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*** Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews March Edition,
No.227 March 10, 2015 ***
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<< Contents >>
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| 1. Prefatory note (Only in Japanese)
| by Toshitaka Tsuda, President of JpGU
| 2.[Important] Information of JpGU Meeting 2015
| -> Recent schedule
| -> Pre-registration for JpGU Meeting 2015
| -> Special Lunch Time Lecture
| -> Nishida Prize and JpGU Fellowship awarding ceremony
| -> Asking for questionnaire on internationalization of JpGU Meetings
| -> Child care
| -> Application for poster presentations by high school students
| -> Application for meetings or gatherings
| 3.[Important] Annual due payment
| 4.Information from PEPS
| -> Newly released articles on PEPS
| -> Now we are open for SPEPS
| 5.From committees
| -> Educational Affairs Committee
| Deadline for the questionnaire is extended
| 6.What’s new (Only in Japanese)
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#1. Prefatory note by Toshitaka Tsuda, President of JpGU

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#2. [Important] Information of JpGU Meeting 2015

(1) Recent schedule
March 12th: Session layout is released on the web
March 25th: Adoption of abstracts, Notification of date and time
(to Contributors, Authors, Presenters and Chairs)
March 30th: JpGU Meeting program is released on the web (planned)
May 12th: Pre-registration at the discounted price is closed
*Our membership subscription is temporarily adjourned by June 30th.
May 18th: Abstract PDFs are released on the web
May 24th-28th: JpGU Meeting 2015

Presidential Assembly of the Member societies
/ May 27th 13:00-14:00 302
General staff Meeting
/ May 27th 16:15-17:15 International Conference Room
Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience award ceremony
/ May 27th 17:30-18:00 International Conference Room
Fellowships award ceremony
/ May 27th 18:00-18:30 International Conference Room

(2) Pre-registration for JpGU Meeting 2015

*Deadline is May 12th, Tuesday at 17:00JST

Our membership subscription system is temporarily adjourned
from May 12th to June 30th.
Please be sure to make membership subscription and update by the due date.
Discounted rate is NOT adopted on the day without membership subscription
by June 30th.

For further details, see the following URL.
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e/registration.html

Membership subscription page is shown below.
https://secure.jproduce.co.jp/jpgu/

(3) Special Lunch Time Lecture

Lunch time special lectures are to be held during lunch time this year,
the same as last year.
Please come to the International conference room to enjoy wonderful
presentations by world-class researchers everyday at lunch time
from 13:00 to 13:40.
Lunch boxes are sold in front of the presentation room.

May 24th, Sunday: Jun Suzuki (AIST)
May 25th, Monday: David Rubie (University of Bayreuth)
May 27th, Wednesday: Taikan Oki (The University of Tokyo)
May 28th, Thursday: Ryuho Kataoka (National Institute of Polar Research)
No lecture is held on May 26th, Tuesday.
Titles are to be released soon.

(4) Nishida Prize and JpGU Fellowship award ceremony

Nishida Prize and JpGU Fellowship award ceremony is to be held on
March 25th in the afternoon at International Conference Room.
Details are to be announced soon.

(5) Asking for questionnaire on internationalization of JpGU Meetings

Please visit the following URL and answer the questionnaires
https://business.form-mailer.jp/fms/7cc5d28839725

(6) Child care

For further details, see the following URL.
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e/child.html
Child care is outsourced to the nursery room near the convention site.
Application is closed 3 weeks before the date of usage.
Please contact the nursery room by yourself if your children are 6 years
and over.

(7) Application for Poster presentation by High school students

Application deadline for O-04 session, Poster presentation by High school
students is April 10th.
For further details and application, see the following URL.
(Only in Japanese)
http://www.jpgu.org/highschool_session/2015/index.html

(8) Application for meetings or gatherings

Details are to be announced after March 12th.

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#3. [Important] Annual due payment

Please be sure to pay annual due of 2015 (April 2015 -March 2016) to
make JpGU Meeting registration at the discounted rate.

* Membership subscription page:
https://secure.jproduce.co.jp/jpgu_e/

* Detailed information is shown below.
http://www.jpgu.org/index-e/membership/membershipsubscription.html
http://www.jpgu.org/1053

Please be sure to inform us with the Notice of Withdrawal form
if you don’t want to continue JpGU membership.
Without your offer, JpGU membership is automatically continued.

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#4. Information from PEPS

(1) Newly released articles on PEPS

PEPS has published new articles as follows.

* Review [Biogeosciences]
Biochemical and physiological bases for the use of carbon and
nitrogen isotopes in environmental and ecological studies
Naohiko Ohkouchi, Nanako O Ogawa, Yoshito Chikaraishi,
Hiroyuki Tanaka and Eitaro Wada
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/2/1/1

* Review [Space and planetary sciences]
The geospace response to variable inputs from the lower atmosphere:
a review of the progress made by Task Group 4 of CAWSES-II
Jens Oberheide, Kazuo Shiokawa, Subramanian Gurubaran,
William E Ward, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Michael J Kosch, Jonathan J Makela
and Hisao Takahashi
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/2/1/2

(2) Now we are open for SPEPS

PEPS Editorial Office is open for 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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