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IISEE Newsletter No.80 (issued on May 22, 2012)

Contents

  1. Inviting New Participants of 2012-2013 IISEE courses
  2. International Memorial Symposium by IISEE/UNESCO/GRIPS
  3. Damage by a Tornado in Tsukuba city (May 6, 2012)
  4. Ex-participant of IISEE in Turkey will make a presentation at JICA-Turkey WS

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[1] Inviting New Participants of 2012-2013 IISEE courses

Training course on “Seismology, Earthquake Engineering and Disaster-Recovery Management Policy” is now inviting applicants from the following 20 countries (total 21 persons); Indonesia, the Philippines, Myanmar, China, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Iran, Turkey, Uganda, Serbia, Armenia and Turkmenistan.

The deadline of application to each JICA country Office is June 8 (Friday), 2012.If you know someone

who will be suitable to the application, please introduce him/her to ask JICA Office.The candidates

are required at least 3 years practices at governmental or university organization after graduate a university.

http://www.igp.gob.pe/igp/images/documents/cbohorquez/daa/eventose/may12/005.pdf

 

One year Tsunami Disaster Mitigation course is also open to the candidates in the Philippines, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Chile and Peru (total 7 persons).

 

Hajime KUROSAWA

Head of Administration Division, IISEE

[2] International Memorial Symposium by IISEE/UNESCO/GRIPS

IISEE will hold an international memorial symposium co-hosted by the UNESCO and GRIPS on June 27 (Wednesday), 2012 in Tokyo. The symposium commemorates the 50 years anniversary of establishment of IISEE (in 1962) and the cooperation of UNESCO at the initial stage of IISEE training.

Web-site: (GRIPS) http://www.grips.ac.jp/cms/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/20120516-928e.pdf

 

The contents of the symposium is announced at the following web-site. The fee is free and English and Japanese simultaneous translation is available.  Dr. Oike, the former President of the Kyoto University will make a ken-note lecture on “The Future of Seismology” and Dr. B. Rouhban of UNESCO will also make a keynote presentation. We will provide live video transmission and are looking forward to your participation.

 

Hajime KUROSAWA

Head of Administration Division, IISEE

[3] Damage by a Tornado in Tsukuba city (May 6, 2012)

In the afternoon of May 6 (Sunday), a tornado of the Fujita Scale level 2 has occurred in Tsukuba city. One person died and houses were totally or partially collapsed. The Building Research Institute (BRI) conducted field investigation immediately after the disaster on the same day, and provides a quick report of the damage as on the back page of Newsletter PDF Ver. Detailed analysis will be carried out.

 

Shoichi ANDO

Director, IISEE

[4] Ex-participant of IISEE in Turkey will make a presentation at JICA-Turkey WS

Ms. TETIK Cigdem of Turkey who joined IISEE’s Seismology course in 2010-2011 (during the Great East Japan Earthquake) will make a presentation at the Workshop of JICA- Turkey 60 years International Cooperation on Earthquake Engineering. The WS will be held on July , in Istanbul and Prof. Irikura, Prof. Furumura, Prof. Kabeyasawa and other famous experts from Japan will also make presentations.

 

IISEE


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