Prof. Kenji Tanaka Welcomes the Uzbekistan’s Minister of Higher Education, Science, and Innovation to the Kyoto University

Bridging academic collaboration between Japan and Uzbekistan, Prof. Kenji Tanaka and Prof. Osamu Kozan both from Kyoto University, and Associate Prof. Takanori Nagano of Kobe University, convened a meeting with the Uzbekistan’s Minister of Higher Education, Science, and Innovation on 2nd of October at the Kyoto University, Japan. The meeting served as an opportunity to discuss current challenges, future plans, and potential extensions of the SATREPS BLUE project.

 

Agreement of Promotion of Collaboration and Coperation between the Program for The Advanced Studies of Climate Change Projection (SENTAN) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

An Agreement of Promotion of Collaboration and Cooperation was concluded on 22 March 2022 for the implementation of the “Program for The Advanced Studies of Climate Change Projection (SENTAN)”, a project funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
The purpose of this agreement is to promote cross-sectoral collaboration and cooperation within SENTAN by actively utilizing satellite data owned by JAXA and its analysis technology.

 

Completion of Agreement of Partnership between DPRI and JWA

The Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI, Kyoto University and the Japan Weather Association (JWA) signed a Comprehensive Agreement of Partnership to jointly promote research and development on the effects of climate change countermeasures. The Agreement was signed by Prof. Eiichi Nakakita, Director, DPRI, Kyoto University; and Prof. Futoshi Nagata, President, JWA at the signing ceremony held at DPRI, Kyoto University on Tuesday, 4 April 2023.

 

Publication of paper on High probability of successive occurrence of Nankai Megathrust Earthquakes

Although it is difficult to predict the occurrence of earthquakes with high accuracy, if it is determined that an earthquake is more likely to occur than normal, the Japan Meteorological Agency will issue the “Nankai Trough Earthquake Extraordinary Information” (https://www.bousai.go.jp/jishin). /nankai/rinji/index3.html)”. The research team consisting of Associate Professor Yo Fukushima, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University; Assistant Professor Tomoaki Nishikawa, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University; and Associate Professor Yasuyuki Kano, Earthquake Research Institute, the University of Tokyo, estimated about half of the hypothetical hypocentral region. The results of this research were published in Nature, Scientific Reports on 10 January 2023.

 

Publication of Report on the Construction of a new fault model for the 1662 Hyuga-nada earthquake – First results based on verification of geophysics and geology

A research group led by Yusuke Yamashita, Assistant Professor, Miyazaki Observatory, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, et. al., reported the results of seismic observations of shallow slow-slip earthquakes. Part of the results of this research was published in the international academic journal Pure and Applied Geophysics (PAGEOPH) on December 15, 2022.

 

Research

Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI)

This page captures the DPRI research activities at a glance.
 GADRI WebSite Link: [ https://gadri.net ]  One outcome was the establishment of the "Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI)." GADRI is a forum for sharing knowledge and promoting collaboration on topics related to disaster risk reduction and resilience to disasters.

 

Research

Disaster Prevention Research Institute Research launches site for "Our research activities at a glance" (Japanese only)

This page captures the DPRI research activities at a glance.
The site is easily navigated, though only in Japanese, and expressed in easy to understand words.
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