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***Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews December Issue
No.288 December 12, 2016***
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<< Contents >>
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| 1. Preface by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU
| (Available in Japanese)
| 2. The JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017 Information
| ★Updates★

| -> Abstract Submission & Meeting Registration Opening Soon!
| -> Meeting Applications
| -> About JpGU Membership
| -> Call for Exhibitors
| 3. The 2nd Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience
| *Deadline: Dec.15
| 4. The 2017 JpGU Fellowship Program *Deadline: Dec.31
| 5. From Committees
| ->Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
| 6. Information from PEPS
| -> PEPS Has Just Started Accepting Data Papers
| -> Latest Information of PEPS
| 7. What’s new
| (Available in Japanese)
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|[Ad] Nature Astronomy [Call for Papers]
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#1. Preface by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU

(Available in Japanese)

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#2. The JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017 Information

★Updates★

・The session schedule for the 2017 joint meeting has been updated.
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2017/program.html#sessionlist
・The invited authors list has been updated.
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2017/invited_list.html
* Please note that this is not a fixed, but a tentative list.

(1) Abstract Submission & Meeting Registration Opening Soon!

We are pleased to announce that the Abstract Submission and the
Meeting Registration will soon be opening, from January 6th, 2017
at noon.

–Important Dates–

Abstract submission: January 6th, at noon – February 16th at 5:00 pm JST
Early Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, February 3rd, at 11:59 am JST
Final Abstract Submission Deadline: Thursday, February 16th 2017
at 5:00 pm JST

Meeting Registration: January 6th – May 25th, 2017
Early Registration Deadline: May 8th 2017 at 4:49 pm JST
*Registration after this date is available as normal registration and
normal fee (not discounted) will be charged.

JpGU-AGU Joint meeting 2017: May 20th – May 25th 2017 (for 6days)
*See more in our website http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2017/

-Abstract submission fee
Early submission: 3,000JPY / abstract (3,240JPY including tax)
Normal submission: 4,000JPY / abstract (4,320JPY including tax)

-Registration fee

–Member rate (discounted rate)–
*AGU, AOGS and EGU Members also receive this discounted price.

[Full Meeting]
Early: 21,000JPY (22,680JPY including tax)
Normal: 28,000JPY (30,240JPY including tax)
[One-day]
Early: 13,000JPY (14,040JPY including tax)
Normal: 18,000JPY (19,440JPY including tax)


[Full conference]
Early: 11,000JPY (11,880JPY including tax)
Normal: 15,000JPY (16,200JPY including tax)
[One-day]
Early: 7,000JPY (7,560JPY including tax)
Normal: 10,000JPY (10,800JPY including tax)

–Nonmember Rate

[Full conference]
Early: 30,000JPY (32,400JPY including tax)
Normal: 40,000JPY (43,200JPY including tax)
[One-day]
Early: 21,000JPY (22,680JPY including tax)
Normal: 25,000JPY (27,000JPY including tax)


[Full conference]
Early: 18,000JPY (19,440JPY including tax)
Normal: 24,000JPY (25,920JPY including tax)
[One-day]
Early: 13,000JPY (14,040JPY including tax)
Normal: 18,000JPY (19,440JPY including tax)

(2) Meeting Applications
◎Student Travel Support
JpGU offers financial support for students in order to participate in
the 2017 meeting.

Eligible applicants:
Must be a student (high school to graduate school) at the time of
application.
Must be the first author of a presentation (posters included).
Will be required to provide your information to JpGU.

Selection criteria:
(1) Students in minority groups in nationality and gender will be
given priorities;
(2) Students must secure the whole travel cost and registration fee
with the aid of this support;
(3) Submitted abstract need to be recognized as adequate by the
relevant JpGU Section ;
(4) Applicants will provide answers to short questions.

For further details, see the following URL.
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2017/to_student.html

NEW for 2017
All students living outside of Japan must apply to AGU.
Please wait for more information.

◎ Business meetings & Student working program (part time job)
We will start these applications after the program schedule is finalized,
around mid-March.

(3) About JpGU Membership
The 2017 JpGU membership year starts on January 6th, 2017.
Please note that any membership payments received before or on January 5th,
2017 will be applied towards 2016 membership year and annual due for the
2017
year will also be charged.

(4) Call for Exhibitors
Application for exhibition available now.
We have already accepted many applications.
Please be in a hurry to book your booth

[Information and Application]
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2017/to_exhibitor.html
JpGU offers the best opportunity to promote your products, services,
and projects to all attendees not only from Japan but also from
around the world at JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017.
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#3. The 2nd Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience
*Deadline: Dec.15
Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU) is now accepting recommendations for
candidates for the 2nd Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience.
JpGU has created the “Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience” to
honor internationally recognized mid-level researchers under the age
of 45 in 2014.

Application deadline:December 15th, 2016
Detail:http://www.jpgu.org/news/2016nishida-prize-e.html
Reference: The 1st Nishida Prize Recipients List
http://www.jpgu.org/nishida-prize/index-e.html
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#4. The 2017 JpGU Fellowship Program *Deadline: Dec.31
Fellowship Program confers fellowship honors upon individuals who
have made contributions to the field of geoscience research in Japan
by making significant discoveries breakthroughs or paradigm shift,
or contributing to the development of Japanese geoscience and the
dissemination of geoscientific knowledge.
Please see the details shown below and send the documents necessary
for the nomination by the deadline.
Nomination deadline: December 31st, 2016

Detail:http://www.jpgu.org/news/fellowship/fellow2017program-e.html
Reference: JpGU Fellowship Recipients List
http://www.jpgu.org/jpgu-fellowship/fellowship-e.html
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#5. From Committees
(1) Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
The preliminary round of the Japan Earth Science Olympiad, and
International Earth Science Olympiad in France in 2017, will be held
on December 18th.
The number of the applicants is 1924, with 1369 male students and
555 female students and this is 16% less than that of last year.
The elimination sites, on the other hand, is spreading all over Japan
recording 74 sites except for Wakayama and Tottori prefecture.

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#5. Information from PEPS
(1) PEPS Has Just Started Accepting Data Papers
The aim of PEPS data papers is to preserve detailed raw research data
and metadata and make these freely available to the research community
for further analysis.
For more information about PEPS data papers, please see “the submission
guidelines for data papers.”

http://progearthplanetsci.springeropen.com/submission-guidelines/preparing-your-manuscript/new-content-item

(2) Latest Information of PEPS
Graphical updates of PEPS are available at:
http://peps-jpgu.bmeurl.co/6A5CEB3
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#7. What’s New
(Available in Japanese)

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[Ad]
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*** Nature Astronomy [Call for Papers]***
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Nature Astronomy, launching in January 2017, is a new online-only
journal covering all fields of astronomy, astrophysics and planetary
science.

Information on call for papers
-> http://nature.asia/2bFclIU

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