Candidates for the JpGU Section President Election are fixed

We closed accepting candidates for the 2020 JpGU Section President Election
on 15th November. The list is shown below.
Following “Detailed Regulations of Representative Election”,
candidates for Space and Planetary Sciences Section, Atmospheric and
Hydrospheric Sciences Section, Solid Earth Sciences Section, and
Biogeosciences Section are automatically elected without any votes
being cast.

Candidates for the 2020 JpGU Section President Election




Space and Planetary Sciences
Name Organization Recommended by another or Self recommended Comments of recommendation (Name of Recommender)
Kiyoshi Kuramoto Hokkaido University Recommended by another We recommend Dr. Kuramoto, who is willing to make various efforts to promote diverse scientific researches with unfettered ideas, large-scale joint projects such as space exploration, and human resource cultivation with an education network based on his experience as a section vice president. (Recommender:Kanako Seki)
Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences
Name Organization Recommended by another or Self recommended Comments of recommendation (Name of Recommender)
Makoto Taniguchi Research Institute for Humanity and Nature Recommended by another Professor Makoto Taniguchi has done many studies on the atmosphere-land-ocean interactions as an internationally recognized researcher of the groundwater hydrology. He is expected to contribute as a president of atmospheric and hydrospheric sciences of JpGU. (Recommender:Tetsuya Hiyama)
Human Geosciences
Name Organization Recommended by another or Self recommended Aspirations
Koji Okumura Graduate School of Letters, Hiroshima University Self recommended Environmental changes, weather-related disasters, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are important issues of earth sciences. In order to better prepare for the environmental changes and natural hazards, Human geoscience integrates physical and human sciences and needs to be further developed.
Name Organization Recommended by another or Self recommended Aspirations
Yasuhiro Suzuki Nagoya University Self recommended In order to respond to various demands to Human Geoscience and to solve the sustainability and resilience issues, I will stimulate discussion among the academic community for strengthening its ability of dissemination to the society.
Solid Earth Sciences
Name Organization Recommended by another or Self recommended Aspirations
Satoru Tanaka Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Self recommended I will make every efforts to contribute to the development of the Solid Earth Science section and JpGU.
Biogeosciences
Name Organization Recommended by another or Self recommended Aspirations
Kazuyoshi Endo Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Tokyo University Self recommended Biogeoscience has pivotal roles in integrating geo and bio sciences, but the conditions surrounding it are far from satisfactory in terms of both research and education. I will do my best to overcome this situation, promoting international collaborations to establish it as a mature field of science.

Recent schedule:

JpGU Section President election
Voting starts: 9am on Tuesday November 25th 2019
Voting ends: 5pm on Monday December 9th 2019
Announcement of results: Wednesday December 11th 2019

For further details, see the following URL.
Public Announcement of Section President Election
http://www.jpgu.org/en/2020section-president-election/

*All dates and times are in Japan Standard Time (UTC+09:00).

We hope active voting by voters belonging to Human Geosciences Section.
Thank you very much.

November 19th 2019
Election Administration Committee members
Chair Koji Kodera
Yuji Ichiyama, Takehi Isse, Hiroyuki Nakata,
Takehiko Suzuki, Takanobu Tsuihiji