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Date : October 17, 2014

Reports on Japan:Press Briefing “Volcanic Activity in Japan and Eruption Prediction”

post date : 2014.10.21

The FPCJ has invited Dr. Toshitsugu Fujii, Director of Research Institute for Disaster Mitigation and Environmental Studies at the Crisis & Environment Management Policy Institute, to speak about volcanic activity in Japan and technology for predicting eruptions. Dr. Fujii is also a professor emeritus at the University of Tokyo and chairman of the Japan Meteorological Agency’s Coordinating Committee for Prediction of Volcanic Eruptions.


The briefing had a total of 23 participants, including 12 journalists from Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, ROK, Switzerland and the US.. (Click HERE for our video report of the briefing)


Below are some of the articles produced by the journalists based on this press briefing.


Reuters online (US / News Agency

October 17, 2014

"Japan's volcanoes made more jittery by 2011 quake, expert says"


AP online (US / News Agency)

October 17, 2014

"Japan reactor near active volcanos called unsafe"


Science Magazine online (US / Magazine)

October 17, 2014

"After deadly eruption, Japan ponders how to improve predictions"

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