Results of Filming/Interviewing Proposal onboard CHIKYU

The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology invited proposals in July 2010 for filming/interview onboard the Deep-Sea Vessel Chikyu during the IODP Expedition331- DEEP HOT BIOSPHERE, scheduled for September 2010. The successful proposal should be designed to disseminate the scientific significance and challenges undertaken by the Chikyu and shipboard scientists widely to the public. Upon completion of document screening and interview for four applicants, we are pleased to announce the selection of the following proposal as a winner.

Winning Proposal

Company name: NHK(Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Assigned division: Science Program
Program Title: Wonder x Wonder (NHK General TV, Saturday 20:00-)
Hi-Vision Special (BS-hi TV)
Science ZERO (NHK Educational TV, Saturday 22:00-)
Expected date
of broadcasting:
February 2011

Selection Process

13th July: Preliminary screening- Review of documents
15th July: Secondary screening- Presentation and interview
(for proposals clearing the initial review)


Planning Department Press Office, JAMSTEC
Toru Nakamura, Manager
Kihachi Hasebe