Dr Myo Thant
Professor, Department of Geology
Bo San, Ali Akbar Khan, Nyan Win, Myo Thant, 2003; Geology of Taungthonelone Area, Inndaw Township, Sagaing Region, Report of Collaboration Research of Universities; University of Monywa and Kalay University.
Thant, M., Pramumijoyo, S., Hendrayana, H., and Adi, A.D., Aoki, K. 2006. Study on Tropical Soil Behaviors in Response to Earthquake in Yogyakarta area, Central Java, 8th Field Wise Seminar on Geological Engineering Field & 3rd International Symposium and Exhibition on Earth Resources and Geological Engineering Education, Aug 3-4.
Thant, M., Pramumijoyo, S., Hendrayana, H., and Adi, A.D., Aoki, K. 2006. Study on Tropical Soil Behaviors in Response to Earthquake in Liwa, Southern Sumatra, 8th Field Wise Seminar on Geological Engineering Field & 3rd International Symposium and Exhibition on Earth Resources and Geological Engineering Education, Aug 3-4.
Marliyani, G.I., Pramumijoyo, S., Setiadi, Y., Ehara, S., Fukuoka, K., Anderson, R., and Thant, M., 2006. Aftershock Observation of 27 May 2006 Yogyakarta Earthquake and Sub Surface Structure Determination, poster presented in the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 11-15, Dec.
Thant, M., Kawase, H., Pramumijoyo, S., Hendrayana, H., and Adi, A.D., 2007. Evaluation of Seismicity from the Past Earthquakes: Estimation of b-value in Yogyakarta Depression Area, Indonesia for PSHA, 10th Feld Wse Sem. on “Resh. and Edu. in Geol. Eng. for Sustainable Economic Develop. in ASEAN” and 4th Inter. Symp., HCMC Univ. of Tech., Hochiminh City, Vietnam, Oct. 24-25 th .
Thant, M., Kawase, H., Pramumijoyo, S., Hendrayana, H., and Adi, A.D. 2007. Estimation of Maximum Magnitude of Earthquake Potentials for Yogyakarta Depression Area, Indonesia, 11th Feld. Wse. Smnr. of AUN/SEED-Net Project & 5th Intern. Symp. on Eth. Res. & Geol. Eng. Edu., UGM, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 17-18 Dec.
Salahuddin, H., Pramumijoyo, S, Thant, M., Naing, T. and Murjaya, J. 2007. A Short Note On The Seismic History Of Yogyakarta Prior To The May 27, 2006 Earthquake. In: The Yogyakarta Earthquake, 2006, Geological Engineering Department, UGM, Indonesia, pp 3-1 – 3-7.
Thant, M., Kawase, H., Pramumijoyo, S., Hendrayana, H., and Adi, A.D. 2008. Focal Mechanisms of Subduction Zone Earthquakes along the Java Trench: Preliminary Study of PSHA for Yogyakarta Region, Indonesia, Proceeding, 14th WCEE, Beijing, China.
Thant, M., Pramumijoyo, S., Kawase, H., Hendrayana, H., and Adi, A.D. 2008. Validation of Attenuation Relation for Yogyakarta Depression Area by Using the Aftershocks Records of 27 May, 2006 Yogyakarta Earthquake: Approach for Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis, Prd, 1st Regional Workshop on Geol. and Geo-Recources Eng. Research in ASEAN: Sustainable Geol. Eng. and Geo-Resources Edu., July 31 – Aug 1, Chiangmai, Thailand.
Thant, M., Pramumijoyo, S., Kawase, H., Hendrayana, H., and Adi, A.D. 2008. Probabilistic Seismic Hazards Assessment for Yogyakarta Area, Central Java, Proced., 33th Annual Scientific Meeting, Indonesian Association of Geophysicists, 3-5, November, Bandung, Indonesia.
Thant, M., Pramumijoyo, S., Kawase, H., Hendrayana, H., and Adi, A.D. 2008. Comparing The Seismic Hazards Expected From The Fault Specific Sources And Areal Seismic Sources For Yogyakarta Area, Java, Indonesia, The 1st Regional Conference on Geo-Disaster Mitigation in ASEAN: Towards Sustainability in Geo-environment, Geohazard, and Waste Management. 3-4, March, 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Myo Thant, 2009. Petrogenetic Significance of Metamorphic Units of the Nweyon – Yemyet Area, Singu Township, Mandalay Division, Myanmar, Research Journal, University of Yangon, Vol. 1, No. 2. Dec. 2009.
Myo Thant, Subagyo Pramumijoyo, Heru Hendtrayana, Hiroshi Kawase, Agus Darmawan Adi, 2010. Estimation of maximum earthquake magnitude of earthquake potentials for Yogyakarta depression area, Indonesia, Jr. of SE Asian Applied Geology, Vol. 2, No. 1. Jan-April, 2010.
Myo Thant, Subagyo Pramumijoyo, Heru Hendtrayana, Hiroshi Kawase, Agus Darmawan Adi, 2010. Evaluation of Strong Ground Motion for Yogyakarta Depression Area, Indonesia; Journal of Southeast Asian Applied Geology, Vol. 2, No. 2., May – August, 2010
Subagyo Pramumijoyo, Myo Thant, 2011. Seismic Hazard Mapping for Yogyakarta Depression Area, Indonesia; ASEAN Engineering Journal, Vol. 1, No. 3, October, 2011, p 57-68
Myo Thant, Soe Thura Tun, Maung Thein, Win Swe, Than Myint, 2011. Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment for Yangon Region, Myanmar, Report for Myanmar Earthquake Committee (MEC), July, 2011.
