***Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews September Issue
No.328 Sept 10, 2019***
<< Contents >>
| 1. Preface by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU
| (Available in Japanese)
| 2. Period for Voting for Representative Election
| 3. JpGU-AGU 2020 Information [IMPORTANT]
| -> About JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2020
| -> Call for Session Proposals
| -> Joint Sessions with coordinating Unions
| -> Co-Sponsored Session with Society Members
| -> Request to Update Your Personal Information
| 4. OSPA 2019 Winners Webpage Updated
| 5. From Committees
| -> Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
| 6. Information from PEPS
| -> “Asian monsoon hydroclimate” Special Article Collections
| -> Latest Articles
| 7. What’s new
| -> Event Information
| -> Career Opportunity
#1. Preface by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU
(Available in Japanese)
#2. Period for Voting for Representative Election
Deadline for Submission of Candidacy is approaching.
[Period for declaration of candidacy ends:]
5pm on Thursday September 12th 2019
[How to stand as a candidate / How to recommend a candidate]
Please fill in the relevant form on the JpGU Members Site
( https://www.jpgu-member.org/jpgu/en/ ) before the September 12th
[The latest number of candidates]
Please refer at the webpage below.
Please visit “Public Announcement of the 2020 JpGU Representative
Election” for more information.
*All dates and times are in Japan Standard Time (UTC+09:00).
Election Administration Committee
#3. JpGU-AGU 2020 Information [IMPORTANT]
(1) About JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2020
Name: JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2020
Period: May 24 (SUN) – 28 (THU), 2020
Venue: International Conference Hall, International Exhibition Hall 8,
Makuhari Messe / Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall
Host: Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU) and American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Meeting Website: https://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2020/
(2) Call for Session Proposals
Submission Period: Sept 2 (MON) – Oct 11 (FRI) at 5:00 pm JST
Submission Portal: https://www.jpgu-member.org/proposal/
*Please refer to Conveners Guidelines before proposing a session.
++ Introduction of Program Committee Members are available at
(to be updated accordingly)
(3) Joint Sessions with coordinating Unions
Joint Sessions with our Partner Unions, EGU and AOGS will be
held in the upcoming JpGU-AGU 2020.
The approved sessions will be promoted as “Joint Sessions”.
To be considered as joint session, conveners should submit the
application and be accepted by each Union.
2020 Meeting itself is held joint with AGU. All sessions are considered
as jointed with AGU and NO application is required.
[ Details ]
(4) Co-Sponsored Session with Society Members
Co-Sponsored Sessions with our Society Members will also be held at
the 2020 meeting.
If a convener wishes to have a co-sponsored session, please contact the
representatives of each society directly.
Please note that the request must be sent by October 11 at 5:00pm
(the session proposal deadline) in order to be accepted.
Each societies’ representative is listed in the following URL.
[ Details ]
Details including requirements and how to apply vary on each society.
Please also see the following link for information.
Contact JpGU Office if you have any questions on this matter.
(5) Request to Update Your Personal Information
Important 2020 meeting information will be sent via emails.
If you have any changes on your email address, affiliation, etc., please
update it/them on your ‘My Account Log In’ page before taking any
actions such as session proposal, abstract submission and meeting
#4. OSPA 2019 Winners Webpage Updated
The webpage of Outstanding Student Presentation Award winner 2020
has updated. You can see more information including photos of winners
at the page.
See the OSPA winner 2019’s Webpage
#5. From Committees
(1) Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
The 13th International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO) was held from
August 26 – Sept 3 in Daegu, Republic of Korea. The total number of
participants were 163 students from 43 countries and regions.
Japan team won the first place by getting 4 gold medals. This is the
best record ever and in Japan’s science Olympiad history.
Congratulations for the remarkable achievement!
1st place: Japan / Korea (with 4 gold medals, tie for first place)
*Call for the next Japan Earth Science Olympiad participants has
started on Sept 1st to Nov 15th. The preliminary contest is
scheduled on Dec 15. We are waiting for many applications.
Japan Earth Science Olympiad Website: http://jeso.jp/
#6. Information from PEPS
(1) “Asian monsoon hydroclimate” Special Article Collections
All the research articles of “Asian monsoon hydroclimate” SPEPS
(SPecial call for Excellent Papers on hot topicS) collections have
For the papers in this special article collections, please visit the
following the SPEPS page at:
(2) Latest Articles
The following articles were published. You can download and read
interesting articles from the PEPS web site at:
@Takashi Y. Nakajima et al.: Theoretical basis of the algorithms and
early phase results of the GCOM-C (Shikisai) SGLI cloud products.
@Shun-ichiro Karato: Some remarks on hydrogen-assisted electrical
conductivity in olivine and other minerals.
@Misae Imano et al.: Assessment of directional accuracy of GNSS-
Acoustic measurement using a slackly moored buoy.
@Akihisa Kitamura et al.: Geologic evidence for coseismic uplift at
∼AD 400 in coastal lowland deposits on the Shimizu Plain, central
@Masato I. Nodzu et al.: Performance of Global Satellite Mapping of
Precipitation Estimate and its Dependence on Wind over Northern
@Akira Nagano et al.: Wind-driven decadal sea surface height and main
pycnocline depth changes in the western subarctic North Pacific.
@Yuta Isaji et al.: Biomarker records and mineral compositions of
the Messinian halite and K–Mg salts from Sicily.
#7. What’s new
(1) Event Information
Planet2/RESCEU Symposium 2019
“From Protoplanetary Disks through Planetary System Architecture to
Planetary Atmospheres and Habitability”
Date: Oct 14-18, 2019
Venue: Bankoku Shinryokan Okinawa Resort Mice Facility, Okinawa
(2) Career Opportunity
JAMSTEC Young Research Fellow 2020
Okayama University, Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in
Japan Geoscience Union (https://www.jpgu.org/en/ )
4F Gakkai Center Bldg.
2-4-16 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku,
Tokyo 113-0032, Japan
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