2018 | 2017 | 2016


  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. GSJ International Training Course on Practical Geological Survey Techniques

    Application for the Training Course 2019 is now open.

    [posted on December 27, 2018]

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

    [posted on December 26, 2018]

  5. 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]

  6. 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]

  7. 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]

  8. 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]

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

    [posted on October 15, 2018]

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

    [posted on October 12, 2018]

  11. 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]

  12. 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]

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

    [posted on August 3, 2018]

  14. GSJ and the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR), Kingdom of Thailand have signed the MOU on 6 July 2018.

    [posted on July 31, 2018]

  15. A new method to distinguish fossil corals that retain the original marine environmental information
    - for further elucidation of paleo-marine environment -

    [posted on May 25, 2018]

  16. 3D visualization of the subsurface geological structure beneath the northern area of Chiba Prefecture, central Japan
    - Release of the first 3D geological map in Japan -

    [posted on April 24, 2018]

  17. GSJ and the Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) have signed the MOU on 26 February 2018.

    [posted on March 26, 2018]

  18. GSJ International Training Course on Practical Geological Survey Techniques 2018
    - application to geological disaster mitigation -

    [posted on March 23, 2018]

  19. The southern Ryukyu Islands have been repeatedly hit by gigantic tsunamis-the study proves

    [posted on January 31, 2018]

  20. Deciphering the history of human-induced ocean acidification recorded in coral reefs

    [posted on January 31, 2018]

  21. Assistant Director General Masahiko Makino and GSJ members attended the 53rd CCOP Annual Session on 16-18 October 2017.

    [posted on January 11, 2018]