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*** Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews November Edition,
                                           No.253 November 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 2016
|    -> Session proposal for JpGU Meeting 2016
|    -> Exhibitors are wanted now
|  3. Section President Election
|  4. JpGU Fellowship 2016
|  5. JpGU Booth at 2015 AGU Fall Meeting
|  6. From Committees
|    -> Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
|  7. Information from PEPS
|    -> Submit your paper
|    -> SPEPS(SPecial call for Excellent Papers on hot topicS)
|    -> Newly released articles on PEPS
|    -> PEPS Official Facebook, Twitter and Editors’ Blog
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#1. Prefatory note (Only in Japanese)
             by Toshitaka Tsuda, President of JpGU

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#2. [Important] Information of JpGU Meeting 2016

(1) Session proposal for JpGU Meeting 2016
      Tadao Nishiyama, JpGU Meeting 2016 Program Committee Chair
Thank you for proposing sessions for JpGU Meeting 2016.
Total number of sessions is 195 and among them, 64 are international.
Session layout is released on December 21st, Modany before abstract
submissions start on January 7th, 2016.

(2) Exhibitors are wanted now

[Exhibitors Guide]
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2016/to_exhibitor.html
[Application]
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2016/to_exhibition/form.html

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#3. Section President Election

Result of Representative election is shown on the following URL.
http://jpgu.org/news/2015-report-of-the-representative-election.html

Section president election is conducted on the following schedule.
Representatives elect are eligible to be section presidents either
by their own announcements or by recommendation.
Members of Japan Geoscience union are eligible to recommend someone
and cast votes. We ask you an active participation.

Recent schedule
Public announcement            November 2nd, Monday, 2015
Start accepting candidates     November 5th, Thursday, 2015
Close accepting candidates     November 16th, Monday, 2015
Start to vote                   November 25th, Wednesday, 2015
Close to vote                   December 8th, Tuesday, 2015
Ballot counting and announcing the result  December 14th, Monday, 2015

*Roles of Section President  
 Long-term science visions of each section are discussed
at the union science board making up of 5 section presidents,
panel of experts, who look down upon earth planetary science
and executive board members.
These science visions eventually become those of Japan Geoscience Union
as a whole.
Themes beyond sections such as environmental problems are discussed
at the focus groups launched by the union science board.
Space and Planetary Sciences, Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences,
Biogeosciences, Human Geosciences and Solid Earth and Giogeosciences
section presidents make up the Union Science Board and promote scientific
activities under the long-term visions together with president
and vice presidents of Japan Geoscience union.

For further details, see the following URL.
http://jpgu.org/news/2015-sp-announcement.html

November 6th, 2015

Board of Election of Japan Geoscience Union

Chairman: HAMADA, Morihisa
Members: HASEGAWA, Takuya
         IIZUKA, Tsuyoshi
         KEBUKAWA, Yoko
         YOSHIDA, Hidetsugu
         YUKIMATU, Akira Sessai

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#4. JpGU Fellowship 2016
JpGU Fellows are wanted now.
For further details, see the following URL and send the document necessary
for the application by the due date.
Dealine of the recommendation: Due NLT December 31st, Thursday
Details: http://www.jpgu.org/news/fellowship/fellow2016program-e.html
Information of 2015 JpGU Fellows:http://www.jpgu.org/jpgu-fellowship/2015/2015fellow-e.html
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#5. JpGU Booth at 2015 AGU Fall Meeting
Japan Geoscience Union is going to exhibit JpGU Booth #323
at 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. Please drop in on our booth near the refreshment area
near the poster presentation hall.
http://goo.gl/Z6APyF

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#6. From Committees
(1) Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee

Application for the 8th Japan Earth Science Olympiad preliminary selection is closed
 on November 15th, Sunday.
Please be in a hurry if you’re planning to apply.
For further details, see the following URL.
http://jeso.jp/

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#7. Information from PEPS

(1) Submit your paper
We always welcome original research articles. PEPS covers all fields
of Earth and Planetary Science and interdisciplinary research.
Special discount APC (Article Processing Charge) is offered to
JpGU members.
For details, please see the webpage:
http://progearthplanetsci.org/index.html#

(2) SPEPS (SPecial call for Excellent Papers on hot topicS)
We call for papers on “High-Pressure Earth and Planetary Science
in the last and next decade”.
The submission deadline is November 30, 2015.
For details, please see the webpage:
http://progearthplanetsci.org/index.html#modal

(3) Newly released articles on PEPS
PEPS has published new articles as follows.

* Research [Solid earth sciences]
Can clay minerals account for the behavior of non-asperity on the
subducting plate interface?
Ikuo Katayama, Tatsuro Kubo, Hiroshi Sakuma and Kenji Kawai
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/2/1/30

* Research [Solid earth sciences]
Evidence for natural molecular hydrogen seepage associated with
the Carolina bays (surficial, ovoid depressions on the Atlantic Coastal
Plain Province of the USA)
Viacheslav Zgonnik, Valerie Beaumont, Eric Deville, Nikolay Larin,
Daniel Pillot and Kathleen M. Farrell
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/2/1/31

* Research [Interdisciplinary research]
Geochemistry of fine grained sediments in the Yangtze River and
the implications for provenance and chemical weathering in East Asia
Mengying He, Hongbo Zheng, Peter D. Clift, Ryuji Tada, Weihua Wu
and Chao Luo
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/2/1/32

* Review [Space and planetary sciences]
MF and HF radar techniques for investigating the dynamics and
structure of the 50 to 110 km height region: A review
Iain Murray Reid
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/2/1/33

* Research [Solid earth sciences]
Complex inner core boundary from frequency characteristics of the
reflection coefficients of PKiKP waves observed by Hi-net
Satoru Tanaka and Hrvoje Tkalcic
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/2/1/34

* Research [Solid earth sciences]
Effect of width, amplitude and position of a CMB hot spot on core
convection and dynamo action
Wieland Dietrich, Johannes Wicht and Kumiko Hori
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/2/1/35

(4) PEPS Official Facebook, Twitter and Editors’ Blog
* Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/peps.jpgu
* Twitter: https://twitter.com/PEPS_JpGU
* PEPS Editors’ Blog: http://pepsjpgu.blogspot.jp/

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