***Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews July Issue
No.297 July 10, 2017***
<< Contents >>
| 1. Session Proposal for JpGU Meeting 2018
| 2. Recipients of Outstanding Student Presentation Award at JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017
| 3. Representative election
| 4. Give to Japan Geoscience Union
| 5. From Committees
| ->Global Strategy Committee
| 6. Information from PEPS
| -> New SPEPS (Call for Papers)
| -> Latest Information of PEPS
| 7. What’s new
| -> Event Information

#1. Session Proposal for JpGU Meeting 2018

The session proposal for the JpGU Meeting 2018 will start on September
1st 2017. The proposal website, also openinng on Sept 1st closes on
October 12th. More information will be posted on the Meeting website
launched on Sept 1st.

Session Proposal Period: Sept 1st (FRI) – October 12th (THU)
How to : from JpGU Session Proposal Online System
Contact (inquiries about session program):

★Important Dates(Tentative)
Meeting Website Opens: Sept 1st (FRI), 2017
Session Proposal Period: Sept 1st (FRI) – October 12th (THU), 2017
Session Release: Dec 1st (FRI), 2017
Abstract Submission Period: Jan 10th (WED) – Feb 19 (MON), 2018

We are waiting for your proposals.
2. Recipients of Outstanding Student Presentation Award
at JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Thank you for participating in the Outstanding Student Presentation
Congratulations to the recipients on the list below.
Award certificates and commemorative gifts will be sent to recipients
For further information, please see our website.

->Space and Planetary Sciences section(16 winners)
Yuki Asahi, Sota ARAKAWA, Shoko Imamura, Kei Kamiya,
Katherine de Kleer, Toshiki Koga, Daisuke Tsuji,
Koichiro Terada, Kosuke Namekata, Katsuki Nishi,
Ryusuke Nishitani, Yoshinori Higashi, Yikai HSIEH,
Kynan Hughson, Tyler Mixa, Keishiro Muto

->Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences section(23 winners)
Takayuki Arai, Sakiko Ishino, Satoshi Izumoto,
Yuki Ito, Muhammad Usman, Hitomi Oyaizu, Leonardo Calle,
Kanon Kino, Tsubasa Kohyama, Ryosuke Shibuya,
Ruslan Shakhmatov, Eun Yae Son, Shun Nakajima,
Toshiyuki Bandai, Jumpei Fukumasu, Kyung-hun Min,
Aurelien Podglajen, Yoko Yamagami, Momoka Yoshizue,
Atsushi Yoshida, Eligio de Raus Maure, Hisatomo Waga,
Yuuki Wada

->Human Geosciences section(14 winners)
Atsuto Izumida, Mayuko Ito, Yifei Wu, Anna Kato,
Ryohei Kawakita, Johanna Grames, Osamu Sandanbata,
Tomohiro Takaba, Takayuki Takahashi, Nozomi Hatano,
Gulsah Bilge, Quyen Pham, Emily Bradshaw Marino,
Christina Leanne Kelly

->Solid Earth Sciences section(36 winners)
Shuhei Abe, Kento Iio, Tatsuya Ichiba, Keisuke Ito,
Yuji ITOH, Itaru Ohira, Hanaya Okuda, Takashi Okuda,
Ryo Okuwaki, Shunya Kaneki, Lisa Kaneko, Shusuke Kinoshita,
Hirokazu Kadobayashi, Hiromu Sakaue, Daisuke Sato, Yuki Sato,
Kenta Sueyoshi, Shun Suzuki, Naoko Takahashi, Mana Tsuchida,
Toru Nakajima, Shohei Narita, Tomoaki Nishikawa, Daisuke NOTO,
Jihoon Park, Saki Higa, Yuji Himematsu, Wakana Fujita,
Weigang Peng, Sumire Maeda, Yurie Mukai, Masahiro Muraki,
Fumitoshi Morisato, Kosuke Yabe, Dongzhuo Li, kei wakamori

->Biogeosciences section(4 winners)
Hisashi Asanuma, Yuta Isaji, Nozomi Nakahara, Shun Muto

#3. Representative Election

Term of office of representatives who were elected in 2016 expires on
March 31st 2018, and the next representative election will be
announced on the beginning of August.
A number of representatives is 150 from this election.

Only those who are a JpGU member on the day before the public
announcement of the representative election and make payment for
annual fee is eligible to be a candidate, to be a nominator and to
To be a JpGU member, approval of board of directors is required
after the application through online system.
Meeting of directors will be held at July 21st, and 20nd 5:00pm(JST)
is the deadline for membership application through online system
before the meeting of directors.
Please apply for JpGU membership by the deadline.

