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On Feb. 29, International Workshop on Seismo-Electromagnetic
Observation Satellite (IWSEOS2008)
will be held. The program of IWSEOS2008 is here.
countries such as Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Philippine etc/
are one of the most seismically and volcanic active countries
in the world and they are frequently attacked by severe earthquakes
and volcanic eruptions. Earthquakes, such as the 1995 Kobe Earthquake
(M7.1), the 1999 Chi-Chi Earthquake, the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman
Earthquake (M9) caused destructive disasters. It is very important
to mitigate these disasters in Asian countries.
Despite great efforts, the short-term earthquake prediction has
not been achieved in the world. The electromagnetic anomalies
related to earthquakes have been reported recently. In the last
fifteen years, an international intensive research in the new
science field of seismo-electromagnetics has been carried out
in many countries such as Japan, Russia, China, Greece, France,
Italy, India, Mexico, and USA. The aim of this workshop is to
have a forum to highlight the electromagnetic phenomena associated
with crustal activity taking place in the lithosphere, atmosphere
and ionosphere/magnetosphere and their related phenomena. However,
these electromagnetic sensors are much more affected by space
events than by lithosphere events. Because lithospheric signal
changes are small in comparison to signal changes caused by the
space environment. Therefore, in order to monitor or forecast
changes in the lithosphere environment with electromagnetic techniques,
it is necessary to understand the space environment simultaneously.
The aim of this workshop is to evaluate and discuss the state
of the art and the recent progress in Seismo-Electromagnetics
research in Asian countries in comparison with Space research.
earthquake-related electromagnetic phenomena
volcano-related electromagnetic phenomena
based earthquake/volcano-related phenomena
/ Instrumentation / Data integration
mechanism / Theory
Space weather and Lithosphere weather
workshop will be held at the Main Conference Hall on the 2nd floor
of ISAS, JAXA Sagamihara Campus, Japan. 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Sagamihara,
Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan.
of the seminar will be scientists and students interested in this
field. Persons who are from the industry are also welcome. All
participants are subject to register in advance to the Chairman
of the workshop through e-mail or fax as written in the following.
This workshop is free of charge.
workshop is sponsored by the Science Council of Asia and supported
by JAXA, Space Environment Research Center Kyushu University,
Chiba University, and Investigating R&D Committee on Electromagnetic
Technology for forecasting and Monitoring Natural Hazards, Institute
Electrical Engineering of Japan.
Kiyohumi Yumoto, Chairman
Space Environment Research Center
6-10-1, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan
Katsumi Hattori, Co-Chairman
Department of Earth Sciences
1-33, Yayoi-cho, Inage-ku, Chiba 263-8522, Japan