Session Sub-categoryPublic
Session IDO-05
TitleUnderstanding of formation process of Japanese archipelago from Japanese Geoparks
Short TitleJapanese Geoparks
Main Convener NameNoritaka Matsubara
AffiliationGraduate School of Regional Resource Management, University of Hyogo
Co-Convener 1NameYayoi ICHIHASHI
AffiliationSado Island Geopark Promotion Office
Co-Convener 2NameHIROKO IMAI
AffiliationCom Support Office /Wakayama University Center for Tourism Research
Co-Convener 3NameHokuto Obara
AffiliationMine-Akiyoshidai Karst Plateau Geopark Promotion Council
Session LanguageJ
ScopeAs of October 2019, there are 9 UNESCO Global Geoparks and 35 Japanese National Geoparks in Japan. Each geopark records the formation process of the Japanese archipelago, and we can know the formation of the Japanese archipelago by connecting all the geoparks. In this session, we discuss about formation process of Japanese archipelago and relationship between Geology and people's lives through the Japanese Geoparks.
Presentation FormatOral and Poster presentation