Myo Thant, Nwai Le’ Nge, Soe Thura Tun, Maung Thein, Win Swe, and Than Myint, 2012; Seismic Hazard Assessment of Mandalay, Mandalay Region, Report of Myanmar Earthquake Committee (MEC) to Asia Disaster Preparedness Center.
Myo Thant, Nwai Le’ Nge, Soe Thura Tun, Maung Thein, Win Swe, and Than Myint, 2012; Seismic Hazard Assessment of Myanmar; Report of Myanmar Earthquake Committee (MEC) to Asia Disaster Preparedness Center.
Thiha Soe, Myo Thant, Thet Naing, Thida Oo, 2012. Geologic Setting and Mineralization Style of Gold and Economic Mineral Assemblages at Naungpat Propect, Banmauk Township, Northern Myanmar; Report of Research Project of Asia Research Center, University of Yangon.
Tun Naing, Hiroshi Kawase, Shinichi Matsushima, Myo Thant, Chit Thet Mon, Thazin Htet Tin, Khin Kyawt Kyawt Oo, 2013. S-Wave velocity profiles based on the HVRs in Bago, Myanmar for seismic hazard mapping, International symposium on Earthquake Engineering, JAEE, Vol. 2.
Myo Thant, 2014. Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment for Yangon Region, Myanmar; ASEAN Engineering Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2, December, 2014, p117-131.
Soe Thura Tun, Yu Wang, Saw Ngwe Khaing, Myo Thant, Nyunt Htay, Yin Myo Min Htwe, Than Myint, Kerry Sieh, 2014. Surface Ruptures of the Mw 6.8 March 2011 Tarlay Earthquake, Eastern Myanmar; Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 104, No. 6, Dec, 2014, doi10.1785/0120130321.
Myo Thant, 2015. Development of the seismic microzonaiton maps of Yangon city, based on the probabilistic approach together with field investigation; Project of Geology Department, University of Yangon, DPRI, Kyoto University and Geological Engineering Department, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia under Collaborative Research Program for Common Regional Issues under AUN/SEED-Net, 2013 – 2015.
Myo Thant, Tun Naing, Hiroshi Kawase, Subagyo Pramumijoyo, Chit Thet Mon, Thazin Htet Tin, Khin Kyawt Kyawt Oo, 2015. Site specific probabilistic seismic hazard assessment for Yangon City, Myanmar. Proceedings of the 7th Regional Symposium on infrastructure development, Vol. 20, No. 7, pp.175-179.
Myo Thant, Linn Thu Aung, Hiroshi Kawase, 2015. Ground motion modelling of the magnitude 6.8 Nov. 11, 2012 Thabeikkyin Earthquake, Mandalay Region, Myanmar. Universities Research Journal, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 59-74.
Y. Hirokawa, S. Matsushima, H. Kawase, Myo Thant, Tun Naing, 2017. Estimation of subsurface S-wave velocity structure in Yangon City, Myanmar using microtremors, 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 16WCEE2017, Santiago Chile, January 9-13, 2017, paper no. 3696.
Phyoe Swe Aung, Hiroshi Kawase, Shinichi Matsushima, Tun Naing, Myo Thant, 2018. Evaluation of deep S-wave velocity profiles in Sagaing Region, Myanmar from long period microtremor array records, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, DPRI Annuals, No. 61 B, pp.272-281.
Win Naing, Kyaw Tun, Myo Thant, Linn Thu Aung, Auang Myat Kyaw, Zaw Naing Oo, Soe Thura Tun, 2018. Geology and seismotectonics of the Shweli-3 Dam Project area, Northern Shan State: Consideration for Potential Seismic Hazards. Journal of Myanmar Geosciences Society, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 9-49.
Lin Thu Aung, Stacey Servito Martin, Yu Wang, Shengji Wei, Myo Thant, Khaing Nyein Htay, Hla Myo Aung, Tay Zar Kyaw, Soe Min, Kaung Sithu, Tun Naing, Saw Ngwe Khaing, Kyaw Moe Oo, G. Suresh, Weiwen Chen, Phyo Maung Maung, Vineet Gahalaut, 2019. A comprehensive assessment of ground motions from two 2016 intra-slab earthquakes in Myanmar, Tectonophysics Vol. 765, p 146-160.
Current Research Works
|Developing Vs30 of Myanmar (as National Level and Region/State level) for seismic hazard assessment||Principal Investigator, PI, Collaboration with Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University|
|Site investigation for major cities of Myanmar by microtermor HVSR method and geotechnical approach for site response analysis||Principal Investigator, PI, Collaboration with Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University|
|Paleoseismic study on Singu-Thabeikkyin segment of Sagaing Fault||PI, Funded by Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education|
|Paleoseismic study on Naypyitaw segment of Sagaing Fault||Co-Investigator, CI, Funded by Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Eeucation|
|China-Myanmar Geophysical Survey in the Myanmar Orogen- Phase II||CI, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing|
|GPS survey in the Western Ranges area and Central Part of Myanmar to understand the rate of displacement of Myanmar Platelet with respect to Indian-Australia Plate and the right lateral, strike-slip Sagaing Fault||CI, China Earthquake Administration, Beijing|