JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2020

Session information

[J] Oral

O (Public ) » Public

[O-05] Understanding of formation process of Japanese archipelago from Japanese Geoparks

Sun. Jul 12, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Ch.2

convener:Noritaka Matsubara(Graduate School of Regional Resource Management, University of Hyogo), Yayoi ICHIHASHI(Sado Island Geopark Promotion Office), HIROKO IMAI(Com Support Office /Wakayama University Center for Tourism Research), Hokuto Obara(Mine-Akiyoshidai Karst Plateau Geopark Promotion Council), Chairperson:Suzuka Koriyama(Sanin Kaigan Geopark Promotion Council)

As of October 2019, there are 9 UNESCO Global Geoparks and 35 Japanese National Geoparks in Japan. Each geopark records the formation process of the Japanese archipelago, and we can know the formation of the Japanese archipelago by connecting all the geoparks. In this session, we discuss about formation process of Japanese archipelago and relationship between Geology and people's lives through the Japanese Geoparks.