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  Japan Geoscience Union Mail News No.88 November 10, 2010
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<< Contents >>

  1.
Prefatory note by  President Gaku Kimura

 
2. JpGU Meeting 2011 Information

   


・Proposed sessions for JpGU Meeting 2011

   
・Exhibitors are wanted!
 2. Latest news

  

・Vice
president Dr. Eiji Ohtani received the Medal with
Purple Ribbon!
  
・[Science Council of Japan]
   
Survey on the Big Academic Research Projects 2010
   
– Revision of the master plan on the Big Research
Projects –


    
(Deadline: November 15, 2010)

   ・[Ministry of
Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology]
    
Opinions on "Promotion  of the Big Academic Research
Projects"
 
3.
From Committees

  
 (1)Committee
for International Affairs of JpGU

   
(2)Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee

   
(3)Educational Affairs Committee of JpGU
 
  



1
.

Prefatory note by
President Gaku Kimura


2
.

JpGU Meeting Information


(1) Proposed sessions for JpGU Meeting 2011 by Program
Committee Chair Satoshi Ide


   Session
proposal was successfully closed on October 26, as scheduled.


The number of total
sessions: 173


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:


http://www.jpgu.org/meeting/exhibition/top.html
   

 
Application
Form

:
 
http://don.jp/ezform107/17190/form.cgi
 
    Application
for Publishers and related goods sales booths starts on
December 1, 2010. 

2.

Latest News

(1)
Dr.
Eiji Ohtani, Vice president of JpGU received the Medal with
Purple Ribbon!

  We
extend our heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Eiji Ohtani,
professor of Tohoku University.

   
Details are shown on the following URL.



    







index2010.html#news45






(Only Japanese is available.)



(2)[Science Council of Japan]
    Survey
on the Big Academic Research Projects 2010
   
– Revision of the master plan on the Big Research Projects –

    Deadline is November 15, 2010
   
Details:


http://www.jpgu.org/whatnew/100926chosa.html

   
Entry:
http://don.jp/ezform107/17367/form.cgi



(3)[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and
Technology]
    Opinions on "Promotion  of
the Big Academic Research Projects"
   
Please refer to the following summary.

   


Details:




http://www.mext.go.jp/b_menu/shingi/gijyutu/gijyutu4/toushin/1298714.htm

             


Asahiko Taira,
president of Earth Planetary Science field of Science
Council of Japan


             
Gaku Kimura, president of Japan Geoscience Union
                 





3.
From Committees


(1) Committee for International Affairs of JpGU


 Call for EGU-JpGU Joint
sessions at EGU General Assembly and JpGU Meeting and session proposal
for AOGS

The
number of international sessions for JpGU Meeting 2011 is 42, up 10
sessions from the previous meeting.

There
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

1.."Biocalcification
and the geochemistry of proxies" Convener: Hiroshi Kitazato (Biogeosciences)

2.."Glass
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

.1."Exploring
crust and mantle under the oceans: innovative
instrumentation, processing and interpretation of
ocean-bottom data"
(Convener: Wolfram Geissler, Co-Conveners: Marion Jegen,
Hisashi Utada, Karin Sigloch and Daisuke Suetsugu)
GD3.2/GI-16/SM3.9
Geodynamics (Plates and Plate Tectonics)
2."Mantle structure near the transition zone depths (from
400 to 1000 km): seismic observation and modeling"

(Convener:
Fumiko Tajima, Co-Conveners: Heiner Igel, Hitoshi Kawakatsu
and Fenglin Niu)
SM4.3/GD6.3/GMPV50 (The Lithosphere & the Earth’s deep
Interior)



*EGU General
Assembly


2011:URL.


 

http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2011/sessionprogramme



【AOGS-JpGU Joint sessions at JpGU Meeting 2011】


“Multi-disciplinary Studies on Natural
Hazard in Asia” (Human Geosciences)  Convener: Kenji
Satake

(2)Japan
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.

Deadline for
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)
 

http://ieso.jp/

(3)Educational
Affairs Committee


1. In
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.


2.The 4th
Liaison meeting of societies related to math and science was held on
November 8, 2010


http://www.scj.go.jp/ja/event/pdf/105-s-3-1.pdf
(Only Japanese is available.)


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