Japan Geoscience Union Mail News No.1   
September 20, 2007.

About Japan
Geoscience Union Mail News


We are happy to inform you that we have issued the
first edition of JpGU Mail News on September 20, 2007.
Please look forward the reinforcement of JpGU Mail News in Enlgish near

Gaku Kimura, President of JpGU

2. Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2008 (JpGU Meeting 2008)

Date : 25-30 May 2007, Sunday – Friday
Venue : Makuhari Messe International Conference Hall  (Chiba City,

JpGU Meeting 2008 are to be held from May 25, 2008,
Sunday to May 30, 2008, Friday at Makuhari Messe.
We have started preparing for the meeting!
Program Committee has been established.

Session Proposal
are welcomed from September 25, 2008,
Tuesday to November 25, 2007, Thursday.


3. What’s New

・JAXA has released a statement of successful launch of
the KAGUYA or SELENE on September 14, 2007.

・IODP are going to launch Nankai Trough Seismogenic
Zone Experiment.
Deep-sea Drilling Vessel Chikyu, JAMSTEC, are going to leave the port of
Shingu in Wakayama Prefecture on October 21 2007.

・1st International Earth Science Olympiad or 1st IESO
are going to be held from October 7 2007 to October 15 2007 in Korea.

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