Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016

Presentation information


Symbol G (General (Education and Outreach)) » General (Education and Outreach)

[G-03] Geoscinece Outreach

Sun. May 22, 2016 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM 101A (1F)

Convener:*Takeyuki Ueki(Faculty of Risk and Crisis Management, Chiba Institute of Science), Naoko HASEGAWA(Ochanomizu University), Satoko Oki(Faculty of Environment and information Studies), Chair:Takeyuki Ueki(Faculty of Risk and Crisis Management, Chiba Institute of Science)

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

[G03-22] Launching a new journal "Geoparks and Regional Resources"

★Invited papers

*Kuniyasu Mokudai1, Ken'ichi Kurihara2, Hiroo Inokuchi3, Makoto Kumagai4, Tohru Sakiyama3, Yusuke Suzuki5, Abhik Chakraborty5, tetsushi toyota6, Atsuko Niina7, Wataru Hirose8, Yu Horiuchi9, Noritaka Matsubara3 (1.Pro Natura Foundation Japan, 2.Hokkaido Museum, 3.University of Hyogo, 4.Shirataki Geopark, 5.Izu Peninsula Geopark, 6.Oita Bungo-Ohno Geopark, 7.Tottori University of Environmental Studies, 8.Geological Survey of Hokkaido, 9.Oita Himeshima Geopark)

Keywords:open access, science communication, public access

Geoparks and Regional Resources is a multidisciplinary journal that brings together scientists, administrators, businessmen, teachers, politicians and naturalists from different regions of the country. The journal cuts across regional differences to promote a common platform for identification of issues and developing solutions for each issue. It is an open access journal with a cross disciplinary approach for nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. The editorial board comprises of geopark professionals and researchers from different backgrounds. This journal will be a venue for staging debates and analyses on Japanese geoparks.