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IISEE Newsletter No.201 (issued on February 01, 2022)

Contents

  1. Dear All IISEE Readers
  2. Message of Condolence Following the Eruption of the Volcanic Island of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha`apai
  3. 2020・2021 IISEE Global Seismological Observation Course Has Started
  4. “The Best Presentation Award” Winner
  5. IISEE Seminar by Prof. Satake
  6. Online IISEE Seminar by Dr. Seki
  7. Online IISEE Seminar by Dr. Hayashida(Feb.4)
  8. A paper by Senior Research Scientist Dr. Saeko Kita, published in Nature communications on 21 December 2021

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[1] Dear All IISEE Readers

By Dr. Tatsuya Azuhata, Director of IISEE

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you, your family and colleagues all the best in the New Year 2022.
Two years has quickly passed since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared on March 11, 2020 COVID-19 as a pandemic.

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 1-2.

[2] Message of Condolence Following the Eruption of the Volcanic Island of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha`apai

By Dr. Tatsuya Azuhata, Director of IISEE

The eruption of the volcanic island of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha`apai and the resulting earthquake and tsunami have 
caused great damage in the Kingdom of Tonga. 

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 2.

[3] 2020・2021 IISEE Global Seismological Observation Course Has Started

By Mr. Takahiro Yamada, Head of Administration Division, IISEE

IISEE Global Seismological Observation Course (2020・2021) started from January 11, 2022, 
by fully online access as part of measures against the ongoing COVID-19 situation. 

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 3.

[4] “The Best Presentation Award” Winner

By Mr. Takahiro Yamada, Head of Administration Division, IISEE

As mentioned under the topic, “Lecture on Disaster Management Policies at GRIPS,” 
in the last IISEE Newsletter No.200 of 2021-12-22, the students and the lecturers voted 
to select the three Best Presentation Award Winners on December 27, 2021.

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 3-4.

[5] IISEE Seminar by Prof. Satake

By Dr. Bunichiro Shibazaki, Senior Researcher, IISEE

A remote IISEE seminar by Prof. Satake was held on Monday, December 20, 2021.
In this seminar, Prof. Satake introduced the research results revealed over the past 10 years 
regarding the tsunami caused by the 2011 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake.

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 4.

[6] Online IISEE Seminar by Dr. Seki

By Dr. Tatsuya Azuhata, Director of IISEE

We held the last event of the year, the online IISEE seminar on December 28, 2021, 
inviting Dr. Matsutaro Seki, a visiting research fellow at the Building Research Institute, as a lecturer. 

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 5.

[7] Online IISEE Seminar by Dr. Hayashida(Feb.4)

By Dr. Takumi Hayashida, Senior Research Scientist, IISEE

We are going to hold an online IISEE seminar on February 4.
Dr. Hayashida, a senior research scientist of IISEE, will talk about the newly developed method 
for Vs30 (average S-wave velocity for the upper 30 m) estimation using microtremor array data.

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 5-6.

[8] A paper by Senior Research Scientist Dr. Saeko Kita, published in Nature communications on 21 December 2021

By Dr. Saeko Kita, Senior Research Scientist, IISEE

Senior Research Scientist Dr. Saeko Kita published a paper on examination of relationship of earthquakes of 
the Philippine Sea plate (in-slab earthquake) with slow slips beneath southwestern Japan in Nature communications.

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 6.

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