The Geological Society of Japan International Prize
Juhn G. Liou (Emeritus Professor, Stanford University)
Research Theme: Contribution to Study of Low-Temperature, High and Ultrahigh-Pressure Metamorphism and Development of Japanese Geological Community
Island Arc Award
Fu-Yuan Wu, Jin-Hui Yang, Chain-Hua Lo, Simon A. Wilde, De-You Sun and Bor-Ming Jahn
The Heilongjiang Group: A Jurassic accretionary complex in the Jiamusi Massif at the western Pacific margin of northeastern China Island Arc, 16, 156-172 (2007)
The Geological Society of Japan Ozawa Yoshiaki Award
Kazuhisa Goto (Planetary Exploration Research Center, Chiba Institute of Technology)
Research Theme: Estimation of magnitude and history of tsunami and high wave hazards by means of geological methods
The Geological Society of Japan Best Paper Award
Daisuke Sugawara, Koji Minoura, Naoki Nemoto, Sinji Tsukawaki. Kazuhisa Goto and Fumihiko Imamura.
Foraminiferal evidence of submarine sediment transport and deposition by backwash during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Island Arc, 18, 513-525 (2009).
Yuichiro Miyata, Kunihiko Miyake and Kazuhiro Tanaka.
Mud diapirs and associated intrusion structures in the Miocene Tanabe Group. Journal of Geological Society of Japan, 115(9), 470-482 (2009). (in Japanese with English abstract)
The Geological Society of Japan Young Scientist Award
Yudai Sato, Kazuhiko Kano, Kenshiro Ogasawara, Takeshi Ohguchi and Norihiko Kobayashi.
Stratigraphy of the Early Miocene Daijima Formation, Oga Peninsula, NE Japan. Journal of Geological Society of Japan, 115(1), 31-46 (2009) (in Japanese with English abstract)
Kiyokazu Oohashi and Kenta Kobayashi.
Fault geometry and paleo-movement of the central part of the Ushikubi fault, northern central Japan. Journal of Geological Society of Japan, 114(1), 16-30 (2008) (in Japanese with English abstract)
Yuu Kawakami and Hiroyuki Hoshi.
A ring dike and a subhorizontal sheet intrusion in a volcano-plutonic complex: geology of the Kumano acidic rocks in the Owase-Kumano area, Kii Peninsula, Japan. Journal of Geological Society of Japan, 113(7), 296-309 (2007) (in Japanese with English abstract)
The Geological Society of Japan Contribution Prize
Contribution Title: Constructive geoscience curriculums that developed with students and activated local communities
The Geological Society of Japan Commendation
Yamaguchi Prefecture (Representative: Sekinari Nii, Governor of Yamaguchi Prefecture)
Commendation title: Preservation and construction of geological observation facilities of volcanic ash strata of the Abu Volcanic Group
Earth Systems and Earth Evolution New Year School Organization (Makoto Otsubo, Tatsuhiko Sakamoto, Hironori Okazaki and others)
Commendation title: Continuous nurturing activities for young researchers of geosciences