Last revised: 2019.1.12
Last revised: 2019.1.12
学生のヒマラヤ野外実習ツアー（Himalaya geo-tour for Student exercise） NEW
バガワティ ネパール先生ご夫妻の日本招聘プログラムと実施報告 (Invitation program of JICA Nepalese teacher Ms. Bhagawati Nepal for Japan
Geotour, Geopark, Geo-Olympic -Enjoy Geosciences (Publication of an e-book, Geological Society of Japan, 2013)
丸山茂徳著、吉田勝・V. Spencer 翻訳）の出版．Xlibris Co., Bloonmington, USA/Field Science Pub., Hashimoto NEW
所長の言いたい放題−環境問題なんでもあり(Presidential essay on various environmental problems)
地球温暖化論の問題点 (Comments on global warming theories)
Gondwana Institute for Geology and Environment
Centre for Gondwana Earth System Science
The Gondwana Institute for Geology and Environment (GIGE) is a Centre for studies related to Gondwana Earth System Science in its totality.
The Institute aims at:
(1) Exploring and coordinating various aspects of the geology, resources, environmental aspects and natural hazards of Gondwanan terrains including Asia, Africa, South America, Australia, Antarctica and related continents.
(2) Resolving problems related to geological, resource-related, environmental and natural hazards in regional and global context with specific reference to those of Gondwanan areas.
(3)Extending the fruits of such studies for scientific advancement, sustainable development and
environmental management for the benefit of human society at large.
The GIGE is a non-profit (charitable), non-governmental (NGO) and non-political organization set up with the objective of achieving purely academic and scientific goals for ultimate societal benefits on regional and global scales through the participation of individuals, groups, organizations and institutions.
GIGE undertakes, among other aspects, the followings:
@ Field investigations in Gondwana and related terranes on aspects related to geology, structure, tectonics, ground-water, environmental problems and natural hazards
@ Co-ordination of laboratory investigations on academic, research and application sectors Implementation of major research projects and consultancy programs
@ Publication of Newsletter/Journal, Reports, Memoirs and Special Issues
@ Organization of workshops/discussions/seminars/conferences/field trips
@ Training, orientation courses and preparation/publication of course notes
@ Extend guidelines for academic, research and planning sectors
The Institute is headed by the President of GIGE. Other Officials include Vice President, Secretary General, Directors, Council Members and Fellows. Routine administrative matters are dealt by Managing Officer(s), Accounts Officer(s) and Auditor(s). Patrons of GIGE comprise people of very eminent social/academic/scientific standing from various parts of the globe. GIGE incorporates Honorary Fellows, (Member)Fellows and Junior Fellows.
Headquarters and Chapters
The Headquarters of GIGE is located at Hashimoto in Japan. The GIGE has Chapters in Kochi (Japan), Kandy (Sri Lanka), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Gaborone (Botswana),Jaipur (India), Kuwait, Tianjing (China), and Trivandrum(India), Kathmandu (Nepal), and Lubumbashi (D.R.Congo). More Chapters are going to be established in some other countries.
Masaru Yoshida (formerly Professor of Osaka City University, Japan) is the Founder President of GIGE. Vice President, Secretary General, Treasurer, Auditor, 6 Directors, 10 Council Members, 26 Fellows and 6 Junior Fellows comprise the founding structure of the Institute. Interested scientists are welcome to join as Member Fellows/Junior Fellows of GIGE.
For further details:
Gondwana Institute of Geology and Environment
Hashiramoto 147-2, Hashimoto 648-0091, Japan
Tel: (+81)-736-36-7789, Fax: (+81)736-36-7790