Updated @ December 2014

Welcome to "Polar Seismology"


Japanese Antarctic Activities

Seismic monitoring observations (broadband; STS-1 & short-period) at the Japanese Syowa Station (SYO), East Antarctica, with data publication survice

Portable broadband seismic observations (by using type CMG-40T), at several outcrops around the Lutzow-Holm Bay region, East Antarctica (GARNET links)

Deep seismic exploration by the Japanese 'Structure and Evolution of East Antarctic Lithosphere' project on the Mizuho Plateau (SEAL), East Antarctica

     @Syowa Station

Involving International Polar Programs

The Polar Earth Observing Network (POLENET)

Exploring the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains during the International Polar Year 2007 - 2008 (AGAP), IPY No. 147

Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains Seismic Experiment (GAMSEIS), as a part of AGAP

Greenland Ice Sheet Monitoring Network(GLISN) Project

     @AGAP. IPY

Global Seismological Data Centers

International Seismological Center (ISC)

National Earthquake Information Center of the United States Geological Survey (NEIC/USGS)

Federation of Digital Broad-Band Seismograph Networks (FDSN)

Data Management System, the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS/DMS)

Ocean Hemisphere Project Data Management Center / the Earthquake Research Institute (OHP/ERI), the University of Tokyo

Institute For Research on Earth Evolution / Japan Marine Science and Technology Agency (IFREE/JAMSTEC)

     @Dome-F. IPY

Antarctic Science Communities

Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)

Structure and Evolution of the Antarctic Plate (SEAP)

IGCP Project 559 - Crustal Architecture and Images - Structural controls on landscapes, resources and hazards (IGCP-559)

     @AGAP. IPY

Polar Seismology - related directories

'polar seismology' community in Japan

Related workshop reports & science programs (domestic and international)

Temporary data transfer directory (Tmp Data)

Other international program

       @McMurdo, IPY                           

Please contact the following address when interested.


Dr. Masaki Kanao, Associate Professor                   
Polar Data Center, & Geoscience Group, National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR),
Research Organization of Information and System (ROIS)
10-3, Midori-cho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo 190-8518, Japan
Tel; +81-42-512-0713, Fax; +81-42-528-3479          

Polar Seismology: http://polaris.nipr.ac.jp/~pseis/

Syowa Station: http://polaris.nipr.ac.jp/~pseis/syowa/

NIPR Science MetaDatabase: http://scidbase.nipr.ac.jp/

IPY Japanese Committee; http://polaris.nipr.ac.jp/~ipy/index.htm

Masaki Kanao: http://polaris.nipr.ac.jp/~kanao/

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