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educator , Marine seismologist

Junzo Kasahara, Japanese marine seismologist, educator. Achievements include 3-D computerized images of earthquake hypocenters. Development of high accuracy digital ocean bottom seismometer. Recipient Superior Publication award Nikkan Kogyo Newspaper Agency, Tokyo, 1986.

Background

Kasahara, Junzo was born on August 2, 1942 in Kyoto, Japan. Son of Minoru and Hisako (Yamaguchi) Kasahara.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Nagoya, Japan, 1965. Master of Science, University Nagoya, Japan, 1967. Doctor of Science, University Nagoya, Japan, 1970.

Career

Research assistant University Tokyo, 1970-1986. Visiting associate professor marine seismology University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1974-1976, visiting researcher, 1979. Department head Nippon Schlumberger Company Ltd., Fuchinobe, Japan, 1986-1988.

Associate professor marine seismology University Tokyo, 1988, professor marine seismology, since 1992. Chairman Scientific Cable Reuse committee, Tokyo, 1994-2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 3-D computerized images of earthquake hypocenters. Development of high accuracy digital ocean bottom seismometer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Visual Seismology, 1985, An Introduction to Computerized Geoscience, 1993. Editor Journal Geography, since 1994. Contributor articles to Geophysical Research Letter.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers/Order of the Eastern Star (chairman Japan chapter), International Union Geodesy and Geophysics (committee member since 1992), Seismological Society Japan (committee member since 1992).

Connections

Married Setsuko Tanabe, January 7, 1970. 2 children.

father:
Minoru Kasahara

mother:
Hisako (Yamaguchi) Kasahara

spouse:
Setsuko Tanabe