Tohoku-Oki Earthquake a Major Stress-Reliever for Crust (5 of 5) (video) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption This movie shows the highlights of logging-while-drilling (LWD) operation conducted during Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Expedition 343, Japan Trench Fast Drilling Project (JFAST) penetrated the plate boundary fault in the largest displacement area of the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake. LWD data was utilized to determine stress state described in the paper. Related information: http://www.jamstec.go.jp/chikyu/exp343/. This video 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 [Video courtesy of JAMSTEC/IODP] Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the video when publishing. This video may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.