*** Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews August Edition,
No.280 August 10, 2016 ***

<< Contents >>

| 1. Prefactory note (Only in Japanese)
| 2. Session proposal for JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017 opening on
| September 1st
| 3. Registration information for the Temporary member for JpGU
| Meeting 2016
| 4. From Committees
| ->Diversity Committee
| ->Environmemt Disaster Prevention Committee
| ->Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
| 5. Information from PEPS
| ->New SPEPS (Call for Papers)
| ->Latest Information of PEPS
| 6. What’s new! (Only in Japanese)


#1. Prefatory note by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU
(Only in Japanese)


#2. Session proporal for JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

The session proposal for our next meeting will be opening on
September 1st, 2016(JST). We’re waiting for your proposal.

Recent schedule (Tentative)
JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017 website opens : September 1st (THU)
Session poposal starts : September 1st (THU),- October 13th(THU)
Release proposed sessions on the web: November 14th(MON)
Abstract submission starts : January 6th (FRI) – February 16th(THU), 2017

JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017
May 20th (SAT) – 25th (THU) 2017, for 6 days, Makuhari Messe,
International Conference Hall


#3. Registration information for the Temporary members for
JpGU Meeting 2016

Temporary members for JpGU Meeting 2016 are members who have IDs of
6 digits starting with ’16’. These IDs are issued only for for the JpGU
Meeting 2016.They will be deleted on August 31st and will not be accurate
after that.If you are a temporary ID holder, you’ll need to acquire a
new ID to participare in our next meeting.


#4. From Committees

(1) Diversity Committee

We’d made experimental tests and poster presentation in “Summer
School for High and Junior High School Girls 2016.”
See more:

(2) Environmemt Disaster Prevntion Committee

The first National Council for the Promotion of Disaster Prevention
will be held on August 27th and 28th for two days at the University
of Tokyo. We are going to make a poster presentation there. It’s a
public event that you can enjoy with your family members.

See the URL below for more imformation:

We are alaso giving a presentation in the first symposium of Japan
Academic Network for Disaster Reduction on 28th.

See the URL below:

(3) Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee

The International Earth Sience Olynpiad will soon be held in Mie,
Japan. 107 students from 27 countries all over the world are
participating in the competition. There will be many visitors starting
with the State Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and
Technology in the opening ceremony on August 21st. Our JpGU President
will take place in the closing ceremony.

Plese see the URL for the latest information:

#5. Information from PEPS

(1) New SPEPS (Call for Papers)

The reception of articles for a new SPEPS (Special call for Excellent
Papers on hot topicS) series has been started.
We are looking forward to receiving your excellent manuscripts on:
“Asian monsoon hydroclimate”

* Submission deadline: January 31, 2017

We are also accepting your submissions on:
“High-definition topographic and geophysical data in geosciences “.
* Deadline for Submissions: November 30, 2016

For more details, please see the “Call for Papers” page at:

(2) Latest Information of PEPS

Graphical updates of PEPS are available at:


#6. What’s new

Only in Japanese.


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