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2020

Coupled Evolution of Deformation, Pore Fluid Pressure, and Fluid Flow in Shallow Subduction Forearcs

Sun, T., Ellis, S. & Saffer, D., Mar 1 2020, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 125, 3, e2019JB019101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Friction experiments under in-situ stress reveal unexpected velocity-weakening in Nankai accretionary prism samples

Roesner, A., Ikari, M. J., Saffer, D. M., Stanislowski, K., Eijsink, A. M. & Kopf, A. J., May 15 2020, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 538, 116180.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Implications of basement rock alteration in the Nankai Trough, Japan for subduction megathrust slip behavior

Ikari, M. J., Wilckens, F. K. & Saffer, D. M., Jan 5 2020, In : Tectonophysics. 774, 228275.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Mechanical and hydrological effects of seamount subduction on megathrust stress and slip

Sun, T., Saffer, D. & Ellis, S., Mar 1 2020, In : Nature Geoscience. 13, 3, p. 249-255 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
Open Access

Slow slip source characterized by lithological and geometric heterogeneity

Barnes, P. M., Wallace, L. M., Saffer, D. M., Bell, R. E., Underwood, M. B., Fagereng, A., Meneghini, F., Savage, H. M., Rabinowitz, H. S., Morgan, J. K., Kitajima, H., Kutterolf, S., Hashimoto, Y., Engelmann De Oliveira, C. H., Noda, A., Crundwell, M. P., Shepherd, C. L., Woodhouse, A. D., Harris, R. N., Wang, M. & 33 others, Henrys, S., Barker, D. H. N., Petronotis, K. E., Bourlange, S. M., Clennell, M. B., Cook, A. E., Dugan, B. E., Elger, J., Fulton, P. M., Gamboa, D., Greve, A., Han, S., Hüpers, A., Ikari, M. J., Ito, Y., Kim, G. Y., Koge, H., Lee, H., Li, X., Luo, M., Malie, P. R., Moore, G. F., Mountjoy, J. J., McNamara, D. D., Paganoni, M., Screaton, E. J., Shankar, U., Shreedharan, S., Solomon, E. A., Wang, X., Wu, H. Y., Pecher, I. A. & LeVay, L. J., Jan 1 2020, In : Science Advances. 6, 13, eaay3314.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2019

Effects of temperature on the frictional behavior of material from the Alpine Fault Zone, New Zealand

Valdez, R. D., Kitajima, H. & Saffer, D. M., Jul 5 2019, In : Tectonophysics. 762, p. 17-27 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Introduction to theme 2: Probing the dynamic earth and assessing geohazards

Saffer, D., Mar 1 2019, In : Oceanography. 32, 1, p. 78-79 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access

Introduction to the special issue on scientific ocean drilling: Looking to the future

Koppers, A. A. P., Escutia, C., Inagaki, F., Pälike, H., Saffer, D. M. & Thomas, D., Mar 2019, In : Oceanography. 32, 1, p. 14-15 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Mixed deformation styles observed on a shallow subduction thrust, Hikurangi margin, New Zealand

IODP Expedition 372/375 Scientists, Jan 1 2019, In : Geology. 47, 9, p. 872-876 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Quo Vadis: Look to the future

Koppers, A. A. P., Escutia, C., Inagaki, F., Pälike, H., Saffer, D. M. & Thomas, D., Mar 2019, In : Oceanography. 32, 1, p. 218-219 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
3 Scopus citations
2018

Changes in Physical Properties of the Nankai Trough Megasplay Fault Induced by Earthquakes, Detected by Continuous Pressure Monitoring

Kinoshita, C., Saffer, D., Kopf, A., Roesner, A., Wallace, L. M., Araki, E., Kimura, T., Machida, Y., Kobayashi, R., Davis, E., Toczko, S. & Carr, S., Feb 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 123, 2, p. 1072-1088 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Connections between subducted sediment, pore-fluid pressure, and earthquake behavior along the Alaska megathrust

Li, J., Shillington, D. J., Saffer, D. M., Bécel, A., Nedimović, M. R., Kuehn, H., Webb, S. C., Keranen, K. M. & Abers, G. A., Apr 1 2018, In : Geology. 46, 4, p. 299-302 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Frictional Mechanics of Slow Earthquakes

