2018

2019 | 2018 | 2017

DateSubjectRelated departments at AIST
12/28 500-million-year history of the Japanese archipelago recorded in Kochi area - 2nd edition of “Kochi”, 1:200,000 Geological Map - Geological Survey of Japan, AIST
12/28 Nishinoshima eruptions show the formation of continents
(Joint research with JAMSTEC and University of Canterbury)
Research Institute of Earthquake and Volcano Geology
12/26 Geological map filled with important history of the South Fossa Magna
- “Minobu”, 1:50,000 Quadrangle Geological Map -
Geological Survey of Japan, AIST
12/25 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 -
Geological Survey of Japan, AIST
11/16 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 -
Research Institute of Earthquake and Volcano Geology
11/7 Unveiling the geohistory of the northernmost part of the Itoigawa-Shizuoka Tectonic Line
- “Itoigawa”, 1:50,000 quadrangle geological map -
Geological Survey of Japan, AIST
10/24 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 -
Geological Survey of Japan, AIST
10/15 Volcanic history of Hachijojima Volcano revealed
-Geological map of Hachijojima Volcano-
Research Institute of Earthquake and Volcano Geology
10/12 Microfossils as a new index to revise the geology in eastern Hokkaido
- “Abashiri”, 1:50,000 quadrangle geological map -
Research Institute of Geology and Geoinformation
10/12 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)
Research Institute of Geology and Geoinformation
Research Institute of Earthquake and Volcano Geology
10/2 Using artificial intelligence to understand volcanic eruptions from tiny ash
(Joint research with Tokyo Institute of Technology and The Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
Research Institute of Earthquake and Volcano Geology
5/25 A new method to distinguish fossil corals that retain the original marine environmental information
- for further elucidation of paleo-marine environment -
Research Institute of Geology and Geoinformation
4/24 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 -
Research Institute of Geology and Geoinformation
1/31 The southern Ryukyu Islands have been repeatedly hit by gigantic tsunamis-the study proves Research Institute of Geology and Geoinformation
1/31 Deciphering the history of human-induced ocean acidification recorded in coral reefs Research Institute of Earthquake and Volcano Geology
1/11 Assistant Director General Masahiko Makino and GSJ members attended the 53rd CCOP Annual Session on 16-18 October 2017 Geological Survey of Japan, AIST