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Aug. 29, 2018
Dr. Shigeyuki Wakaki awarded “The Geochemical Journal Award 2018” at Goldschmidt 2018
Jul. 11, 2018
FY2019 [Geomicrobiology Group] Recruitment of a Scientist or Technical Scientist
Mar. 2, 2018
Joint research team awarded PNAS Cozzarelli Prize
Feb. 14, 2018
Newly Developed Method for Rock Strength Finds
Increased Strength above Mega-trust in Nankai Trough
July. 21, 2017
Unusual Microbial Community Found in Extreme Environments in the Deep Subsurface
- Serpentinization-fed spring may be a clue to unlock mystery of early life on Earth -
May. 16, 2017
Quartz Melting Point Depresses on Fault Plane
- A big step in understanding large earthquake mechanism -
Jan. 23, 2017
Movie of IODP “T-Limit” (CHIKYU) is Available Now
Dec. 8, 2016
Analysis of T-Limit is ongoing. Here is a picture of microbes taken with an electron microscope.
Dec. 7, 2016
International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 366
- Mariana Convergent Margin & South Chamorro Seamount -
Nov. 24, 2016
T-Limit of the Deep Biosphere off Muroto: all operation completed
Oct. 7, 2016
Analyses of T-Limit have started
Oct. 3, 2016
We connected a live video chat with Japan booth and "CHIKYU" at the New Scientist Live (23/09/2016)
Oct. 3, 2016
We exhibited a booth at the 123rd JGS (the Geological Society of Japan) (10/09/2016 – 12/09/2016)
Aug. 25, 2016
The staffs of Kochi prefecture and Kochi city visited the KOCHI. (2016/08/03)
Aug. 25, 2016
The students from Jr. High School Attached to the School of Education, Okayama University visited the KOCHI. (2016/07/21)
Jun. 26, 2016
We performed a special lesson at the Kochi Nishi Senior High School. (2016/07/14-2016/07/15)
Jul. 7, 2016
We exhibited a booth at the 26th Goldschmidt Conference (26/06/2016 – 30/06/2016)
Jun. 10, 2016
The 26th Goldschmidt Conference (26/06/2016 – 01/07/2016)
Jun. 03, 2016
FY2016 [Science Service Group] Recruitment of Project Technical Support Staff
Apr. 21, 2016
IODP Exp.370 T-Limit of the Deep Biosphere off Muroto website opened
Jul. 27, 2015
Dr. Fumio Inagaki awarded “The Taira Prize” by AGU
Jul. 24, 2015
Exploring the limits of life in the deep biosphere
Mar. 17, 2015
Discovery of Oxygen and Aerobic Microbial Life in Ultra-oligotrophic Deep-sea Sediments
-New paradigm for Earth’s element cycles and the biosphere-
Oct. 08, 2013
Causal Mechanisms of Large Slip during the Tohoku Earthquake of 2011 Revealed through Hydraulic Analysis of Fault-Drilling Samples from the Deep-Sea Scientific Drilling Vessel Chikyu