shrines and Temples for the 2007 Niigata-ken Chuetsu-oki Earthquake, AIJ Journal of Technology and Design, Vol.14, No.27 pp.351-356 (in Japanese). journal pdf
  33. Yamada, M. and T. Heaton (2008). Real-time Estimation of Fault Rupture Extent using Envelopes of Acceleration. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, No.98-2, pp. 607-619. journal pdf
  34. Arai, H., T. Morii, M. Yamada, H. Shimizu and Y. Hayashi (2008). Peak ground velocity and cause of damage to wooden houses estimated in near-source area durting the 2007 Noto Hanto Earthquake, Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering (Transactions of AIJ), No.624, pp.227-234. journal pdf
  35. Yamada, M., S. Park, and J. Mori (2008). The 2007 Noto Peninsula, Japan Earthquake(Mw6.7): Damage to Wooden Structures. Seismological Research letters, No.79-1, pp.20-24. journal pdf
  36. Yamada, M., T. Heaton, and J. Beck (2007). Real-Time Estimation of Fault Rupture Extent Using Near-Source versus Far-Source Classification. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, No.97-6, pp.1890-1910. journal pdf
  37. Yamada, M., M. Goto, H. Shimizu, and Y. Suzuki (2004). Dynamic and Static Tests of Wooden Frames for Evaluation of Seismic Performance, Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering (Transactions of AIJ), No.582, pp.95-102 (in Japanese). journal pdf

Papers (others)

  1. Yamada, M., M. Miyoshi and M. Horike (2016) Evaluation of Effective Input Motions to Structures Using Seismograms Recorded at Structure Foundations and Free Field. 5th IASPEI / IAEE International Symposium: Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion, Taipei, August 15-17, 2016. pdf
  2. Yamada, M., T. Hayashida, J. Mori, W. Mooney (2016). Building Damage Survey and Microtremor Measurements for the Source Region of the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal Earthquake. Bulletin of the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University (in Japanese). pdf
  3. Yamada, M. and Jim MORI (2015). Seismic Observations of the Sonic Boom Produced by the Chebarkul Meteorite. Bulletin of the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, pp.47-52 pdf
  4. Yamada, M., M. Hashimoto, Y. Fukushima, Y. Matsushi, and M. Chigira (2013). Automatic Detection of Landslides from SAR Images: Application to the 2011 Kii Landslides. Proceedings of the 2013 Asia-Pacific Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, pp. 245-248. journa pdf
  5. Yamada, M., Y. Fukushima, and H. Goto (2013). Damage of the Aftershock off the Miyagi Prefecture on April 7, 2011. Bulletin of the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University (in Japanese). journal
  6. Himoto, K., M. Yamada, and T. Nishino (2013). Questionnaires Survey on Fires after the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake. Part 5: Relation between the Number of Ignition per Household and Several Seismic Indices Japan Association for Fire Science and Engineering, Vol.63. No.2, pp.13-18 (in Japanese).
  7. Yamada, M., M. Yamada, Y. Fukuda, C. Smyth, Y. Fujino, and K. Hada (2012). Estimation of Strong Motion during the 2011 Northern Nagano Earthquake and an Associated Building Damage Survey. 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, No.117. pdf
  8. Hayashi, Y., M. Sugino, M. Yamada, N. Takiyama, Y. Onishi and T. Akazawa (2012). Consecutive vibration characteristics monitoring of high-rise steel building. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas, Mazzolani & Herrera (eds), pp.1065-1070. pdf
  9. Sagiya T., H. Kanamori, Y. Yagi, M. Yamada, and J. Mori (2011). Rebuilding seismology. Nature, 473, pp.146-148, doi:10.1038/473146a. journal pdf
  10. Himoto, K., K. Mukaibo, and M. Yamada (2010). Towards the Development of an Integrated Loss Estimation Method for Earthquake Disasters. Bulletin of the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, No.53B (in Japanese). pdf
  11. Yamada, M., Y. Fukushima, and I. Suetomi(2009). Building damage during the 2008 Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake. Bulletin of the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, pp.241-248 (in Japanese). pdf
  12. Yamada, M., Y. Hayashi, T. Morii, S. Park, H. Kambara, Y. Onishi and H. Shimizu (2008). Ground Motion Estimation in the Near-source Region during the 2007 Niigata-ken Chuetsu-oki Earthquake. 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, No.02-0046. pdf
  13. Shimizu, H., H. Arai, T. Morii, M. Yamada, and Y. Hayashi (2008). Seismic Performance of Wooden Houses Damaged in the 2007 Noto Hanto Earthquake and Evaluation of Structural Regionality. 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, No.S12-026. pdf
  14. Yamada, M. and J. Mori (2008). Early Warning for the 2007 Noto Hanto Earthquake. Bulletin of the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, pp.205-212. pdf
  15. Arai, H., T. Morii, M. Yamada, H. Shimizu, and Y. Hayashi (2008). Effects of Local Site Amplification on Damage to Wooden Houses in Near-source Region for the 2007 Noto Hanto Earthquake. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering, pp. 294-300. pdf
  16. Yamada, M., T. Heaton, and J. Beck (2007). Early Warning Systems for Large Earthquakes: Classification of Near-source and Far-source Stations by using the Bayesian Model Class Selection Approach, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, July 2007. pdf
  17. Shimizu, H., I. Iwamoto, M. Yamada, and Y. Suzuki (2006). Seismic Performance Evaluation of Penetrating Tie Beam with Large Cross-Section by Full-Scale Shaking Tests, 9th World Conference on Timber Engineering, Portland, US, No.113.
  18. Yamada, M., Y. Suzuki, and M. Gotou (2004). Seismic Performance Evaluation of Japanese Wooden Frames, 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vancouver, Canada, August 2004, No.753. pdf
  19. Suzuki, Y., M. Goto, and M. Yamada (2002). Evaluation of Seismic Performance of Wooden Frames by Shaking Table Tests, The 11th Japan Earthquake Engineering Symposium, pp.1511-1516. pdf
  20. Goto, M., M. Yamada, and Y. Suzuki (2002). Dynamic and Static Tests of Wooden Frames for Evaluation of Seismic Performance, The 11th Japan Earthquake Engineering Symposium, pp.1517-1522. pdf

