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geology and petrology educator

Akira Ishiwatari, Japanese geology and petrology educator. Member committee Earthquake Damage Assessment, Ishikawa, 1995-1998; member committee Active Fault Research, Ishikawa, 1996-1999. Member Geological Society Japan, Geological Society France, American Geophysical Union, Science Council Japan, (member committee since 1997), Japanese Association Mineralogists and Petrologists and Economic Geologists (councilor since 1994).

Background

Ishiwatari, Akira was born on April 1, 1953 in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan. Son of Matsumi and Tomiko Ishiwatari.

Education

Bachelor of Education, Yokohama (Japan) National University, 1975. Master of Science, Kanazawa (Japan) University, 1978. Doctor of Science, University Tokyo, 1981.

Career

Science teacher Meisei High School, Tokyo, 1981-1982. Maitre assistant geotectonics University Paris 6, 1982-1985. Assistant professor geology Kanazawa University, 1986-1988, associate professor geology, since 1988.

Visiting researcher Stanford (California) University, 1994. Visiting lectr Chiba (Japan) University, 1997, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1997, University Tokyo, 1997. Convenor International Geological Congress Ophiolite Symposium, 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Circum-Pacific Ophiolites, 1994.

Membership

Member committee Earthquake Damage Assessment, Ishikawa, 1995-1998. Member committee Active Fault Research, Ishikawa, 1996-1999. Member Geological Society Japan, Geological Society France, American Geophysical Union, Science Council Japan, (member committee since 1997), Japanese Association Mineralogists and Petrologists and Economic Geologists (councilor since 1994).

Connections

Married Yoko Inui, March 27, 1981. 1 child, Shota.

father:
Matsumi Ishiwatari

mother:
Tomiko Ishiwatari

spouse:
Yoko Inui

child:
Shota Ishiwatari