The Geological Society of Japan Prize
The Geological Society of Japan Prize is presented to members of the Society who have made excellent contributions to geology.
Hotaka Kawahata (Tokyo Univ.)
Yohiki Saito (AIST/GSJ)
Yasufumi Iryu (Tohoku Univ.)
Research Theme: Sedimentological, geochemical study of Quaternary limestone and carbonate sediment and of the Ryukyu Island Arc.
Yo-ichiro Otofuji (Kobe Univ.)
Research Theme: Paleomagnetic study of deformation of the continent and the Japan arc.
Gaku Kimura (Grad. School Sci., Univ. Tokyo)
Research Theme: Tectonics, Geology of Accretionary Complex, Subduction Plate Boundary and Material Science of Seismogenic Zone
Hikaru Iwamori (Tokyo Inst. Tech.)
Research title: Geological studies on mantle material circulation and magma generation and differentiation
Mitsuhiro Toriumi (Univ. Tokyo)
Research title: Studies of orogenic belts and the mantle in dynamic aspects
Akira Ishiwatari (Tohoku Univ.)
Research title: Geological study of ophiolites and Northeast Asia
Masaki Enami (Nagoya Univ.)
Research title: Studies of high-pressure and ultra high-pressure metamorphic rocks
Yukio Isozaki (Univ. Tokyo)
Research theme: Elucidation of basic framework of geological structure of the Japanese Islands and study of the mass extinction at Permian-Triassic boundary
Asahiko Taira (JAMSTEC)
Research theme: Creating jumping board of the Japanese geology: From testable studies on the accretionary complex to the promotion of the ocean floor geosciences
Toshihiko Shimamoto (Kyoto Univ.)
Research theme: Experimental studies on dynamic behavior of faults and seismogenic processes