Japan Geoscience Union Mail News No.22
Aug. 11, 2008.


What’s New?

Japanese Society of Physical Hydrology
has been confirmed by the Council Committee of Japan Geoscience Union.

Now the affiliated societies has become 48.
For further information, please check the following URL:

 From committees

International Geography Olympiad Japan

International Geography Olympiad are to be held in Tunisia

from August 7th to 12th.

We send 3 high school students who won the selection in Japan in March
and 3 observers or researchers as Japan Team.

Training Camp was held on June 21st and 22nd in Shizuoka Prefecture and
high school students had the lectures of field work researches there.

For further information, please check the following URL:

(2)International Earth Science Olympiad Japan Committee

We set up our booth at Science Festival for Youngsters held in

Science Museum in Tokyo from July 25th to 27th.

Our programs such as Tectonocycle, Star Charts and Observation of
Crystallization introduced there took attention of children, parents and

It was a great success with more than 300 children, parents and teachers
visiting our booth every day.

For further information, please check the following URL:

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