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└■ Japan Geoscience Union Mail News October Edition No.214 October 10, 2014
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┃1.Prefatory note
┃ ・Recent news of JpGU  by Toshitaka Tsuda, President of JpGU
┃2.JpGU Meeting 2015 information
┃ ・Session proposal for JpGU Meeting 2015 (Two more weeks by the deadline)
┃ ・Exhibitors are wanted
┃3.Start accepting recommendations for Nishida Prize for Promotion
┃    of Geoscience
┃4.2015 JpGU Fellowship Program
┃5.Prof. Masatoshi Yoshino received the 6th Tokyu Foundation for Better   Environment Social Contribution in Academia Award
┃6.Information from PEPS
┃  ・Special International Sessions contributing to Progress in Earth
┃      and Planetary Science (PEPS) are wanted for JpGU Meeting 2015
┃  ・Newly released articles on PEPS
┃  ・SPEPS started
┃7.From Science Council of Japan
┃8.From Committees
┃ ・Educational Affairs Committee
┃   Symposium “Thinking about math and science education”
┃   Application for the winter science camp
┃ ・Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
┃   Flash Report of IESO at Spain
┃   Various recruitment information
┃9.What’s new
┃ ・ International Recruitment of Research Specialist
┃     Public Works Research Institute
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└■ 1.Prefatory note
Recent news of JpGU by Toshitaka Tsuda, President of JpGU
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└■ 2.JpGU Meeting 2015 information

(1) Session proposal for JpGU Meeting 2015 (Two more weeks by the deadline)

Please propose a session from the following URL.
Deadline is October 23rd, Thursday at 17:00JST.

【Application period】
From September 1st, Monday to October 23rd, Thursday at 17:00JST

【URL】
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e/session_t.html

Sessions proposed now are shown here.
Login with member ID (https://secure.jproduce.co.jp/jpgu_e/)

Session Proposal

Session proposed in JpGU Meeting 2015

※Please note that those sessions are not fixed.

(2) Exhibitors are wanted

Exhibitors are wanted for JpGU Meeting 2015.

【Information for exhibitors】
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e/exhibition/index.htm

【Application】
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e/exhibition/application.html

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└■ 3.Start accepting recommendations for Nishida Prize for Promotion
         of Geoscience

As we mentioned on the Extraordinary Edition of our mail news,
“Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience” was made.
This prize is given to mid-level researchers under the age of 45.
We’re now accepting the recommendations from him/herself or others.

Application deadline:December 15th, Monday, 2014
Detail:http://jpgu.org/664/mailnews/2014/mailnews/2014/20140918.html

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└■ 4.2015 JpGU Fellowship Program

Fellowship Program confers fellowship honors upon individuals who have
rendered conspicuous contributions to the field of geoscience of Japan.
Please see the details shown below and send the documents necessary for
the nominations by the deadline.

Nomination deadline:NLT December 31st, Wednesday, 2014
Detail:http://www.jpgu.org/news/fellow2015program-e.html

2014JpGU Fellowship information:
http://www.jpgu.org/news/japan-geoscience-union-fellows-2014.html

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└■ 5.Prof. Masatoshi Yoshino received the 6th Tokyu Foundation
for Better   Environment Social Contribution in Academia Award

Prof. Masatoshi Yoshino, professor emeritus of Tsukuba University,
who was  recommended by Japan Geoscience Union received the 6th
Tokyu Foundation for Better Environment Social Contribution in Academia Award

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└■ 6.Information from PEPS

Special International Sessions contributing to Progress in Earth and
Planetary Science (PEPS) are wanted for JpGU Meeting 2015

Now that the session proposal for JpGU Meeting 2015 has started, we, Journal
Planning Committee is to accept application for Special International Session
about Multidisciplinary research field as a part of global communication enhancement.
Financial support for accommodation and transportation are to be provided to the
participants from abroad who make presentations at this special session.
Several participants in a session including these invited presenters from abroad,
conveners, and other Japanese presenters are required to submit their manuscripts
to our international journal PEPS on the basis of their presentations.
They are expected to submit their manuscripts within 6 months after the JpGU Meeting 2015.
This preferential treatment will not only implement fruitful sessions in the JpGU Meeting
but also improve the high level of PEPS quality.

★Requirements for proposing Special International Sessions
・The session must be held at JpGU Meeting 2015.
・Several manuscripts based on the session presentations have to be submitted to PEPS
  within 6 months after the session.
  (The proponents shall obtain the relevant authors’ agreement in advance regarding this requirement.)
・Financial support to utmost two participants from abroad are available per session.

