JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Presentation information

[JJ] Oral

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

[G-03] [JJ] Geoscinece Outreach

Sun. May 21, 2017 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM A03 (Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall)

convener:Takeyuki Ueki(Faculty of Risk and Crisis Management, Chiba Institute of Science), Jiro Komori(Teikyo Heisei University), Naoko HASEGAWA(Ochanomizu University), Satoko Oki(Faculty of Environment and information Studies), Chairperson:Jiro Komori(Teikyo Heisei University)

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

[G03-12] Make science of Japan an attractive with visuals - Initiatives of Scientific Illustration for Geoscience -

*Miho Sasaoka1,2 (1.SASAMI-GEO-SCIENCE, Inc., 2.Kochi University)

Keywords:Geo-Scientific Illustration, science visual communication, science of Japan

Scientific Illustration has a role to illustrate science and attract (science visual communication).Expert knowledge is indispensable for drawing scientifically accurate illustrations.But,The existence of scientific illustration in science of Japan has not been recognized/disseminated.Today, science visual ability is indispensable for international research of science.In addition,Outreach activities linking science and society are also emphasized.It is clear that science visualization is very important.So,I have that Geo-Scientific Illustration specialized in geoscience can be done in Japanese science.I began to challenge workshops for geoscience and classes for junior high and high school students.I will introduce our past activity reports and future developments.