JGS Prize

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.

2014:

1
Hotaka Kawahata (Tokyo Univ.)



2
Yohiki Saito (AIST/GSJ)

 

 

2013:

1
Yasufumi Iryu (Tohoku Univ.)
Research Theme: Sedimentological, geochemical study of Quaternary limestone and carbonate sediment and of the Ryukyu Island Arc.


2
Yo-ichiro Otofuji (Kobe Univ.)
Research Theme: Paleomagnetic study of deformation of the continent and the Japan arc.

 

2012:

Gaku Kimura (Grad. School Sci., Univ. Tokyo)
Research Theme: Tectonics, Geology of Accretionary Complex, Subduction Plate Boundary and Material Science of Seismogenic Zone

 

2011:

Hikaru Iwamori (Tokyo Inst. Tech.)
Research title: Geological studies on mantle material circulation and magma generation and differentiation

 

2009:

1
Mitsuhiro Toriumi (Univ. Tokyo)
Research title: Studies of orogenic belts and the mantle in dynamic aspects


2
Akira Ishiwatari (Tohoku Univ.)
Research title: Geological study of ophiolites and Northeast Asia

 

2008:

Masaki Enami (Nagoya Univ.)
Research title: Studies of high-pressure and ultra high-pressure metamorphic rocks

 

2007:

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

2006:

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

2005:

Toshihiko Shimamoto (Kyoto Univ.)
Research theme: Experimental studies on dynamic behavior of faults and seismogenic processes