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***Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews March Issue
No.321 Mar 11, 2019***
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<< Contents >>
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| 1. Preface by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU
| (Available in Japanese)
| 2. JpGU Meeting 2019 Information [Important]
| -> Final Program Information
| -> Register Early and Save your Money!
| -> Letters and Support Documents for VISA Application
| -> [Now Accepting] GEOFUT19
| -> [Now Accepting] JpGU Field Trip 2019
| -> [Now Accepting] Call for High School Students Poster Presentation
| -> [To be Open Soon] JpGU Party
| -> [To be Open Soon] International Mixer Luncheon 2019
| -> Child Care Service
| -> Various Applications
| -> Student Work Program (Part Time Job at the Meeting)
| -> Housing Information
| -> Call for Exhibitors
| -> Important Dates
| 3. Request for Annual Due Payments [Important]
| 4. From Committees
| -> Global Strategy Committee
| 5. Information from PEPS
| -> PEPS Publication Numbers for 2018
| -> Latest Articles
| 6. What’s new
| -> Event Information
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#1. Preface by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU
(Available in Japanese)

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#2. JpGU Meeting 2019 Information [Important]

(1) Final Program Information
The final program will be published on March 14.

There are many updates on the final schedule. Please make sure to check
the latest program before you make a presentation/attend the meeting.

Notification of acceptance will be distributed via email on March 13.

We hope all attendees enjoy the JpGU2019.

(2) Register Early and Save your Money!
All attendees are required to make an online Meeting registration to
attend JpGU2019. If you wish to receive a discounted rate,
please finish your registration during the Early Registration period.

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Early Meeting Registration Deadline: May 8, at 11:59pm JST
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*Please note that abstract submission and abstract submission fee does
not register you for the meeting. Meeting registration is a separate
procedure.

[Fee Information]
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2019/information.php#information_menu06_h2_03

-Public attendees who will attend public sessions on open-to-public day,
can attend free of charge.
-Undergraduate students and younger can attend the full meeting free
of charge.

(3) Letters and Support Documents for VISA Application
JpGU issues letters and supporting documents for Visa application to
those who are planning to present or attend JpGU 2019.

[Details]
*Invitation Letter/ Acceptance Letter
-> http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2019/letters.php
*Supporting Documents for VISA Application (Charged Service)
-> http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2019/for_international.php

-Invitation Letter
Application Period: Feb 25 (MON) – May 30 (THU)

-Acceptance Letter
Application Period: March 1 (FRI) – May 30 (THU)
Issue: From March 14 (THU)

-Supporting Documents for VISA Application (Charged Service)
Application Period: March 1 (FRI) – April 25 (THU)
Issue: From March 14 (THU)
Fee: 5,500 yen (tax included) / package

*We do not provide documents prior or later than the date mentioned above.
*Documents will be sent out on a first-come-first-served basis.
*The application fee is a non-refundable processing fee.

(4) [Now Accepting] GEOFUT19
GEOFUT 19 is a JpGU Official futsal event with more than 120 participants
gathering around to enjoy playing soccer and exchanging their science.

We welcome anyone who wish to join us including women and elders
(over 40yrs old) .

Details and application are available at
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2019/event.php#event_menu08

The application is accepted on the first-come-first-serve basis and we
may close earlier if all seats are taken.

(5) [Now Accepting] JpGU Field Trip 2019
JpGU is pleased to announce that we will conduct the JpGU Field Trip
this year again after convention on May 31.
The course is the same as last year’s but we have made some rearrangement
and brush-ups!

-UMI Course: Special Tour to SHIRASE and PERC
Fee: 4,000 JPY/ person *Lunch included
Course detail: Shirase, PERC, Sapporo Brewery Tower (with one glass of beer)
-YAMA Course: Field Trip for Chibanian
Fee: 5,500 JPY/ person *Lunch included
Course detail: Chibanian tour, trolley train riding, Kasamori Kannon,
Hot spring bath at Ryugujo Spa Hotel Mikazuki

Details and application are available at
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2019/event.php#event_menu06

(6) [Now Accepting] Call for High School Students Poster Presentation
The application of presenters for poster presentation by high school
student is now open. The deadline is April 10.
Details are available at
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2019/for_student.php#for_student_menu02

(7) [To be Open Soon] JpGU Party
JpGU will host a party on Tuesday evening, May 28.
Enjoy meeting old friends and new people over beers!

