2020 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2000 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Shun-ichiro Karato mostly deals with Mineralogy, Seismic anisotropy, Geophysics, Olivine and Mantle. Shun-ichiro Karato has included themes like Grain boundary, Fugacity, Silicate, Grain size and Dislocation creep in his Mineralogy study. His Geophysics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Amplitude and Subduction, Mantle wedge.
His Olivine study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Shear and Deformation. His research integrates issues of Shear waves, Seismic wave, Transition zone and Water content in his study of Mantle. His study in Transition zone is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Petrology and Mantle convection.
His scientific interests lie mostly in Mineralogy, Mantle, Olivine, Geophysics and Thermodynamics. Shun-ichiro Karato combines subjects such as Water content, Silicate, Analytical chemistry, Grain size and Dislocation creep with his study of Mineralogy. His Mantle research incorporates elements of Mantle wedge, Mantle convection, Transition zone, Slab and Petrology.
In his study, Deformation is strongly linked to Shear, which falls under the umbrella field of Olivine. His Geophysics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Subduction, Lithosphere, Asthenosphere and Anisotropy. Shun-ichiro Karato specializes in Anisotropy, namely Seismic anisotropy.
His primary scientific interests are in Olivine, Geophysics, Mineralogy, Mantle and Petrology. Shun-ichiro Karato works mostly in the field of Olivine, limiting it down to concerns involving Thermodynamics and, occasionally, Grain size. The concepts of his Geophysics study are interwoven with issues in Asthenosphere, Origin of the Moon, Plate tectonics and Anisotropy.
Shun-ichiro Karato interconnects Carbonation, Silicate perovskite, Grain growth and Activation energy in the investigation of issues within Mineralogy. His work on Partial melting as part of general Mantle study is frequently linked to Water circulation, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of science. His research in Petrology intersects with topics in Geodynamics, Diffusion creep, Transition zone and Tectonophysics.
His scientific interests lie mostly in Geophysics, Mantle, Mineralogy, Olivine and Lithosphere. The various areas that Shun-ichiro Karato examines in his Geophysics study include Origin of the Moon, Equation of state, Shock, Magma and Anisotropy. His work deals with themes such as Mantle wedge, Transition zone, Discontinuity, Petrology and Seismology, which intersect with Mantle.
The Mineralogy study combines topics in areas such as Strain rate, Silicate perovskite, Activation energy and Water content. His work carried out in the field of Olivine brings together such families of science as Mineral redox buffer, Grain size and Conductivity. His work on Asthenosphere as part of general Lithosphere research is frequently linked to Mozambique Belt, bridging the gap between disciplines.
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Rheology of the Upper Mantle: A Synthesis
Shun-ichiro Karato;Patrick Wu.
Importance of anelasticity in the interpretation of seismic tomography
Geophysical Research Letters (1993)
Rheology of synthetic olivine aggregates: Influence of grain size and water
Shun-Ichiro Karato;Mervyn S. Paterson;John D. FitzGerald.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1986)
Water-Induced Fabric Transitions in Olivine
Haemyeong Jung;Shun-ichiro Karato.
Lattice preferred orientation of olivine aggregates deformed in simple shear
Shuqing Zhang;Shun-ichiro Karato.
Whole-mantle convection and the transition-zone water filter
David Bercovici;Shun-ichiro Karato.
The role of hydrogen in the electrical conductivity of the upper mantle
Geodynamic Significance of Seismic Anisotropy of the Upper Mantle: New Insights from Laboratory Studies
Shun-ichiro Karato;Haemyeong Jung;Ikuo Katayama;Philip Skemer.
Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences (2008)
Water, partial melting and the origin of the seismic low velocity and high attenuation zone in the upper mantle
Shun-ichiro Karato;Haemyeong Jung.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters (1998)
Water content in the transition zone from electrical conductivity of wadsleyite and ringwoodite.
Xiaoge Huang;Xiaoge Huang;Yousheng Xu;Shun-ichiro Karato.
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