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Studies on Electromagnetic Induction in the Earth: Recent advances

Edited by: Weerachai Siripunvaraporn, Paul A Bedrosian, Yuguo Li, Prasanta Patro, Klaus Spitzer, Hiroaki Toh

Research into electromagnetic induction of Earth and planetary interiors has increased considerably within the last decade. The 23rd biennial electromagnetic induction workshop (EMIW) held in Chiang Mai, Thailand in August 2016 was a premier event for the international research community to exchange the latest developments in the field of electromagnetic induction. This special issue is intended to promote the activity of this vibrant and growing research community and to foster future interdisciplinary studies within the broader Earth and Planetary sciences. It calls for papers on general contributions presented at the 23rd EMIW. Relevant studies that were not presented in the workshop are also welcome.

  1. The telluric sounding (TS) method is introduced as a potential tool for monitoring hydraulic fracturing at depth. The advantage of this technique is that it requires only the measurement of electric fields, wh...

    Authors: Nigel Rees, Graham Heinson and Dennis Conway
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:7
  2. Regularization is used to solve the ill-posed problem of magnetotelluric inversion usually by adding a stabilizing functional to the objective functional that allows us to obtain a stable solution. Among a num...

    Authors: Yang Xiang, Peng Yu, Luolei Zhang, Shaokong Feng and Hisashi Utada
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:158
  3. In the southern Tibetan plateau, which is considered to be the ongoing India–Eurasia continental collision zone, tracing of the Indian crustal front beneath Tibet is still controversial. We conducted deep subs...

    Authors: Chengliang Xie, Sheng Jin, Wenbo Wei, Gaofeng Ye, Letian Zhang, Hao Dong and Yaotian Yin
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:147
  4. A profile of broadband magnetotelluric stations was acquired between 2009 and 2016 at 35°–36°S in the Southern Volcanic Zone of the Chilean Andes to image the subduction zone and its relation with the volcani...

    Authors: Valentina Reyes-Wagner, Daniel Díaz, Darcy Cordell and Martyn Unsworth
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:142
  5. Despite strong anisotropy seen in analysis of seismic data from the NoMelt experiment in 70 Ma Pacific seafloor, a previous analysis of coincident magnetotelluric (MT) data showed no evidence for anisotropy in...

    Authors: Tetsuo Matsuno and Rob. L. Evans
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:138
  6. Seafloor magnetotelluric (MT) experiments were recently conducted in two areas of the northwestern Pacific to investigate the nature of the old oceanic upper mantle. The areas are far from any tectonic activit...

    Authors: Kiyoshi Baba, Noriko Tada, Tetsuo Matsuno, Pengfei Liang, Ruibai Li, Luolei Zhang, Hisayoshi Shimizu, Natsue Abe, Naoto Hirano, Masahiro Ichiki and Hisashi Utada
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:111
  7. This study attempts to reveal the fault zone characteristics of the locked Ganos Fault based on electrical resistivity studies including audio-frequency (AMT: 10,400–1 Hz) and wide-band (MT: 360–0.000538 Hz) m...

    Authors: Mustafa Karaş, Sabri Bülent Tank and Sinan Özaydın
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:107
  8. We describe here an analysis of the H-component of the geomagnetic field recorded in several temporary stations operating simultaneously in the central–eastern region of Brazil during nighttime pulsation even...

    Authors: Antonio L. Padilha, Livia R. Alves, Graziela B. D. Silva and Karen V. Espinosa
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:58