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Date and Time: May 28 from 19:00
Location: Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall
Online Rate:
-Regular: 5,000 JPY/ tax included
-Student: 2,000 JPY/ tax included
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Application will be open on April 1.

(8) [To be Open Soon] International Mixer Luncheon 2019
The International Mixer Luncheon 2019 will take place on Monday, 27
May welcoming students and early career scientists from all over the
world to network and meet new people.

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Date and Time: May 27 at 12:30-13:30
Location: A06, Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall
Pre-registration: Required
Fee: Free of charge (Free lunch provided)
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詳細: http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2019/event.php#event_menu03

(9) Child Care Service
JpGU will provide a child care service during the meeting.
Details on how to apply, application period and etc. will be posted
on our website and be delivered to you in the JpGU NEWS & Info.

(10) Various Applications
JpGU offers rental rooms for business meeting during the meeting.
We will provide these room on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Application for Society members will open on March 14 and after one
week on March 22 for all attendees.

(11) Student Work Program (Part Time Job at the Meeting)
JpGU will start calling for part time student workers during the
meeting.
Application is planned to be open in April.

(12) Housing Information
Nippon Travel Agency has opened the website for local accommodations
for JpGU Meeting attendees.
See the details and book now!

[Details]
https://va.apollon.nta.co.jp/jpgu2019/
*English is available by changing language

Please note that fees provided by the agency may not be the cheapest.
You may find a cheaper offer on the online booking service website.

(13) Call for Exhibitors
JpGU Meeting is calling for applications to Exhibition. As the
largest meeting on geoscience in Japan, the JpGU Meeting not only
attracts many more exhibitors year by year, but Exhibition becomes
much more popular to participants including students. Please note
that we have already accepted a certain number of applications, so
that we will not be able to accept applications once all the places
are taken. Could you please be a part of JpGU 2019 Meeting to promote
your products, projects and services, and to expand your communication
network?
If you apply by the end of March, your booth will be shown on our
program book. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2019/exhibitors.php
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2019/exhibition_floor.php

(14) Important Dates

Final Abstract Submission Deadline –> Feb 19 (TUE) at 5:00pm JST
Acceptance Notification—————-> Mar 13 (WED)
Final Program ————————-> Mar 14 (THU)
Business Meeting Rooms Booking —> End of March (tentative)
Part time Job Application ————-> April
Early Registration Deadline ———–> May 8 (WED) at 11:59pm JST
Abstract PDF Release —————–> May 17 (FRI)
JpGU Meeting 2019——————-> May 26 (SUN)- 30 (THU)

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#3. Request for Annual Due Payments [Important]

The 2019 JpGU membership year (fiscal year) is from April 1, 2019 to
March 31, 2020.
The membership will automatically extend to another membership year
unless you cancel the account.

[Important Notes]
-The annual due should be paid in order to make a meeting registration.
-Nonmember ID holders are charged the annual dues, however no discount
is applicable for the meeting registration fee.
-JpGU members who do not wish to continue the membership for 2019
may cancel their account by March 31. If cancelled after this date,
the annual due for the next fiscal year will be charged.

[To Log in and Pay]
https://www.jpgu-member.org/jpgu/en/
*Membership Subscription
http://www.jpgu.org/index-e/membership/membershipsubscription.html

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#4. From Committees

(1) Global Strategy Committee
Japan Geoscience Union is exhibiting at EGU General Assembly 2019 in
Vienna, Austria.

We will provide the list of sessions co-sponsored with JpGU at EGU
2019 and those joint with EGU at JpGU 2019 at JpGU Booth.
Please drop in on JpGU booth!

