International Training Course for CCOP Member Countries


  1. 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]

  2. 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]

  3. 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]

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

    [posted on October 15, 2018]

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

    [posted on October 12, 2018]

  6. 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]

  7. 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]

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

    [posted on August 3, 2018]

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

    [posted on July 31, 2018]

  10. 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]


Recent publication

  • 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
  • Marine Geology Map No.89 (CD) Geological Map of Hibiki-nada
  • Miscellaneous Map Sr. 41 Seamless Digital Geological Map of Tochigi Prefecture

Catalogue of Geological Maps and Purchase guide