Sedimentary Geology Working Group

Research Highlights

JT carbon

Organic carbon export to the hadal seafloor triggered by large earthquakes

We have integrated state-of-the-art methods to reveal drastic export of organic carbon to the hadal trench, shedding new light on the impact of large earthquakes on the deep-sea carbon cycle.

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Earth Science Review

A lake sediment perspective on time-dependent recurrence of strong earthquake shaking near plate boundaries

A worldwide review of lacustrine paleoseismology reveals contrasting recurrence patterns for strong earthquakes at plate boundaries and intra-plate settings.

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GRL surf remob

Earthquake-triggered surficial remobilization at subduction zone margins

We discovered the first evidence of surficial remobilization on an active margin slope in form of three cm-scale gaps representing the strongest historical earthquakes.



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