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updated on 28 Apr. 2014

Latest News of GEOTRACES Japan

28 Apr. 2014FJapan's National Report for SSC (2013)

contributed by Akihiro SETA, JODC

Japan's National Report for GEOTRACES SSC 2013 is uploaded. ("Libraries/Other Materials")

15 Jul. 2011: Japanese R/V Hakuho Maru will embark in a research cruise to Western North Pacific Ocean on 16 Jul. 2011

contributed by Akihiro SETA, JODC

R/V Hakuho Maru will embark on 16 July 2011 for Western North Pacific Ocean.She will be back to Tokyo on 4 August 2011 after the observation on the 165E line. Dr. Zhang, University of Toyama is the principal investigator of the cruise.

6 Jan. 2010: A Japanese Magazine on GEOTRACES (Gekkan Kaiyo, No.471, Jan. 2010) was published

contributed by Norio BABA, JODC

A Japanese Magazine on GEOTRACES was published in Jan. 2010 by Kaiyo Shuppan. Totally 13 articles have been contributed in the magazine on variety of topics regarding GEOTRACES, such as overviews of GEOTRACES, Japanese activities and some research results by Japanese researches etc.

6 Oct. 2009: Japanese R/V Hakuho Maru will embark in a research cruise to Indian Ocean and Antarctic Ocean on 6 Nov. 2009

contributed by Toshitaka GAMO, ORI

The research cruise of R/V Hakuho Maru is the first research cruise fully met with the GEOTRACES requirement in Japan. She will embark on 6 November 2008 for Indian Ocean and Antarctic Ocean. Dr. Gamo, Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo is the principal investigator of the cruise. She will be back to Tokyo on 29 March 2010.

6 Oct. 2009: New homepage of GEOTRACES Japan was openned

contributed by Norio BABA, JODC

New home page of GEOTRACES Japan was openned to promote information sharing among Japanese researches participated in GEOTRACES. The homepage has been maintained by GEOTRACES Data Managemnet Office located in Japan Oceanographic Data Center.

31 Jul. 2009: Establishment of Sub-committee on GEOTRACES, Science Council of Japan

contributed by Toshitaka GAMO, ORI

In order to coordinate Japanese research activities for and contribute to International GEOTRACES project, Subcommittee on GEOTRACES was established again in Science Council of Japan in July 2009.

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