Books and reports

  1. Yamada, M. (2014). North Nagano Prefecture Earthquake, 12th March, 2011. Report on the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster, Fundamental Aspects 1 The Earthquake and Ground Motion, Section 5.4, pp. 196-202, Joint Editorial committee for the Report on the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster (in Japanese). book pdf
  2. Yamada, M. (2014). Estimation of Fault Rupture Extent Using Near-source Records for Earthquake Early Warning. Wenzel, Friedemann, Zschau, Jochen (Eds.), Early Warning for Geological Disasters, Chapter 2, pp.29-47, ISBN 978-3-642-12233-0, Springer book pdf
  3. Yamada, M., M. Yamada, Y. Fukuda, C. Smyth, Y. Fujino, and K. Hada (2013). Estimation of Strong Motion During the 2011 Northern Nagano Earthquake and an Associated Building Damage Survey. Studies on the 2011 Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake, Chapter 7, pp.87-101, Springer. book

Presentations (international conference) Show all

  1. Yamada, M (2017). How to prepare for a strong shaking? Earthquake early warning in Japan (Invited), Recent Advances in Earthquake, Tsunami, and Volcano Monitoring, Hazard Evaluation, and Disaster Management in Latin America, Quito, Ecuador, March 14-16, 2017.
  2. Yamada, M and Y. Nishimae (2016). How did the earthquake early warning perform for the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes? (Invited), AGU fall meeting, San Francisco, US, December 12-16, 2016.
  3. Yamada, M, J. Mori, and Y. Matsushi (2016). Repeating Seismic Events Indicate Stick-slip Behavior Before the Rausu Landslide, AGU fall meeting, San Francisco, US, December 12-16, 2016.
  4. Ishida, H., and M. Yamada (2016). Improvement of a picking algorithm: real-time P-wave detection by kurtosis, AGU fall meeting, San Francisco, US, December 12-16, 2016.
  5. Mori, J., M. Yamada, H. Sakaue, M. Yamada, K. Hada, Y. Fujino, S. Fukatsu, E. Nishihara, T. Ouchi, A. Fujii, and T. Hayashida (2016). Site Response Study of the Severely Damaged Region of Mashiki Town from the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquakes, Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America, Reston, Virginia, US, October 24-26, 2016.
  6. Yamada, M., M. Miyoshi and M. Horike (2016) Evaluation of Effective Input Motions to Structures Using Seismograms Recorded at Structure Foundations and Free Field. 5th IASPEI / IAEE International Symposium: Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion, Taipei, August 15-17, 2016.
  7. Yamada, M. (2016). How to Prepare for a Strong Shaking? Earthquake Early Warning in Japan (Invited), AAAS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, US, February, 2016.

Presentations (domestic conference) Show all

  1. Yamada, M., M. Yamada, J. Mori, H. Sakaue, T. Hayashida, K. Hada, Y. Fujino, S. Fukatsu, E. Nishihara, T. Ouchi And A. Fujii (2017). Investigation of Building Damage in Mashiki-Town for the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake -Effect of Local Soil Conditions-, JSCE Earthquake Engineering Symposium, Kanazawa, October 17-18, 2016.
  2. Yamada, M., J. Mori and Y. Matsushi (2016). Stick-slip Motion Preceding 2015 Rausu Landslide, SSJ annual meeting, Nagoya, October 5-7, 2016.
  3. Hayashida, T.,M. Yamada, , J. Mori, H. Sakaue, M. Yamada, K. Hada, Y. Fujino, S. Fukatsu, E. Nishihara, T. Ouchi, A. Fujii (2016). Investigation of the Damage Mechanism in the Mashiki-town for the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake: Part 3 Aftershock Observation, SSJ annual meeting, Nagoya, October 5-7, 2016.
  4. Yamada, M., M. Yamada, , J. Mori, H. Sakaue, T. Hayashida, K. Hada, Y. Fujino, S. Fukatsu, E. Nishihara, T. Ouchi, A. Fujii (2016). Investigation of the Damage Mechanism in the Mashiki-town for the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake: Part 2 Microtremour Observation, SSJ annual meeting, Nagoya, October 5-7, 2016.
  5. Yamada, M., J. Mori, H. Sakaue, T. Hayashida, M. Yamada, K. Hada, Y. Fujino, S. Fukatsu, E. Nishihara, T. Ouchi, A. Fujii (2016). Investigation of the Damage Mechanism in the Mashiki-town for the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake: Part 1 Building Damage Survey, SSJ annual meeting, Nagoya, October 5-7, 2016.
  6. Yamada, M., J. Ohmura, and H. Goto (2016). Building Damage in the Mashiki-town for the foreshock and mainshock of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake, JpGU annual meeting, Chiba, May 20-25, 2016.
  7. Yamada, M., J. Mori, and Y. Matsushi (2016). Stick-slip Motion Preceding a Landslide, JpGU annual meeting, Chiba, May 20-25, 2016.
  8. Ishida, H. and M. Yamada (2016). Improvement of the P-wave detection method in real time by using kurtosis statistics, JpGU annual meeting, Chiba, May 20-25, 2016.
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