Last Updated : April 19, 2019

International Training Course

GSJ International Training Course on Practical Geological Survey Techniques 2019
- Application to Geological Disaster Mitigation -
4 - 21 June 2019, Tsukuba

Announcements

Application Deadline: 28 February 2019 (Closed)

Introduction of the GSJ International Training Course 2019 [pdf(756KB)]

Application Form [zip(267KB)]

Tentative Program (as of April 2019)

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[pdf(76KB)]

Lecturers

Section 1: Practical geological survey techniques for accretionary geology
- Dr. Kazuhiro Miyazaki (Metamorphic Petrology, GSJ)
- Dr. Yutaka Takahashi (Petrology, GSJ)
- Dr. Yoshihiro Nakamura (Geology, GSJ)
- Dr. Jun Hosoi (Geology, GSJ)
- Dr. Yasuyuki Banno (Geology, GSJ)
- Dr. Daisuke Sato (Geology, GSJ)
- Dr. Masumi Mikoshiba (Geochemistry, GSJ)
- Dr. Hidetoshi Hara (Geology, GSJ)
- Dr. Tsuyoshi Ito (Paleontology, GSJ)
- Dr. Yoshiaki Kon (Geochemistry, GSJ)
- Dr. Kenzo Sanematsu (Mineral Resources, GSJ)
- Dr. Koji Wakita (Geology, Yamaguchi University)
Section 2: Exploration and analysis techniques
- Dr. Masahiko Makino (Geophysics, GSJ)
- Dr. Shigeo Okuma (Geophysics, GSJ)
- Dr. Hirokazu Yamamoto (Remote Sensing, GSJ)
- Dr. Yoshiki Ninomiya (Remote Sensing, GSJ)
- Dr. Shinji Takarada (Geology, GSJ)
- Dr. Joel Bandibas (GIS, GSJ)
Section 3: Application to geological disaster mitigation
- Dr. Tsutomu Nakazawa (Geology, GSJ)
- Dr. Susumu Nonogaki (Geoinformatics, GSJ)
- Dr. Ikuo Cho (Geophysics, GSJ)
- Dr. Masayuki Yoshimi (Earthquake engineering, GSJ)
- Dr. Jun’ichi Itoh (Volcano Geology, GSJ)
- Dr. Tadashi Maruyama (Earthquake Geology, GSJ)
- Dr. Yuichi Namegaya (Tsunami, GSJ)
- Dr. Yoshihiro Ishizuka (Volcano Geology, GSJ)
- Dr. Senro Kuraoka (Landslide, Nippon Koei)
- Mr. Hirotaka Yoshida (OYO Corporation)
- Mr. Tadashi Yagi (OYO Corporation)

and more.

Access to GSJ, AIST

About ~70 min. by a limousine from the Narita International Airport to Tsukuba Center Bus Terminal.

Living Information

Accommodation

A single room will be provided for each trainee in the AIST guest house “Sakura-kan”.

Sakura-kan [pdf]

Restaurants and Shops

There are several cafeterias and a convenience store in AIST. Participants can take breakfast, lunch and supper there. They can also go out for meals and shopping in the vicinity.

Map of GSJ_AIST

Map around AIST

Weather and Clothing

June is rainy season in Japan. Heavy rain is not very common, but it sometimes drizzles for days. Average maximum/minimum temperatures of June are 26℃ (79°F)/17℃ (63°F) and humidity is 70 to 75%. Participants would be well-advised to bring an umbrella. A rain jacket and comfortable shoes are needed for the field excursions.

Electrical Equipment

In Japan the power plugs and sockets are of type A. The standard voltage is 100 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. Participants would be well-advised to bring adapters.

Time Zone

-1:00 Papua New Guinea

+0:00 Timor-Leste

+1:00 Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore

+2:00 Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Thailand, Vietnam

+2:30 Myanmar

 

Links:

Geological Survey of Japan (GSJ)

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Tsukuba City

Official tourism website of Japan

Japanese travel phrases