Leeman, J. R., Marone, C. & Saffer, D. M., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 123, 9, p. 7931-7949 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

In Situ Permeability and Scale Dependence of an Active Accretionary Prism Determined From Cross-Borehole Experiments

Kinoshita, C. & Saffer, D. M., Jul 28 2018, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 45, 14, p. 6935-6943 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Installation of a high sensitivity ocean borehole strainmeter in the Nankai trough under severe sea current conditions

Machida, Y., Araki, E., Kimura, T., Saffer, D. M., Saruhashi, T., Yokoyama, T. & Sakurai, N., May 1 2018, In : Marine Technology Society Journal. 52, 3, p. 128-137 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lithostratigraphic controls on dewatering and fluid pressure in the western Nankai subduction zone: Implications for the drainage behavior and consolidation state of the underthrust sequence

Hüpers, A., Saffer, D. M. & Kopf, A. J., Aug 15 2018, Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. Geological Society of America, p. 51-68 18 p. (Special Paper of the Geological Society of America; vol. 534).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mechanics of Fold-and-Thrust Belts Based on Geomechanical Modeling

Gao, B., Flemings, P. B., Nikolinakou, M. A., Saffer, D. M. & Heidari, M., May 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 123, 5, p. 4454-4474 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

Seafloor borehole observatory array for monitoring slow slip events in the Nankai Trough seismogenic zone

Araki, E., Machida, Y., Saffer, D., Kawaguchi, K. & Kimura, T., Dec 4 2018, 2018 OCEANS - MTS/IEEE Kobe Techno-Oceans, OCEANS - Kobe 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8559185. (2018 OCEANS - MTS/IEEE Kobe Techno-Oceans, OCEANS - Kobe 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2017

Deep seafloor borehole observatories for seismogenic zone monitoring

Araki, E., Kimura, T., Machida, Y., Yokobiki, T., Nishida, S., Kawaguchi, K., Kyo, M., Saruhashi, T., Toczko, S., Saffer, D. & Kopf, A., Mar 30 2017, Techno-Ocean 2016: Return to the Oceans. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 656-659 4 p. 7890737. (Techno-Ocean 2016: Return to the Oceans).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

In Situ Stress and Pore Pressure in the Deep Interior of the Nankai Accretionary Prism, Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Site C0002

Kitajima, H., Saffer, D., Sone, H., Tobin, H. & Hirose, T., Oct 16 2017, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 44, 19, p. 9644-9652 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Links between clay transformation and earthquakes along the Costa Rican subduction margin

Lauer, R. M., Saffer, D. M. & Harris, R. N., Aug 16 2017, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 44, 15, p. 7725-7732 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Links between sediment consolidation and Cascadia megathrust slip behaviour

Han, S., Bangs, N. L., Carbotte, S. M., Saffer, D. M. & Gibson, J. C., Dec 1 2017, In : Nature Geoscience. 10, 12, p. 954-959 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Mapping fluids to subduction megathrust locking and slip behavior

Saffer, D. M., Sep 28 2017, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 44, 18, p. 9337-9340 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

11 Scopus citations

Permeability Evolution of Propped Artificial Fractures in Green River Shale

Li, X., Feng, Z., Han, G., Elsworth, D., Marone, C., Saffer, D. & Cheon, D. S., Jun 1 2017, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 50, 6, p. 1473-1485 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Recurring and triggered slow-slip events near the trench at the Nankai Trough subduction megathrust

IODP Expedition 365 shipboard scientists, Jun 16 2017, In : Science. 356, 6343, p. 1157-1160 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Scopus citations

Strength and deformation behavior of the Shimanto accretionary complex across the Nobeoka thrust

Kitajima, H., Takahashi, M., Otsubo, M., Saffer, D. & Kimura, G., Jul 2017, In : Island Arc. 26, 4, e12192.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The action of water films at Å-scales in the Earth: Implications for the Nankai subduction system

IODP Expedition 348 Shipboard Party, Apr 1 2017, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 463, p. 266-276 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The postearthquake stress state on the Tohoku megathrust as constrained by reanalysis of the JFAST breakout data

Brodsky, E. E., Saffer, D., Fulton, P., Chester, F., Conin, M., Huffman, K., Moore, J. C. & Wu, H. Y., Aug 28 2017, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 44, 16, p. 8294-8302 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Tsunamigenic structures in a creeping section of the Alaska subduction zone

