Call for participation in J-DESC Core School 2017

J-DESC is accepting applications to the basic core analysis course of J-DESC Core School from international IODP community.

*ATTENTION*: Lectures and practical trainings will be presented basically in Japanese. Participants can ask questions in English at any time. The textbook is prepared in English.

 

Overview
  • Date: 9-12 March, 2017
  • Venue: Kochi Core Center, Nankoku city, Kochi, Japan
  • Target:
    For students and early-career scientists who have interest in core description and non-destructive measurements of marine sediment core.
Coordinators
  • Dr. Minoru Ikehara (Kochi Univ.) and Dr. Naokazu Ahagon (JAMSTEC)
Lecturers
  • Naokazu Ahagon @KCC, JAMSTEC
  • Ken Ikehara @GSJ/AIST
  • Minoru Ikehara @KCC, Kochi Univ.
  • Lallan P. Gupta @KCC, JAMSTEC
  • Goichiro Uramoto @KCC, Kochi Univ.
  • Osamu Tadai @Marine Works Japan Ltd.
  • Toshio Hisamitsu @KCC, JAMSTEC
  • Masafumi Murayama @KCC, Kochi Univ.
Language

Japanese (partially English*)

* Lectures and practical trainings will be presented basically in Japanese. Participants can ask questions in English at any time. The textbook is prepared in English.

Practice items
  • X-ray CT scanner
  • Visual core description
  • Smear slides
  • Multi-Sensor Core Logger (MSCL)
  • Spectrophotometer
Participation fee
  • Registration fee: 1,000 Japanese Yen
  • Other expenses (including dormitory charges for 3 nights, meal charges, banquet fee) : approx. 10,000 Japanese Yen
Travel support

Please ask to your appropriate IODP Program Member Offices.
http://www.iodp.org/about-iodp/program-member-offices

Contact

If you have any quesutions or concerns about this course, please feel free to contact with Dr. Minoru Ikehara (ikehara [at] kochi-u.ac.jp), a coordinator of this course.

How to apply

Send an email to J-DESC Support (info [at] j-desc.org) with your information as follow;

  1. Full name
  2. Institution
  3. Position (grade)
  4. Email address
  5. Field of expertise
  6. Motivation for participation
Application deadline

3 February, 2017 (JST)
Please do not hesitate to contact with J-DESC Support if you have any questions about application.

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