Instructions for Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission Acceptance

StartFJanuary 12, Tuesday, 2010
Advance submission close: At 17:00 JST on January 29, Friday, 2010
Final submission close: At 12:00 JST on February 5, Friday
     At 12:00 JST on February 9,Tuesday, 2010  [Feb. 9 at 3AM UTC]
**Please confirm we may extend the closing date in case of heavy access to our website or system trouble and lack of abstracts, etc.


Advance submission: 1,500JPY/1abstract
Normal submission: 3,000JPY/1 abstract
Upload of Image file: 500JPY/1 image (JPEG file, 500KB or less)
(Please confirm only uploading through our website is available from JpGU Meeting 2010.)
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<< Note >> Abstract Submission for Public Session is free of charge.

Public and Union Sessions are mostly made up of invited lectures but abstract submission by non-invited lecturer is accepted on the session marked "OK".
Public Session
O-ED001Poster presentations by senior high school studentsSpecial website
(under construction)
O-ES006Recent Advances in Earth and Planetary Science-
Union Session
U-001Future of Earth and Planetary Science:Big Science Project-
U-002Planetary Climate Studies and Venus Orbiter "AKATSUKI"-
U-003Program of the Antarctic Syowa MST/IS radar (PANSY)-
U-004Geofluid and Dynamics of Subduction ZoneOK

Please be sure to confirm the following instructions.
Some parts are revised in comparison with the former JpGU Meeting 2009.

>> Instructions for abstract submission
(Please click HERE and be sure to read and confirm.)

Following parts have been revised.Each registered participant can submit at most two papers as first author or presenter: one for oral and one for poster in each session. When sessions differ, more papers as first author are possible. (Exceptions: Application and presentations by supervisors for their students)
Deputy submissions without noticing to first authors and co-authors are prohibited.
For further details, please click HERE and confirm.
Please be sure to confirm that all adopted abstracts are put in our Abstract CD Rom and posted on JpGU Meeting website. Recently copyright of submitted abstracts are handed over from authors to scientific societies from the viewpoints of computerization of database and promotion and share of scientific achievements to the public. Japan Geoscience Union went over the copyright regulations and revised them and was confirmed at Enlarged Board Meeting held in December, 2008.
Please confirm that copyright of all submitted abstracts for JpGU Meeting 2010 is handed over to Japan Geoscience Union. For the reasons listed above, Japan Geoscience Union regards copyright of all submitted abstracts after JpGU Meeting 2009 belongs to Japan Geoscience Union.
If you can't confirm these conditions, please be in a hurry to write the reasons and email back to us. In these cases, abstracts are put in CD Rom but not posted on JpGU Meeting website.
Please see the following website for further details.


Abstracts should be submitted according to the following guidelines. Abstracts from participants who have finished membership subscription and paid abstract submission fee are accepted. Each registered participant can submit abstracts for oral or/and poster presentations. But each registered participant can be the first author only for two of the submitted abstracts, one for oral and one for poster, respectively, in each session. You can be the first authors for several abstract submissions in the different sessions. All abstracts, oral and poster presentations must be written in English. Please indicate your preference, poster or oral, when submitting abstracts. Adoption of the abstracts and modes of presentation are decided by Program Committee. When Program Committee adopts abstracts, an acceptance letter is sent to each author by email. Program for JpGU Meeting 2010 is completed in the latter part of March 2010, and is immediately announced on JpGU Meeting 2010 website, . Abstract CD Rom is to be distributed to all the registered participants at the meeting.

Notices before abstract submission

  • Abstract submission system is renewed from JpGU Meeting 2010.
    JpGU Membership Registration of authors, co-authors and presenters were inevitable by JpGU Meeting 2009.
    From this meeting, JpGU Meeting 2010, JpGU Membership registration only for contributors and presenters are inevitable.
  • JpGU Meeting registration is necessary just to attend JpGU Meetings in principle. On-site registration is possible, but we strongly recommend pre-registration for smooth admission.
  • Please update your Membership Subscription or JpGU Meeting Registration data. Please be sure to keep your data updated. For detailed instructions about JpGU members are shown HERE.
    We often can't deliver materials because of erroneous addresses caused by graduation and move.
    If you are school teachers, revise the participation category to "Teacher" and type the name of your school correctly in the field of "Affiliation."
    For abstract "body," special characters can't be used. Superscripts, subscripts italics, the black-faced and the underlined can be edited by TAG.
    Ex) CO<sub>2</sub> -> CO2
    For further information, please see HERE.
    Please note TAG format is not available in the abstract "title."
  • Without payment procedure completion, abstracts are automatically withdrawn.
    Please be sure to pay your un-paid abstract submission fee by the due date.
  • Please be sure to confirm your abstract by checking your PDF file on our website.
    We can't accept revision after abstract submission deadline.
  • Please submit your abstracts as soon as possible.
    Every year, abstract submission at the last minute worsens accessibility of our website.
    This may cause the delay to the abstract submission deadline.

