Past News & Events

Past news article list

6 February, 2019
☆Press Releases☆
Discovery of abundant ferromanganese microparticles in oxic pelagic sediments: New insights into the global budget of metallic elements
View details about this news, click Jamstec site.

29 January, 2019
☆KCC seminar☆
Florian Schubert (PhD student, Universitat Potsdam)

16 January, 2019
☆KCC seminar☆
Yoko Furukawa (Science Director at the US Office of Naval Research Global)

20 December, 2018
☆KCC seminar☆
Yoshihiro MASUDA (Professor, Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering,The University of Tokyo. Guest Professor of Kochi University)

28 March, 2017
Expeditions 361 (Southern African Climates and Agulhas Current Density Profile) cores received

27 January, 2017
Expeditions 359 (Maldives Monsoon and Sea Level) cores received

17 November, 2016
Expeditions 365 (NanTroSEIZE Shallow Megasplay Long-Term Borehole Monitoring System) and 370 (Temperature Limit of the Deep Biosphere off Muroto) cores received

2 November, 2016
Expeditions 362 (Sumatra Seismogenic Zone) and 362T (Transit/Hole U1473 Remediation) cores received

16 October, 2013
Expedition 346 (Asia Monsoon) cores received

17 September, 2013
Interruption in IODP Core Sampling & Observation

24 January, 2013
Three dimensional DICOM-viewer, the Virtual Core Viewer, to observe X- ray CT data of core samples drilled by D/V Chikyu has been released on web page and Android application.
[Click Virtual Core Library, you can access the viewer]

9 June, 2011
First shipping of core samples for geomicrobiological research (RMS) to requester

1 June, 2011
Exhibit at JpGU meeting 2011

28 April, 2011
Deep frozen core samples for geomicrobiological research

25 February, 2011
Draft of New Science Plan available for comments

24 December, 2010
A summary to help researchers in selecting core samples

17 August, 2010
Japan Geopark Committee members visited KCC.

23-28 May, 2010
KCC activities advertized during the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2010 in Makuhari, Chiba.

22 April, 2010
Record Number of Samples Taken from IODP Expedition 323 Cores at the KCC.

30 November - 09 December, 2009
IODP Expedition 323 ( Bering Sea ) sampling party was held at KCC.

14 October, 2009
Curation of Routine Microbiological Samples ( RMS) begins at KCC.

2 October, 2009
Professor Robin J Batterham, president and director of the ATSE, visited KCC.

8 September , 2009
5,700m long core received from the IODP Expedition 323 ( Bering Sea)

13 July , 2009
Students and instructors from Kochi Enokuchi School for children with health impairments visited KCC.

16-17 June, 2009
Pre-Cruise Training for Expedition 324 was held at KCC.

16-21 May, 2009
We took part in the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2009.

27-28 April, 2009
Pre-Cruise Training for Expedition 319 & 322 was held at KCC.

3 March, 2009 (Tue)
Annual IODP Curatorial Meeting held at KCC

6 February, 2009 (Fri)
IODP Curatorial Meeting 2009

17 November, 2008 (Mon)
JAMSTEC core samples are now available to community for research and educational purposes

7 November, 2008 (Fri)
Legacy Core Redistribution Project Completed in Kochi, Japan

8 October, 2008 (Wed)
NSF director, Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr. visited the Kochi Core Center

25-30 May, 2008
We took part in the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2008

7 September, 2007 (Fri)
The beginning of curation of the Legacy marine core samples at the Kochi Core Center

11 July, 2007 (Wed)
Ready for the IODP and legacy core curation

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