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*** Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews April Edition,
No.267 April 11, 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
| -> Recent schedule
| -> Program is released
| -> Early-bird registration
| -> Party
| -> Part-timers are wanted
| -> Lunch time special lectures by Nishida Prize awardees
| -> JpGU 2016 APP is to be released soon
| -> Child care
| -> JpGU Fellowship Award Ceremony
| -> Exhibitors of this year
| 3. From Committees
| -> Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
| 4. Information from PEPS
| -> Exhibition in EGU General Assembly 2016
| -> PEPS article won the best paper award of the Seismological Society of Japan
| -> New SPEPS (Call for Papers) to Open in May
| -> Latest article on PEPS
| -> PEPS Official Facebook and Twitter
| 5. What’s new
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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) Recent schedule

May 10th : Deadline of early bird registration (discounted rate)
May 12th : Abstract PDFs are released on the web
May 22nd – 26th : JpGU Meeting 2016

May 23rd, Monday 12:00pm-1:30pm Convention Hall B :
Meeting of representatives of society members

May 24th, Tuesday 3:30pm-4:30pm Convention Hall B :
Regular general delegate meeting

May 24th, Tuesday 6:30pm-7:00pm APA Hotel:
JpGU Fellow Awarding Ceremony

May 24th, Tuesday 7:00pm- APA Hotel A11 :
Party

(2)Program is released

Based on the categories
https://confit.atlas.jp/guide/event/jpgu2016/class

Based on the date
https://confit.atlas.jp/guide/event/jpgu2016/tables

*Abstract PDFs are to be released on May 12th.

(3) Early bird registration

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

Have you finished earlybird registration?

[Deadline] May 10th, Tuesday at 5:00pm JST or 8:00am UTC
[Details] http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2016/registration.html
[Application] https://www.member-jpgu.org/jpgu/en/

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

(4) 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 7:00pm
Venue: APA Hotel
Fee: Regular 3,800JPY(4,104JPY including tax)
Student 1980JPY (2,138JPY including tax)

(5)Part timers

Application for part timers is starting soon.
Please wait for a little while.

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

Lunch time special lectures this year are delivered by
the 1st Nizhida Prize Awardees,
everyday at lunch time (1:00pm – 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

(7)JpGU 2016 APP are to be released soon.

Please wait for a while.

(8) Child care

Child care is availalbe during JpGU Meeting 2016.
Application deadline is 3 weeks before the day.
Please see the following URL for further details.
URL:http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2016/child.html

(9) 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 to be announced soon.

(10)Exhibitors of this year

List of exhibitors are shown here.
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2016/exhibition/2016list.html

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#3. From Committees

(1) Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee

Final selection was held from March 13th to 15th and Japan Geoscience
Union Award was given to the female student.
>From ten outstanding awardees, four high school students were chosen
as members of Team Japan.
Delegates from 29 countriea are going to participate in International
Earth Science Olympiad held in Mie.
This is the record highest number.
For further details, see the following URL.
http://jeso.jp/

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#4. Information from PEPS

(1) Exhibition in EGU General Assembly 2016
JpGU and PEPS are going to have a booth in EGU General Assembly 2016
in Vienna on 17 – 22 April. We look forward to your visiting our booth
(#M8) near the EGU and AGU booths in the basement hall.

(2) PEPS article won the best paper award of the Seismological Society of Japan

The following article published on PEPS won the best paper award 2015
of the Seismological Society of Japan:

Author: Dr. Takuya Nishimura (Associate Professor, Research Center
for Earthquake Prediction, Disaster Prevention Research Institute,
Kyoto University)

Title: Short-term slow slip events along the Ryukyu Trench,
southwestern Japan, observed by continuous GNSS
http://progearthplanetsci.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40645-014-0022-5

(3) New SPEPS (Call for Papers) to Open in May

On May 1st, we will open a new SPEPS (SPecial call for Excellent Papers
on hot topicS).
We seek excellent manuscripts on:
“High-definition topographic and geophysical data in geosciences “.

Proponent: Yuichi S. Hayakawa (Center for Spatial Information Science,
The University of Tokyo)
Open for Submissions: May 1, 2016
Deadline for Submissions: November 30, 2016

Detailed information is available at:
http://progearthplanetsci.springeropen.com/hdt
http://progearthplanetsci.org/index.html#modal

(4) Latest article on PEPS
PEPS has published new article as below:

* Research [Solid earth sciences]
Impact-induced melting during accretion of the Earth
Jellie de Vries, Francis Nimmo, H. Jay Melosh, Seth A. Jacobson,
Alessandro Morbidelli and David C. Rubie
http://progearthplanetsci.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40645-016-0083-8

(5) PEPS Official Facebook and Twitter
* Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/peps.jpgu
* Twitter: https://twitter.com/PEPS_JpGU

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