International Training Course for CCOP Member Countries


  1. 500-million-year history of the Japanese archipelago recorded in Kochi area - 2nd edition of “Kochi”, 1:200,000 Geological Map -

    [posted on December 28, 2018]

  2. Nishinoshima eruptions show the formation of continents
    (Joint research with JAMSTEC and University of Canterbury)

    [posted on December 28, 2018]

  3. Geological map filled with important history of the South Fossa Magna - “Minobu”, 1:50,000 Quadrangle Geological Map -

    [posted on December 26, 2018]

  4. The geological history of Azuma Yama area including the active volcano - 1:50,000 quadrangle geological Map of border area between Yamagata and Fukushima Prefectures -

    [posted on December 25, 2018]

  5. Source of the 1771 Yaeyama giant tsunami on the Ishigaki and Miyako islands has been revealed - Discovery of large-scale seafloor slide based on detailed bathymetric data -

    [posted on November 16, 2018]

  6. Unveiling the geohistory of the northernmost part of the Itoigawa-Shizuoka Tectonic Line - “Itoigawa”, 1:50,000 quadrangle geological map -

    [posted on November 7, 2018]

  7. A comprehensive Asian geoscience data sharing system is officially launched and made accessible online worldwide - CCOP Geoinformation Sharing Infrastructure for East and Southeast Asia (GSi) Project -

    [posted on October 24, 2018]

  8. Volcanic history of Hachijojima Volcano revealed -Geological map of Hachijojima Volcano-

    [posted on October 15, 2018]

  9. Microfossils as a new index to revise the geology in eastern Hokkaido - “Abashiri”, 1:50,000 quadrangle geological map -

    [posted on October 12, 2018]

  10. Investigating Mt. Fuji Eruption History with Lake-Floor Sediments -Undetected eruptions preserved in Lake Motosu-
    (Joint research with Akita University, Ghent University, The University of Tokyo)

    [posted on October 12, 2018]

  11. Using artificial intelligence to understand volcanic eruptions from tiny ash
    (Joint research with Tokyo Institute of Technology and The Institute of Statistical Mathematics)

    [posted on October 2, 2018]

  12. Summary Report: GSJ International Training Course on Practical Geological Survey Techniques 2018 - application to geological disaster mitigation -

    [posted on August 3, 2018]


Recent publication

  • Marine Geology Map No.90 (CD) Marine Geology Map of The Vicinity of Southern Okinawa-Jima Island
  • Geological Map of Japan 1:50,000. MINOBU
  • Geological Map of Japan 1:50,000. ITOIGAWA
  • Geological Map of Japan 1:50,000. AZUMA YAMA
  • Geological Map of Japan 1:50,000. ABASHIRI
  • Geological Map of Japan 1:200,000. KOCHI
  • Geological Map of Volcanoes 20 HACHIJOJIMA VOLCANO
  • Geological Map of Japan 1:50,000. ICHINOHE
  • Gravity Map (Bouguer Anomalies) 33 Gravity Map of Kanazawa District
  • Miscellaneous Map Sr. 41 Seamless Digital Geological Map of Tochigi Prefecture

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