Call for Participation in J-DESC Core School 2018

J-DESC is accepting applications to two courses 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.

Basic Core Analysis Course

Overview
  • Date: 8-11 March, 2018
  • 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. Go-ichiro Uramoto (Kochi Univ.)
  • Dr. Minoru Ikehara (Kochi Univ.)
  • Dr. Naokazu Ahagon (JAMSTEC)
Lecturers
  • Ken Ikehara @GSJ, AIST
  • Minoru Ikehara @KCC, Kochi Univ.
  • Lallan P. Gupta @KCC, JAMSTEC
  • Go-ichiro Uramoto @KCC, Kochi Univ.
  • Junichiro Kuroda @AORI, Univ. of Tokyo
  • Osamu Tadai @Marine Works Japan Ltd.
  • Toshio Hisamitsu @KCC, JAMSTEC
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. Go-ichiro Uramoto ( uramoto.go [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. Gender
  5. Date of birth
  6. Email address
  7. Field of expertise
  8. Motivation for participation
Application deadline

11 February, 2018 (JST)
Please do not hesitate to contact with J-DESC Support if you have any questions about application.

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