Call for Participation in J-DESC Core School 2019 (Basic Core Analysis Course)

J-DESC is accepting applications to J-DESC Core School Basic Core Analysis Course 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.

Course Outline

Date and Venue
Target

This course is mainly 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

How to apply

*ATTENTION*: The number of applicants already reached the quota. If you would like to be on the waiting list, please 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

15 February, 2019 (JST)   Only for the waiting list

Contacts

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the following persons;

(About this course)
Dr. Go-ichiro Uramoto
uramoto.go [at] kochi-u.ac.jp

(About the application)
J-DESC Support Office
info [at] j-desc.org

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