Japan Geoscience Union Mail News No.88 November 10, 2010
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Prefatory note by President Gaku Kimura
2. JpGU Meeting 2011 Information
・Proposed sessions for JpGU Meeting 2011
・Exhibitors are wanted!
2. Latest news
president Dr. Eiji Ohtani received the Medal with
・[Science Council of Japan]
Survey on the Big Academic Research Projects 2010
– Revision of the master plan on the Big Research
(Deadline: November 15, 2010)
Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology]
Opinions on "Promotion of the Big Academic Research
for International Affairs of JpGU
(2)Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
(3)Educational Affairs Committee of JpGU
Prefatory note by
President Gaku Kimura
JpGU Meeting Information
(1) Proposed sessions for JpGU Meeting 2011 by Program
Committee Chair Satoshi Ide
proposal was successfully closed on October 26, as scheduled.
The number of total
The number of
international sessions: 42
The list of proposed
sessions is released on our website at the end of December.
(2) Exhibitors are wanted!
Information for Exhibitors for JpGU Meeting:
for Publishers and related goods sales booths starts on
December 1, 2010.
Eiji Ohtani, Vice president of JpGU received the Medal with
extend our heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Eiji Ohtani,
professor of Tohoku University.
Details are shown on the following URL.
(Only Japanese is available.)
(2)[Science Council of Japan]
on the Big Academic Research Projects 2010
– Revision of the master plan on the Big Research Projects –
Deadline is November 15, 2010
(3)[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and
Opinions on "Promotion of
the Big Academic Research Projects"
Please refer to the following summary.
president of Earth Planetary Science field of Science
Council of Japan
Gaku Kimura, president of Japan Geoscience Union
(1) Committee for International Affairs of JpGU
Call for EGU-JpGU Joint
sessions at EGU General Assembly and JpGU Meeting and session proposal
number of international sessions for JpGU Meeting 2011 is 42, up 10
sessions from the previous meeting.
are two EUG-JpGU Joint sessions respectively at each meetings.
【EGU-JpGU Joint sessions at JpGU Meeting 2011】
Abstract submission: From January 11 to February 4, 2011
and the geochemistry of proxies" Convener: Hiroshi Kitazato (Biogeosciences)
and Melts: from lava up to industrial process" Convener: Nauville, D.
and Akio Suzuki (Solid Earth)
【EGU-JpGU Joint sessions at EGU General Assembly 2011】
Abstract Submission: From the end of October to January 10, 2011
crust and mantle under the oceans: innovative
instrumentation, processing and interpretation of
(Convener: Wolfram Geissler, Co-Conveners: Marion Jegen,
Hisashi Utada, Karin Sigloch and Daisuke Suetsugu)
Geodynamics (Plates and Plate Tectonics)
2."Mantle structure near the transition zone depths (from
400 to 1000 km): seismic observation and modeling"
Fumiko Tajima, Co-Conveners: Heiner Igel, Hitoshi Kawakatsu
and Fenglin Niu)
SM4.3/GD6.3/GMPV50 (The Lithosphere & the Earth’s deep
【AOGS-JpGU Joint sessions at JpGU Meeting 2011】
“Multi-disciplinary Studies on Natural
Hazard in Asia” (Human Geosciences) Convener: Kenji
Earth Science Olympiad Committee
The 1st selection for the 5th IESO or the 3rd Japan Japan Earth Science
Olympiad is held on December 19, 2010.
the entry is November 15.
Please be in a hurry, if you’re planning to make an application.
For further details,
please check the following URL. (only in Japanese)
Opposition to the council of digitalization of textbooks (http://ditt.jp/),
we wrapped up
the paper against digitalization. Board of directors of JpGU
confirmed to support it.
It will be soon
released on our website and to be updated every two months.
Liaison meeting of societies related to math and science was held on
November 8, 2010
(Only Japanese is available.)
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