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Tohoku-Oki Earthquake a Major Stress-Reliever for Crust (2 of 5)

Caption: Running the Logging While Drilling (LWD) geophysical sensors from the Scientific Drilling Vessel Chikyu from which the data used in the paper was acquired. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the Feb. 8, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Weiren Lin at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) in Nankoku, Japan, and colleagues was titled, “Stress State in the Largest Displacement Area of the 2011 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake.”

Credit: [Image courtesy of JAMSTEC/IODP]

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