Dr. Tamura passed away
We would like to let you know regarding Dr. Masahito TAMURA (48 years old), Chief Research Engineer at IISEE. It is with deep regret that we must inform you of his passing away on Jan. 9, 2008. He had joined IISEE in 2001 and worked as the E-Course Leader. His speciality was foundation of houses. Some of his achievement are available on the following website:
 The 2008 Global Seismological Observation Course started
The 2008 (JFY2007) Global Seismological Observation Course started to learn discrimination techniques between earthquakes and nuclear explosion. We have been conducting this training since 1995. As of today, 117 participants from 66 countries have taken this course. This 2008 training course will be conducted for 2 months from January 10 to March 8, 2008, with 12 participants from 9 countries (Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tonga, Viet Nam) in cooperation with JICA and Japan Meteorological Agency.
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