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Tohoku-Oki Earthquake a Major Stress-Reliever for Crust (3 of 5)

Caption: A part of the Expedition 343 Scientists at the moment that drilling and log data acquisition at borehole C0019B was completed. All peoples are listed in the authorship. 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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