Rules on Submission of Abstract to JpGU Meetings

Rules on Submission of Abstract to JPGU Meeting    Version 2.2 dated Nov. 26, 2008

Rules and Regulations on Copyright

Rules and Regulations on Copyright    Ver 1.0. Nov. 28, 2008

Input fields

Abstract Submission System has been revised from JpGU Meeting 2010.
  • For smooth submission, please prepare the following fields with text editor.
  • Please prepare the image file of 500 KB or less, if necessary.
Only data uploading is available from this year. Mailing is not accepted this year.

*required field
(Note) Final decision of your presentation mode and session category is made by Program Committee and respective session conveners.
Please confirm there'll be some cases we can't meet your requests.
Input fields
1.  Contribution NumberAutomatically given
2.  ContributorYour name
3.*Session Number**Select from 9 categories
4.*Preferable presentation type**Please select from
5.*Language used in the presentationEnglish or Japanese
6.  The URL to be open  
7.  The email address to be open  
8.*Images[None / Upper right / Upper ]
Input fields
9.*Abstract TitleWithin 120 one-byte characters
10.*AffiliationOnly one
Within 40 one-byte characters
11.*Author(s)More than one
(Names, Affiliation, email addresses)
12.*SpeakerSelect one from Field 11.
Input fields
13.  Key WordWithin 60 one-byte characters
14.*Abstract BodyWithin 4,000 one-byte characters
15.  Images[ Upper right / Upper ]
@  Upload the image file (English)Image( only 1 file ): if anyJPEG file, 500 KB and less
Confirmation     Confirm your PDF.  
Special characters can't be used in your abstract body.
Superscripts, subscripts italics, the black-faced and the underlined can be edited by TAG.
Ex) CO<sub>2</sub> -> CO2
For further information, please see HERE.
Please note TAG format is not available in the abstract "title."

Abstract "body" is shown in single column format.
In case of uploading the image, it is automatically allocated either on the upper right corner or the upper half.
Please select one of these allocations. You can confirm your image by PDF file.
You can revise the allocation easily. Please check the example shown HERE.

After abstract submission

  • Please keep the confirmation mail after abstract submission with care.
    It is important for inquiries. The confirmation email is sent to your registered email address.
  • Please confirm your abstract submission on the website.
    Please be careful not to make mistakes and duplicate posting etc.
    You can always check, modify and withdraw your abstract online by February 5, 2010.
    Please be sure to confirm that you can't modify and withdraw your abstract after the due date.
  • PDF files can always be confirmed on our website.

Modification and withdrawal of abstract submissions

*Modification and withdrawal of abstract submission can be made by yourself by February 5, Friday, 2010 at 12:00 on our website.
**At 17:00 JST on January 29, Friday, 2010, payment rate is automatically changed from advance rate to normal rate.
**After 12:00 JST on February 5, Friday, 2010, no modification and withdrawal can be made. We can't refund any fee after the due date.
Abstract Submission By 12:00 JST on February 5, Friday, 2010 ModificationOK Through our website by yourself
Through our website by yourself
(Only if you haven't made settlements)
After 12:00 JST on February 5, Friday, 2010 Modification- No refund is available
(Note) Once you've made settlements, JpGU can't refund abstract submission fees even before the cancellation dead line, February 5, Friday,2010 at 12:00 JST.

  • Result of adoption about your submission is to be informed around March 20, 2010.
    Please note that final decision of your presentation mode and the session you will present is made by Program Committee and each session convener.
    Please understand possibility of modification of your session of presentation mode.
    We can't answer further questions until decision is made.


  • Please pay abstract submission fee by a credit card by online system when you make a abstract submission.
    Please follow the guidance and complete payment procedures after registration.
  • We don't voluntarily issue a bill.
    You can print the bill from "Payment status confirmation Screen" by yourself.
    Receipts are distributed to you with JpGU Meeting 2010 Programs and CD Roms.

Delivery of materials

We're sorry, but don't send the Abstract CD Rom overseas because of time obligation.
If your paper is adopted, the abstract submission fee and the registration fee are charged.
Please be sure to come to the reception desk at JpGU Meeting 2010 on the first floor in Makuhari Messe International Conference Hall to get materials (Abstract CD Rom, Program, Name tag etc.)