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IISEE Newsletter No.116 (issued on December 25, 2014)

Contents

  1. The 10th Asian Seismological Commission (ASC) General Assembly
  2. IISEE Alumni Meeting
  3. Visit to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)
  4. Letter from Ex-Participants
  5. Questionnaire Survey on IISEE Training Program

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[1] The 10th Asian Seismological Commission (ASC) General Assembly

            By Dr. Yushiro Fujii,  Senior Research Scientist of IISEE

IISEE staff members, Dr. Yokoi T., Dr. Hara T., Dr. Shibazaki B., and Dr. Fujii Y. attended the 10th Asian Seismological Commission (ASC) General Assembly which was held from Nov. 17 to 20 in Makati City, Philippines. ASC is a regional scientific organization in Asia and the Pacific affiliated to Inter-national Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI), and has objectives to promote scientific cooperation and exchange among its national members, to upgrade research activities, to strengthen disaster mitigation, and to cooperate with other international and regional organizations.

                                       Please see the Newsletter attached on pages 1&2.

[2] IISEE Alumni Meeting

            By Bunichiro Shibazaki,  Chief Research Scientist of IISEE

The IISEE alumni meeting was held from 19:00 to 21:00 on 20th Nov. at a restaurant in Greenbelt, Makaty City with the support of the Philippine ex-participants, Ms. Joan, Ms. Myleen, Mr. Julius and Mr. Lito as the first alumni meeting in the Philippines.  A total of 24 people attended the meeting, of which 16 were ex-participants, two were present lecturers, Dr. Hiroshi INOUE (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention) and Dr. Yuzo ISHIKAWA (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), two were previous lecturers, Dr. Laura Kong (Director, International Tsunami Information Center, UNESCO) and Dr. Yoshihiro KINUGASA (Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology), and four others were IISEE staff.

                                       Please see the Newsletter attached on page 2.

[3] Visit to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)

            By Tatsuhiko Hara, Chief Research Scientist of IISEE

We visited the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) in Quezon City in the morning of 21st Nov. At first, Mr. Narciso F. Diongzon (1992-1993 Seismology course) explained the history, organization, seismic observation network and seismic monitoring of PHIVOLCS. Next, Director of PHIVOCLS, Dr. Renato U. Solidum Jr, expressed his expectation for the IISEE training and his intention to send their researchers to the training program continuously.

                                       Please see the Newsletter attached on page 3.

[4] Letter from Ex-Participants

Mr. Sithipat PALANANDANA
Structural and Earthquake engineer,
Department Public Works and Town & Country Planning,
Ministry of Interior, Thailand
 (Thailand, Earthquake Engineering course, 2007-2008)

                                       Please see the Newsletter attached on page 3.

[5] Questionnaire Survey on IISEE Training Program


                                       Please see the Newsletter attached on pages 4&5.

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