* Several proposals are to be adopted as Special International Sessions.

★Proposal documents to submit (free description)
・Contents of your session (If possible, attach the detailed description of the session.)
・Budget necessary for participating in JpGU Meeting 2015
・List of presenters including their titles, affiliations and e-mail addresses

★Where to submit
PEPS Editorial Office, Japan Geoscience Union <peps_edit@@jpgu.org>

★Deadline
24th October, 2014 at 17:00JST

* The Journal Planning Committee will examine every proposal for the Special
International Sessions whether or not to approve its request for financial support.

For detailed information of our journal PEPS please access:
http://progearthplanetsci.org/index.html

(2) Newly released articles on PEPS

Anyone, anywhere, can read our latest articles on Open Access.
Our website is always updated with new articles.
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com

★ Research [Atmospheric and hydrospheric sciences]
A numerical experiment on the formation of the tropopause inversion layer associated
with an explosive cyclogenesis: possible role of gravity waves
Shigenori Otsuka, Megumi Takeshita and Shigeo Yoden
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/1/1/19

★ Research [Atmospheric and hydrospheric sciences]
An observation campaign of precipitable water vapor with multiple GPS receivers
in western Java, Indonesia
Eugenio Realini, Kazutoshi Sato, Toshitaka Tsuda, Susilo and Timbul Manik
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/1/1/17

(3) SPEPS started
PEPS Editorial Office has started SPEPS
(SPecial call for Excellent Papers on hot topicS)
and calls for articles dealing with the following two themes with submission deadline.

★ Multidisciplinary Researches on Deep Interiors of the Earth and Planets
★ Land-Ocean Linkages under the Influence of the Asian Monsoon

For further information please access:
http://progearthplanetsci.org/index.html#modal

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└■ 7.Science Council of Japan

Abstract submission for XIX INQUA 2015 started

This time, it is held at Nagoya, Japan from July 27th to August 2nd, 2015.
More than 1,000 participants are expected.

There’re 116 theme sessions.
Deadline is December 20th, 2014.
Please be active to submit your abstracts.

URL:http://inqua2015.jp

Abstract submission deadline:December 20th, 2014
Pre-registration deadline:February 28th, 2015

Contact: 2015inqua-sec@inqua2015.jp(Secretariat of INQUA)

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└■ 8.From Committees

(1)Educational Affairs Committee

・ Symposium “Thinking about math and science education”
Date:October 26th, Sunday 2014  13:20-16:40
Venue:Hitotsubashi Memorial Hall at Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
   
Host and co-hosts:
Information Processing Society of Japan,
The Chemical Society of Japan,The Botanical Society of Japan,
The Society of Biological Sciences Education of Japan,
Japan Statistical Society, Japan Geoscience Union and others

Contents:Discuss about math and science education in Japan

・Application for the winter science camp, 2014-2015

Application deadline:NLT October 24th, Friday, 2014
  Detail:http://www.jst.go.jp/cpse/sciencecamp/camp/
  Eligible persons:High school students or those who are equivalent to them.

If you’re interested in it as an organizer, please contact camp-jsf@jsf.or.jp,
JST Science Camp Office.

 (2) Japan Earth Planetary Science Olympiad Committee

At International Earth Planetary Science Olympiad held in Spain from
September 22nd to 28th, Team Japan won three gold and one bronze medals.
82 high school students from 21 countries and territories participated
in this competition.  Team Japan got the second largest number of medals
after Taiwan with three gold and one silver medals.
Chikyu-ni-Waku Waku research project and character design contests for
elementary and junior high school students are wanted by October 31st.  
Application for the preliminary selection of the 7th Japan Earth Science
Olympiad is also being accepted by November 15th.

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└■ 9.What’s new

(1) International Recruitment of Research Specialist
                                       Public Works Research Institute

ICHARM, Public Works Research Institute is recruiting Research Specialists,
Water-related Disaster Research Group.
Contact Address for Application and Inquiry:
Minoru KAMOTO (Mr.)
Yukie OKAWA (Ms.)

ICHARM, Public Works Research Institute
1-6 Minamihara, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 305-8516
Phone: +81-29-879-6809+81-29-879-6809
Fax:  +81-29-879-6709
E-mail: icharm_recruitment@pwri.go.jp

For further details, see the following URL.
http://www.icharm.pwri.go.jp/special_topic/pdf/20140729.pdf

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