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*** Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews March Edition,
                                           No.266 March 10, 2016 ***
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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 layout is updated
|      Early bird registration
|      Party
|      Child care
|      Lunch time special lectures by the 1st Nishida Prize Awardees
|      JpGU Fellowship Award Ceremony
|      Poster presentations by High School Students
|      Rental rooms
|      Part timers
|      Recent schedule
|   3. [Important] Annual due payment for 2016
|   4. Information from PEPS
|      SPEPS thematic collection completed
|      Latest articles on PEPS
|      PEPS Official Facebook and Twitter
|   5. What’s new  (Only in Japanese)    
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#1. Prefatory note by Toshitaka Tsuda, JpGU President
                                                   Only in Japanese
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#2. [Important] Information of JpGU Meeting 2016

(1) Session layout is updated

Session layout is updated.
Please be sure to check from the following URL.
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_2016/downloads/2016JpGUsessionlayout_E.pdf

Please use the following JpGU App to get detailed program information
of JpGU Meeting 2016.
https://confit.atlas.jp/guide/event/jpgu2016/top

(2) Early bird registration

On-line registration is available during JpGU Meeting 2016 this year.

Earlybird registration rate is adopted by May 10th, at 5:00pm JST or
8:00am UTC.

*Abstract submission and JpGU Meeting registration is different.
Please make JpGU Meeting registration when your schedule is fixed.

-Registration rate of JpGU Meeting 2016

–Member rate (discounted rate)–
<General>
[Full conference] Advance:
21,000JPY (22,680JPY including tax) / Normal: 28,000JPY (30,240JPY
including tax)
[One-day] Advnace:
13,000JPY (14,040JPY including tax) / Normal: 18,000JPY (19,440JPY
including tax)

<Elementary, junior or senior high school teachers / graduate students>
[Full conference] Advance:
11,000JPY (11,880JPY including tax) / Normal: 15,000JPY (16,200JPY
including tax)
[One-day] Advance:
7,000JPY (7,560JPY including tax) / Normal: 10,000JPY (10,800JPY
including tax)

–Non-member rate (Adopted to Temporary member for JpGU Meeting 2016)
<General>
[Full conference] Advance:
30,000JPY (32,400JPY including tax) / Normal: 40,000JPY (43,200JPY
including tax)
[One-day] Advance:
21,000JPY (22,680JPY including tax) / Normal: 25,000JPY (27,000JPY
including tax)

<Elementary, junior or senior high school teachers / graduate students>
[Full conference] Advance:
18,000JPY (19,440JPY including tax) / Normal: 24,000JPY (25,920JPY
including tax)
[One-day] Advance:
13,000JPY (14,040JPY including tax) / Normal: 18,000JPY (19,440JPY
including tax)

*Public session is free of charge.
*Undergraduate students and aged 70 and over are free of charge.

(3) Party

Party is planned on May 24th, Tuesday.
Please login with your JpGU ID and make an application.

Time and date: May 24th, Tuesday from 6:45pm
        Venue: APA Hotel
          Fee: Regular 3,800JPY(4,104JPY including tax)
               Student 1980JPY (2,138JPY including tax)

(4) Child care

Child care is availalbe during JpGU Meeting 2016.
Details will be announced by our mailnews later.
Please note that the deadline for child care is three weeks before
JpGU Meeting 2016. There’s no age limit for the child care.

(5) Lunch time special lectures by the 1st Nishida Prize Awardees

Lunch time special lectures this year are delivered by the 1st
Nishida Prize Awardees, everyday at lunch time (12:30pm – 1:40pm).
Lunch boxes are sold in front of the lecture room.
Tentative schedule is as follows.
Presentation titles are to be announced soon.
May 22nd, Sunday    : Hideyo Kawakita / Takemasa Miyoshi
May 23rd, Monday    : Jun Korenaga / Masahiro Watanabe
May 24th, Tuesday   : Yuri Aikawa / Toshihiko Takemura
May 25th, Wednesday : Takeru Suzuki / Yoshizumi Miyoshi
May 26th, Thurday   : Hiroshi Hasegawa

(6) JpGU Fellowship Award Ceremony

JpGU Fellowship Award ceremony is to be held on May 24th, Tuesday
from 6:30pm at APA Hotel.
Detailed information is announced soon.

(7)Poster presentations by high school students

Application for O-02, Poster presentations by high school students
has started. Application deadline is April 11th.

Please be active to apply from the following URL.
http://www.jpgu.org/highschool_session/2016/index.html

(8)Rental rooms

Application for rental rooms is planned to be started at the end of March.
Please wait for a while.

(9)Part timers

Application for part timers is planned to be started at the beginning
of April. Please wait for a while.

(10)Recent schedule

March 10th : Program is released on the web
  May 10th : Deadline of early bird registration
  May 12th : Abstract PDFs are released on the web

== May 22nd – 26th : JpGU Meeting 2016 ==

* Meeting of presidents of society members :
  May 23rd, Monday  Convention Hall B (12:30pm-1:30pm)

* General meeting of delegate :
  May 23rd, Monday Convention Hall B (3:30pm-4:30pm)

* JpGU Fellowship Awarding Ceremony :
  May 24th, Tuesday APA Hotel (Room is not fixed yet) ( 6:30pm-7:00pm)

* Party :
  May 24th, Tuesday APA Hotel (Room is not fixed yet) (6:45pm-8:30pm)

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#3. [Important] Annual due payment

Please make annual due payment for 2016 now.
Without this annual due payment, discounted rate is not adopted.
Pleaes login from the following URL with your ID and password.
https://www.member-jpgu.org/jpgu/en/]

Please note that your JpGU membership is automatically continued
without your notice of withdrawal.
Please withdraw your membership, if you want to discontinue JpGU
membership.

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#4. Information from PEPS

(1) SPEPS thematic collection completed

Since starting the Call-for-Papers to the SPEPS collection
[Multidisciplinary Researches on Deep Interiors of the Earth and Planets]
in autumn 2014, PEPS has published eight excellent articles for the
collection and just completed it by publishing a Preface that summarizes
these published articles. We appreciate all of the time and effort that
the authors, co-authors and reviewers spent working on this collection.
The articles are available at the SpringerOpen website:
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/series/DeepEarthPlanets

(2) Latest articles on PEPS

PEPS has published new articles as follows.

* Review [Interdisciplinary research]
Evolution and variability of the Asian monsoon and its potential linkage
with uplift of the Himalaya and Tibetan Plateau
Ryuji Tada, Hongbo Zheng and Peter D. Clift
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/3/1/4

* Research [Interdisciplinary research]
Mass accumulation rate of detrital materials in Lake Suigetsu as a potential
proxy for heavy precipitation: a comparison of the observational
precipitation and sedimentary record
Yoshiaki Suzuki, Ryuji Tada, Kazuyoshi Yamada, Tomohisa Irino, Kana Nagashima,
Takeshi Nakagawa and Takayuki Omori
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/3/1/5

* Preface [Solid earth sciences]
Preface for the article collection of “Multidisciplinary Researches
on Deep Interiors of the Earth and Planets”

Satoru Tanaka, Jonathan Aurnou and Michael Bergman
http://www.progearthplanetsci.com/content/3/1/6

(3) PEPS Official Facebook and Twitter

* Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/peps.jpgu
* Twitter: https://twitter.com/PEPS_JpGU

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