Bécel, A., Shillington, D. J., Delescluse, M., Nedimović, M. R., Abers, G. A., Saffer, D. M., Webb, S. C., Keranen, K. M., Roche, P. H., Li, J. & Kuehn, H., Aug 1 2017, In : Nature Geoscience. 10, 8, p. 609-613 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2016
3 Scopus citations

Breakdown pressure and fracture surface morphology of hydraulic fracturing in shale with H2 O, CO2 and N2

Li, X., Feng, Z., Han, G., Elsworth, D., Marone, C., Saffer, D. & Cheon, D. S., Jun 1 2016, In : Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources. 2, 2, p. 63-76 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations

Distribution of stress state in the Nankai subduction zone, southwest Japan and a comparison with Japan Trench

Lin, W., Byrne, T. B., Kinoshita, M., McNeill, L. C., Chang, C., Lewis, J. C., Yamamoto, Y., Saffer, D. M., Moore, J. C., Wu, H. Y., Tsuji, T., Yamada, Y., Conin, M., Saito, S., Ito, T., Tobin, H. J., Kimura, G., Kanagawa, K., Ashi, J., Underwood, M. B. & 1 others, Kanamatsu, T., Dec 5 2016, In : Tectonophysics. 692, p. 120-130 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Experimental constraints on the relationship between clay abundance, clay fabric, and frictional behavior for the Central Deforming Zone of the San Andreas Fault

Wojatschke, J., Scuderi, M. M., Warr, L. N., Carpenter, B. M., Saffer, D. & Marone, C., Oct 1 2016, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 17, 10, p. 3865-3881 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

In situ stress magnitudes at the toe of the Nankai Trough Accretionary Prism, offshore Shikoku Island, Japan

Huffman, K. A. & Saffer, D. M., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 121, 2, p. 1202-1217 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Investigations of shallow slow slip offshore of New Zealand

Harris, R., Wallace, L., Webb, S., Ito, Y., Mochizuki, K., Ichihara, H., Henrys, S., Tréhu, A., Schwartz, S., Sheehan, A., Saffer, D. & Lauer, R., May 15 2016, In : Eos. 97, 10, p. 20-23 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Laboratory observations of slow earthquakes and the spectrum of tectonic fault slip modes

Leeman, J. R., Saffer, D. M., Scuderi, M. M. & Marone, C., Mar 31 2016, In : Nature communications. 7, 11104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

Near-field observations of an offshore Mw 6.0 earthquake from an integrated seafloor and subseafloor monitoring network at the Nankai Trough, southwest Japan

Wallace, L. M., Araki, E., Saffer, D., Wang, X., Roesner, A., Kopf, A., Nakanishi, A., Power, W., Kobayashi, R., Kinoshita, C., Toczko, S., Kimura, T., Machida, Y. & Carr, S., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 121, 11, p. 8338-8351 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Permeability evolution and proppant compaction in artificial fractures on Green River Shale

Li, X., Feng, Z., Han, G., Elsworth, D., Marone, C., Saffer, D. & Cheon, D. S., Jan 1 2016, 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 2863-2870 8 p. (50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The permeability of active subduction plate boundary faults

Saffer, D. M., Oct 31 2016, Crustal Permeability. wiley, p. 207-227 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
2015

Downdip variations in seismic reflection character: Implications for fault structure and seismogenic behavior in the Alaska subduction zone

Li, J., Shillington, D. J., Bécel, A., Nedimović, M. R., Webb, S. C., Saffer, D. M., Keranen, K. M. & Kuehn, H., Nov 2015, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 120, 11, p. 7883-7904 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Evolution of permeability across the transition from brittle failure to cataclastic flow in porous siltstone

Scuderi, M. M., Kitajima, H., Carpenter, B. M., Saffer, D. M. & Marone, C., Sep 1 2015, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 16, 9, p. 2980-2993 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Fluid budgets along the northern Hikurangi subduction margin, New Zealand: The effect of a subducting seamount on fluid pressure

Ellis, S., Fagereng, Å., Barker, D., Henrys, S., Saffer, D., Wallace, L., Williams, C. & Harris, R., Jul 1 2015, In : Geophysical Journal International. 202, 1, p. 277-297 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
46 Scopus citations