Please check your payment status through online system, and if you
have not made payment for member fee for 2017 and before, please
make payment in advance.

#4. Give to Japan Geoscience Union

Japan Geoscience Union welcomes donations from generous donors
to support the advancement of geosciences and JpGU.The contributions
will be used for non-profitable activities of such as programs for early
career scientists and students, international services , etc.
Receipts for income tax reports are issued.

How to Donate:
-Online: Log in with your JpGU ID and password and click “Donation” tab
on the left.
-Others: Please contact for detail if you wish to make
a contribution in cash.

#5. From Committees

(1) Global Strategy Committee

JpGU is going to exhibit at IGA-IASPEI 2017 Kobe and AOGS2017 Singapore.

1. IAG-IAPSEI 2017
Date: July 31st, Monday – August 4th, Friday
Place: Kobe International Conference Center 3F Reception Hall, #1 Booth

2. AOGS2017
Date: August 6th, Sunday – August 11th, Friday
Place: Suntec Singapore Summit Rooms, Level 3, #B02 Booth

A small novelty gift is given to all participants who drop in our booth.
You may have a great chance to see and talk to our Global Strategy
Committee members at the booth!

6. 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:
“Subduction-zone megathrust earthquakes: New perspectives from
insitu data & laboratory analyses”
Submission deadline: December 31, 2017

We are also accepting your submissions on:
“Ionospheric plasma bubble seeding and development”
Submission deadline: August 31, 2017

“Evolution and variability of Asian Monsoon and its linkage with Cenozoic
global cooling”
Submission deadline: September 30, 2017

For more information, please see the page “SPEPS” at:

(2) Latest Information of PEPS

Graphical updates of PEPS are available at:

#7. What’s new

(1) Event Information

Geological Museum Special Summer Exhibition
“Fascinating Minerals”
Date: July 11 (TUE) – Oct 1 (SUN), 2017
Venue: Geological Museum, Tsukuba, Ibaraki
(Available in Japanese)

38th Japan Emergency Management Association Workshop
“Issues of Recovery Process in Large Scale Disaster-
From Media point of View”
Date: July 12 (WED), 2017
Venue: Surugadai Campus, Meiji University, Tokyo
(Available in Japanese)

SDGs Symposium
Date: July 14 (FRI) ,2017
Venue: Hibiya Convention Hall, Tokyo
(Available in Japanese)

Misasa International Workshop
“Earthquake hazards and tectonics in southwest Japan”
Date: July 15 (SAT) – 18 (TUE), 2017
Venue: Blanc Art Misasa, Tottori

5th The University of Tokyo Ocean Education Forum
Date: July 22 (SAT), 2017
Venue: Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
(Available in Japanese)

Japan Meteorological Agency Symposium
Date: July 22 (SAT), 2017
Venue: Hitotsubashi Hall, Tokyo
(Available in Japanese)

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Tsukuba Center Facility Tour
Date: July 22 (SAT), 2017
Place: AIS Tsukuba Center, Ibaraki
(Available in Japanese)

Geological Museum Special Seminar
Date: July 22 (SAT), 2017
Venue: Geological Museum, Tsukuba, Ibaraki
(Available in Japanese)

IAG-IASPEI Joint Scientific Assembly 2017
Date: July 30 (SUN)- Aug 4 (FRI), 2017
Place: Kobe International Conference Center, Hyogo

14th Global Environment Series Seminar
Date: Aug 7 (MON), 2017
Venue: Yakult Hall, Tokyo
(Available in Japanese)

Junior Future Earth School
Date: Aug 8 (TUE), 2017
Venue: Campus Information Center Tokyo, Tokyo Institute of Technology
(Available in Japanese)

2017 Summer JAMSTEC Yokosuka Facility Exploration Tour
Date: Aug 16 (WED), 24 (THU) and 30 (WED), 2017
*Aug 30 is open for adults only.
Venue: JAMSTEC Yokosuka Headquarters, Kanagawa
(Available in Japanese)

2017 Summer Geological Museum Special Workshop
“Let’s Clean a Fossil”
Date: Aug 25 (FRI), 2017
Venue: Geological Museum, Tsukuba, Ibaraki
(Available in Japanese)

JAXA Sagamihara Campus 2017 Special Open Days
Date: Aug 25 (FRI) – 26 (SAT), 2017
Venue: JAXA Sagamihara Campus, Kanagawa
(Available in Japanese)

The Good Hope IAPSO-IAMAS-IAGA Assembly in Cape Town
Date: August 27 (SUN) – September 1 (FRI), 2017
Venue: The Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa

The 8th International DOAS Workshop
Date: September 4 (MON) – 6 (WED), 2017
Venue: Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall, Kanagawa

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