******Details*******
Period: April 7(SUN)-12(THU)
Booth Number: #X207 at Hall X2, Brown Level-2 (basement)
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#5. Information from PEPS

(1) PEPS Publication Numbers for 2018

– Number of articles submitted in 2018: 115
– Number of articles published in 2018: 89 (including 3 Correction/Errata
articles)
– Median days to first decision for all articles published in 2018:
61days
( Max: 208days, Min: 30days )
– Median days from submission to final decision for all articles
published in 2018: 194 days ( Max: 539days, Min: 65days )
– Median days e from acceptance to publication for all articles
published in 2018: 28 days
( Max: 125days, Min: 8days )

(2) Latest Articles
The following articles were published. You can download and read
interesting articles from the PEPS web site at:
https://progearthplanetsci.springeropen.com/

< Space and planetary sciences >
@.Yusuke Ebihara: Simulation study of near-Earth space disturbances:
1. magnetic storms.
@.Kazunori Ogohara et al.:
Segmentation of dust storm areas on Mars images using principal
component analysis and neural network.
@.Yusuke Ebihara:
Simulation study of near-Earth space disturbances: 2. Auroral substorms.

< Atmospheric and hydrospheric sciences >
@.Azusa Fukushima et al.:
Regionality of long-term trends and interannual variation of seasonal
precipitation over India.

< Solid earth sciences >
@.Yui Kouketsu et al.:
Drastic effect of shearing on graphite microtexture: attention and
application to Earth science.
@.Thomas Czertowicz et al.:
The architecture of long-lived fault zones: Insights from microstructure
and quartz lattice-preferred orientations in mylonites of the Median
Tectonic Line, SW Japan.

< Biogeosciences >
@.Kenji Matsuzaki et al.:
Paleoceanographic changes in the Northern East China Sea during the
last 400 kyr as inferred from radiolarian assemblages (IODP Site U1429).

< Interdisciplinary research >
@.Magdalini Theodoridou et al.:
In situ investigation of stone heritage sites for conservation purposes:
a case study of the Székesfehérvár Ruin Garden in Hungary.
@.:Takeshige Ishiwa et al.:
Australian Summer Monsoon variability in the past 14,000 years revealed
by IODP Expedition 356 sediments.
@.Tetsuji Onoue et al.:
Enhanced flux of extraterrestrial 3He across the Permian–Triassic boundary.
@.Dick Kroon et al.:
Correction to: A two million year record of low-latitude aridity linked
to continental weathering from the Maldives.

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#6. What’s new

(1) Event Information

Ministry of the Environment Symposium
“Heat Illness Prevention in Natural Disaster Environment”
Date: March 15 (FRI), 2019
Place: Akihabara, Tokyo
http://www.wbgt.env.go.jp/sympo.php
(available in Japanese)

310th Geoscience Club by Tokyo Geographical Society
Date: March 15 (FRI), 2019
Place: Chigaku Kaikan, Tokyo
http://www.geog.or.jp/english.html

Geological Museum Workshop
“Let’s Make a Fossil Replica”
Date: March 16 (SAT), 2019
Place: Geological Museum, Tsukuba, Ibaraki
https://www.gsj.jp/Muse/event/archives/20190316_event.html
(available in Japanese)

Joint Symposium of Misasa 2019 & CMC
Origin, Evolution & Dynamics of the Earth & Planetary Interiors
Date: March 18 (MON) – 21 (THU), 2019
Place: Blanc Art Misasa, Tottori
https://www.misasa.okayama-u.ac.jp/symp/index.php

JAMSTEC COI-S Symposium
Date: March 20 (WED), 2019
Place: Iino Conference Center, Tokyo
http://www.jamstec.go.jp/ceist/sympo/cois2019/
(available in Japanese)

National Museum of Nature and Science Special Exhibition
“The Mammals vol.2”
Date: March 21 (THU) – June 16 (SUN)
Place: National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo
https://mammal-2.jp/
(available in Japanese)

Cosmic Lab
Date: March 25 (MON) – 26 (TUE), 2019
Place: Chiba Institute of Technology, Chiba
http://www.perc.it-chiba.ac.jp/meetings/labo/Welcome.html

J-DESC Workshop
“Science Ocean Drilling beyond 2023”
Date: April 2 (TUE) – 3 (WED), 2019
Place: JAMSTEC Yokohama Institute for Earth Sciences, Kanagawa
http://www.j-desc.org/beyond2023-ws-2019/

EGU General Assembly 2019
Date: April 7 (SUN) – 12 (FRI), 2019
Place: Austria Center Vienna, Austria
https://www.egu2019.eu/

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