GSJ Topics

2019

2019 | 2018 | 2017

DateSubjectRelated departments at AIST
9/20 AIST contributed to the establishment of JIS standard to evaluate the property of clay resource “bentonite”
-Revision of spot method and new establishment of colorimetric method-
Research Institute for Geo-Resources and Environment
9/10 Publication of a detailed geological map showing the geological history of Lake Towada (Towada Ko)
–“Towada Ko”, 1:50,000 Quadrangle Geological Map of the Aomori-Akita prefectural border–
Geological Survey of Japan, AIST
8/8 Publication of geological map showing all components of a subduction zone
-“Motoyama”, 1:50,000 quadrangle geological map in the Shikoku Mountains -
Geological Survey of Japan, AIST
7/23 Visualizing the installation potential for ground source heat pump systems in the Osaka Plain
-For the urban development utilizing groundwater resource-
Geological Survey of Japan, AIST
6/26 Digital hydrogeological maps on the internet
-Easy access to groundwater information-
Research Institute of Geology and Geoinformation
4/5 Deep sea reveals linkage between earthquake and carbon cycle
(Joint research with the University of Innsbruck, JAMSTEC,The City University of New York, MARUM, and ETH Zurich)
Research Institute of Geology and Geoinformation
4/2 The Precursory Process at the Sakurajima Volcano Common in the Past Three Plinian Eruptions
- magma spews out from considerably shallower vent -
Geological Survey of Japan, AIST
3/26 The potential role of temperate Japanese regions as refugia for the coral Acropora hyacinthus in the face of climate change
Joint research by Akira Iguchi (Research Institute of Geology and Geoinformation, Geological Survey of Japan) with University of Miyazaki, JAMSTEC, and Tokyo Institute of Technology.
Research Institute of Geology and Geoinformation
3/20 New technique to utilize an untapped mineral resource “green saprolite”
- For stable supply of ceramic raw materials -
Research Institute of Geo-Resources and Environment
3/4 New technology utilizing artificial intelligence has been established for accurate identification and sampling of microfossils
- Enabling high-speed automatic analysis of geological strata -
Research Institute of Geology and Geoinformation
1/23 Green fluorescence from Reef-building corals attracts symbiotic algae
(Joint research with National Institute for Basic Biology, Tohoku University, and James Cook University)
Research Institute of Geology and Geoinformation
1/21 Okinawa-Jima Island experienced different geological histories between its north and south
- 1:200,000 Marine Geology Map of the Vicinity of Southern Okinawa-Jima Island -
Research Institute of Geology and Geoinformation