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Open Symposium

The Organising Committee is planning to have an Open Symposium related to the Sumatra earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean and tsunami-related sedimentology for the general public.

The symposium will be held in the afternoon of Sunday 27th August, prior to the Congress.

Detail information

Open Symposium:The Sumatra earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean and tsunami-related sedimentology
Date:August 27, 2006
Time:13:30-16:30
Place:International Conference Room (Room A),
Fukuoka International Congress Center
Hosts:
  • 17th International Sedimentological Congress, Organising Committee
  • The Sedimentological Society of Japan
  • Kyushu University Graduate School of Science
  • Kyushu University Scientific Earth Drilling Research Core
  • Fukuoka University
  • Geological Survey of Japan, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
  • Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Sponsorship: Fukuoka City
Fukuoka Convention and Visitors Bureau
Speakers:
Kiyoshi Suyehiro (JAMSTEC):Sumatra-Andaman earthquake and tsunami-Marine survey of seafloor deformation and earthquake faulting
Kenji Satake (Geological Survey of Japan, AIST):Giant earthquakes and tsunamis in the world revealed by paleosismological surveys
Yuichi Nishimura (Hokkaido University):Tsunami deposits from the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake: Geological characteristics and significance@for studying@ paleo-tsunami episodes
Fumihiko Imamura (Tohoku University):Tsunami disaster in the recent events, lessons and countermeasure for the future
Makoto Okamura (Kochi University):Paleoseismic events recorded in@Holocene sediments around northern Kyushu -On the extension of the@Kego Fault in Hakata Bay-